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2012-07-31 02:25:04

DALLAS, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds new market research reports on the Augmented Reality Market to its store. A. Wearable Augmented Reality: Google Glasses and Beyond [http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/wearable-augmented-reality-google-glasses-and-beyond-market-report.html ] Is the future of Augmented Reality "wearable" or "hand-held"? This research examines the prospects of wearable devices and solutions versus Augmented Reality...

2012-07-20 02:23:03

DALLAS, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN), the industry leader in wireless connectivity solutions, today launched its latest Bluetooth® low energy application software, the BLE-Stack 1.2, based on the Bluetooth v4.0 release. The BLE-Stack 1.2 is designed to further drive Bluetooth Smart and Smart Ready devices such as wearables--a market experiencing large growth as manufacturers take advantage of the increased numbers of Bluetooth...

Mobile Music Touch Musical Glove Helps People With Spinal Injuries
2012-07-18 09:05:35

[ Watch the Video ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People with paralyzing spinal cord injuries (SCI) now have access to a glove created by Georgia Tech researchers.  This glove may improve motor skills and feeling in their hands. The device is called Mobile Music Touch (MMT). The glove, which looks like a workout glove with a small box on the back, is used with a piano keyboard and vibrates a person´s fingers to point out which keys to play. While...

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2012-07-17 22:59:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Steve Mann, often referred to as the “Father of wearable computing” has posted a very interesting story on his blog. According to Mann, he was “physically assaulted” in a Parisian McDonald's for wearing his “EyeTap Digital Eye Glass” invention. Similar to the prototypes created by Google and Olympus, the EyeTap is a wearable camera, resembling a pair of spectacles. Instead of using the device for...

Olympus Announces Wearable Display Prototype
2012-07-07 10:07:05

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online First, Google announced them. Then, it was discovered that Apple submitted a patent for them. Now, Japanese electronics maker Olympus has announced that they have also developed a prototype. “The Company has a research and development of wearable display than ever before. "MEG4.0" the newly developed prototype is that brings together the technology developed to date,” read a translated version of Olympus´...

2012-06-30 23:01:24

Paralyzed Father with ALS Inspires Son to Invent Eye Tracking System to Control Computers (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 Google introduced its wearable computer augmented reality concept Google Glass this week to developers. Videos show ability to record real time video, GPS for directions, weather reports and connection to social media. Now, imagine using only your eyes to control your computer. BLiNK Eye Tracking Technology was created by Devon Greco in response to his ALS-stricken father´s...

2012-06-28 06:30:29

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Looxcie, Inc., makers of the first ever "wear and share" video cam today announced a Strategic Partnership and Technology Development Agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT), the non-profit, strategic investment firm that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. The agreement will enable the design and development of next generation videocams utilizing Looxcie's intellectual...

2012-06-26 06:21:02

TEMPE, Ariz., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Diamond Advanced Technology has received Firm Fixed-Price Contract FA862912C2417 for a unique configuration of its Modular Tactical System (MTS) from the U.S. Air Force / Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) Aeronautical Systems Center. This procurement is for the Battlefield Air Operations (BAO) Operator Control System (OCS), a dismounted, precision-strike and communications-control solution primarily used by Special Operations Forces (SOF)....

2012-06-20 02:21:01

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix Corporation (TSX-V: VZX, US OTC:BB, VUZI, FMB: V7X) announced today that it had been awarded a $150,000 Phase I and Phase I option, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from the Office of Naval Research. The SBIR program entitled "Head Worn Display ("HWD") Augmented Reality for Military Training Applications" is to develop a lightweight, low-cost, high-performance device to superimpose computer generated information on an...

The Death Of The Battery?
2012-06-17 03:00:00

Battery-powered devices could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a group of UK researchers who have created a novel energy harvester to power some of the latest wearable gadgets. By strapping the energy harvester to the knee joint, a user could power body-monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors, pedometers and accelerometers by simply walking and not have the worry of running out of power and replacing batteries. Soldiers may find this device particularly useful as they often...