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2014-01-17 23:20:24

OrCam can read any printed text and will tell the user when it sees a face or a location that is stored in its memory. OrCam’s text-to-speech deployment is based on IVONA SDK Text-to-Speech libraries for applications and devices. (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 During the last couple of years we have witnessed the development of a variety of new mainstream devices and software that allow people with vision impairments gain more independence. IVONA Software is bringing its text-to-speech...

2014-01-14 23:22:42

Orascoptic® announces the release of the new BodyGuard® Pro adjustable chair specifically designed for dental professionals. Middleton, Wisconsin (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Orascoptic®, designer of award-winning dental equipment, announces the release of the new BodyGuard® Pro adjustable chair specifically designed for dental professionals. According to an Orascoptic representative: “We are delighted to offer dental professionals a brand new and uniquely designed...

2014-01-09 23:23:50

With a new year upon us, the spine experts at Orthopedic and Laser Spine Surgery has looked at the statistics involved with workplace injuries and put together 10 ways that you can work more safely, avoiding injury, and hopefully staying healthy in 2014. Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 With a new year upon us, the spine experts at Orthopedic and Laser Spine Surgery has looked at the statistics involved with workplace injuries and put together 10 ways that you can work more...

2013-12-10 23:00:51

HIMS assistive technology equips new UN Accessibility Centre. UN staff and official visitors are now able to borrow state-of-the-art technologies for inclusion in meetings and events. New York City, New York (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 The United Nations inaugurated its first Accessibility Centre with a ribbon cutting ceremony led by Secretary General of the UN, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, on December 4, 2013, just one day after the observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The...

Brain Autopilot Typing
2013-12-06 11:25:21

[ Watch the Video: Can You Type On Autopilot? ] Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As I type this, my brain is not really aware of what my fingers are doing. At least that’s what a new study says. Conducted by a team of cognitive psychologists from Vanderbilt and Kobe universities, this new study concludes that we are able to automatically perform complex activities without necessarily being mindful of the mechanics involved. The study focused on typing...

2013-12-05 23:25:43

Designed from the ground up for professionals on the go or in the office, the ultra-thin Goldtouch Go!2 Mobile Keyboard is the first of its kind, built using Goldtouch’s patented locking-lever system for fully adjustable comfort and custom fit. Cedar Park, TX (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Goldtouch, the industry leader in the emerging field of mobile ergonomics, announced the imminent arrival of a new product to their ergonomic arsenal: The Goldtouch Go!2 Mobile Keyboard, which goes on sale...

2013-11-20 23:33:26

Used by ergonomists and engineers worldwide, HOGGAN Scientific, LLC Announces the ergoPAK Portable Analysis Kit (measures force, angle, acceleration) with new software update, improves functionality and provides additional feedback information of real time data collection for ergonomic and engineering applications for real world job and product testing. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 ergoPAK Portable Analysis Kit by Hoggan Scientific, LLC, is the essential tool kit for...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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