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2014-06-16 23:07:28

The new features will be showcased at HostingCon, Miami 2014. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Fireblade announced today the launch of its mobile monitoring application along with its web-based “test-my-site” feature. Both applications are available at no cost and they are designed to help website owners to get a clear picture of the current security, availability and speed of their websites. The mobile monitoring application is currently available for Android, and in July, also for...

Google Fit
2014-06-15 05:12:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Following in the footsteps of competitors Apple and Samsung, Google is reportedly planning to announce a new health-tracking service before the end of the month, various media outlets reported late last week. Forbes.com staff writer Parmy Olsen, who first broke the story on Thursday, explained the service will be known as Google Fit and will collect and compile information from other health- and fitness-related apps and devices....

2014-06-12 23:12:27

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) appoints Macadamian Director of Healthcare User Experience, Lorraine Chapman to serve as the Chair for its Health IT Usability (HIT) Committee. Gatineau, Quebec (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Macadamian Director of Healthcare User Experience, Lorraine Chapman has been selected to serve as the Chair for the HIMSS Health IT Usability (HIT) Committee. The focus of the Committee is to educate and work on improving awareness and maturity...

2014-06-12 23:10:15

AdVis, the revolutionary interactive software recently received a fresh upgrade from its creators. Luminvision recently launched AdVis 2.1, packed with new features for creating interactive floors, interactive walls and all sorts of interactive displays with advanced features such as 4K video support, edge blending and geometric correction. London, UK (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Luminvision Ltd. recently launched AdVis 2.1 update to their highly successful AdVis (Advanced Interactive Systems),...

A Meaningful Need Arises For Elderly-Based Activity Trackers
2014-06-12 06:28:09

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Just a few years ago, as cell phones became more broadly accepted and used, it became clear there was an entire demographic that was being left behind by the mobile trend. Billing itself as the senior cell phone, the Jitterbug was a device with larger buttons and display screen readout without all of the pesky and confusing applications that simply were unnecessary for the older set. For its wont to satisfy the senior demographic, it...

2014-06-11 23:07:08

GuardRFID’s Tag Reader Receiver and Omni-ID’s Power 415 Active Tag tested within the same RFID/RTLS system to validate interoperability using the IEEE 802.15.4f protocol. Vancouver. BC (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 GuardRFID and Omni-ID announced today that they have completed interoperability testing of their products based on the IEEE 802.15.4f-2012 standard. The testing, carried out by both companies autonomously, validated that the GuardRFID Tag Reader was able to receive data from Power...

2014-06-11 12:29:01

DALLAS, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report "Gesture Recognition & Touch-Less Sensing Market by Technology (2D, 3D, Ultrasonic, IR, Capacitive), Product (Biometric, Sanitary Equipment), Application (Healthcare, Consumer Electronics, Automotive), Geography (Americas, EMEA & APAC) - Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2013 - 2020" by MarketsandMarkets, the total Gesture Recognition & Touch-less Sensing Market is expected to reach $22.04 Billion by...

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...


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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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