The mobile sector has always been indispensable without sensors. Once considered as novelty facets within a phone, sensors have upped their ante and have been responsible for key disruptions in mobile tech – be it in the form of specific applications developed, or features for operating systems. All in all, sensors are driving smartphone innovation […]
Information is everywhere. Earlier, it was in the from of the internet or cloud services, but since the advent of the Quantified Self movement the human body itself is a walking, talking data silos – a plethora of data that can be gathered form the human body, and on correlation with other recorded parameters can actually provide […]
As the year draws to an end, one can’t help but be in awe of all that’s been achieved in the world of technology this year. While all sectors have undergone a plethora of improvements, we’re seeing a diminishing of the boundaries between the physical and digital realms. The Quantified Self movement, lifelogging, wearable technology and […]
Indoor Positioning Systems are generating a lot of buzz across various sectors, right from retail to workplaces to even hospitals. We are seeing a massive growth in the technologies involved, and with the involvement of big industry players such as Google, Apple and Microsoft – among others – things look all the more promising for […]
Google launched the two new Nexus devices – the 5X and 6P , besides a plethora of other devices and developments in the software sector. And just a week prior to that, Apple launched the new variants of the iPhone – the 6S and 6S Plus. Of primary importance is the improved sensor capabilities of the […]
We’ve been talking on and on about how the process of Quantification can actually help in a comprehensive analysis of the data that is gathered. When the process of Quantification meets the brains of Context, it leads to the creation of an ecosystem like none other: informative, interesting and intelligent.
Let’s be clear about technology for some time: Concepts such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Machine Learning and AR / VR are pretty cool, but until their use cases can be converted from novelty to necessity, they will just remain a fad. This is the fundamental upon which concepts such as Lifelogging and The […]
Surely, there’s an upper limit to the information that can be gleaned from one parameter? Heart rate data, for all this time, has proven to be beneficial in providing data regarding a person’s blood flow and heart conditions. But then, there’s the work Cardiogram is doing. Through intensive heart rate tracking, which takes into account […]