Latest Human-computer interaction Stories

US Supreme Court Shoots Down Google's Challenge Over Street View Lawsuit
2014-06-30 12:57:26

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google won't get its day in court – at least not with the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). The highest court in the land on Monday declined to hear Google Inc.'s lawsuit challenge. Google had sought to challenge a lawsuit that accused it of violating federal wiretap law when it accidentally collected emails and other personal data when building its popular Street View program. The Supreme Court left intact a September...

2014-06-30 08:37:37

LISBON, Portugal, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- [[CENTER] ]https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/886924859/eyespeak-beyond-communication LusoVU presents its new product, EyeSpeak, which will literally allow its users to talk with their eyes. The system is based on Epson's BT200 smart glasses on which a microcamera, a microphone and a speaker will be integrated. All these will be controlled by a microprocessor unit that will monitor the user's eyes position. To reduce...

2014-06-30 08:32:37

The event, to be held on Oct. 23, in London, England, will highlight leading companies' radio frequency identification deployments in the region, and demonstrate the latest technology solutions. NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's RFID Journal LIVE! Europe conference and exhibition, to be held on Oct. 23, at Dexter House, in London, England, will focus on educating end users about how radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is delivering real business...

2014-06-27 08:20:37

A GfK study into car drivers' experience with the human-machine interface (HMI), or 'infotainment' systems, highlights subtle differences in market demands in Germany, Italy, Japan and the USA NUREMBERG, Germany, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drivers in Germany, Italy, Japan and the USA all rank 'entering a place of interest (POI)' and 'finding a contact in the phone book' as difficult functions on their in-car system. But while these two come at the top of the difficulty scale...

2014-06-26 23:14:47

BarCode ID Systems has been named one of only two Channel Partners authorized to sell, integrate and support Motorola Solutions’ RFID Software Solutions Platform or “SSP 1.0.” Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 BarCode ID Systems has been selected by Motorola Solutions as one of only two Channel Partners in the United States currently authorized and fully trained to sell, integrate and support its new RFID Software Solutions Platform or “SSP 1.0.” SSP 1.0 is an RFID software...

google Right To Be Forgotten
2014-06-26 11:54:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday Google began removing search results in compliance with a European court ruling issued in May that required search engine providers to respond to requests to delete links to outdated information about an individual. Beginning Thursday, when a user searches for a name via any of Google's European domains, a warning may be displayed at the bottom of the results page noting, "Some results may have been removed under data...

2014-06-26 08:24:02

Proprietary bid policy drives the best returns on Product Listing Ads by analyzing product attributes and predicting revenue per click SAN FRANCISCO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenshoo [http://www.kenshoo.com ] (http://www.Kenshoo.com), the global leader in predictive media optimization technology, announced the launch of full support for the new Google Shopping platform, with client migrations starting this weekend. Kenshoo, which serves more Google Product Listing Ads...

2014-06-26 08:20:36

SkyeModule Nova is an Ultra-Miniature and Extremely Power Efficient module for OEMs. DENVER, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyeTek, Inc., the leader in RFID Solutions and HF and UHF Reader Technology, today announced the release of their latest Ultra High Frequency module, the SkyeModule Nova. The ultra-power-efficient Nova is based on a completely revamped architecture, including a fast and efficient Arm Cortex M0 micro controller and the latest UHF chip technology from Austria...

2014-06-25 23:12:21

With 10% of users experiencing at least one Emergency Notification System failure during a crisis, Regroup’s white paper is a must-read for ENS admins. Read real-life examples of ENS failure and learn steps you can take to avoid a similar failure. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Regroup, the leading provider of Emergency Notification and Mass Messaging solutions, has published a must-read white paper entitled “Top 10 Reasons Why Emergency Notification Systems Fail.”...

2014-06-25 23:07:01

Leader in Handwriting Recognition and Digital Ink Technology to Demonstrate Technology that Allows Drivers to Leverage Natural Input to Safely and Intuitively Interact with Their Vehicles Nantes France and Berlin, Germany (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 MyScript will demonstrate its industry-leading handwriting recognition technology at we.CONECT Car HMi Concepts and Systems 2014 to be held June 26 to 27 in Berlin, Germany. MyScript technology is utilized in the in-vehicle infotainment systems of...

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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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'