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2014-09-30 16:31:33

Easily reach employees, students at their desks with on-screen alerts LEESBURG, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnilert, the pioneering innovator in mass emergency notification systems, today introduced Omnilert Desktop Alerts, an extension of the company's popular multimodal alerting system. The new add-on allows customers to quickly and easily display alert messages directly to their alert recipients' desktop or laptop computer screens. Although the company has long...

2014-09-30 08:41:29

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overview:Wearable technology represents a monumental shift of business practices and even new business models for device manufacturers, content and application providers, and service providers. Wearable technology today represents an array of products including watches, wristbands, and various clothing items. While there is not yet a clear winner in terms of product or even product category, what is clear is that the future of wearable technology...

2014-09-30 08:33:29

RFID Journal's tenth annual event will focus on helping health-care providers understand how the technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies. NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RFID Journal announced today that registration is now open for RFID in Health Care (www.rfidjournalevents.com/healthcare), the premier industry event focused on the use of radio frequency identification technology within the health care sector. The conference...

2014-09-29 12:35:19

LONDON, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotel agents Booking.com and Hotels.com have topped the latest eTravel Multichannel Benchmark results from eDigitalResearch [http://www.edigitalresearch.com ], outperforming the rest of the travel industry across their entire digital travel experience. The eTravel Multichannel Benchmark uses a profiled group of independent mystery shoppers to assess the entire end-to-end digital customer experience - including websites, mobile...

2014-09-26 23:05:43

Covering a wide range of topics, including shopping, business, travel and technology, BugMyDay.com is the best way to keep up on the latest news. Offering the latest information on the most recent developments across a spectrum of categories, the site aims to keep followers up-to-date and well-informed. new york (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 A new site proposes to be a one-stop shop for all the latest news in categories across a wide range of topics. BugMyDay.com is available to help...

2014-09-25 12:34:55

DALLAS, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report "Wearable Electronics and Technology Market by Applications (Consumer, Healthcare, Enterprise), Products (Eyewear, Wristwear, Footwear), Form Factors and Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2014 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the overall market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 24.56% from 2014 to 2020, which includes an in-depth analysis of the market by application, product...

2014-09-25 08:31:19

Extensible Platform Offers Choices of Sensors, Communication Plug-Ins and Design Files for Application Specific Devices SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the ThingMagic® Mercury® xPRESS Sensor Hub now supports network interfaces (PoE and WiFi) as well as GPS, enabling the integration of positioning services into solutions. The xPRESS Sensor Hub is a flexible development platform designed to enable customers to rapidly create...

2014-09-24 23:12:15

Upgrade enhances usability and extends front- and back-office PMS functionality to mobile devices, enabling lodging operators to improve productivity and guest service while on the go Calgary, AB (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 WebRezPro™ cloud property management system (PMS) for independent hotels, hotel groups, vacation rentals and inns is pleased to announce the release of its new, mobile-optimized user interface. Designed with a fresh, modern look and feel, the user interface brings...

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2014-09-24 05:46:42

Jason Maderer, Georgia Tech Mobile robots could be much more useful in homes, if they could locate people, places and objects. Today’s robots usually see the world with cameras and lasers, which have difficulty reliably recognizing things and can miss objects that are hidden in clutter. A complementary way robots can “sense” what is around them is through the use of small ultra-high frequency radio-frequency identification (UHF RFID) tags. Inexpensive self-adhesive tags can be stuck...

2014-09-23 23:11:28

New oil resistant computer keyboard from WetKeys Washable Keyboards lasts longer in heavy-duty industrial computing for the oil and gas industry, automobile factories, or food manufacturing where grease and oil can destroy usability or cause data errors. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 WetKeys Washable Keyboards announces the launch of a new oil resistant keyboard in their industrial keyboards line. Labeled the ‘Really O’Cool’ by Man & Machine, it’s designed to last...


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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The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin