The top news stories for July 30, 2015.
Look for more apps to arrive that act on user health data – from wearables to medical lab reports – to prompt users to take preventative or emergency action.
A 90-year-old insurance company has found success in Google Glass, according to an article at Baseline. Pennsylvania-based Erie Insurance Group suited up their adjusters with the smartglasses in December 2014 and wrapped up the trial in February of this year.
It seems that the latest push for Google Glass – which the company never truly gave up on – will focus on the workplace and professionals who would benefit from a hands-free, eye-activated computer system. Reports of unnamed sources "familiar" with the next iteration of Google Glass said the company has started referring to the project as "Enterprise Edition" or "Google Glass EE."
The top news stories for June 23, 2015.
We've reported that wearables like smartwatches and smartglasses have enterprise potential, and now there are more statistics to back that up.
Quantum Interface, a user interface and experience company, officially introduced on Monday an interface that lets users more easily perform actions while wearing smartglasses using augmented reality.
Google's recently unveiled Soli, a chip that lets users perform tasks on devices using hand gestures, could allow for new kinds of apps that could prove useful in the enterprise.
Google developers offered up some details about how they built some of Android's location-aware apps, like an automatic car finder feature, and said that new products like watches and connected devices promise much more interesting apps in the future.
Disney said that it's MagicBands program is so successful that the company plans to expand it, according to a Reuters story.