Gadget-free virtual world simulator tech patented by Disney

Virtual World Simulator - Augmented Reality technology

The augmented reality tech wouldn’t require the user to wear a headset or glasses for the experience. Disney has filed a patent for a new type of Virtual World Simulator technology that is supposed to allow for augmented reality experiences but without the need for users to wear glasses or headsets. The US Patent and Trademark company granted the patent to the Walt Disney Company on December 28, 2021. The patent was for virtual world simulator technology that would let the company create theme park rides in the real world…

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Wearable technology predicts onset of epileptic seizures

Wearable technology - Epilepsy

The device can provide the wearer with some advance warning that a seizure will occur. A new wrist-worn wearable technology monitoring device called the Empatica E4 wristband, has been shown to be able to collect data that will forecast epileptic seizures about a half hour before they occur. A preliminary study was conducted by researchers at the Mayo Clinic to verify successful forecasting. The study’s results were published in a paper in the Scientific Reports journal. What the Mayo Clinic researchers were able to find was that the wearable technology…

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Are Ebooks Worth It? Does Anyone Actually Read Them?

Are ebooks worth it?

From the least to the most popular books on Amazon, are people reading the digital copies? For a long time, readers, authors and publishers alike were asking “are ebooks worth it?”.  That time is well behind us as digital books have taken off in the last handful of years. The advantages of ebooks simply cannot be ignored, and they are a staple for any book release. A recent Pew Research Center survey on book formats and consumption showed that while traditional print (comprised primarily by paperback and hardcovers) remains the…

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CES 2022 places the spotlight on Invoxia’s Smart Dog Collar

Smart dog collar - Dog holding a collar in his mouth

The wearable technology gives Fido the opportunity to track health as well as a human fitness tracker. Invoxia’s Smart Dog Collar is among the gadgets debuting at CES 2022 that has drawn the most attention simply because it is utterly and completely cool. This wearable technology is meant for furry family members and can help monitor a pet’s health. This gadget is leaps and bounds over some of the smart dog collar products that have been released in the past. It is quite comparable to the type of technology we…

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Alexa voice assistant and Webex are headed to the moon with NASA

Alexa voice assistant - Moon

Amazon and Cisco’s products will board the deep-space rocket on the upcoming Moon mission. NASA will be launching its huge new deep-space rocket for the first time this year, and when it does, Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant and Cisco’s Webex videoconferencing platform will be going too. A version of each technology will be included on the space flight as a part of a tech demonstration. Part of the goal for bringing the Alexa voice assistant and Webex videoconferencing platform into space is to see how these tools might be beneficial…

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