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The Cloud-Connected Car Drives IoT Monetization

Brendan O’Brien Contributor<p>Brendan O’Brien is co-founder of cloud billing provider Aria Systems.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The Internet Of Medicine Is Just What The Doctor Ordered<p>The car is well on its way to becoming the most sophisticated mobile device in the Internet of Things (IoT), or, to …

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Who Invests In Hardware Startups?

While many angels and VCs are still skittish about hardware startups, there has been a massive renaissance in the hardware-funding ecosystem over the last few years. Since 2010, venture capital investment in hardware startups is up more than 30x.<p>Hardware/connected device companies who have publicly …

Forget the remote: These controllers should work with the Apple TV

During Apple’s event Wednesday, a video presentation showed actors using a wide variety of Apple products. In a brief few seconds, one was waving the new Apple TV remote, which magically loaded a racing game, in the middle of a race (what a horrible feature!), on his high-definition TV screen. The …

Smart TV

Nimble Collective aims to democratize computer animation videos

Computer animation professionals have learned to deal with how difficult it is to create and publisher animated work. But the demand for animation videos — a $90 billion content market, according to Markets & Markets research — has never been greater.<p>Tapping the cloud, Nimble Collective has formed …

Animation

A Fashion Expert Shares Her Thoughts on Apple Watch and Wearables

With the anticipated Apple Watch launch announcement on March 9th, I sought a fashion-insider’s perspective on wearable devices and the Apple Watch in particular. With an eye to style, aesthetics and fashion, I spoke with Christine Campbell, President of Crimson Mim, an independent women’s boutique …

Apple Watch

Gadgets Are Getting Better at Fooling Your Sense of Touch - MIT Technology Review

The offices of Immersion in San Jose, California, may be the touchy-feeliest place I’ve ever been. The walls of one conference room are lined with …

Ford accelerates tech efforts with new Silicon Valley lab

Ford wants you to know that it's more than just trucks and cars. It wants to be seen as a technology innovator too. Of course, the Detroit automaker has long had a friendly relationship with technology, what with its Sync infotainment platform, its support for third-party apps and, obviously, its …

Ray’s Universal Super Remote Uses Apps To Help Control Your TV

A lot has changed about the TV business over the last several years: More and more shows are coming online or being created specifically for streaming subscription services like Netflix. Cable companies and networks alike are trying to appeal to an audience with an increasing number of content and …

Apple explores headsets that turn your iPhone into a VR display

Apple may not be nearly as enamored with virtual reality as Facebook, Google or Samsung, but that doesn't mean it's uninterested -- it's clearer than ever that Cupertino has been intrigued for years. The USPTO has granted Apple a patent (originally filed way back in 2008) for a headset design that …

Tim Cook: Our Objective With Apple Watch Is to Change the Way People Live Their Lives

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at the annual Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference today, where he covered a range of topics from Apple's dedication to the environment, the major products the company launched in 2014, and his thoughts on the Apple Watch.<p>When asked by Goldman Sachs COO Gary …

Apple Watch

An Epilepsy Tracker So Beautiful, It Could Be Sold In An Apple Store

Meet the Embrace, an utterly gorgeous smartwatch that saves lives.<p>Wearables are getting smarter. Once considered little more than glorified pedometers, the wearables coming out of 2015 are going to be considerably more powerful. So powerful, in fact, that they might save lives.<p>That’s what the …

15 Predictions for Tech and Design in 2015

It’s our favorite time of year, when frogs from around the world examine the state of technology’s future. Below you’ll find 15 declarations and …

Wearable Tech

Samsung's Gear VR headset arrives at Best Buy (but not at retail)

If you've been curious enough about virtual reality to buy Samsung's Gear VR headset, you've had to visit either AT&T's website or Samsung's to pick one up. Not very convenient, is it? Your VR shopping just got a little bit easier, though, as Best Buy has started carrying the $200 wearable in its …

HIRIS ‘wearable computer’: home automation control on your wrist

You’ve probably used The Clapper at some point: it’s a small device that turns lamps and other items on and off when someone claps nearby. It was a …

Logitech wants to link the living room with the rest of your smart home

You might've written off the idea of a connected home up to this point, and if so, Logitech wants you to give it a second chance. Together with Harmony (its living room wing), the outfit's working on an API that allows developers to link all of the connected devices in your home so they work in …

Caremerge Aims To Help Coordinate Elder Care Communications

As the U.S. population ages, more technology is coming online to help manage care for the elderly, a group long neglected by the tech sector.<p>Among the many apps that are dealing with aging and healthcare is Caremerge, which aims to provide unified communications between family members, doctors, and …

GE's smart appliances let you take control with your phone

It's now fairly easy to get at least a few connected appliances, but it's still rare to see a full range of them. What if you want to outfit your whole home with smart equipment? GE thinks it has an answer with its new Profile line. The series' dishwasher, fridge, laundry combo, ovens and water …

Drivemode Raises $2 Million For An App Drivers Can Use Without Looking At Their Phone

Ideally, no one would use their smartphone while driving. Realistically, people do – often putting themselves, their passengers and others in danger. Drivemode, a new company emerging from stealth today and backed by $2 million in seed funding, has developed an Android app that lets you use your …

We're still not sure what the point of ONvocal's 'hearable' device is

Way back in 2012, a study was conducted revealing that audiophiles were so tuned into their music that they stopped paying attention to the world around them, with fatal results. That's why there's been a trend for "safe" headphones that promise better audio quality while letting the ambient noise …

2015: Montblanc Just Got Smarter

Montblanc starts the New Year with a smart move: just two hours into 2015, the brand unveiled the new Montblanc Timewalker Urban Speed e-Strap watch line.<p>Mind you, since Jerome Lambert (previously CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre) took over the helm of Montblanc in late 2013, we have seen many great …

Mont Blanc

Designers Are Ditching The Mouse For The “Flow” 3D Motion Touch Controller

Sliders suck. “Little too far to the left. Ugh. Little too far to the right. ARRHGH!!!” The mouse can be a frustrating controller for Photoshop, Final Cut, AutoCAD or even Spotify. But a new input device called Flow lets you play your computer like an instrument, with infinite dexterity through …

5 Technologies That Will Blow Up My Business (And Yours) In 2015

There are technologies that are coming and there are technologies that are here. For example, in the next three to seven years your business (and mine) will be affected, in some way, by wearables, the Internet of Things, drones, bendable materials, and 3D printing. But not yet (at least, not for …

Secret sights of San Francisco: six things only locals know about

San Francisco is known the world over for its beauty, its open-mindedness and – let's be honest – its weirdness. So it should be no surprise that the City by the Bay harbors many unlikely attractions in far-flung locations known only to locals … until now.<p>Below are a few choice secrets – some new, …

New Bluetooth devices will connect directly to the internet

For all the talk of an Internet of Things, many Bluetooth devices aren't very internet-savvy; they usually have to rely on WiFi (or another gadget entirely) to hop online. That's going to change very shortly with the advent of Bluetooth's new 4.2 spec. If a sensor, smart light bulb or other …

Prana wearable is a breath and posture tracker

Prana wants you to have better posture and to breathe correctly, and so to help with these two things is its new wearable by the same name. Prana is …

Surgeon develops an image of how texting warps your spine. We have a quick solution

Texting has some nasty effects on the spine. Craning our heads downward to stare at a screen creates an additional 60 pounds of pressure on our delicate spines, threatening the body with permanent injuries. This is according to new report from Kenneth Hansraj, a New York-based surgeon, who …

Self Care Catalysts raises $2M round for patient intelligence and self care platform

Investment money continues to flow into companies that are providing a technology link between caregivers and sick patients.<p>Self Care Catalysts, a new patient informatics, intelligence, and self care solution provider, today announced it has raised $2 million in seed funding.<p>The investment comes …