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Imogen Heap's high-tech gloves could make the rest of your band obsolete

If you thought Michael Jackson was the only musician to believe in the magical power of a glove, think again. Imogen Heap has "joined forces with the nerd underworld" to create a new high-tech glove called Mi.Mu that allows you to control sound <i>with your hands</i>. Using lights and motion sensors, the …

Drones 101 and why your August smart lock hasn’t shipped just yet

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: August<p>Between Amazon threatening to use drones to deliver packages, to etiquette questions about what to do when you …

How The Internet of Everything will Cure Cancer

I recently stumbled upon a mobile app that will utilize the compute power of your mobile phone, while you are sleeping to decrypt protein sequences for cancer research. Even though utilizing an idle computer CPU for research isn’t something new, it caught my attention for the fact that it has now …

Internet of Things

5 ways companies are using big data to help their customers

<i>This sponsored post is produced in association with IDA Singapore.</i><p>Once upon a time, you went to the same neighborhood bakery every time you needed bread. Even before you placed your order, the shopkeeper already had a loaf bagged and ready. As you paid, she would ask what was new with your family. …

Google Glass now displays your iPhone's text messages

On the heels of last week's KitKat update, Google Glass nabbed up two more notable improvements today. First, iOS users can now have their text messages displayed on Glass, after a quick toggle of the Bluetooth settings. Here's the catch: "due to some limitations with iOS," you wont be able to …

Why Apple’s wearable has to be about the story of you — not just data

<i>Alex Le is the co-founder and vice president of product of Heyday, an automatic journaling app.</i><p>Take a quick survey of the wearable industry today and the only thing that’s clear is that there is no clear winner.<p>The marketplace is crowded with sensor-bracelets galore — all with cute names and trendy …

User Persona Gives A Human Face To Big Data

A big part of big data is about getting to know the customer better, and then using that information to make strategic business decisions. All too often, however, big data becomes just a collection of information rather than a true picture of the customer and his or her wants and needs.<p>Indeed, …

'Wearable eyes' take all the work out of having emotions

Ever seen one of those funny novelty spectacles with eyes drawn on them? Dr. Hirotaka Osawa from Tsukuba University in Japan has designed a high-tech version of those called AgencyGlass, and they have eyes that actually <i>move</i>. The digital eyes blink when you nod or shake your head, look up when you …

Google's digital art prize winner is a poem you control with your body

Google asked artists to prove that code could be beautiful with its DevArt competition, and hundreds delivered on that promise. However, there can only be one winner: <i>The Metamorphosis of Mr. Kalia</i>, a visual poem from Cyril Diagne and Béatrice Lartigue. The project lets you use your body movement to …