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2014-03-17 23:04:27

Accomplished technologist is the first outside member to be appointed. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Oblong Industries is pleased to announce that Joi Ito has joined its board of directors. This is the first appointment of an outside member to the board of the Los Angeles based company. The addition coincides with a period of rapid growth following the successful 2013 introduction of Oblong’s Mezzanine™ product. Joi Ito is an accomplished technologist, entrepreneur, and...

2014-02-11 08:28:48

Global Music Intelligence Leader Delivers Personalized Music to Japan's First Large Scale, Commercially Successful IPTV over IPv6 Service SOMERVILLE, Mass., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, the world's leading music intelligence company, continues its global expansion with NTT Plala Inc., one of Japan's most forward thinking Internet service providers, offering a suite of broadband entertainment services. NTT Plala Inc. represents The Echo Nest's largest customer in...

2013-11-21 23:27:35

Speakers from Huffington Post, American Express, IBM, MIT Media Lab, and Gnip will be featured at the upcoming Sentiment Analysis Symposium & Workshops (http://sentimentsymposium.com) March 5-6 in New York at the New York Academy of Sciences. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Speakers from Huffington Post, American Express, IBM, MIT Media Lab, and Gnip will be featured at the upcoming Sentiment Analysis Symposium & Workshops (http://sentimentsymposium.com) March 5-6 in...

2013-08-20 23:30:19

New partnership will deliver robust photo editing capabilities for one laptop per child’s XO tablet users. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 PicsArt, Inc., the world’s premier, full-featured mobile photo editor, will be working with One Laptop per Child (OLPC) to bring mobile art to children around the world through OLPC’s newly released XO Learning System. OLPC will pre-install the photo-editing app on its XO Tablet developed through a strategic partnership with Vivitar...

2013-07-16 08:33:42

XO Tablet Makes Learning Fun with Free Educational Apps Plus Full Android Functionality On the Only Multilingual, Multi-User, Google-Certified Tablet EDISON, N.J., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The new family-friendly XO Tablet debuts July 16 on Walmart.com and will be in Walmart stores on August 1, and will provide kids with a fun and exciting new way to build, learn and dream at their own pace via a powerful Android tablet packed with free educational games, apps, videos, e-books...

2013-06-20 12:26:04

How Music Taste Predicts Movie Taste SOMERVILLE, Mass., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, the industry's leading music intelligence company, has issued results from new research into Musical Identity, understanding who you are as a music fan and what your taste in music says about you. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/NE17511LOGO ) People skip, rate, share, replay, create stations from, and otherwise interact with online music in ways they never did with...

Practical New Approach To Holographic Video: MIT
2013-06-20 05:17:32

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists are reporting in the journal Nature that they have developed a new approach that could lead to cheaper, color holographic-video displays. Researchers are using this new technique to build a prototype color holographic-video display with a resolution similar to that of a standard-definition TV that can update video images 30 times a second. The heart of the display features an optical chip that resembles a microscopic slide....

2013-02-11 12:26:47

'Power-Curve Society' examines rising economic inequality, challenges to existing institutions and conceptions of value, and an imminent "personal data revolution" WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program today released a report that offers a sweeping look at how technological innovation is restructuring productivity and lays out the social and economic impact resulting from these changes. "Power-Curve Society: The...

Camera Helps MIT Researchers See Around Corners
2012-03-21 14:55:13

[ Watch the Video ] Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Researchers at MIT Media Lab are experimenting with giving a camera the ability to shoot pictures of objects that are not in its line-of-sight. The team wrote in the journal Nature Communications that they have developed a way to produce 3D images of a wooden figurine that was standing around the corner, in another model room. The system fires a "femtosecond laser" to send bursts of light to reflect off surfaces like walls in order...

2011-10-03 06:53:00

LONDON, October 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MIT Media Lab research reveals influence of social networks on financial trading eToro, the world's largest investment network, announced today that Dr. Yaniv Altshuler presented eToro sponsored research on social trading at WIN (Workshop on Information in Networks) at NYU Stern School of Business September 30 - October 1. Dr. Altshuler, associate researcher at MIT Media Lab presented how social trading enables the viral...