In the midst of the Thomas Fire, a new tool emerged to help the Los Angeles Fire Department monitor the fire and predict where it would go next. Read how the web-based platform, WIFIRE, is using data analytics and machine learning software to give firefighters a real-time picture of a wildfire’s trajectory.
Husband and wife duo, Avril O’Neill and John Nussey, took a look at a basic, seldom thought-of product and thought of a way to make it better, more apt for the times. That’s how they’ve come to revolutionize the doorbell to fit into the landscape of the smart home.
The 5G network may not arrive on our smartphones until 2019, but when it does, it will pave the way for groundbreaking apps and services. Read how the new technology is set to enhance devices like wearables and automotive, while progressing the areas of VR, AR, and holographs.
Imagine this: You put on a pair of virtual-reality glasses. You see a school in a poor, rural Chinese village. You turn your head to see inside the door and you find a group of students gathered in a small classroom, learning with technology.
The display requirements in different industries, like finance, oil and gas or education are vastly different for users. Add to this virtual and mixed reality technology and you can imagine the ever more sophisticated displays needed to translate data into the visual.
Upon first glance, some smart home devices can seem gimmicky — fridges that tell you to buy more milk and internet-connected kettles. But what if these Internet of Things (IoT) gadgets could give an elderly relative a greater feeling of independence?