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2014-06-18 12:30:00

Market research indicates explosive growth underway in wearable tech NASSAU, Bahamas, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- No longer a novelty, smartwatches are fast becoming a bona fide force in the world of watches. Essentially wearable computers, these devices are a natural extension of smartphone technology. Sales are expected to top $12 billion by the end of next year, with hundreds of global manufacturers competing for a slice of that pie. That's all according to an infographic...

2014-06-18 12:29:53

MyCloudtag Brings Gaming DNA to New Fitness App; Debuts in iTunes Store DENVER, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloudtag, a company dedicated to delivering fitness and wellness products for consumers, today announced the public availability of the company's free iPhone fitness app, MyCloudtag. The development of MyCloudtag was a collaboration by the team instrumental in creating the Xbox Kinect, as well as the games Donkey Kong Country and Goldeneye 007, Preciousbluedot; the Moon Regan...

2014-06-18 12:29:17

The Jot Touch with Pixelpoint(TM) combines a discless fine point tip with features like pressure sensitivity and shortcut buttons. AUSTIN, Texas, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adonit today launched the Jot Touch with Pixelpoint(TM), their latest pressure sensitive stylus for digital artists. The new stylus features an updated design including a fine point tip made possible by Adonit's patented Pixelpoint(TM) technology, as well as shortcut buttons and pressure sensitivity. And thanks...

2014-06-17 23:05:24

ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for sale patents disclosing improved user interfaces for multifunctional devices (“MFDs”) from Xerox Corporation. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for sale patents disclosing improved user interfaces for multifunctional devices (“MFDs”) from Xerox Corporation. This IP package is available via sealed bid with a bidding deadline of July 29, 2014. Bids for these lots will be accepted starting 9:00 A.M. Pacific time...

2014-06-16 23:12:08

Bringing Smart Manufacturing to Multiple Business Sectors Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Entigral, a leader in asset and inventory tracking software using RFID, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership and reseller agreement with ID Integration, Inc., a systems integrator of marking, scanning and tracking systems based in Mukilteo, Washington. ID Integration will be reselling Entigral’s leading sensor automation software platform, TraxWare®, into the aerospace,...

2014-06-16 23:07:28

The new features will be showcased at HostingCon, Miami 2014. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Fireblade announced today the launch of its mobile monitoring application along with its web-based “test-my-site” feature. Both applications are available at no cost and they are designed to help website owners to get a clear picture of the current security, availability and speed of their websites. The mobile monitoring application is currently available for Android, and in July, also for...

Google Fit
2014-06-15 05:12:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Following in the footsteps of competitors Apple and Samsung, Google is reportedly planning to announce a new health-tracking service before the end of the month, various media outlets reported late last week. Forbes.com staff writer Parmy Olsen, who first broke the story on Thursday, explained the service will be known as Google Fit and will collect and compile information from other health- and fitness-related apps and devices....

2014-06-12 23:12:27

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) appoints Macadamian Director of Healthcare User Experience, Lorraine Chapman to serve as the Chair for its Health IT Usability (HIT) Committee. Gatineau, Quebec (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Macadamian Director of Healthcare User Experience, Lorraine Chapman has been selected to serve as the Chair for the HIMSS Health IT Usability (HIT) Committee. The focus of the Committee is to educate and work on improving awareness and maturity...

2014-06-12 23:10:15

AdVis, the revolutionary interactive software recently received a fresh upgrade from its creators. Luminvision recently launched AdVis 2.1, packed with new features for creating interactive floors, interactive walls and all sorts of interactive displays with advanced features such as 4K video support, edge blending and geometric correction. London, UK (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Luminvision Ltd. recently launched AdVis 2.1 update to their highly successful AdVis (Advanced Interactive Systems),...

A Meaningful Need Arises For Elderly-Based Activity Trackers
2014-06-12 06:28:09

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Just a few years ago, as cell phones became more broadly accepted and used, it became clear there was an entire demographic that was being left behind by the mobile trend. Billing itself as the senior cell phone, the Jitterbug was a device with larger buttons and display screen readout without all of the pesky and confusing applications that simply were unnecessary for the older set. For its wont to satisfy the senior demographic, it...


Latest Human-computer interaction Reference Libraries

The History Of Virtual Reality
2014-07-01 08:19:17

Virtual reality (also known as immersive multimedia) is a computer-simulated environment that mocks or simulates real-world environments, as well as simulates physical presences in real or imagined worlds. VR technology has traditionally been a virtual sight- and perhaps sound-based experience, but has the potential to recreate other sensory experiences, such as virtual taste, smell, and even touch. As for touch (haptic technology), some systems have already included such experiences in...

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...

Graphics Tablet
2013-03-23 07:43:01

The graphics tablet or digitizer is a device that lets the user input hand drawn images, graphics, text, or hand written signatures into a computer. This device may also be used to trace an image by securing it to the face of the device and tracing it onto the tablet. The device has a flat surface where the user draws or traces an image by using a pen-like drawing tool called a stylus. The image itself is usually not shown on the screen of the tablet, but displayed on the computer monitor...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

A wiki is simply a website that allows the users to create and edit any number of interlinked web pages through a simplified markup language. They are often powered with wiki software and used to collaborative wiki websites, power community websites, for note taking, and in knowledge management systems. Some wikis serve specific purpose while others are more of an open content format. Wiki, meaning fast in Hawaiian, was first created by Ward Cunningham who developed WikiWikiWeb. Wikis...

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2010-09-13 11:21:26

In relation to computing, a mouse is a pointing device that operates by detecting two-dimensional motion that is relative to the surface that supports it. Typically a mouse is an object held under the user's hand. It may have one or more buttons or wheels which allow the user to perform operations or other features that provide more control or dimensional input. The mouse's motion generally translates into the motion of a cursor on a display. The first mouse prototype was invented in 1963...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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