Feeling the mobility gap, Sunu Band to help blind and visually impaired
Aug 06, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Wearables for the blind to improve their spatial awareness and navigation are always of interest and this month the Sunu Band is drawing keen interest among tech watchers for its capabilities.
Surfers turned off by idea of ad tracking to get browsing option in Karma Black
Aug 05, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Advertisers and marketers are hungry to know what consumers want. They believe they can come much closer to attracting consumers to buy products if they can figure out what customer prospects look at on the ...
HoloLens HPU: Second version will incorporate AI coprocessor
Jul 25, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Microsoft has announced that the next generation of its mixed reality HoloLens headset will incorporate an AI chip.
Exercise-coach watch has self-charging battery system
Jul 11, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Self-charging smart watches are undergoing a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. They really do mean self-charging; they have come up with a kinetic self sustaining battery system, according to a promotional ...
A ring made as identity wearable for opening doors, computer, car
Jun 29, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Knock, knock. Who's there? Me. Me who? No, no need to ask, and no need to answer.
Patent talk: Microsoft looks at how to thwart laptop thieves
Jun 27, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Oh no you don't. Laptop thieves cannot get far if a Microsoft patent proposal has any say in the matter.
Scale to serve fuller reality check on your body
May 11, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Ages ago, it seems, people who wanted to lose weight or stay fit thought raw numbers via a bathroom scale were adequate. Times and expectations have changed. People trying to look good, better, or feel great, ...
Carnegie Mellon team hones tap concept for IoT items, shows prototype phone
May 10, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Lights, washing machine, fridge, thermostat, alarms. Just a few of a growling list of smart items that will be able to obey instructions and relay information. Consumers will get deeper enmeshed in the Internet ...
A touchable tablet to guide the visually impaired
May 05, 2017
Researchers at EPFL have developed a tablet to help people with a visual impairment find their way around unfamiliar places. The device very quickly forms shapes and relief maps that users can then explore with their fingers, ...
Magic Calendar has e-ink display that evokes paper
Mar 26, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—We generally see paper as something you wrap stuff in. Or paper is what you use in the form of towels to wipe up a mess. We also see paper as the material for print.