CMS Wire: Personify Explores a New Dimension in Collaboration

Posted on Jun 23, 2014 1:08:45 PM by Kira Salem  

Think about the worst part of the last online webinar you attended. Was it all those faceless slides?  Thought so.

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Fashion Times: Amazon Unveils New 3-D Fire Phone

Posted on Jun 19, 2014 3:05:08 PM by Kira Salem  

Amazon finally steps into the smartphone market as Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled the Amazon 3D Fire Phone, Reuters reported.

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CBS News: Amazon unveils its 3D Fire Phone

Posted on Jun 18, 2014 2:50:00 PM by Kira Salem  

Amazon has unveiled its first foray into the smartphone market -- a new device called the Fire Phone that features 3D display capabilities.

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Tech Republic: Google's Project Tango brings $1000 3D imaging tablet to Android developersre...

Posted on Jun 11, 2014 3:13:00 PM by Kira Salem  

Google announced a tablet version of their Project Tango 3D mapping technology. It's a fascinating innovation, but is it adding any value?

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WIRED: The Laptop of the Future May Be Closer Than You Think

Posted on Jun 5, 2014 11:01:00 AM by Kira Salem  

The tech industry has been abuzz recently with headlines of 3D technology coming to the smartphone. In February, Google announced its 3D mapping initiative with Project Tango. The new HTC One has a dual world-camera enabling some 3D imaging. We’re also hearing rumors about a new 3D smartphone to be released by Amazon. No doubt, 3D smartphones will open the door for a new wave of technology currently untapped by businesses and consumers. But first, 3D technology is expected to reach the hands of consumers via the laptop as a result of the efforts being led by Intel and leading computer manufacturers.

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Chicago Tribune: Sanjay Patel of Personify on creative collaboration

Posted on May 28, 2014 10:33:00 AM by Kira Salem  

Sanjay Patel of Personify discusses bridging the distance gap, highlighting the individual and making a better experience. Read more directly from Chicago Tribune's Blue Sky Innovation here

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Campus Technology: University of Illinois Professor Places Herself into Flipped Courses

Posted on May 5, 2014 1:30:00 PM by Kira Salem  

A faculty member at the University of Illinois has found the use of a technology that immerses her physical presence into her course presentations so effective, it has become "essential" to how she teaches now. Sally Jackson, former CIO and currently a professor of communication at the Urbana-Champaign campus, has been using Personify from a company of the same name since 2010. The program allows the user to "cut" out his or her body and impose it on top of the presentation akin to how a news person stands in front of a weather map to deliver the forecast, but without the use of a green screen.

Read more directly from Campus Technology.

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Venture Beat: 5 ways Project Tango, Google’s 3D mapping initiative, can change how we interact with tech

Posted on Apr 11, 2014 1:05:00 PM by Kira Salem  

As you’ve most likely seen, Google recently announced Project Tango, a bold new vision for the future of the smartphone. Mainstream advancements in this space started with Microsoft Kinect, and continued with Intel’s Perceptual Computing initiative and Apple’s acquisition of PrimeSense.

With Project Tango, we are one massive step closer to a world where all PCs, tablets and smartphones have 3D sensors. 3D imaging systems are able to capture depth information of a scene, in addition to the color information captured by the conventional 2D sensor already in our devices.

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Tech Republic: Google's real purpose for Tango: One-up Apple's fingerprint with 3D face unlock

Posted on Mar 6, 2014 11:33:00 AM by Kira Salem  

Google recently announced its Project Tango phone with 3D imaging capabilities, and it could give next-gen Android phones a much more powerful authentication feature.

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Connect Magazine: Tech-Savvy Planning Tools

Posted on Mar 3, 2014 12:49:00 PM by Kira Salem  

Products that help with time management, organization and staying on budget are event planning
lifesavers. Here are six innovative technology products to help you stay on top of your game. (From the March/April issue of Connect)

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