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Muzak Killed In Rebranding. Here, A Hummable, Treacly History

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Now named Mood, the sleep-inducing tunes will still play in elevators everywhere. Muzak, the musical equivalent of white bread, is no more. That's the message coming from its parent company, Ontario-based Mood Media, who today announced that it's killing the brand, launched in 1934, and renaming it Mood (think...
Muzak Killed In Rebranding. Here, A Hummable, Treacly History
Apple Patent Application Gives A Glimpse At The Computer Brain Running Its Retail Stores
The Internet of weird thing at SXSW: smart porta potties, light books and a robot zen gardener

Texas Company Points New Device at Presentations

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Interphase is one of those mid-sized tech companies not too many people have heard about. But the Texas-based company is hoping to make waves this week with a variation on the concept of interactive whiteboards. These are large interactive displays mounted on walls, designed to replace conventional whiteboards found in...
Texas Company Points New Device at Presentations

5 Perspectives On The Future Of The Human Interface

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The next generation of apps will require developers to think more of the human as the user interface. It will become more about the need to know how an app works while a person stands up or with their arms in the air more so than if they’re sitting down...
5 Perspectives On The Future Of The Human Interface
Microsoft Goes To The Mall With Kinect Features For Wall-Sized Displays

eBay To Make True Window Shopping A Reality With New NYC Virtual Retail Stores

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eBay is debuting new “shoppable window” virtual stores over the course of this month and next (via Reuters), to help retailer Fifth & Pacific Companies Inc. sell its new line of Kate Spade Saturday clothing on window display screens measuring 9 feet by 2 feet, which cover the windows of...
eBay To Make True Window Shopping A Reality With New NYC Virtual Retail Stores

Confirmed: Microsoft's revamped Kinect for Xbox One will also come to Windows next year

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Microsoft has clarified that the next iteration of Kinect, the motion tracking peripheral unveiled alongside the Xbox One earlier this week, will be coming to Windows next year. We had previously known that the device would eventually be supported by Windows, but didn’t know when. Unfortunately, Microsoft is keeping quiet...
Confirmed: Microsoft's revamped Kinect for Xbox One will also come to Windows next year
Penvue turns any surface into an interactive display

GM partners with design students to turn your car windows into a touchscreen

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The Windows of Opportunity (WOO) Project is a collaboration between General Motors and the FUTURE LAB at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Israel. Its goal is to conceptualize new ways for rear-seat passengers, especially children, to have a richer experience on the road. According to World Car...
GM partners with design students to turn your car windows into a touchscreen

Microsoft envisions turning entire room into video game

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A newly surfaced Microsoft patent application provides a new glimpse of the company’s vision for the future of video games — an immersive system that combines a sensor like the Xbox Kinect with a projection system that extends the boundaries of the environment beyond the television monitor to the surrounding...
Microsoft envisions turning entire room into video game
Penvue converts any flat surface into an interactive display
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Microsoft's huge R&D budget is useless if its best ideas are poorly executed or never released

Every touch-based Apple product targeted by apparent patent troll

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Apple is being sued in federal court in San Francisco over allegations that every touch-based product the company makes infringes on a patent relating to touch-based interactive museum displays. The lawsuit, recently filed by FlatWorld Interactives, claims that Apple's iPhone, iPad, and Macs using a Magic Mouse or Magic...
Every touch-based Apple product targeted by apparent patent troll
At Microsoft's TechFest, The Future Is Big. Big Screens, That Is
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