The new smartphone key feature will arrive in six hotels in 2015. Spurred by growing competition, Hilton has announced that its hotels will allow customers to take self-check-ins one step further, using their iPhone or Android handset as a room key. The feature won’t start arriving until 2015, but when it does, it’ll arrive at six of […]
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Game-based learning can provide students with the right skills and knowledge for their future. Technology transforms how students learn, share and gather information and has had a huge impact on the education system worldwide.
Lechal ‘smartshoes’ People in India will be the first in the world to get access to what could be the next big thing in wearable technology: the smartshoe. Ducere Technologies Pvt., an Indian startup, is going to start selling its Bluetooth enabled Lechal shoes for more than $100 a pair in September. The smartshoes sync up […]
The bionic pancreas In 2000, Ed Damiano’s son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Damiano’s son was 11 months old.The biomedical engineer, decided to create a device that would help his child and millions of others better manage their disease. He set a goal of having it ready by the time his son went to college. […]
Tile makes sure you never lose anything ever again. Wouldn’t it be great if you never lost anything you cared about ever again: your keys, your wallet, your favorite leather jacket? You could even tap into a large group of strangers to help you track down a stolen bike.
The app market continues to boom. According to the latest data from Distimo, via Ben Schachter at Macquarie Research, combined spending in Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play store, was up 83% year-over-year in April, hitting $1.4 billion.
iBeacon could change the retail experience for consumers. The iBeacon is an indoor positioning system that communicates with devices via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). It’s basically GPS for indoors.
Lazy people are the best customers. The ultimate customers are lazy, anti-social people. To be assured of success today, create a service that appeals to people just active enough to push a button but too lazy to check their bank statements.
The Lumafit brings interactive fitness to your smartphone. Lumalift can precisely identify and rate cardio workouts by tracking motion at the head. Lumalift has apps for both fitness and relaxation. (Video)
OMsignal smartwear Apple is set to mark it’s debut into health and fitness tracking with the iWatch, but one company is taking the concept of wearables a step further with the OMsignal shirt. (Video)