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[11 Feb]    Meta Hypes The Reveal Of Its ‘Futuristic’ Next-Gen Augmented Reality Glasses 

Screen Shot 2016-02-10 at 11.46.01 PM Meta, an augmented reality glasses company born around the same time as Google Glass, is getting ready to show off the next-gen version of their AR headset. The company published a video to YouTube on Wednesday which features a handful of tech influencers lauding their “futuristic” experiences with demos of the yet-to-be-publicly-revealed device. Read More

[10 Feb]    Immersit Turns Your Couch Into A Vibration-Powered Immersive TV Experience 

Red couch right HD Meet Immersit, a new kind of connected device for your couch launching today on Kickstarter. Immersit generates vibrations to immerse you in your movies or video games. And it works with your existing couch. Read More

[10 Feb]    HaLow Is The Natural Next Step In The Evolution Of IoT 

breakfast wifi devices At the start of this year, the Wi-Fi Alliance announced the long-awaited Wi-Fi HaLow standard for products incorporating IEEE 802.11ah wireless networking technology. HaLow extends a flavor of Wi-Fi into the 900 MHz band, which provides greater range than the pre-existing 2.4 GHz standard, provides better connectivity through barriers such as walls and promises extensibility in the… Read More

[10 Feb]    IoT Could Be Used To Spy, Admits James Clapper 

Nest The latest high profile individual to debunk the notion that surveillance is at risk of ‘going dark’ in an age of increasingly robust encryption is none other than James Clapper, U.S. director of national intelligence himself. Read More

[10 Feb]    After Two Years In Stealth, Smart Lock Maker Latch Talks Funding, Features 

Latch Lock Image On the surface, the smart lock space can seem pretty crowded already, with names like Lockitron and August and Kisi apparently in play for several years. But New York based Latch contends it’s mostly still noise. Aka a lot of crowdfunding campaigns, and a lot less actual product delivery. Read More