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Drivers Dont Trade In Your Smartphone For Google Glass Yet

Drivers, Don't Trade In Your Smartphone For Google Glass Yet

Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala, University of Central Florida Texting while driving with Google Glass is clearly a distraction, a new University of Central Florida study has concluded -- but there is a twist. In the study, texting Glass users...

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2014-08-26 23:18:21

Event Pays Tribute To Four Highly Successful Executives In The Attractions, Culinary, Lodging And Sports Industries, And Their Far-Reaching, Impactful Company Causes Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 When Grand Tour Gala 2014 honors this year's Dick Pope Legacy Award Recipients on Nov. 1 at Hilton Orlando Resort, special recognition will be given not only for the impressive career successes of Steve Hogan, CEO of Florida Citrus Sports; Adrian Jones, General Manager of...

2014-08-25 23:00:43

Event Pays Tribute To Four Highly Successful Executives In The Attractions, Culinary, Lodging And Sports Industries, And Their Far-Reaching, Impactful Company Causes Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 When Grand Tour Gala 2014 honors this year's Dick Pope Legacy Award Recipients on Nov. 1 at Hilton Orlando Resort, special recognition will be given not only for the impressive career successes of Steve Hogan, CEO of Florida Citrus Sports; Adrian Jones, General Manager of...

2014-08-18 23:09:12

Mark Mandula, Managing Partner of United Capital Funding Corp., the leading provider of professional Accounts Receivable based funding and credit management solutions in the United States, announced today that he will be the Lead Underwriter of the Inaugural Student Symposium for The Tampa Bay Research Institute “TBRI” to be held August 26, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Saint PEtersburg, Florida (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Mark Mandula, Managing Partner of United...

2014-08-13 23:11:24

Tampa Bay Research Institute (TBRI), a well respected private, non-profit biomedical research Institute announced today that will host the Inaugural Student Research Symposium on August 26th, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. The Symposium will be held at TBRI, located at 10900Roosevelt Blvd. North, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33716. http://www.tbri.org Saint Petersburg, Florida (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Tampa Bay Research Institute "TBRI", a well respected private, non-profit biomedical...

2014-07-29 08:27:30

Also announces multi-year partnership with Univ. of Central Florida KATY, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, announced it will open four stores in the Orlando, Florida area in 2015. The four stores will be located in Kissimmee, Lake Mary, Waterford Lakes and Melbourne. In addition, Academy has formed a multi-year partnership with the Univ. of Central Florida....

2014-07-07 12:31:35

Morgridge International Reading Center at the University of Central Florida to Study Elementary Student Reading Performance DALLAS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Istation Reading will be participating in a statewide reading performance study among Florida students in grades pre-K through 5. The Morgridge International Reading Center (MIRC) at the University of Central Florida will conduct the study beginning with the 2014-15 school year....

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2014-06-20 08:13:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online A project launched in part to determine if a machine could determine whether children more closely resembled their mothers or fathers could help law enforcement officials locate missing youngsters and reunite people with their biological parents, according to researchers from the University of Central Florida. Graduate Student Afshin Dehghan and colleagues from the UCF Center for Research in Computer Vision have created a...

2014-05-21 23:08:11

CIS Benchmarks for Microsoft Windows, IE, iOS and others now available for use with the UCF. East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The Center for Internet Security (CIS) today announced that CIS configuration controls guidance for technologies including Microsoft Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Internet Explorer 10, CentOS 6 and iOS 7, are now available for use with the Unified Compliance Framework® (UCF), created by Unified Compliance. CIS, a nonprofit organization focused on...

Grammy Winner Has Newly Discovered Species Of Grasshopper Named After Her
2014-05-09 03:31:31

University of Central Florida A newly discovered grasshopper by University of Central Florida scientists now bears the name of Grammy-award winning singer and activist Ana Lila Downs Sanchez. The scientists named the new species discovered on the side of a mountain road near Oaxaca, Mexico, after the Mexican-American singer as a nod to her efforts to preserve indigenous culture and penchant for wearing colorful, local costumes as part of her performances. "It was primarily Paolo's...

2014-04-02 12:34:49

First MOOC for EDUCAUSE to be taught by UCF and hosted on Instructure's Canvas Network SALT LAKE CITY, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure today announced that the University of Central Florida (UCF) and EDUCAUSE are teaming up to offer "BlendKit2014 - Becoming a Blended Learning Designer," a free massive open online course (MOOC) on the merits and methods of blended learning. The "BlendKit2014" course on Instructure's Canvas Network marks EDUCAUSE's first foray into the MOOC...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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