Epson’s augmented reality smart glasses

MOVERIO. Explore how the Epson MOVERIO family of smart eyewear is transforming today's activities with tomorrow's vision. The Epson Moverio BT-300 is the third iteration of the company's smart eyeglass lineup. It comes with a new lightweight form factor - 20% lighter than the BT-200 range - that has a 'Google' feel and is equipped with an OLED display, which projects an image in front of the eyes that feels around 80 inches in size.   https://youtu.be/hhYPqF3aHUs Battery life on...
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Graphene may be the new “miracle material” of the 21st century

Superconductivity is a phenomenon of exactly zero electrical resistance and expulsion of magnetic flux fields occurring in certain materials when cooled below a characteristic critical temperature. Electrical resistance in metals arises because electrons propagating through the solid are scattered due to deviations from perfect translational symmetry. These are produced either by impurities (giving rise to a temperature independent contribution to the resistance) or the phonons - lattice vibr...
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MIT Media Lab and Berklee’s Institute have started Open Music Initiative (OMI) to dramatically simplify the way music creators and rights owners are identified and compensated using blockchain-inspired open and interoperable digital rights management platform.

Berklee’s Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE) announced today a groundbreaking initiative called the Open Music Initiative (OMI) to dramatically simplify the way music creators and rights owners are identified and compensated—a thorny issue that has challenged the music industry and stifled creator incomes and industry revenues since the dawn of the digital era. The effort will combine BerkleeICE’s expertise in the music industry with the MIT Media Lab’s expertise in decentraliz...
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‘Location-based tools’ provide real-time insights to connect with consumer.

As mobile devices have become an integral part of our lives, it presents an opportunity for marketers to tap on to location-based marketing. Location-based tool is one that uses and streamlines all these types of data streams to then connects with the consumer in real-time. Internet of Things (IoT) has been a game changer; changing the way we live, work and entertain ourselves. It is impacting all types of businesses, above all their ability to connect and control their environments. With all...
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Human body generates enough energy to charge iphone.

Electricity is found throughout the human body. The flow of charged ions causes your heart to beat and your muscles to contract. But nowhere in the body is electrical activity better documented than the brain, which contains roughly a hundred billion electrically conductive, biological wires. Electricity is found throughout the human body. The flow of charged ions causes your heart to beat and your muscles to contract. But nowhere in the body is electrical activity better documented than the ...
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Visible Light Communication – Transmit data wirelessly using beams of light

Visible light communication (VLC) is a data communications variant which uses visible light between 400 and 800 THz (780–375 nm). VLC is a subset of optical wireless communications technologies. The technology uses fluorescent lamps (ordinary lamps, not special communications devices) to transmit signals at 10 kbit/s, or LEDs for up to 500 Mbit/s. Low rate[vague] data transmissions at 1 and 2 kilometres (0.6 and 1.2 mi) were demonstrated. RONJA achieves full Ethernet speed (10 Mbit/s) over the ...
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‘CubeSat’ micro satellite for students

A CubeSat (U-class spacecraft) is a type of miniaturized satellite for space research that is made up of multiples of 10×10×11.35 cm cubic units. California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) and Stanford University developed the CubeSat specifications to promote and develop the skills necessary for the design, manufacture, and testing of small satellites intended for low Earth orbit (LEO) that perform a number of scientific research functions and explore new space technologies. CubeS...
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Carnegie Mellon University has developed adaptive traffic lights using Artificial Intelligence for real-time traffic tracking and pattern recognition

About six years ago, Stephen Smith was stopped at a traffic light in East Liberty, driving home from Carnegie Mellon University. The robotics professor had been working over a tricky problem — how to make urban traffic flow more efficiently. Computer simulations showed his proposed system worked, but he needed a place to test it amidst aggressive drivers, slow buses and errant pedestrians. And then he saw it: At the traffic light, mounted on a pole, was a camera. Smith, 63, had no experien...
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How Government Is Changing To Be More like Amazon

Ours has become an "experience economy" in which people have shifted from passive consumption of products or services to active participation in the process. Recognizing this shift, many companies now invest in the delivery of experiences -- what might be called the Amazon-ification of retailing. Innovation activities with a human-centered design principle powered by a thorough understanding of what people want and need and what they like or dislike about the way a particular service is provi...
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UCLA team makes step toward long-lasting, fast-charging and high-powered energy storage

UCLA research team has made a major advance toward developing oxide supercapacitors, energy-storage devices that would combine the longevity of a battery with the fast-charge times and high-power property of capacitors. To resolve the trade-off between batteries, which last longer, and capacitors, which charge faster and hold more power, the researchers altered the atomic structure of a long-lasting energy storage material, opening up atomic “lanes” for more energy-carrying ions and electrons...
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H&T Presspart, Cohero Health launch connected metered-dose inhaler

H&T Presspart and Cohero Health said today that the companies have launched a connected metered-dose inhaler designed to improve adherence and optimize care for patients with asthma and COPD. It is the 1st connected inhaler integrated with Cohero Health’s BreatheSmart comprehensive respiratory disease management platform. The 2 companies developed the metered-dose inhaler over the course of a multi-year agreement. Improving patient adherence is vital, the companies said, as less than half...
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Blippar app allows users to point their smartphone camera at any object and be given a slew of information about it.

Blippar is the leading are app using the most advanced mobile augmented reality and artificial intelligence technology used for marketing and visual search. Everything in the world has a story, DiscoverMore with Blippar app by pointing Blippar camera at flowers, pets, food, and many everyday objects. Blippar uses the power of Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision and Augmented Reality. Get inspired and let your curiosity take you on the most unexpected journeys. The app allows users to ...
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Pizzicato enables truly flexible software-defined radios that are able to change frequency, bandwidth or radio standard in an instant

Cambridge Consultants brings the radio transceiver into the digital age Following its reveal of Pizzicato, the world’s first all-digital radio transmitter, product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants has now added a digital receiver to create a complete Pizzicato radio system. It’s a glimpse into the future of wireless design – radios built purely from computing power. Pizzicato promises to vastly increase the range of wireless applications and to be a powerful enabler for bo...
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Roav Dashtop head-up display for car is a smart driving assistant system

The Roav Dashtop is the complementary centerpiece of our smart driving system that uses a head-up display (HUD) to project key information the road ahead. Roav is the collection of interconnected car accessories designed to improve everyday driving. Created by the pioneering minds behind the Anker brand, Roav is all about making your drive as simple and enjoyable as possible through innovative smart gadgets. From Advanced Driver Assistance System devices to dashcams and backup cams, Roav has ...
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Google Wifi with wifi points can expand wifi coverage for your entire home seamlessly

Google Wifi is a new type of home Wi-Fi system that replaces your router for seamless coverage throughout your home. Traditional routers weren’t designed for all the different ways we use Wi-Fi today. Walls and distance make it difficult for a single router to send a strong signal to every room in your home, resulting in slow Wi-Fi and dead zones. With Google Wifi, you can place multiple ‘Wifi points’ in different rooms for fast Wi-Fi in every corner of your home. We recommend putting them...
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OvRcharge wireless charger makes your phone levitate

By Combining the Induction Charging and Magnetic Levitation we got OvRcharge. A Wireless Levitational Charger, that is not only suspend the device in the mid air and holds its altitude, but also charge and rotate it as well. OvRcharge stops charging the phone when battery is full. https://youtu.be/lkhpMpurpSI Equally fascinating is a newly surfaced wireless phone charger that causes your smartphone to levitate above the charging base: OvRcharge. The device is being funded on the crowdfundi...
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Smarter Self-assembly Opens New Pathways for Nanotechnology

Brookhaven Lab scientists discover a way to create billionth-of-a-meter structures that snap together in complex patterns with unprecedented efficiency To continue advancing, next-generation electronic devices must fully exploit the nanoscale, where materials span just billionths of a meter. But balancing complexity, precision, and manufacturing scalability on such fantastically small scales is inevitably difficult. Fortunately, some nanomaterials can be coaxed into snapping themselves into des...
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SlicePlanner new hybrid approach to planning, combining an old-fashioned paper and digital calendars.

SlicePlanner is a brand new hybrid approach to planning, combining an old-fashioned paper ... our unique system complements your favorite digital calendars. Slice Planner is the first ever paper planner connected to the digital calendars. It is not only an old-fashioned paper planner refreshed by the technology of 2016 but also a specially-designed time management system that presents a new approach to planning your day and time. Powered by computer vision and augmented reality, our unique...
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Making computers explain themselves

New training technique would reveal the basis for machine-learning systems’ decisions. In recent years, the best-performing systems in artificial-intelligence research have come courtesy of neural networks, which look for patterns in training data that yield useful predictions or classifications. A neural net might, for instance, be trained to recognize certain objects in digital images or to infer the topics of texts. But neural nets are black boxes. After training, a network may be very ...
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Everykey is a Bluetooth device that replaces your keys and passwords.

Everykey is a Bluetooth device that replaces your keys and passwords. Using military grade security, Everykey unlocks your phone, laptop, tablet, house door, car door, and other access-controlled devices when you are nearby, then locks them back down when you walk away. Everykey also generates secure passwords for your website accounts, then automatically logs you in when you visit a website. If you lose your Everykey, you can remotely freeze it, so no one else can use it. Cleveland-based sta...
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‘Mooltipass Mini’ is a new physical password manager you can carry with you

Mooltipass Mini connects to your computer or smartphone and stores your passwords using a PIN-protected smart card. When you get started, the Mooltipass browser extension or smartphone app asks you to enter your password for each account, which it then saves. It also acts as a USB keyboard for adding in passwords manually. After that you’ll only need to log in by connecting the device and hitting its login button. In theory, it cuts out the need to remember and enter passwords each time you logi...
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Viper SmartStart – locate, lock/unlock, and remotely start vehicles with smartphone

Start, locate and control your car from virtually anywhere with your iPhone, or Apple Watch! “Making the cloud-connected car a reality”. You can remote start or lock and unlock your car just by pushing a button on your iPhone or iPod Touch; using the exciting new Viper SmartStart app from Directed Electronics, the leader in vehicle security and remote start. The simple graphical interface gives you control over the following features of your installed Viper remote start or security/remote sta...
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Hyper-fast. Super-simple. Brilliant WiFi.

Relying on a single router is like asking a loud speaker in your living room to provide great sound throughout your home. It’s simple physics: WiFi waves don’t go through walls well and have an even harder time climbing stairs. Ever tried to stream a show from your bedroom when your router’s in the office downstairs? It’s a buffering nightmare. To solve this, you need multiple access points — devices that broadcast WiFi — distributed throughout your home. That’s what you’ll find in office bui...
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Turn Your Smartphone into Any Kind of Sensor

Turn Your Smartphone into Any Kind of Sensor It started when NASA answered a call for a tool to detect dangerous gases and chemicals with a smartphone. The result became a smartphone-linked device that can do, well, just about anything someone can build a sensor for. The NODE+ platform can be outfitted with an array of different sensor modules for detecting light, gases, temperature, motion and more. It can store data or transmit it to a smart device using Bluetooth wireles...
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Amazon’s Echo Dot

Amazon's Echo Dot is a 360 degree speaker that uses far-field voice recognition powered by the Amazon Alexa voice service/assistant. Design wise it looks like a hockey puck with two buttons on top and a rotating volume ring. If you've ever seen or own the original Echo, then it's basically the first inch and a half taken off the top of the Pringle can-like Bluetooth speaker. Echo Dot has everything the Echo has including long range, far-field voice capabilities, a microphone off button, an...
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Apple’s Home Kit protocol

HomeKit. HomeKit is a framework for communicating with and controlling connected accessories in a user's home. HomeKit allows seamless integration between iOS devices and home automation accessories, by promoting a common protocol and providing a public API. With HomeKit, Apple’s machinations go significantly further, aiming to turn your iPhone or iPad into an engine that drives potentially countless smart accessories about your home. HomeKit allows seamless integration between iOS devi...
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MIT created a temporary tattoo that can control your connected devices

MIT created a temporary tattoo that can control your connected devices In the future, your tattoos could be as functional as they are expressive. MIT, in partnership with Microsoft, created a new touch interface, DuoSkin, that allows temporary tattoos to interact with smartphones or computers, display output based on body temperature changes and even transmit data using NFC. Another conference. “Great.” This one’s different, trust us. Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao, PhD Learner at the MIT Media Lab, exp...
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New wireless devices need no power supply, can harvest energy from TV towers

Wireless devices and sensors capable of sending and receiving data may soon be able to also harvest the power they need, right from the air, thanks to the radio waves that already emanate from cellphone and TV towers. To really take advantage of the coming "Internet of Things", a whole lot of sensors and microcomputers will be needed, all of which will require some method of being powered, preferably without needing any cords or wires. And while putting a battery onboard the device is one sol...
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Microsoft HoloLens – holographic, augmented reality headset.

Microsoft HoloLens is the first fully self-contained, holographic computer, enabling you to interact with high‑definition holograms in your world. Microsoft HoloLens, the company's holographic, augmented reality headset. The market for virtual reality devices is expected to be 80 million devices per year by 2020. However, many of today’s devices and experiences do not work with each other, provide different user interfaces, interaction models, input methods, peripherals, and content. And m...
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KoalaSafe Family Friendly Wireless Router with Parental Controls / Access Point / WiFi with Internet Safety for Kids Technology

Is your child obsessed with Minecraft? Do you find it difficult to maintain health screen time limits? The KoalaSafe parental control router makes parenting easier and kids healthier. This wireless router works on all devices. Not only is KoalaSafe for your desktop computer, you now have tablets with parental controls. It's a tool for parents to set up internet time limits, block inappropriate apps and sites, and see analytics of where kids spend time online, across all devices in the home, cont...
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