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Virtual reality White House tour provides unprecedented 360 degree experience

Virtual reality White House tour provides unprecedented 360 degree experience

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Outgoing President Barack Obama has recorded and narrated VR tour with Michelle’s help. President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama have created a virtual reality White House tour during their last days living there. They used Oculus VR headsets and Facebook 360 degree video to record and narrate the experience. This first ever virtual reality tour of the White House was initially released just before the weekend. The virtual reality White House tour … Read entire article »

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QR codes are changing the way everything is done in India – Should we do the same?

QR codes are changing the way everything is done in India – Should we do the same?

As the country works hard to go cashless, the use of quick response codes has spiked. India has managed to take lowly QR codes and make them a central part of the way things function. While the main spotlight has been focused on the quick response codes used in mobile payments transactions, the country is taking their use much further. You can scan a QR code to avoid using cash when buying from many merchants, but now … Read entire article »

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Vector smartwatch company sold to Fitbit

Vector smartwatch company sold to Fitbit

The top fitness tracker company has now purchased a one year old wearable tech brand. Fitbit purchased Vector, smartwatch company out of Romania that is only a year old. The brand is managed from London, England and is a year old. The Vector brand is best known for smartwatches that have their own proprietary operating system. That said, beyond running on its own OS, the smartwatch company is also recognized for producing a device that has a 30 … Read entire article »

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IBM says medical nanotechnology could give you superpowers in 5 years

IBM says medical nanotechnology could give you superpowers in 5 years

The tech giant predicts that microscopic health devices and superhero vision are a half decade away. IBM has released its annual “Five in Five” list which includes medical nanotechnology innovations this year. The company issues the report to forecast some of the top innovations and scientific directions that could considerably change our lives in five years. The technology IBM spotlights in the report has the chance to alter the way we live and interact every day. The broad … Read entire article »

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QR code labels on chicken let consumers check its quality

QR code labels on chicken let consumers check its quality

Scanning quick response codes will make it possible to learn a great deal about the product’s safety. New QR code labels are being used in parts of India to allow consumers to check on the quality of the chicken they’re buying. The barcodes can be scanned using free apps and smartphones. A scan provides consumers with a wealth of information about the history of the product. Several details are revealed about the complete history of the chicken … Read entire article »

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Who won top wearable technology awards at CES 2017?

Who won top wearable technology awards at CES 2017?

Smartwatches and fitness trackers have a lot to live up to in this rapidly expanding category. CES 2017 is far from disappointing if you’re looking for the latest in tech, and the wearable technology awards have shown that this category is stronger than ever. Aside from the smart appliances and swarms of drones a plethora of new wearables have swamped the show. While there are tons of great gadgets to be seen, it’s the recipients of the wearable … Read entire article »

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Memorial QR codes help us remember fallen soldiers and vets

Memorial QR codes help us remember fallen soldiers and vets

Monuments in civic memorials in Springfield, Ohio may soon feature quick response codes. Memorial QR codes are becoming increasingly commonplace on gravestones and markers in cemeteries. However, in Springfield, Ohio, they may also find their way to civic memorial monuments. The goal is to use the quick response codes to ensure that detailed memories will be preserved over time. Randy Ark, a resident of New Carlisle, is working with Dodds Monuments of Springfield to add memorial QR codes … Read entire article »

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CES 2017: Top tech unveiled that you’ll actually be able to buy

CES 2017: Top tech unveiled that you’ll actually be able to buy

The best gadgets and devices from the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The massive CES 2017 tech event in Las Vegas is underway and the product unveilings are everywhere you look. There are more things to see than any individual would be able to take in, even over the event’s several days. That said, even from the very start there are gadgets and technologies that stand out from the rest. Consumers are particularly drawn to the … Read entire article »

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Chinese mobile games are taking off worldwide

Chinese mobile games are taking off worldwide

A large number of entertainment apps from the country have made it into the top performing lists. Last year, Chinese mobile games became truly popular around the globe for the first time. Among the leading 1,000 mobile gaming apps worldwide, publishers from China produced a sizeable 84. The year before, that figure had been 45, showing a striking rise in popularity for those games. After all, this means there are 80 percent more mobile games from that … Read entire article »

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New Nintendo QR code check-in gave members exclusive features

New Nintendo QR code check-in gave members exclusive features

Quick response codes provide users with additional benefits that can give them more at brand events. A new Nintendo QR code is all it will take for users to automatically check in with the brand. Every user will be provided with a unique quick response code for fast and simple check ins to My Nintendo. That will give the user “exclusive My Nintendo member benefits,” said a company announcement. While the specifics regarding those benefits haven’t been … Read entire article »

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