Mookkie bowl uses AI to make sure the right pet is eating the right food

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Volta is gearing up to launch its “smart” pet food bowl at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. The Milan-based smartphone appliances manufacturer, Volta, has developed a unique facial recognition pet food bowl called Mookkie bowl, which features a built-in camera and embedded circuit board that makes it capable of recognizing a person’s pet. The company is expected to show it off at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2019). The bowl uses artificial intelligence to keep other animals out of your pet’s food. The facial recognition tech that has been…

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Half of revenue from mobile game apps generated by 0.19% of players

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Gaming applications must be very careful about their strategies as very few users actually buy. Publishers of mobile game apps need to take a great deal of care as they market their applications and target their new users, as a wide majority of players won’t ever actually make any purchases. A recent Swrve study revealed that only a tiny sliver of all players made up about half of the revenue. In fact, 48 percent of the total revenue generated by mobile game apps comes from a virtually microscopic 0.19 percent…

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Mobile health apps are opening up the doors for medical discussion

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The connection these applications provide make it possible for clinical peer conversation to occur more easily. Mobile health apps and devices have been exploding in development, testing and even use over the last year and the World Health Organization has now included it within the broader category of eHealth. Just as consumers have been using gadgets and apps to track their own health and fitness, doctors see benefits, too. These mobile health platforms are now starting to open up the doors for collaborations within the medical community, including among doctors,…

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Futurefly envisions a brighter future for mobile games and app messaging

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Company acquires some $2.5 million in funding through investments Futurefly, a new startup that is seeking to revolutionize mobile games and app messaging technology, has announced that it has raised some $2.5 million in funding. The funding will be used to further the company’s endeavors, allowing it to accomplish its goals in the mobile gaming and app spaces. Mobile games have proven to be a particularly attractive focus, with the gaming market expected to reach $30 billion by the end of this year. Mobile games are gaining momentum over console…

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Wearable technology is not as accurate as smartphones for fitness

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As hot as wearables are for fitness and health tracking, a Penn Medicine study says your cell phone is likely better. The results of recent research from Penn Medicine have now been released, and what they have shown is that some of the features of smartphone apps are actually more accurate for health and fitness tracking than wearable technology. The study determined that in some situations and with certain apps, smartphones work as well or better than wearables. It determined that wearable technology and smartphones sometimes performed at about the…

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