Tag: mobile

polzr bear inside a rocky ice cave

Augmented Reality App Triggers Empathy for Polar Bears

by Lee Rickwood
Polar bears can be seen as beautiful creatures worthy of support and protection; they can also be seen as a dangerous nuisance that must be eliminated. Can augmented reality help settle the matter?

seated man and woman talking; woman wears electronic eyewear

Accessibility Tech: Creating a World without Barriers

by Lee Rickwood
Special hardware and software tools, collectively called assistive or accessibility technology, bring real value not just for the impacted individual but to the overall economy.

Kobo Forma eReader Introduces Dropbox

By Yasmin Ranade
Kobo’s open platform appeals to readers of all kinds. Readers are not hamstrung by the functionality of eReaders or file types and, using the OverDrive integration, readers can also virtually access many local libraries straight from Kobo devices. The introduction of Dropbox support on Kobo Forma has extended its mission of accessibility.

Reviewing the Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite

By Ted Kritsonis

Android tablets have become less about doing something productive, and more about consuming content, which is exactly where the Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite fits best.

robocop watches outdoor recreation area

Autonomous Machines and Police Tech: RoboCops on the Beat

Can you spot the difference between a harmless passer-by and a potential criminal? Don’t worry — apparently HP RoboCop can. That’s the name given to a high-tech autonomous machine that has become an official member of the Huntington Park Police…