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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

increasing noise in the sensor space

This is a good market to be in:

...challenge is to translate the massive amount of raw data streaming in from handset sensors, such as proximity, accelerometers, gyros and GPS, and translate it into context awareness of the user which can be fed to location-based and other smart services, from push advertising targeted at specific users to proactive wellness and preventative intelligence such as predicting life-threatening falls for the elderly before they happen

Intel aims for 'smart' embedded SoC

custom mouse acceleration

Fun facts:
* mouse ballistics changed in Win7 and are 2.4% speedier than WinXP
* you can create your own custom mouse acceleration curves