Nicview – Awesome Webcam Tech For Mom’s

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This is a very interesting and clever use of webcam technology.

Mom and baby could go home to dad as soon as July 31. Justin says he can’t wait to take a nap in the recliner with his little girl and give his phone a rest.Copyright 2014 KFVS.

Doctors like Neonatologist Dr. Paul Caruso say it’s a highlight where some families face months in the N.I.C.U. unit. They say the anytime, anywhere connection relieves a lot of their stress and that in turn helps babies in need of special care grow healthy faster.

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Turn Any Speakers Into Wireless Speakers

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I just may have to try out this bluetooth set up on an old set of speakers that I have.

A home audio system isnt the sort of thing that should require replacing every year or two like a smartphone or a laptop. This stuff is costlyconnoisseurs consider their audio systems an investment, and with proper care, a quality home stereo can last decades. Pick one, hook it up, pair it with your phone, and then any audio coming out of your device can be floated wirelessly to your speakers.

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Botox For Cancer?

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Very cool advancement in the cancer research field.  Who would have thought that botox may be the answer.  We will see how these studies play out.

Botox, short for botulinum toxin, is a powerful neurotoxin that can block nerve signals. The researchers studied genetically modified mice designed to develop stomach cancer as they grew older. They found that mice treated with Botox injections had improved survival rates, because the cancer spread at a reduced rate or was prevented from developing in the first place.

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Classroom Technology & Your Vision

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Some excellent tips for back to school to make sure that your child’s vision stays in tip top shape.  Don’t forget, you should be making trips to the optometrist for eye checkups too!

Interactive whiteboards, 3D presentations, personal tablets and computers are becoming the new standard in Michigan schools. In fact, 40 percent of teachers use computers while teaching and roughly 97 percent of American classrooms have a computer. So far, no study has shown a direct correlation between screen time and vision issues.

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Airbnb partners with S.F. for emergency response plan

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Cool move by Airbnb!

(Airbnb)Airbnb has joined forces with San Francisco to offer its resources and provide housing for displaced residents during emergencies or disasters, company officials announced Tuesday. As part of a memorandum of understanding signed by Airbnb and the citys Department of Emergency Management, the company will pre-identify hosts willing to open their doors when disaster strikes. The company will also work with emergency management officials to make sure the pre-identified hosts are prepared and trained to react in an emergency.

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Google Buys Jetpac

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I think that this is a great move both both parties involved.  It will be interesting to see how these types of visual search technologies evolve over the next few years.

Google just acquired the team behind Jetpac, an app that utilizes public Instagram data to determine things like the happiest or drunkest city. Jetpacs system looks for visual cues like the amount of pictures with mustaches in them to determine the fashion style or how many hipsters are in a certain location. It can tell you whether a coffee shop is actually chilllike the reviews sayor help you find bars women in their 30s love, for instance.

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Awesome Financial Management Tool

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This has to be in my opinion, one of the best things to happen in financial management in a long time.  Very good for people wanting to make sure their financial advisors are doing everything they can for them.

Guardvest.com is touted by its co-founder, Audie Apple, as something akin to a Carfax for your portfolio. According to Apple, you simply link your portfolio website to Guardvest.com and it will populate the relevant data. In a matter of seconds you will have a report card of sorts.

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CFPB Tech Mortgage Pilot Program

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Interesting to see the mortgage industry going in the tech direction.  eMortgages could be here to stay.  It will be interesting to see if some areas also try this for the reverse mortgage industry.

In particular, the CFPB wants to evaluate how technology solutions can improve the consumers understanding of mortgage documents, make them feel more empowered throughout the closing process, and enhance overall mortgage closing efficiency. As part of the pilot, eLynx will monitor actual mortgage closings and provide the collected data for the CFPBs analysis. The loan types to be included in this pilot will cover a broad range of mortgage scenarios, including conventional, FHA and VA residential mortgages, new home purchases and refinances.

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Personal Emergency Response Systems

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Almost one third of all individuals aged 65 and older will experience some kind of drop this year. Most folks appear to need to stay in their own houses for so long as possible. This has created difficulties for friends and some family members.

PERS emergency response systems are three or two part systems. Both part, straightforward system includes a little radio transmitter (also known as a pendant) and a games console that is linked to the house phone. This system enables the user or friends via the phone line. The three part system contains the games console, the pendant and a connection to an emergency response centre. If the user pushes the transmitter button on the pendant, a representative of the centre will discuss with the user review the medical history of the caller, to be able to ascertain the kind of crisis and notify the proper party.

Using DTMF and radio frequencies or pulsed (telephone) dialing, PERS systems have saved thousands of lives. There are a number of limits to most of these systems, yet. Generally, the user must be within speaking range of the games console in order for the system. New components have lately come out, like the LifeSentry component, allowing the user to talk into the pendant of LogicMark. The user continue to have the ability to keep contact with the games console and could be in their garage or back yard. Another problem could be the monthly tracking fee which the three part system would need. This fee may need the user or relative to sign a contract and is normally around $20 per month. There are dealers who don’t need a contract. Both part system would also remove the demand for a contract (and the monthly fees) but would simply notify a predetermined list of friends or family of any crises.

Most PERS systems demand the user to keep the transmitter at all times, with family or friends. LifeSentry additionally offers an elective Crisis Wall Communicator which can be permanently mounted in the toilet or at the bedside. It acts as the pendant, removing the need for the user to recall to take the pendant into the toilet or everywhere else the user would desire to place one.

New technologies, like PERS, are emerging which, when used correctly, are enabling our maturing population the option of staying in their own houses considerably more than they’ve ever been able to in days gone by. To ensure relaxation and security, it’s very important the end user be paired with the PERS system that matches their needs.

Higher Tech Painting

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It is true that imagination flourishes in difficulty. The fiscal decline has spurred launch and the development of advanced painting technologies that’s industrial coatings contractors rubbing their hands in expectation and abuzz.

Environment friendly zero-VOC formulas are leading the pack. Energy-saving solar-reflective initiations are also away in the marketplace. Long lasting and sustainable high-solids are rolling out producers’ laboratories. Self-cleaning paints may be used by industrial coatings contractors shortly and seem overly futuristic, but are really being developed in research labs.

Cool Roofs

Cool roofs, or zero-VOC and energy-saving roof coatings, are chosen by industrial coatings contractors for their zero-VOC emissions, but also for their above-typical SRI or solar-reflective index. Solar reflectivity is a significant property for roof coatings, because it signals the ability of the coating.

Three- Paint that is wet

The 3-wet paint technology simplifies the procedure for paint application, removing the time- and energy-have paint preparation of applying paint bases, primers and enamels. Paint preparation used to be implemented by industrial coatings contractors, following a drying time program that was set. With 3-wet paint technology, the process calls for no manual procedure, while wet and the paints can be applied. The ensuing merchandise, can save on time by about 20%, based on data from Ford, who executed the 3-wet paint technology on an international scale for its vehicle stores that are painted.

The high-solids solvent-borne paint formula where Ford’s technology is based additionally fulfilled all industry standards in processor/scrape/etch resistance, durability, and functionality, and generates fewer harmful emissions than standard paints.

Self-Cleaning Paints

In the design board of the DSTL laboratories in UK, but revealing much promise, are the new kinds of paints competent resist chemical assaults and to decontaminate itself. The experimental paints designed to soak up dangerous airborne chemicals, making the nearby atmosphere safe for people to breathe and are used in strips. The paint’s future improvement will be to imbue it with catalytic enzymes to process the saturated-up compounds, thus decontaminating itself.

The technology is adaptable for industrial coatings contractors. It can be engineered to alter colour to indicate decontamination and pollution, and to be sun-reflective for purposes of disguise.

Airsoft Guns And Their Technology

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The layout of the airsoft guns were assumed to be straightforward. Manufacturers answered the call, as they saw a demand for the technology. In the 1970s, it was not legal for anyone to possess a firearm. Military designs were offered by these firearms but weren’t fatal.

Every time that the gun was fired by you, you’d need to pull on lever, a bolt, or other type of mechanism to reload the chamber with more ammo. This made the procedure that was shooting slow. You can hardly fire continued rounds of ammo; yet, the edge to this technology was it would consistently work and that it was affordable. One does not need to rely upon an external power source for the firearm to work.

As the years passed, manufacturing companies incorporated new technology into the weapon. The electrical-powered airsoft guns were developed. This gun worked off of an electric motor that batteries powered. This firearm had its limitations. You can hardly fire the gun, if the batteries went dead. On the other hand, the electrical-powered firearms were accessible in semi automatics and automatics.

Automatic means that you just need to depress the trigger. If you release pressure off of the gun trigger, the gun will cease shooting on the gun range. You’ll undoubtedly go through the ammo quick with this variant.

The semiautomatic firearm was additionally suited to competition. Rounds were n’t fired by it any faster than the variation that is automatic; yet, it was rapidly. You did not need to pull lever, a slide, bolt, or another mechanism. You only had to depress the trigger.

The automatic airsoft guns and the semiautomatic were expensive to buy. This is the point where the single shot, spring- firearm had the edge.

Now, gasoline-powered airsoft guns are developed. Airsoft work off of pressurized CO2 gas. You’ve got to buy the gasoline separately from the ammo. These firearms supply the shot to more pressure. What this means is the gun will fire at a longer space. This variant also comes in a semiautomatic and automatic variant.

Airsoft guns can be bought in both pistol and rifle versions. The safe layout of the plastic BBs make this firearm more friendly because the ammo is not going to penetrate the skin; yet, the guns continue to be regarded as dangerous. It’s because of this the firearms aren’t recommended for anyone under the age of 16. Makers urged that the gun operates. In addition they urge that everyone abide by the essential security precautions that are desired with this technology. Provided that you follow the recommendations, you need to have a safe, new plaything to love recreational tasks that are new with.

Different Types Of Mobile Apps

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So look at the kinds of programs individuals are using. Other folks will most likely gain too if there’s some part of your daily life you could enhance with a program then. Additionally, what type of things appear to be amusing folks today. The truth is that program all often fall into several groups. Once you determine what type you would like to work with it’s a little more easy to begin.

Program Builder Applications for Time and Games Squandering Programs

Our cellular devices have turned into a fresh option to simply having fun and playing game.

Program Builder Applications for Productivity Programs

Productivity programs often fall into two general classifications: Professional and Regular. Productivity programs that are regular help you with matters like chores, grocery lists and to do lists. Programs that are professional help you with special work associated job. It may be arranging files or sales calls or ad targeting. Probably the professional productivity program will be unique to the profession.

Program Builder Applications for News, Weather and Traveling Programs

Some programs aggregate information that is suitable like journey and news weather. It’s possible for you to make the most of GPS attributes feed them and to understand just where someone is traveling, the local weather and news. These location established programs can be very helpful.

Program Builder Applications for Tellings

Among the handiest programs you’ll be able to construct are telling programs. These may be useful in many scenarios. Pizza shops can tell you your pizza is prepared. Just about any matter that calls for something or a program that should be done at a particular time can reap the benefits of a telling program.

Program Builder Applications for Social Networking

Ask any teen and they’re going to tell you the number one means to remain connected with their buddies is through social networking. Yet, even teens acknowledge there are an increasing variety of social networks they must keep on top of. All this makes social networking challenging. But a nicely developed program that unites several of your favourite routes that are societal into one communications program can make your life easier. Consequently you’ll find and growing variety of programs that are societal designed to pull together things like Pinterest and Twitter into one program interface.