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Home Automation Trends: How You Can Make Your Home a “Smart” Home with Advancements in Technology

Picture this, it’s the end of a long work day and you’re driving home, ready to relax and unwind. As you approach your driveway, you push a button on your smartphone and immediately your whole home is prepped for your arrival. That simple touch of a button sets the thermostat to your desired temperature, starts playing your favorite Pandora radio station, turns on the lights, and closes your motorized blinds to create privacy. You may think that this isn’t possible, but with today’s technology, complete home automation is now a reality.

How You Can Make Your Home a Smart Home with Advancements in Technology

iWash: Innovative Public Faucet Help to Create Awareness and Practice Self-sanitization

iWash is an innovative faucet designed to be used in public which integrates the Digital Microscope and Project technology to display the bacteria quantity of hands on the transparent screen while washing hands. Due to its visual design, people can clearly see the process of bacteria and other germs diminishing during wash, which encourage them to lather fully and rinse thoroughly. Quite interesting concept. But I think, the best place to install this faucet probably is school where young people get educated about the importance of washing hands then form the habit.

iWash: Innovative Public Faucet Help to Create Awareness and Practice Self-sanitization

Touch+: Make any Surface Multitouch

Touch+ is an intuitive device let you control your computer from any surface with true multitouch and natural hand gestures. Hence, no more back and forth between keys or mouse. Just simply touch what you see or use hand gestures, the dual VGA cameras of Touch+ will sees your hands like the human eyes do, tracking the 3D positions of your hand and fingertips which makes it perfect for everything from gaming to presentations. Sounds attempting? Check the video at the end and see how it works. Right now, an alpha version of Touch+ is available now on the Reactiv website for $75. If you actually get one for yourself, don’t forget to share your experience with us.

Touch+: Make any Surface Multitouch

Which Tablet should you Buy?

If you’re thinking about investing in a tablet for you or a family member or friend, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to choosing one, as there are so many different varieties on the market today.

You’re likely to have heard the most buzz surrounding Apple iPads (the Apple’s version of a personal tablet) as they were one of the first available, and as they’re such a giant company, no doubt generate such excitement around each product. However, there are a number of other choices out there.

We’ve taken a look at the key elements to think about when purchasing a tablet to hopefully help make your decision a little easier, and to ensure you get the best item for your money.

Which Tablet should you Buy?

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