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Leo King

The Universe's Most Inspiring Astrologer is now available for your Android device!! New content is released every day featuring astrology...

December 17, 2014 by Science Mobile, LLC.

Tracking and analyzing your whereabouts with mobile devices

At the Where 2.0 conference in San Jose, Calif., Deborah Estrin, a professor of computer science at UCLA, says the capability of GPS mobile phones to record location over time creates a new wealth of analytics. For example, new opportunities will exist where information is gathered from multiple users that better enables the accuracy of local traffic conditions.

April 6, 2010 by

Tinkering around at TechFest 2009

At TechFest, Microsoft stages a science fair to show its "other" projects such as using still images to create a 3D effect, creating higher level cell phone video streams, and using mobile sticky notes.

February 25, 2009 by

Sign language over cell phones in the U.S.

Thanks to University of Washington (UW) computer scientists, hearing-impaired users might soon be able to use sign language over a mobile phone, like in Japan or Sweden. The research team received a grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation to start a 20-person field project next year in Seattle. Of course, deaf people were already able to use text messages for communication. But as said the lead researcher, 'the point is you want to be able to communicate in your native language. For deaf people that's American Sign Language (ASL).' Now the researchers have to convince a commercial cell phone manufacturer to integrate their MobileASL software before this service becomes widely available. But read more...

August 26, 2008 by

LiSA, a robot assistant for life sciences

We've all read for years that mobile assistant robots would help us to take over repetitive and boring work. Surprisingly, there are very few robots able to do this. This is why the German government has launched an initiative to develop safe and cost effective robotic assistants. For example, LiSA will help life science workers. It is being built at the Fraunhofer Institute and will 'interact with technicians in the labs of life science companies and autonomously take over routine tasks such as transporting multiplates and setting up and stocking stations.' LiSA should be ready by March 2009, but read more...

January 7, 2008 by

Oracle Health Sciences Mobile CRA

Oracle Health Sciences Mobile CRA is a mobile application giving clinical monitors improved visibility, flexibility, and control over...

December 6, 2013 by Oracle USA

Honey to the B(oom)

I'm not in the habit of reprinting people's press releases verbatim, but this practically demands it. My favourite bit comes at the end: "The mobile fume cupboard supplied by Air Science Technologies will help bees to be trained ‘on-the-fly’".

May 17, 2007 by

Reflections: Husin Jazri, NISER

The trend towards mobile access of information using a personal digital assistant/smart phone type device will further push the thin client concept to a higher level. -- Husin Jazri, director of National ICT Security and Emergency Response Centre, Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation, Malaysia

December 20, 2005

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