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2014-06-30 08:34:53

-Indiegogo campaign will utilize unique personal crowdfunding method to help educators receive a SmartHub - SALT LAKE CITY, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solving the problem of expensive and platform-specific media hubs, LUMOS Technologies (http://golumos.com/), has launched the SmartHub through Indiegogo. The LUMOS SmartHub is an easy-to-implement, operating-system agnostic way to incorporate all technology in the classroom from speakers to projectors....

2014-06-30 08:28:21

With less than 48 hours to go, Pebble, OUYA, Pono and Veronica Mars provide exclusive rewards to help classrooms in need LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeVar Burton's Reading Rainbow crowdfunding campaign is now in the top five most successful Kickstarter projects of all time, and receiving the latest round of support from unexpected sources - the top four highest earning campaigns ever. Pebble, OUYA, Pono and Veronica Mars announced that they would each offer rewards from their...

2014-06-28 23:03:44

ZomBcall has released a new promotional video featuring their zombie sound vocalizer to promote Kickstarter funding drive. DAllas, TX (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 ZomBcall is officially launching their Kickstarter promotional video to be featured on Kickstarter.com and YouTube.com. The video production shot in early June features the two ZomBcall inventors James Villepigue and Christopher Oliver in humorous banter while expressing their passion for zombies, zombie culture and their zombie sound...

2014-06-27 23:00:24

ZomBcall launches Kickstarter crowd funding drive at 10PM CST on June 27, 2014 to raise funds to manufacture their zombie vocalizer toy. DAllas, TX (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 ZomBcall is officially launching their Kickstarter crowd funding drive to raise funds to manufacture their zombie vocalizer toy. At 10:00PM CST the ZomBcall crowd funding initiative launches allowing the public to show their support for zombie culture and back the project. ZomBcall inventors James Villepigue and...

Crowdsourcing Leads To Faster Learning Among Robots
2014-06-27 14:11:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As proven by sites such as Yahoo! Answers or even Wikipedia, crowdsourcing has been shown to be a useful way to amass knowledge or find an answer to a difficult question. Now, researchers at the University of Washington have shown that robots can also use this phenomenon to learn how to complete a task, according to a new study being presented at the 2014 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Conference on...

2014-06-26 08:32:01

THE FIRST ENTERTAINMENT, EVENTS AND TRAVEL CLUB TAILORED EXCLUSIVELY FOR WOMEN SAO PAULO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Exclusive content in electronic media, travel groups, sophisticated events and a 24 hour concierge service at disposal will be some of the facilities offered by the VIP Ladies Club. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140625/121716 ) Have you ever thought of joining a club where you can get exclusive tickets, as for the access to Oscar ceremony or...

2014-06-25 23:10:52

Santa Barbara technology startup exceeds its funding goal on Indiegogo.com. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 FuelBox Inc., a Santa Barbara-based technology startup company has successfully reached its Indiegogo.com crowdfunding goal of $50,000 and plans to offer its universal mobile-device charging system in large retail stores later this year. In October, more than 425 donors to FuelBox Inc.’s Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign will begin receiving powerStation™ wall-mounted...

2014-06-25 12:26:02

This intelligent drone makes filming, autonomously, possible in the most remote locations while everyday users focus on the performance at hand CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On June 15, 2014 the team behind the new autonomous aerial camera, HEXO+, launched a crowdfunding project on Kickstarter with the goal of raising $50,000. Within 72 hours of the campaign's launch, HEXO+ had reached over $500,000 in funding from early adopters, GoPro owners, gadget...

2014-06-25 08:38:09

WALTHAM, Mass., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnoCentive Inc., the pioneer in crowd sourced innovation and software platforms and Strategos, a global leader in strategy and innovation consulting services, today announced a strategic alliance that will provide clients with a strategic and systemic crowd sourced innovation solution designed to develop breakthrough strategies, drive top line growth and embed innovation capability within the enterprise....

2014-06-24 23:14:43

Dreamcloud Productions Company, and Jim de Cordova, inventor of the Dreamhelmet sound-blocking sleep-mask pillow have launched a Kickstarter campaign for what de Cordova calls the ‘SuperMask’. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 “We are on a mission!” he claims – “to find the Holy Grail of sleep masks - one that blocks the maximum sound possible, but still is comfortable to sleep with.” In 1998, de Cordova invented the first adjustable sleep mask attached to sound...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.