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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...

2014-06-04 23:16:05

TouchSystems adds 70-inch multi-touch touch screen for digital signage applications. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 TouchSystems continues to respond to customer needs with the introduction of a 70-inch screen. The screen, based on the NEC P703, is integrated with infrared and is available as a multi-touch (six, 12 or 32 touch points) solution. Carol Nordin, president of TouchSystems, says, “Our retail, hospitality and education customers have expressed interest in touch screens...

2014-06-03 23:18:05

elcomCMS9.5 is here - later this month, Elcom will release its latest CMS upgrade. Improving customer experience is at the core of the features and enhancements of this release. Sydney (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Customer experience management is the latest marketing buzz term, but studies show most Australian companies are grappling with how to do it well. A positive customer experience involves not only what the customer sees when they come to a website, but the back-end systems...

2014-06-03 12:45:21

IRVING, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Usability Sciences Corporation (USC), a pioneer in usability and user experience research, today announced the official launch of its new Omni-Channel research solution to assist clients in providing a seamless user experience across all channels. The new Omni-Channel research solution obtains customer feedback across a brand's multiple touch points, including web, mobile, social media, brick-and-mortar and others. A highly customized...

2014-06-03 08:21:40

Cornerstone-sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Brasil, RFID Journal's third Brasilian event will highlight how companies across the nation are benefiting from RFID technologies. NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RFID Journal announced today that registration is now open for RFID Journal LIVE! Brasil (www.rfidjournalevents.com/brasil), its conference and exhibition focused on radio frequency identification technology and its deployments across all industries in Brasil. The event will take place...

2014-06-02 23:07:33

Kit Check releases its updated scanning station at the ASHP Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. The RFID scanning station, which is being provided to users at no cost, is smaller and lighter than its predecessor. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Kit Check today announced at the ASHP Annual Meeting the release of a new RFID scanning station which is used to verify hospital pharmacy kits in five seconds and reduce total restocking time from 30 minutes to just 3 minutes. The new scanning...

2014-06-02 23:06:00

BigHand Professional secure hosted dictation solution for smaller law firms now features server-grade speech recognition capabilities Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 BigHand is pleased to announce the addition of speech recognition capabilities to its secure hosted dictation solution, BigHand Professional, an exciting advancement for solo and small law firms looking for transcription alternatives. This new functionality features the Dragon SDK (software developer kit) from Nuance,...

Google's Ambitious Global Internet Plans May Soon Include Satellites
2014-06-02 10:53:43

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Tech giant Google hasn't announced plans to go to the moon… yet. However, the Internet search titan is going to space. Google announced that it will spend more than $1 billion on a fleet of satellites to extend Internet access to unwired regions of the globe. The Wall Street Journal reported that Google is hoping to overcome financial and technical problems that have "thwarted previous efforts." Key details have not been...


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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