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Augmented Reality Application: ‘Astray’
UIEvolution, Inc.,, announced the release of an AR (augmented reality) mobile application called Astray that demonstrates how computer vision can increase point-of-sale engagement, brand awareness, and revenue opportunities. UIEvolution, one of the early adopters of AR, shows how to use the accelerometer to realistically model gravity within the context of the AR space, something few in the industry have solved.

Wearables Run the Gamut
Wearable devices are becoming more common as companies make them sleeker, more stylish, and more powerful. Perhaps the question is not whether wearables will catch on among the masses, but which wearables will hit mainstream, and for which features will these devices become essential?

Android Wear to Be Newest Smartwatch
Google’s,, foray into the wearable industry created a stir when it introduced Google Glass. Now, the company is delving into the market once again, this time by extending Android into a smartwatch called Android Wear.

AT&T: BYOD to Hospitals, What’s Next?
It’s not far into 2014, but already, some companies are making it clear they will not relent when it comes to pushing the M2M space forward. From enhancing BYOD (bring-your-own-device) and hospital solutions, to supporting the IoT (Internet of Things) ecosystem in general, 2014 is clearly not a year to take lying down.

Fitbit’s Feedback
The health and weight loss resort, H3 (Hilton Head Health),, has partnered up with Fitbit,, the activity tracker, to provide guests with wellness feedback. The retreat now includes an arrival package for each guest featuring a Fitbit tracker that can sync with the visitor’s smartphone or personal computer. So what’s the neat part? H3 has decided to absorb the entire cost of each Fitbit given to its guests. With prices maintained, guests are essentially receiving a free tool to continue their wellbeing after they leave.

Wearables Everywhere
The recent CES (Consumer Electronics Show) displayed tons of things that were intended to be worn. Many of these were created from a common set of chips and sensors as well as proprietary software and embedded technology. Take as an example the G-Series high-performance multisport wearable from a team comprised of Movea,, Xm-Squared,, and Texas Instruments, The G-series takes the user experience to a next level with energy-optimization for highly accurate activity tracking and advanced sports and sleep monitoring.

ARCHOS Reveals New Devices
In the run-up to CES 2014 in Las Vegas, companies are already taking the wrappings off their latest products. One consumer electronics firm recently announced a slate of connected devices designed to make home life easier.

What’s in Your Connected Car?
The connected car has been the talk of M2M for the past few years. Everything from autonomous vehicles, to safety functionality, to preventing distracted driving have been hot topics for discussion. But what type of infotainment can consumers expect in the next generation of connected cars?

M2M Creates Digital Wood Carving
“Digital wood carving.” Out of context, that’s an odd term. After all, what’s less digital than a piece of wood? But M2M and connected devices are creating new possibilities every day. Indeed, the latest is digital wood carving.

Affordable Gadgets for Dad
You know what most dads want for Father’s Day—high-tech gadgets and connected devices. This year, there are a number of affordable options you can get dad, and even a way you can get your hands on some more expensive gadgets for free and just in time for Father’s Day.

New M2M Developments Offer Convenience, Flexibility
Convenience means more than people think. It’s not just about making things easy. It’s about eliminating redundancies, increasing efficiency, and simplifying the complicated.

5 (M2M) Windows Apps to Consider
With the increasing popularity of Windows-based smartphones and the availability of Microsoft’s enterprise-focused tablet, Surface Pro, you may be looking for the latest connected apps for your Windows device. The number of apps that leverage M2M technology for Windows smartphones and tablets is growing every day. Here are several that are garnering positive reviews.

M2M and the Era of the App
We find ourselves in the era of the app. Apps may be small and specialized programs, but in recent years they’ve taken the world by storm, if for no other reason than the sheer volume of them. As M2M continues to evolve, and more developers and organizations discover its benefits, more apps that leverage a transfer of data are being created. These days, there’s one for virtually anything you can imagine.

Government Approves Samsung KNOX
Do you BYOD (bring your own device)? If your company doesn’t offer this option yet, it may soon, as there is a greater push for enterprise-developed applications in the M2M market as of late. This will necessitate companies to make tough decisions regarding how to secure the data and what types of devices to allow. The government, for one, just recently put its stamp of approval on Samsung KNOX-enabled connected devices.

M2M Targets the Enterprise
What are the most important elements of running a business? Increasingly, data is listed up there with things like people and systems as a critical piece of the puzzle. The ideas of Big Data and M2M go hand in hand, with M2M technology collecting and transmitting data from a wide variety of devices and systems. Access to good analytics is crucial as well, because data is often only as good as the way it is put to use.
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