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HOYTS is Creating VR Cinemas

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Date: March 21, 2018 Comments: Comments Off on HOYTS is Creating VR Cinemas Share:

Moviegoers hold on to your popcorn, HOYTS is creating VR cinemas   JACQUES-PIERRE DUMAS HOYTS announced a new way guests can experience more from their next trip to the movies. Through VRX Networks, an experiential technology company who has partnered with several major Hollywood Studios, HOYTS will be bringing the biggest movies to life [...]

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Smartphone Detects Bacteria in Food

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Date: February 9, 2018 Comments: Comments Off on Smartphone Detects Bacteria in Food Share:

Smartphone-based system detects bacteria in food Ben Coxworth January 25th, 2018 The system incorporates a bacteria-binding chip, a simple microscope and a smartphone app(Credit: University of Massachusetts Amherst) Is that raw spinach really safe to eat, or is it contaminated? In the near future, an inexpensive device that’s linked [...]

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Top Tech Trends

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Date: January 15, 2018 Comments: Comments Off on Top Tech Trends Share:

CES 2018: top tech trends from this year’s show A car that can read people’s brains, a friendly robotic dog and a sunburn-detecting smartphone app were just some of the launches at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. By Sarah Dawood January 12, 2018 4:13 pm SmartSleep concept, by Philips Now in its 51st year, the annual [...]

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Handheld Skin Cancer Detector

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Date: November 23, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on Handheld Skin Cancer Detector Share:

sKan: James Dyson Award winner 2017 A team of medical and bioengineering undergraduates from McCaster University in Canada have been awarded the James Dyson Award 2017 for their low-cost, non-invasive skin cancer detector. The device, called sKan, uses widely available and inexpensive components to find melanoma using heat detection technology. [...]

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Design Could Make Social Media Better for Mental Health

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Date: November 7, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on Design Could Make Social Media Better for Mental Health Share:

Studio Output has created eight digital concepts that aim to alleviate the anxiety and depression that apps such as Instagram and Facebook have been shown to cause those aged under 25. By Sarah Dawood November 6, 2017 12:26 pm   Studio Output has designed a series of concepts, which aim to enable social media and apps to “help rather [...]

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Zwim Goggles Bring HUD Tech to the Pool

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Date: October 30, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on Zwim Goggles Bring HUD Tech to the Pool Share:

Zwim lets you check real-time activity data via an integrated heads-up display in the middle of swimming. It detects and calculates time, heart-rate, laps, etc., displaying them in front of your eye in no time. Whether you are a professional swimmer or a weekend-warrior, Zwim will help you achieve your goal of every training. Zwim integrates [...]

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Earbuds that Translate 40 Languages in Real Time

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Date: October 6, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on Earbuds that Translate 40 Languages in Real Time Share:

Google is the first major tech company to build the Babel fish. The search company, which is now making a slew of its own hardware products, announced the Google Pixel Buds at a San Francisco event today (Oct. 4). The earbuds connect wirelessly with Google’s latest smartphones, but more importantly, they’re able to access Google Assistant, [...]

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Meet Sophie, Air New Zealand’s digital human

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Date: September 26, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on Meet Sophie, Air New Zealand’s digital human Share:

        Air New Zealand is trialling a new team member in the form of Sophie, a digital human created by Soul Machines to answer questions about New Zealand as a tourist destination and the airline’s products and services. Sophie is powered by artificial intelligence and has an advanced emotional intelligence and responsiveness [...]

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How Marketing Has Evolved in the Digital Age

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Date: September 25, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on How Marketing Has Evolved in the Digital Age Share:

Moving through the history of marketing is fascinating.  Watching trends rise and fall in a period of a decade, instead of hundreds of years like other technology, and being able to see real, tangible results from those advancements is one of the many wonders of the modern world, and it’s no surprise that the current marketing trends are [...]

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Transforming your In-car UX with Analytics

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Date: September 20, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on Transforming your In-car UX with Analytics Share:

  As the ecosystem of connected, in-car services grows, stemming from advancements in voice interfaces, self-driving technology and infotainment system apps, consumer interest and expectations are on the rise. Auto makers and branded apps are being challenged to deliver seamless and personalised digital experiences for both drivers and [...]

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