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Short film 'Many Worlds' changes based on the audience's brainwaves and heart rate

James Cameron reaches the deepest point on Earth

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After years of preparation culminating in a frenzy of test dives in the South Pacific, James Cameron has become the first solo explorer of the Challenger Deep, which is at the bottom of the Mariana Trench — the deepest point in the world’s oceans. Previously measured at about 35,800 feet...
James Cameron reaches the deepest point on Earth
The Basis B1 Fitness Band Is Amazing But Still Needs Polish

Basis raises $11.5M for health-tracking wristwatch, adds Deepak Chopra to advisory board

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As health-tracking companies battle it out for consumers’ hearts and minds — and wrists — Basis Science has announced that it has raised $11.5 million for its own sensor-based band that monitors a variety of health indicators. The Series B round was led by Mayfield Fund and included existing investors, DCM...
Basis raises $11.5M for health-tracking wristwatch, adds Deepak Chopra to advisory board

Christmas gifts for a geek's goody bag: by the experts from Wired

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What do you buy the early adopter in your family? Here, the staff at cutting-edge tech mag Wired select the gizmos that have made their year - from 3D printers to a ping pong ball-blasterClaire CheungTablet designerSelects: Joola TT BuddyWho is your friend?The Buddy is an hourglass-shaped robot made by a...
Christmas gifts for a geek's goody bag: by the experts from Wired
Startup Stories: They turned down a Google acquisition. Now what?

Basis Sensor-Loaded Health Tracker Snags $11.5M

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Basis, maker of a health-tracking wristband that goes beyond the pedometer-like limitations of its many competitors, has raised $11.5 million in Series B funding led by Mayfield Fund. In addition to tracking a wearer’s motion, the back of the Basis watch face has sensors that detect heart rate, perspiration and...
Basis Sensor-Loaded Health Tracker Snags $11.5M
Basis: Moving beyond the glorified pedometer

Valve experimenting with gameplay that changes depending on perspiration

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Imagine yourself playing a first-person shooter. As the gameplay gets intense, your heart starts racing. The game detects your pulse and the beads of sweat dripping down your face and in response, speeds up the action and gives you less time to complete a mission. But, if you’re calm...
Valve experimenting with gameplay that changes depending on perspiration
Basis fitness band uses an array of sensors to help you build healthy habits for $199
Why Apple believes keeping billions in cash overseas is fair, and why Congress largely disagrees

Wired Sells 24,000 Copies Of Its iPad App In 24 Hours

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Wired has just proved paid content via standalone applications on the iPad in one fell swoop, selling a shocking 24,000 copies of its new application in 24 hours. That works out to nearly 17 per minute the entire first day of its release. While a free application might be able...
Wired Sells 24,000 Copies Of Its iPad App In 24 Hours

Valve experiments with players' sweat response, eye-tracking controls for future game design

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Valve has a surprisingly varied staff roster. Mike Ambinder is the company's very own experimental psychologist and he's been outlining some of Valve's work with biofeedback technology, including eye-motion controls for Portal 2 and perspiration-based gaming adjustments on Left 4 Dead. Mentioning these developments at the NeuroGaming Conference last...
Valve experiments with players' sweat response, eye-tracking controls for future game design
With Tech From Space, Ministry Of Supply Is Building The Next Generation Of Dress Shirts

Why 2013 will be the year of the Internet of Things

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This year’s Le Web event in Paris was based around the them of the Internet of Things (IoT); the way in which objects around us will gather data and connect to controls or other machines via the Internet. The term Internet of Things was coined by the British technologist Kevin...
Why 2013 will be the year of the Internet of Things

The Bluetooth-Enabled Syre Is The iPod Nano Watch Strap You’ve Been Looking For

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iPod Nano straps have been around for a year or so now and they’ve been approximately exciting as tying a string to an iPod Classic and hanging it around your waist. Here’s something completely different. The Syre is a Bluetooth-enabled Nano watch case that transmits the audio wirelessly to...
The Bluetooth-Enabled Syre Is The iPod Nano Watch Strap You’ve Been Looking For
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