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Merger Deal Worth $500M Struck Between Google And Skybox
2014-06-11 10:42:50

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday Google confirmed that it would acquire Skybox Imaging, a satellite imaging and analytics startup, for $500 million. Previous reports had put the deal closer to the $1 billion mark for the five-year-old Skybox, which reportedly has the world's smallest high-resolution imaging satellite. Skybox utilizes its satellites to collect a range of images and videos from around the world, and this acquisition could provide Google with...

2014-06-11 08:25:26

Former Google Executive, Advertising Technology and Publishing Industry Veteran Charged with Scaling Products That Capture, Organize and Activate the Real-Time Consumer Intent Within Click-Streams NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yieldbot, a leading provider of real-time consumer intent to digital marketers, today announced the appointment of Dorothy McGivney as chief product officer. In her new role, McGivney will be responsible for driving product development and strategy....

2014-06-10 23:17:41

X-Factor’s Mass Notifications system now includes Mobile Alert Agent Native Applications allowing for instant alert messaging with response features to a range of mobile and fixed receivers. Lyndhurst, NJ (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Emergencies of all types can happen anywhere and at any time. Every second counts when it comes to notifying students, staff and patrons on school campuses, malls or a wide range of public venues with accurate and trustworthy information regarding immediate...

2014-06-09 23:07:57

CipherLab Showcases Retail Handheld Terminal Replacement Solution for Both Legacy and Windows OS Plano, TX (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 CipherLab USA, a global leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of Automatic Identification and Data Capture/Collection products and systems, will showcase its latest line of barcode scanners for smartphones or tablets, and mobile computers for replacing legacy or Windows OS handheld terminals at FMI Connect 2014 in McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, June...

2014-06-09 23:07:33

InventHelp, America's leading inventor service company, attempts to submit an invention, Personalized TV Frames, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 People personalize almost everything that they own: the colors of their walls, furniture, throw pillows, curtains, carpets, etc. And they also choose matching accessories. However, they don’t choose the colors of their flatscreen TVs. They come in black, silver and, occasionally, white, and people just accept...

2014-06-09 23:01:06

The KOR-FX Gaming Vest uses award-winning 4DFX technology that transforms audio into acousto-haptic signals which allow gamers to feel their games or media. Cambridge, M.A. (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Immerz, Inc., an award-winning developer of cutting edge products and technologies, today announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for its KOR-FX Gaming Vest. The wireless KOR-FX Gaming Vest has proprietary acousto-haptic 4DFX technology to transform game audio into pinpoint high-definition...

2014-06-09 23:00:08

Elyctis oem MRZ scanner IDx provides an easy-to-integrate solution to read ePassports and eID cards. Thanks to its compact size and non-swipe usage, it is the perfect device for applications where quick and reliable MRZ data acquisition and decoding are needed. PERTUIS, FRANCE (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Elyctis announces its oem MRZ scanner IDx, the thinnest static Machine-Readable Zone reader, targeted at manufacturers who need to read identity documents. Thanks to its exceptional thinness...

Chatbot Passes Turing Test
2014-06-09 11:44:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online No doubt many people talk to their computers – especially when it is not working properly – but now a new computer program can actually "talk" back. There have been past efforts that simulate a conversation, but a team of Russian designers have created a program that has passed the "Turing Test." The program was able to dupe of team of judges into believing it was talking – via a text program – with a 13-year old buy named...

2014-06-05 23:08:17

Aerospace RFID leader MAINtag begins deliveries of its new FLYtag® skin hybrid technology to aerospace tier-one OEMs in June 2014. Founded and named 10 years ago for "MAINtenance tagging" based on the invention of RFID hybrid label technology for aircraft, MAINtag's patented RFID solutions remain at the core of the company's R&D. Paris, France and Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Aerospace RFID leader MAINtag has deployed its new patented hybrid FLYtag®...

2014-06-05 23:04:19

Kickstarter Campaign to Spur Innovation and Break the Barrier between Reality and the Virtual World by Putting Control at Users’ Fingertips Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Control VR™, the leader in state-of-the-art motion capture technology, launched a Kickstarter campaign to release the first wearable gesture control system. Control VR™ turns a user’s hands into the ultimate intuitive controller for PCs, tablets, virtual reality, augmented reality, and robotics. The...


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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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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