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Reflected Smartphone Transmissions Enable Gesture Control

Michelle Ma, University of Washington With almost all of the U.S. population armed with cellphones – and close to 80 percent carrying a smartphone – mobile phones have become second-nature for most people. What’s coming next, say...

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2014-09-22 23:04:26

Pre-orders Now Open for SALT Cards Featuring Automatic Lock/Unlock of your Smartphone Based on User Proximity. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 SALT (http://www.securesalt.com) announced today that they will begin taking pre-orders for the SALT card, the first keyless entry card for Android and iOS. The SALT card pairs with the free SALT app and enables phone locking and unlocking based on the cards proximity. The user places the SALT card in his or her wallet so when they are...

2014-09-22 23:03:57

Founded by Former NetSuite Architect and Principal Engineer Yang Forjindam San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 PocketSuite today announced the launch of a free new business management iPhone app designed for the fast-growing market of 53 million independent professionals and freelancers across the United States. PocketSuite is particularly well-suited for on-the-go professionals, such as photographers, dog trainers, hair stylists and house cleaners. PocketSuite helps them give...

2014-09-22 23:01:13

This week, make your own app builder Infinite Monkeys has selected Leisure Time by LGI as the App Of The Week, a shining example of business professionals learning how to make a mobile app without learning how to program. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Infinite Monkeys, has announced today that Leisure Time by LGI is the company’s “App Of The Week” for August 31st - Sept 6th. Each week Infinite Monkeys selects one app from the thousands published with their free app maker...

2014-09-22 20:22:22

Apple saved the sapphire industry in 2013 and will transform it in 2014. How will this revolution happen? LONDON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APPLE SAVED THE SAPPHIRE INDUSTRY IN 2013...The sapphire industry recently ended an 18 month period of depressed pricing and achieved US$936 million in revenue for wafer products. Recovery was helped by an increase in LED demand due to growing adoption in general lighting and a resilient LCD backlight market. But the saving grace was new...

2014-09-22 20:21:50

GaN-on-Si enables GaN power electronics, will LED transition as well? LONDON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GaN-ON-Si LED IS ALREADY ADOPTED BY SOME LED MANUFACTURERS, BUT COULD IT BECOME THE INDUSTRY STANDARD?Today, GaN on Sapphire is the main stream technology for LED manufacturing. GaN-on-Si technology appeared naturally as an alternative to sapphire to reduce cost. Our cost simulation indicates that the differential in silicon substrate cost is not enough to justify the...

2014-09-22 16:31:36

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/drnqw4/maxim_integrated) has announced the addition of the "Maxim Integrated MAX21100 - 6-Axis MEMS IMU Reverse Costing Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/drnqw4/maxim_integrated ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) With the same process used for their 3-Axis gyro and acquired from the...

2014-09-22 16:31:30

G-Series Expands on AT&T's 4G LTE Network with Sportier Five-Inch Display LG G3 Vigor ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. and DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics and AT&T(1) announced today that the LG G3 Vigor will be available for purchase on Sept. 26 for zero down and a $100 bill credit with a new line of service on AT&T Next.(2) Customers can also purchase the LG G3 Vigor for $334.99 with no contract, $13.96 a month with Next 18, $16.75 a month with Next 12,(3) or $49.99 with...

2014-09-22 16:31:23

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mb2vp9/microcontrollers) has announced the addition of the "Global Microcontrollers, DSP, & IP Core Chip Market by Type, Applications and Geography - Forecast to 2014-2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mb2vp9/microcontrollers ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) A microcontroller...

2014-09-22 16:27:17

LONDON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SUMMARYAt the big picture level, not much seems to have changed in the OLED materials space since NanoMarkets reported on it in 2013. It is still a business that is dominated by Samsung and one that appears to be perpetually waiting; for OLED TVs, for OLED lighting and for solution processed OLED panels. The arrival or non-arrival of large OLED lighting panels and TVs will have a profound impact on the amount of OLED materials that will be...

2014-09-22 16:26:07

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT) today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray Disc sales and rentals according to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services which are based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending Sept. 14, 2014. RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY DISC SALES*: RANK TITLE STUDIO WEEKS IN...


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The History of Mobile Phone Technology
2014-07-14 13:56:38

Smartphones and feature phones are as common now as traditional landline phones were for decades. These handheld devices are so popular that many homes now only use mobile phones, increasingly pushing landline devices into the obsolete category. But while the popularity of mobile connectivity is vast today, it is still a very young technology when compared to its landline counterparts, which have been in existence since the mid-1800s. To be clear, the history of the mobile phone focuses on...

The History Of Wearable Technology
2014-06-24 10:20:15

Wearable technology, which includes wearable devices, tech togs, and fashionable electronics, consists of articles of clothing and/or accessories that incorporate computer and advanced electronic technologies. Designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic agenda. Today, wearable devices are exploding onto the market, with everything from smart glasses (Google Glass) to smart watches (Samsung Galaxy Gear) on the rise. As for...

Nomophobia
2013-12-24 14:19:08

Nomophobia is the fear of being out of mobile phone contact. The term, which is an abbreviation for “no-mobile-phone-phobia”, was coined during a study by the UK Post Office who commissioned YouGov, a UK-based research organization to take a look at anxieties suffered by mobile phone users. The study found that almost 53 percent of mobile phone users in Britain have a tendency to be anxious when they “lose their mobile phone, run out of battery or credit, or have no network coverage”....

Ballbot
2013-09-24 16:10:08

A ballbot is a mobile robot that moves and balances on one wheel. It is dynamically stable and capable of a larger range of movement than other types of robots, because it can maneuver better in tighter spaces. It runs on the same principles as those of an inverted pendulum, It is thought that this robot could make great personal or service robots in the future. Currently, ballbot robots can only traverse smooth surfaces, but it is thought that models could be easily adapted to move on rough...

800px-Gizmondo
2013-09-06 09:35:02

The Gizmondo is a handheld gaming console released on March 19, 2005 by Tiger Telematics. The original device was called Gametrac and first published on its website in October 2003 regarding a new device being developed. In January 2004 it debuted as a concept product; it was renamed the Gizmondo in August 2004. It was released in the United Kingdom on March 19, 2005. An estimated 4,500 units were expected to sell in the first hour of release but only 1,000 were purchased. In Sweden,...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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