InforMedia Services (IMS)

Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

drones as a menace

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 5th June 2015

Copping a ’copter In the hands of criminals, small drones could be a menace. Now is the time to think about how to detect them and knock them down safely http://www.economist.com/node/21650071 In March, it [the French Government] held trials of anti-drone “detect and defeat” systems. DroneShield’s system is centred on a sophisticated listening device that […]

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Deep learning and Wearables

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 3rd April 2015

RE.WORK Deep Learning Summit, Boston May 26-27, 2015 Boston, Massachusetts https://www.tractica.com/events/re-work-deep-learning-summit-boston/ Internet of Things Summit, Boston 2015 May 28, 2015 – May 29, 2015 Hyatt Regency Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA – See more at: https://www.crunchbase.com/event/internet-of-things-summit-boston-2015-2015528#sthash.cBVjBogG.dpuf https://www.crunchbase.com/event/internet-of-things-summit-boston-2015-2015528

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Wearable APP concepts

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 1st February 2015

Wearable APP concepts http://www.wired.com/2014/03/3-insights-wearable-design-smart-concept-epileptics/ What’s the “killer app” for wearables? Think context. https://gigaom.com/2014/01/16/whats-the-killer-app-for-wearables-think-context/ http://www.fastcodesign.com/1664771/wearable-technology-should-be-simpler-here-are-eight-ideas Apple Watch App Concepts http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/?s=wearable http://theultralinx.com/2013/06/22-beautiful-ios-app-concepts-dribbble.html PR, N. (2014, August 5). Accenture and Philips announce proof of concept app to show how ALS patients could gain greater control of their lives through brain, voice and eye commands. PR Newswire US. http://login.libproxy.stcloudstate.edu/login?qurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ebscohost.com%2flogin.aspx%3fdirect%3dtrue%26db%3dpwh%26AN%3d201408050800PR.NEWS.USPR.MM82099%26site%3deds-live%26scope%3dsite ABI, […]

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Microsoft’s HoloLens

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 25th January 2015

Microsoft’s HoloLens explained: How it works and why it’s different http://www.cnet.com/news/microsoft-hololens-explained-how-it-works-and-why-its-different/ Microsoft’s HoloLens prototype has all the innards of a computer built directly into the headset. That means no cords or even a smartphone required. Just as VR rivals Oculus (owned by Facebook) and Google are trying to reimagine virtual experiences with their head-worn devices, […]

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wearables

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 9th December 2014

Virtual Reality Aims for the Mobile Phone http://www.technologyreview.com/news/532351/virtual-reality-aims-for-the-mobile-phone/ The “Oculus Platform” Marketplace For Virtual Reality App Launches This Fall http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/20/oculus-platform/ more at: https://www.google.com/search?q=marketplace+tech+samsung+virtual+reality&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&channel=fflb

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Integrate Google Glass Into Classroom

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th September 2014

Integrate Google Glass Into Classroom http://www.wpr.org/uw-madison-professors-integrate-google-glass-classroom Please consider our previous postings about Google Glass: http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/?s=google+glass What you don’t want it to end up being is what a lot of experts call, you know, the ‘thousand-dollar pencil,’” said Eric Carbaugh, a faculty member with the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. “Maybe we give kids tablets […]

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mega trends in technology

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 10th January 2014

THE SIX BIGGEST TRENDS IN SOCIAL THAT WILL BLOW YOUR MIND Mega shifts in social business will significantly affect the way that business will run in the future. http://www.socialmediaexplorer.com/social-media-marketing/the-six-biggest-trends-in-social-that-will-blow-your-mind/ 1. Big Data How it works: Businesses collect multiple data points, helping to create hyper-specific marketing for users, while making better predictions with more information from […]

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