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Tile

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The next time you lose your keys, don't say I didn't tell you about this baby: an etile that you can strap or stick on stuff to keep track of it. Not to put on your cheating boy/girl/friend. Just for stuff. Kids maybe. Related articlesTile co-founder Mike Farley on the perils crowdfunding (Interview)'Tile,' The Gadget That Makes Sure You Never Lose Anything Ever Again, Is Now On Sale To The PublicReview: Tile Bluetooth tag (verdict: Great)Cool gadget! Never lose your keys againTile

Virgin Atlantic to implement Google Glass strategy

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Well if this isn't the most unexpected, and to me weird, implementation of this technology!

Most of the passengers thought that it was "cool," after the nice people at VA explained that it was not an invasion of their privacy. LOL, there are cameras everywhere at Heathrow.
Related articlesUpper Crust Virgin Atlantic Passengers To Be Checked In Using Google Glass

The Next Big Thing...

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The Next Big Thing You Missed: One Day, You’ll Google the Physical World With a Scanner Like This
Thanks to the smartphone camera industry, a tremendous amount of time and money had already been devoted to miniaturizing optics technology. Sharon and Goldring figured they could apply those great technological strides to making a miniature spectrometer, no different from the technology being used in scientific labs around the world. “We both jumped out of nice jobs. We had kids that were several months old, and we said this is what we’re going to do and got started,” Sharon remembers. The two founders gathered a team of physicists, engineers, data scientists, food technologists, optical design specialists, and others. They took a lean startup approach to prototyping, rapidly shipping new prototypes and killing off old features. The final product, which will begin shipping to Kickstarter backers later this year, works by shining a light on an object at a very specific wavelength. That caus…

GOOGLE and LUXOTTICA announce strategic partnership for Glass

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Technology Is Not Technology (Photo credit: lgb06) “We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Google, and are proud to be once again setting the pace in the eyewear industry, as we have been, with more than 50 years of excellence.” Said Andrea Guerra, Chief Executive Officer of Luxottica Group. “We live in a world where technological innovation has dramatically changed the way in which we communicate and interact in everything that we do. More importantly, we have come to a point where we now have both a technology push and a consumer pull for wearable technology products and applications. Seeing such a future, over the last years, Luxottica invested heavily in building-out our technology platforms and digital solutions to combine with our products excellence. We believe that a strategic partnership with a leading player like Google is the ideal platform for developing a new way forward in our industry and answering the evolving needs of consumers on a global scale. We believe it…