The IoT is definitely making an impact and helping the field service industry

In the age of the IoT, smartphones, laptops, tablets, and the rest of the mobile technology are no longer just a mere device. They have become tools as crucial to the field engineer as the tape measure. While mobile platforms evolve, the IoT is expected to deliver a wealth of functionalities and information we used to only dream of a couple of years back. Continue reading “The IoT is definitely making an impact and helping the field service industry”

Disney’s Incredible iPhone Accessories Can Hear How You Touch Them (VIDEO)

Who needs sensors and circuit boards when you have ultrasonic waves? Even the simplest iPhone dock or gamepad is a relatively complex device, filled with complex electronics that allow you to press buttons or turn knobs to activate the right circuits and send a signal like “turn the volume up” to your iPhone. Continue reading “Disney’s Incredible iPhone Accessories Can Hear How You Touch Them (VIDEO)”

5 Smart Rings That Are More Useful Than Getting You Engaged

While wearables like fitness trackers and smartwatches edge their way toward the mainstream, smart rings might be next in line. These bits of connected jewelry allow consumers to control gadgets with gestures, and even check smartphone notifications from the same tiny plot of hand real estate that might house a wedding ring. Continue reading “5 Smart Rings That Are More Useful Than Getting You Engaged”

Smartphones just as accurate at tracking physical activity as wearables

Smartphone apps are just as capable of accurately tracking physical activity as fitness trackers and other wearables, a study has found.Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine and the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics at the University of Pennsylvania equipped 14 participants… Continue reading “Smartphones just as accurate at tracking physical activity as wearables”