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2014-04-17 23:06:43

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for wearable computing devices is expected to grow to $30.2 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 43.4%. The consumer market, which includes smartwatches and smart eyewear, is the fastest moving segment overall and is expected move at a tremendous 52% CAGR. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Wearable computing:...

2014-04-16 23:06:40

Adds 5 new languages, multiple language layouts, DVORAK support. International market now two thirds of Fleksy’s user base. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Fleksy, the award-winning touchscreen keyboard company, today released Android version 2.1, representing a major international growth push for its technology. The release introduces dynamic layouts for international languages, including AZERTY, QWERTZ, and QZERTY keyboard layout options. The release also adds support for...

2014-04-15 23:15:53

SensyTouch will showcase its flagship 42” multi-touch, interactive table during “Road Show” April 15 to April 19 in India. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 SensyTouch, a leader in multi-touch interactive systems, is taking its product on the road April 15 to April 19 for its first “road show” in India, where it will showcase its flagship 42” multi-touch table along with an array of powerful applications for use in a variety of industries from entertainment to shopping malls...

2014-04-15 08:38:12

RESTON, Va., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ekahau Inc., the leader in Wi-Fi-based Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) today announced that its customer Skyview High School in Nampa, Idaho won RFID Journal's "Most Innovative Use of RFID" Award, announced at RFIDLive on April 10(th), 2014. The award is given to the organization with the "most novel use of RFID technology" that uniquely solves a problem and highlights Skyview High's use of Ekahau's Real-Time Location software, text-based...

2014-04-15 08:26:53

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today released a report detailing the privacy invasive features and potential harms of Google Glass, the Internet giant's wearable computing device and offered a list of the top ten reasons not to be a "Glasshole." The report can be read at: www.consumerwatchdog.org/resources/goolgeglassreport041414.pdf Consumer Watchdog has been testing a Google Glass device for weeks and warns that neither the...

Technology Of The Future Seen Through A Curtain Of Mist
2014-04-12 07:04:24

[ Watch the Video: MisTable: A Peek Through The Mist Shows Technology Of The Future ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Bristol have reportedly developed a new reach-through tabletop display with personal screens comprised of a curtain of mist, according to research scheduled to be presented later this month at an international conference on human-computer interaction. The paper will be presented at the ACM CHI Conference on...

Wearable Market Grows As The Technology Becomes More 'Wearable'
2014-04-11 13:46:11

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Wearable computing devices have increasingly become more mainstream and the increase in interest is helping the wearable computing market build momentum. Shipments for the year are set to reach 19.2 million, according to a recent forecast from IDC. The market for wearables is expanding beyond early adopters, which is due to more functional and stylish designs, as well as exposure in the media. These factors will help the category grow...

2014-04-11 12:25:13

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jf94xq/global_automatic) has announced the addition of the "Global Automatic Data Capture Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jf94xq/global_automatic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Automatic Data Capture market to grow at a CAGR of 12.29 percent...

2014-04-11 12:24:53

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expectations were high when epcSolutions developed its suite of data and mobile applications to allow retailers to deliver coupons directly to retail customers on their smartphones. The company had even passed pre-qualification for GS1 Source certification. But time ran out on the company, and now the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia is overseeing the sale of its assets. The Trustee is seeking...

2014-04-11 08:26:42

Latest Tech Wearable to be Funded via Indiegogo NEW YORK, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Contact, a wearable tech startup based in Kiev, Ukraine, today launched a prototype of a wearable device called Contacter, presented in the form of a touchscreen watch. Contacter will be funded via an Indiegogo campaign beginning April 10. The device is the first social network to allow point-to-point, peer-to-peer truly secure communication between users. Contacter is the first non-internet based...


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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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.