Innovation Archive

This page lists articles added here to the Wizards of Technology on March 2015.

One Step Better Than Uber?

One Step Better Than Uber?

March 30, 2015

Naturally, you are probably already familiar with the name Uber. Recall that Uber, albeit a relatively new comer to the modern era has already clearly positioned itself as a disruptive technology. From its early founding back in June 2010, Uber ... Full Story

Personal Pollution Protection Suit?

Personal Pollution Protection Suit?

March 27, 2015

That is certainly what it looks like from its first appearance. Actually, in an era when so-called wearable technology is quickly becoming the gotta have item, this new clothing innovation takes this idea to a whole new level.

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New Player In The Mobile Payment Space

New Player In The Mobile Payment Space

March 25, 2015

Whether you have heard of them or not, there is in fact a brand new player in the rush to bring mobile payment solutions to the everyday consumer. This time around, the new mobile payment is going about this from ... Full Story

An End To The Phone Tree?

An End To The Phone Tree?

March 13, 2015

You know the drill by now. Something happens and you find yourself in the oft frustrating position of having to pick up the phone to contact the customer service department. Before you even dial the 1-800 number you already know ... Full Story

Finally! Translation Services For Skype

Finally! Translation Services For Skype

March 11, 2015

You may or may not know this, but the team at Skype have been hard at work for more than a decade desperately attempting to perfect a translation service. Recall that nowadays, Skype is in fact owned by none other ... Full Story

Better Speech Recognition From A Search Engine?

Better Speech Recognition From A Search Engine?

March 9, 2015

Yes indeed. In recent headline news, it was revealed that none other than Baidu bested the likes of Apple, Bing, and even Google in terms of speech recognition. Recall that Baidu is the defacto search engine in China.

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Patient Protection From Out Of The Box Thinking

Patient Protection From Out Of The Box Thinking

March 6, 2015

If you pay attention at all to what is happening in and around the medical and health care industry you already know full well that bacterial infections are an ever growing concern. Especially in health care facilities such as hospitals ... Full Story

Just In Time For Boating Season

Just In Time For Boating Season

March 4, 2015

You are certainly aware of the Toyota Prius. Recall that it was the Toyota Prius that brought hybrid technology to the world of automobiles. As you probably know, the Prius has been around since the late 1990s and is in ... Full Story

An End To Repetitive Work?

An End To Repetitive Work?

March 2, 2015

The long awaited end to dull, tiresome, and shall we say, boring factory work finally be upon us. You may recall some of the early promises of robotics and factory automation. The end of the assembly line, proclaimed the early ... Full Story