Category Archives: Industry

Google’s Project Tango Tablet and 3D Mapping

Next month Google will release a pilot lot of tablets (4000 devices) that can capture 3-D images. The tablets will be equipped with 7-inch displays, two back cameras, infrared depth sensors and special software that can develop three-dimensional images of objects. This Google tablet is being developed within the framework of Google's Advanced Technology and Projects...
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Apple and Google are Planning to Release 3D-Printer

Apple and Google are secretly developing 3D-printers. These news have been reported by Global Equities research's CEO Trip Chowdhry. Chowdhry reminds of the fact that Apple hasn't released any brand-new products recently. While Apple's fans are wait the iWatch with impatience, the company might be preparing to launch an altogether different product – that is, a...
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Google Wallet Service Coming to Glass

Soon Google Glass users will get an opportunity to install the Wallet service to their wearable computers and send money with the help of a simple voice command ''send money''. Google is currently testing the Wallet service. Now it's necessary to enter Google's corporate network to install the new software, which is unavailable for ordinary Glass...
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Swatch Against Apple’s Use of iWatch Label

Swatch Group AG has tried to assume measures against Apple Inc.: it contests the right of Apple to use iWatch label. The matter is that the world's biggest watchmaker has a product with a too similar name – iSwatch. In spite of the fact that Swatch isn't planning to bring Apple to trial, the company...
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Apple iWatch Already in Production

In China they have already begun to product small batches of long-awaited wearable devices from Apple. Apple hasn't announced any technical details of its new wearable computer. However, Apple CEO Tim Cook has always hinted that they are planning to produce smartwatch. The release of iWatch is planned for summer, so there is a strong probability that...
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Google is planning to develop its next new tablet together with HTC

Two latest generations of 7-inch Google Nexus tablets are built by Asus. However, users expect Google to launch the next-generation tablet with a renewed design. That's why Google has made a decision to change the manufacturer of Nexus tablets. ASUSTeK Computer Inc. isn't too eager to receive a commission to manufacture the third generation of Nexus...
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LinkedIn Tops 300 Million Members

LinkedIn, the business-oriented social networking website, hits 300 million registered users. One third of these users (100 million) are from the US. And two thirds of them are outside the US. India, Brazil, the UK and Canada are the countries which boast the greatest number of LinkedIn members. In January 2013, LinkedIn announced that it had...
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Google and Cameras Embedded into Contact Lenses

Google has recently registered itself at the United States Patent and Trademark Office with its new technical innovation. The main idea of the project consists in placing tiny (practically microscopical) video cameras into contact lenses. This patent explicitly hints at the logical evolution of the basic mission of Google Glass. The owners of these wonderful hi-tech...
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Top 3 Smartwatches

1. Pebble Steel Price: $250; The device boasts its elegant stainless steel design; The smartwatches are available with two kinds of wristbands: metal and leather; There is an official app store for Pebble watches. 2. Neptune Pine Price: $335; This is the largest smartwatches on the market; The device is equipped with a 5-MP camera; Neptune Pine is equipped with a slot for SIM...
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Wearables Will Soon Be Charged by Body Heat

Korean scientists have developed an innovative technique, which is to change the future of wearable devices. The new technology allows to turn body heat into electricity to charge fitness bands and smartwatches. A thin and tiny thermoelectric power generator fixed to transparent and flexible material draws energy from skin. In addition to the opportunity to charge wearables,...
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OrCam Device: To Make Life Easier

OrCam, an Isralian startup, announces a device which can make the life of people with defective eyesight easier and increase their life opportunities. The innovative device looks like an ordinary camera, which should be fixed up to an eyeglass frame. This camera analyzes the ambient space and can voice the information. A little computer is embedded...
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Intel and SGI: Immersion Cooling Technology

Modern supercomputers and server systems are of gigantic proportions. And it is well known that they always heat up or overheat and require to be cooled. Intel and SGI demonstrate an innovative cooling system, when the electronics is submerged completely in fluid. The companies use a liquid dielectric developed by 3M. Submerged into this fluid, the...
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Apple Uses Renewable Energy Sources

Apple has recently been called ''green'' tech company. The incorporation has been given such a title mostly due to its usage of renewable energy. For the purpose of building up its lead in the field of environmental protection, Apple buys a hydroelectric power station in Oregon. This power plant is located not far from Apple's...
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SmartHouse Controlled by iPad

Rumors about so-called smarthouses controlled with the help of smartphones and tablets are afloat. However, it's quite difficult to realize this idea in practice because of incredibly high cost of all necessary manipulations. But in fact, you can find a real smarthouse in California. Its price is $22.000.000. Electric power supply of the house is...
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HTC Announces Its 2014 First Quarter Financial Results

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp has published its 2014 first quarter financial results. And these results are quite sad: the company is running practically at a loss. The loss is estimated to $62million. The sum is even bigger than it has been forecast. The company's revenue is smaller in comparison to the corresponding results of the...
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3D Printing Industry: The Micro

3D printing market is filled with a great number of devices. So a potential consumer can easily get confused by this diversity. The only problem is high prices (a starting price is about $1000). The Micro 3D printer (M3D) is able to settle two main issues: firstly, it boasts its small size and can be...
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StoreDot: Super Fast Mobile Phone Charger

In the course of Microsoft's Think Next symposium in Tel Aviv, StoreDot demonstrates a video under the title ''Nanotechnology, inspired by nature''. On the video you can see a prototype of a super fast mobile phone charger, which charges a Samsung Galaxy S3 in 30 seconds. The secret of the high-end invention is in the...
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