The software developed by the Israeli start-up Mantis Vision analyzes the projected pattern and uses it to create a depth map of the object. The challenge facing this company, that participates in Google’s Project Tango, is to make 3D communication more immersive.
Pablo Lago is the CEO and one of the founders of Bucmi, a portal for making online appointments at hairdressers and beauty salons, which is already being used by customers from nearly 400 centers throughout Spain. A daily activity turned into something much more simple and efficient, as always, through innovation.
A California startup is developing flexible, rechargeable batteries that can be printed cheaply on commonly used industrial screen printers. Imprint Energy, of Alameda, California, has been testing its ultrathin zinc-polymer batteries in wrist-worn devices and hopes to sell them to manufacturers of wearable electronics, medical devices, smart labels, and environmental sensors.
Three facts were made known recently: in Spain, despite the difficulties facing the Spanish publishing sector due to the economic crisis and falling sales figures, e-book sales (which still account for a small percentage of the total) grew by around 8%. At the same time, the consultancy firm PwC released a forecast for the United Kingdom: in some fields (such as ‘genre writing’) e-book sales will catch up with printed books within 4 years. Meanwhile, across the Atlantic, e-books and audio-books combined have already reached the volume of online sales of paper books.
Recordings of the activity on the surface of the brain offer a first glimpse into how speech is controlled.
Everything appears to indicate that the increase in mobile computer equipment will continue to lead to a gradual reduction in the leadership of the traditional PC.
Google’s smartwatches let you order a pizza from your wrist by simply pressing a couple of keys.
BBVA is the first global banking group to commercially launch mobile NFC payments based on new cloud-based payment specifications from Visa. The new cloud-based system will allow BBVA customers with NFC-enabled Android handsets to make contactless purchases by simply downloading an updated version of the BBVA Wallet app, available immediately.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil not only boasts the presence of the best footballers in the world, but is also the scenario for a host of technological advances and implementations affecting communication both within, as well as, without of the stadiums to prepare for the matches and to hold them.