Latest Human-computer interaction Stories

2014-07-03 12:20:53

DUBLIN, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6mhhh5/headup_display) has announced the addition of the "Global Head-Up Display (HUD) (Video Generator, Projector, Combiner & Others) Market - Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Head-Up Display (HUD) market is expected to grow due to increased focus on active safety systems, resulting in high revenue for a company that is...

2014-07-02 08:30:48

WakingApp, a new, under-the-radar Israeli startup, is one of the most important players in Augmented Reality software for smart glasses TEL-AVIV, Israel, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WakingApp's developments allow the wearers of smart glasses advanced interactive capabilities using Augmented Reality. WakingApp's ability to build such advanced augmented reality software for smart glasses, as well as any other device - from smartphones and tablets to TVs - within minutes or...

The Blind Outperform Sighted People When Using Haptic Technology
2014-07-02 08:00:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New research in the burgeoning field of haptic technology at the University of California-Berkeley has discovered that people who are blind or visually impaired tend to outmaneuver their sighted counterparts – especially when they used both hands and multiple fingers to find their way around. The reason that blind subjects outperformed people with normal-range eyesight when it comes to using haptic (or tactile) technology is...

2014-07-01 08:37:14

New ABBYY Japan Co. Ltd. Eyes Growth in Core and New Market Segments in Japan MILPITAS, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies and professional services, today announced that it has achieved the designation of Kabushiki Kaisha (KK) corporation in Japan. With the recognition as a KK in Japan, ABBYY has been certified as a stock company in the Japanese market and will begin operating under the...

2014-07-01 08:27:36

Expands leadership team with addition of Guy Yalif as Vice President of Global Marketing; Mark Vranesh joins BrightRoll Board of Directors SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightRoll, the only independent and unified programmatic video advertising platform, today announced the expansion of its executive team with the addition of Bruce Falck as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Falck oversees day-to-day operations at BrightRoll and is responsible for leading sales,...

2014-06-30 23:22:32

General Patent Corporation – on behalf if its subsidiary, Leighton Technologies LLC – secured a 15th License for Leighton’s portfolio of six “Contactless Cards” patents from CARDPro China. Suffern, N.Y. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing firm, announced today on behalf of its subsidiary, Leighton Technologies LLC (Leighton), that it has licensed the Leighton patent portfolio to CARDPro China (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. of the Peoples...

2014-06-30 23:18:28

No Emergency Notification System will be effective during a crisis if members are not enrolled to receive alerts or their contact information is outdated. Download Regroup’s white paper today and learn how to easily overcome these challenges. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Regroup, the leading provider of Emergency Notification and Mass Communication solutions, has published an important white paper entitled “How to Increase Enrollment in Emergency Notification...

2014-06-30 23:11:26

MedixSafe MS-Series is their smallest narcotics security storage solution. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Customer demand has prompted MedixSafe to develop a new, compact cabinet for narcotics storage and security. The MS-Series Narcotics Cabinets, with dimensions of only 7” high x 8” wide x 10” deep. The MS-Series has become the smallest MedixSafe product available and one of the smallest on the market. The MedixSafe MS-Series made its debut appearance in earlier this month at...

2014-06-30 23:07:25

Bolton based web design and search engine optimisation specialists, Vizcom Design have Launched a new SEO Strategy. The bespoke service has been revised and added to in the wake of Google’s latest algorithm changes. Bolton, Lancashire (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Vizcom Design was established as a sole trader in November 1996. In 2003, it became incorporated. The Bolton Search Engine Optimisation Company is headed by Dan Robinson and works mainly with clients based in the North West of...

2014-06-30 23:06:13

Today, Radiant RFID’s hosted Virtual Asset Tracker customers received VAT 6.0, a major software upgrade that makes keeping track of dynamic assets faster and easier than legacy systems. The newly released version features a modern, responsive user interface that is optimized for browsers, tablets and smartphones; improved search across assets, departments, locations and people, and faster performance. AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Today, Radiant RFID’s hosted Virtual Asset Tracker...

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...

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...

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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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'