New System Detects Driver Drowsiness [video]

New System Detects Driver Drowsiness [video]

If you’ve been driving a car for any length of time, chances are good that you’ve encountered a situation where you were not as alert as you should be. Driver fatigue is a significant problem for commercial drivers, but also plays a significant role in...
Intel Partners with Maker of Ray-Ban

Intel Partners with Maker of Ray-Ban

As a techno-geeky type, I know about Intel. But I confess that I am not familiar with one of Intel’s newest design partners: the Luxottica Group. You may not recognize the company either, but some of their eye-wear brands might ring a bell: Ray-Ban, Oakley, or...

Chinese Company Invests in Misfit

Misfit is one of the leading fitness band makers. Recently, it was widely reported by Reuters and other sources that the Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi is part of a consortium that has invested $40 million in the company. This appears to be part of a larger strategy...

Are Fitness Bands Losing Out to Smartwatches?

A recent report from Gartner predicts that in 2015, half of the consumers who are considering a fitness band will choose to buy a smartwatch instead. Part of their reasoning is that the feature set for smartwatches is overlapping those of traditional fitness bands,...