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Users Unfamiliar With Internet Privacy Tools
2011-11-01 05:00:28

Researchers said on Monday that Internet users will need easier "opt-out" tools to stop advertisers and companies from tracking their online habits. A team from Carnegie Mellon University found that privacy options in popular browsers were hard for the typical user to understand or to configure successfully. "All nine of the tools we tested have serious usability flaws," Lorrie Cranor, director of the CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory (CUPS), said in a press release. "We...

2011-10-31 14:00:00

Mirametrix latest launch makes eye tracking easier than ever. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) October 31, 2011 Mirametrix, a specialist in commercial eye tracking solutions has today launched a new release of its S2 slim, lightweight, professional eye tracker with improved software features. âœMirametrix S2 eye trackers have experienced high demand and very positive reviews from our customers because of their very slim and lightweight form factors combined with...

2011-10-19 12:20:24

Constraints on creativity imposed by computer-aided design (CAD) tools are being overcome, thanks to a novel system that incorporates eye-tracking technology. 'Designing with Vision', a system devised by researchers at The Open University and the University of Leeds, is breaking down rigid distinctions between human and machine. This should help designers to recover intuitive elements of the design process that are otherwise suppressed when working with CAD. Traditional design tools,...

2011-10-11 10:00:00

Consumer eye gaze tracking by Mirametrix is redefining how we interact with technology in the living room. New advances include gaze controlled TV and the worldâs first gaze & gesture 3D video game. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) October 11, 2011 Mirametrix, a specialist in consumer eye tracking technology, is redefining the way you interact with technology in your living room. Mirametrixâ consumer eye gaze solution allows users to interact with virtual or real world...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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