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Google Glass For Working Dogs
2013-07-15 04:42:27

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the MIT Technology Review, scientists are working on a wearable smart device for dogs. The report said that researchers are working on a wearable device for dogs that would be embedded in clothing and teeth. The system, called "facilitating interactions for dogs with occupations" (FIDO), is meant to make it easy for animals to communicate with their handlers better. FIDO works by activating a sensor on a dog's vest or...

Smart Objects May Soon Start Talking And Interacting With Humans
2013-05-01 13:06:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Penn State researchers say as people keep embracing smart devices, society will begin to accept other, stranger objects such as talking tissue boxes. The researchers said at the 2013 Annual Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI2013) that the next phase of smart objects is that these devices will start talking and interacting with humans. They want to determine the best ways for objects to communicate with humans...

IBM MessageSight Makes Strides Towards The Internet Of Things
2013-04-30 13:03:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Imagine a world where your toilet tells you it´s leaking, or your oven reports dinner is about to burn. Welcome to a world with the Internet of Things — smart, interconnected devices that are periodically sensing and transmitting data. According to a statement from IBM, there will be 22 billion such gadgets by 2020, and the company says it has a new hardware system capable of receiving and processing this smorgasbord of...

2012-12-08 05:01:11

VendScreen, Inc., inventor of the VendScreen Revolution smart device, secures $15.4MM in new venture capital from Portland-based investment funds, 3x5 Special Opportunity Fund, L.P. and Merrickhanna Ventures, L.P. PORTLAND, OR (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 VendScreen, Inc., inventor of the VendScreen Revolution smart device for new and existing vending machines, announced today it has raised $8.4 million dollars in a Series B round with another $7 million reserved from 3x5 Special Opportunity...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.