Delta announced they are giving all of their 11,000 pilots a Microsoft Surface 2 tablet. The initial plan is to replace the pilots paper based flight kits where they keep their navigation charts and operations manuals.
Some rather interesting news over the weekend, Canon, Samsung, HP and Xerox have formed the Mopria Alliance a global non-profit membership organization formed to promote, simplify and increase accessibility of wireless printing from smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Canon’s press release said the following about this alliance.
Looks like Kia is going to make a run at the luxury market by introducing the Kia Quoris in 2014. The Quoris has only been available in Korea and the Middle East where it goes by the name K9. The exact specifications of the Quoris have not been released but it is aiming for the luxury slot so we would expect it to have quiet a few high end features.
Our UK readers will be pleased to know that LightwaveRF , a company in the smart home technology field, has released their Android App to help users control their smart home experience. LightwaveRF controls dimmer switches, ultra slim-line power sockets and LED lights, all from your smartphone or tablet.
LG busted out their new LAP340 (dubbed the LG Soundplate) at the 2013 CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association) Expo in Denver, CO. The Soundplate is a minimalist designed sound system optimized for optimized for flat panel HDTVs.
I am a racing fan. No doubt about it. While I probably can not name drivers in the different series of racing, I love to watch racing. F1, Nascar, Indy, Motocross you name it. If it has wheels and an engine, most likely I will watch it. So I was pleasantly surprised this morning to find Infiniti showing us how an F1 race car is made.
So how cool would it be to able to capture the things around you in 3D, all from your mobile device? The makers of the Structure Sensor (Occipital) claim their device can not only scan things in 3D, but it will allow you to “play augmented reality games, develop mobile applications and capture models of rooms.” Here’s just a little more of what the folks at Occipital had to say.
Apple has announced a performance update to their all in one desktop line up, the iMac. With the fourth generation Intel quad-core processor, new graphics, next-gen Wi-Fi and faster flash storage. The bumped up specs will certainly entice any would be buyer. Here’s what Apple had to say about the improved specifications.
Samsung announced a new leap forward for CMOS sensors in mobile cameras today dubbed, ISOCELL. The ISOCELL tech is supposed to increase the sensors light sensitivity which in turn would help control electron absorption giving the end result higher color fidelity even in low-light conditions.
Tobii Technology is a company specializing in eye tracking and gaze interaction technology, and now they have partnered with Dell to bring that technology to the tablet platform. The Dell Latitude 10 tablet with Intel® Clover Trail™ Atom Dual Core, 1.8Ghz will be the first device to integrate Tobii’s eye gaze.