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Kinect for Parkinson’s; IBM’s ‘Light’ Chip; Privacy; VR

Posted May 12th, 2015 at 2:06 pm (UTC-4)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: New Kinect Controller Could Be a Game-Changer for Parkinson’s Patients Dr. Konstantinos Banitsas and PhD candidate Amin Amini Maghsoud Bigy of Brunel University London have altered the Kinect game controller to help Parkinson’s patients counter some of the symptoms of the disease. The scientists developed a system that connects Kinect to a […]

3-D Printing; VR; Fighting Cancer With Games; Apple vs. Tattoos

Posted April 29th, 2015 at 2:36 pm (UTC-4)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Your Next Hand Brace Could Be 3-D Printed Two firms – MHOX and CRP Group – have come up with an additive manufacturing process that allows them to 3-D-print flexible, waterproof material that can be used to create custom-made rehabilitation devices. How Virtual Reality is Being Used to Tackle Prejudice Prejudice runs […]

The Future of VR; User-Aided Hack Attacks; Android’s ‘Trusted Voice’

Posted April 14th, 2015 at 2:00 pm (UTC-4)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Google Malaysia Service Disrupted by Hackers Users of Google’s Malaysia website got redirected Tuesday to a hacked site. A Google Malaysia spokesperson told Reuters the company has contacted the group that administers the domain name to address the issue. Likewise, Chinese hackers are said to be spying on governments in Southeast Asia […]