Ivan Petkovic

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Our connected future: What to expect when elevators and toys start phoning home

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Sergey Nivens<p>Your next elevator pitch might actually come from data derived from your elevator. That’s the case for an …

Experimental headsets let you see the invisible, hear the inaudible

Students at the Royal College of Arts in London have designed headsets capable of augmenting the sights and sounds around us to enhance our sensory experiences. The project — called Eidos Vision — utilizes two pieces of wearable technology that pick out the most important audio and visual …

Mind Games: Will Brain Power Be the Future of Play?

Photo courtesy NeuroGaming Conference & Expo<p>Touchscreens? Seen ’em! The Wiimote? Old news! Gamepads? Please.<p>In San Francisco this week, a nonprofit …

Leap Motion Controller Delayed Until July for Longer Beta Test

The public release of the Leap Motion controller has been delayed until July because the company feels it needs a longer beta test, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>. Best Buy has sent notifications to customers who preordered the device, and Leap today said the device will ship July 22th.<p>Leap Motion's controller …

LG’s first flexible OLED phone due before the year is out

LG plans to launch a flexible OLED smartphone before the end of the year, the company’s VP of mobile has confirmed, though it’s unclear to what …

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Amazon anonymous mobile payments system revealed in new patent

Amazon is working on an anonymous mobile payments system, a new patent filing has revealed, using a Western Union style process of temporary …

Wearable tech: How three designers weave technology into fashion

These three designers have created novel ways to incorporate the ever-changing world of technology into the fast-paced world of fashion. Their …

Wearable design, Misfit and the age of the glanceable UI

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>The designers at startup Misfit Wearables had a goal to make their wearable health gadget so beautiful that customers might …

Affordable brainwave sensors could make typed passwords obsolete

There's little doubt that the traditional password is in danger of being replaced — much has been written about its vulnerabilities and flaws, and organizations like DARPA and Google are hard at work looking for alternatives. Biometric sensors like the fingerprint scanner are one option, but some …

NASA’s ex-CTO built a cloud in a box and he wants you to buy it

Nebula's OpenStack-based hardware turns servers into an Amazon-like cloud.<p>Private clouds are all the rage for businesses seeking to recreate the …

LA combats congestion by synchronizing all 4,500 traffic signals

Los Angeles is well known as a city plagued by gridlock, but a new traffic control strategy three decades in the making could help to ease the pain. That's the goal of the Automated Traffic Surveillance and Control system, which was completed in February and synchronizes all 4,500 traffic signals …

Google Glass Early Adopters Want To Build Learning, Healthcare, Accessibility & Safety Apps

Wondering who has won a Google Glass? Stanford PhD student Andrej Karpathy has used Twitter’s API to compile a partial list of the so far close to 4,000 winners of Google’s Glass Explorers first adopter competition who applied to buy the high tech specs via Twitter. Google still hasn’t confirmed …

Apple designs iPhone with wraparound 3D display

Apple has patented a new iPhone design featuring a wraparound display and no buttons.<p>The display would cover the entire surface of the devices and could include two AMOLED screens one on top of the other, according to a patent filing published this week, allowing it to give "an illusion of depth …