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Innovations

EYES ON THE FUTURE

EYES ON THE FUTURE

Epson Releases Moverio BT-200 Smart Glasses Epson’s next generation of wearable augmented reality platform Smart Glasses, the Moverio BT-200, are now available for purchase – and some of Australia’s top education and research organisations are leading the way in using and developing applications for them.   The Moverio BT-200s are already in use at the
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November 25, 2014 Innovations

HATS OFF – AND ON, OFF, ON…

HATS OFF – AND ON, OFF, ON…

Novelty of the week award goes to the winner of the Hats Off design challenge, in which 10 participants from around the world reimagined the traditional hat into wearable technology solutions. Barbara Eldredge from the US took home the top prize for her ‘Jaunty Fascinator’, a traditional English fascinator equipped with an accelerometer to measure
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November 14, 2014 Innovations

DELL PACKS IN THE PIXELS

DELL PACKS IN THE PIXELS

Dell has announced it is working on a new 5K UltraSharp 27-inch monitor with 5120×2880 resolution – or nearly twice the pixels of a 4K display, and seven times the resolution of a Full HD screen. The UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K is expected to be released towards the end of the year and while
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September 11, 2014 Innovations

FLIPPING THE BIRD

FLIPPING THE BIRD

Finally, waving your finger to control electronic devices is available technology. Broadcast solutions provider Orad has joined forces with Israeli interactive wearables startup MUV to provide a finger-worn device that turns surfaces into interactive screens. Launching at IBC 2014, the interactive ‘Bird’ is particularly ideal for studio environments, allowing presenters to stand anywhere and rotate,
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September 10, 2014 Innovations

GIVE WHITEBOARDS THE FINGER

GIVE WHITEBOARDS THE FINGER

Epson is demonstrating the first ‘finger touch’ projector specifically designed for business use at Integrate this week, where the screen images can be manipulated and annotated using hand gestures alone. The functionality is part of the second generation of Epson’s MeetingMate technology and is incorporated in the new EB1430Wi projector. Up to six participants can
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August 25, 2014 Innovations

I’D SELL MY SOUL FOR TOTAL CONTROL

I’D SELL MY SOUL FOR TOTAL CONTROL

The 30-year wait for a better lighting control protocol Text:/ Paul Collison 1986. The year of the first ever PC Virus Brain, Halley’s Comet made a visit, Argentina beat West Germany in the World cup, Phantom of the Opera opened on Broadway , John Farnham released Whispering Jack, Neighbours was first aired on TV, Lady
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August 21, 2014 Innovations

LIFESIZE REINVENTS VIDEO CONFERENCING… AGAIN

LIFESIZE REINVENTS VIDEO CONFERENCING… AGAIN

  Logitech’s Lifesize division has hammered another nail in the coffin of expensive videoconferencing hardware with the launch of a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) video collaboration offering, connecting anyone using smartphones, tablets, laptop and especially conference rooms. Lifesize Cloud is purpose-built for organisations of any size to implement an affordable, simple and scalable video conferencing solution with
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August 19, 2014 Industry, Innovations

GOTTA WEAR SHADES

GOTTA WEAR SHADES

At the forefront of the 4K launches at InfoComm this year was Digital Projection’s Insight 4K Laser projector, delivering 12,000 lumens of solid state illumination – no consummables required – and 20,000 hours of lamp life. A single unit is able to project large, detailed images where previously edge blending two or more projectors would
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July 30, 2014 Innovations

DAZZLING DISPLAYS

DAZZLING DISPLAYS

In-store advertising has gained a new weapon in the battle for consumers with MirrorBox, a projection mapped point-of-sale unit that projects high resolution images onto three dimensional objects such as products and displays to boost their in-store impact, and is fully visible in daylight. Clever use of mirrors means that a complete projection can be
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July 25, 2014 Innovations

ALARMING APP

ALARMING APP

Lone Worker Alarm is a smartphone App for broadcasting an emergency situation.
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June 19, 2014 Innovations, Technology