Mighty Things Week In Review

Mighty Things

For the Connected World

Week In Review 7/12

With so much going on in mobile, wearable tech and the Internet of Things, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the connected world. Here are our picks for the best stories of the week:

Innovation
  • Accelerators are the new business school. Link

Mobile
  • Are you unhappy at work? Swipe right to tell the boss. Link
  •  Samsung patents tech to measure body fat with a phone. Link

 Wearable Tech
  • Medical students at Case Western Reserve University are using Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality headset to learn more about human anatomy. Link
  • The Apple Watch is a real-world manifestation of what people have been calling the “personal cloud”. Link
  • Are you a teeth grinder? There’s now a smart mouth guard to track teeth grinding. Link
  • Messaging apps could be the best thing about the Apple Watch. Link
  • Framing pictures with your fingers would make for an awesome Google Glass feature. Link

 Internet of Things
  • London tests smart traffic lights that use radar and thermal imaging to sense cyclists crossing the road. Link
  • The Internet of Trees: what happened when Australia gave email addresses to plants. Link
  • U.S. Army develops robotic exoskeleton arm to be worn in war. Link
  • ‪Google is outfitting Carnegie Mellon with smart tech to create a living lab. Link
  • BP’s oil rigs just got their own Internet of Things.  Link

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