Monthly Archives: January 2016

Google Brillo and Weave Available for More Developers
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Google Brillo and Weave Available for More Developers

Google has extended the availability of its Brillo and Weave IoT components to more developers. The two components were announced in May 2015 during Google I/O. Here is how Google describes Brillo, “Brillo brings the simplicity and speed of software development to hardware by offering you a lightweight embedded OS based on Android, core services, […]

Quadriplegic meets VR
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Quadriplegic meets VR

Last year I received a phone call from Mike, a retired Orange County firefighter. He asked me about my experiences with virtual reality and if this technology might help a 23 yr old quadriplegic named Henry. Without hesitation, I said ‘YES!’ If VR could excite me and all my friends, how much more might it […]

University Of Washington Faculty Study Legal, Social Complexities Of Augmented Reality
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University Of Washington Faculty Study Legal, Social Complexities Of Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality is the enrichment of human perception by overlaying technologies that can expand, annotate and even record the user’s moment-to-moment experience. Designers of the coming augmented reality systems need to make them flexible enough to change, resistant to hacking and also open to needs of varied users, according to the white paper by an […]

Mutualink-Intel Launch Wearable Smart Gateway
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Mutualink-Intel Launch Wearable Smart Gateway

Mutualink and Intel have launched world’s first wearable gateway for first responders. The gateway enables first responders to share multimedia information with command posts and other agencies in real time over secure wide area networks. The Wearable Smart Gateway (WSG) is powered by the tiny and ultra-low power Intel Edison module. The Wearable Smart Gateway […]

Telstra Plan To Trial LoRaWAN IoT Wireless technology In Melbourne
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Telstra Plan To Trial LoRaWAN IoT Wireless technology In Melbourne

Telstra is set to test a new wireless technology in the CBD of Melbourne, specifically designed for Internet of Things. The purpose of the network will be to support and upkeep its IoT challenge being run in collaboration with Melbourne City, where the contestants develop and also demonstrate IoT applications. LoRaWAN tech operated in unlicensed […]

Rufus Cuff – The Wearable Tablet Is Here!
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Rufus Cuff – The Wearable Tablet Is Here!

The eponymous Rufus Labs has launched a wearable tablet called ‘The Rufus Cuff’. The device runs on Android OS and looks something out of a science fiction. It looks like a Smartwatch but has the features of a mini tablet. Here are the key features of the Rufus Cuff. The device features powerful speakers, front-facing […]

My first experience of Microsoft Hololens demo in NYC!
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My first experience of Microsoft Hololens demo in NYC!

  D 4D street artist Anthony Cappetto within ‘Life Flow’, an anamorphic 3D design for a cardiovascular conference in San Francisco, California, USA. Happy New Year everyone! 2016 is starting out with new opportunities and new experiences with emerging technologies of the wearable kind… Today I just attended a demo for the Microsoft Hololens wearable […]

How To Explore Mars Through Virtual Reality
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How To Explore Mars Through Virtual Reality

MIT, Fusion, and NASA are working in partnership with a virtual reality experience that will place the users on Mars long before the real astronauts reach the Red Planet in the 2030s. Though NASA is not planning on sending astronauts to Mars up to 2030s, anyone owning a virtual reality headset will be in a […]

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