Connected Devices

Higher education has always been fertile ground for the creation of new, boundary-pushing technology. While VR software and hardware innovation have been, to date, largely the domain of startups and large tech companies, it’s colleges and universities that are using the technology in some of the most interesting ways. Professors…

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The IoT Revolution Symposium is less than a week away — and you don’t want to miss it. Hear from top industry analysts, VCs and angel investors about where the market is going and in what products to invest in. This event is all about substance — we will make…

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Whether customers feel good or bad about their experiences is ultimately underpinned by their emotions. This doesn’t matter what context they are in — every interaction is emotional. As consumers, our shopping experiences mean quite a lot to us. If we stand in ridiculously big queues or receive terrible customer…

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In the early 1960s, an unnamed intelligence agency funded the first attempt at automation of facial recognition. Technology has improved, needs have changed and data collection has become significantly smarter since then, allowing facial recognition to have real-world everyday consequences, both positive and negative. Traditionally a government-centric technology, facial recognition…

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In the race to innovate in the IoT market space, successful companies are realizing that their success depends not only on what they can do, but also on the innovation, abilities, connections, and insights provided by partnering with others. Outsourcing part, or all, of your IoT product development can offer…

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Apple has reportedly acquired SensoMotoric Instruments, a German eye-tracking and augmented reality company, for an undisclosed amount. SensoMotoric was founded in 1991 and primarily builds eye tracking hardware and software for industrial and commercial use. On its website, the company said its solutions can be deployed across a wide range…

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The wearables market, outside of smartwatches, is still in its infancy stage. Research firm IDC expects to see its sales double in four years, with smart clothing and hearables expected to be the two new trends. Smartwatches will remain the dominant driver of wearable sales, going from 71.4 million sales…

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