Baselworld 2015: as the battle of the smartwatches commences, here's our ...
By the time it hits the market, it will allow the wearer to unlock a car or apartment, activate alarm systems and transfer payments from your watch. Bulgari: Created with Swiss It looks simple and airy enough, but there's a lot going on in the sub ...
March 26, 2015
Garmin Launches Vivosmart Activity Tracker At Rs. 12990
Garmin, the global leader in satellite navigation, today launched vivosmart – a stylish activity tracker with smart notifications. Vivosmart will be exclusively available with Snapdeal.com at a price of MRP- Rs. 12,990 and special price of Rs. 10,990 ...
March 19, 2015
Why pitch clocks would be ugly and unnecessary step for MLB
While I fully understand the desire for games to move more swiftly, the presence of an ever-present digital countdown clock strikes me as about as antithetical to the spirit and aesthetic of baseball as possible. Baseball is famously, and I thought ...
January 15, 2015
How Designers Can Improve Health Care For Everyone
Fitbits, telemedicine, alarm clocks that sync with sleep patterns, scales that communicate with phones, and apps that track medication dosage have become part of our daily lives. Designers bring to the table a deep knowledge of usability and the ...
March 2, 2015
11 Alarm Clocks for Starting the Day Right
If you're an industrial designer working on an alarm clock, remember that users care about ease of use, the sounds used to wake them up, the display lighting during the night, and of course the reliability. The Lexon FLIP alarm clock, It also ...
March 6, 2015
What Rare Disorder Is Hiding in Your DNA?
In people with the syndrome, anything that startles them—say, a scary movie or an alarm clock waking them from a deep slumber—might kill by causing the heart to beat completely erratically. Doctors call this second, unexpected result an “incidental ...
December 16, 2014
Youth footballers help family who lost house in fire
The Bel Air Terps' season doesn't start for another 145 days -- there's a countdown clock on their website -- but the team got a workout Sunday by lifting boxes and boxes of donations for their teammates at the McFaul Activities Center. "It's always ...
March 9, 2015
Birmingham's Barons weigh in on the new pace-of-play clocks in Minor League Baseball
Shot clocks are for basketball ... took his own sweet time to get his "Big Papi" mojo just right between pitches. Baseball aims to hit fast forward on all that stuff in order to market the game to today's always digital-distracted youth.
Baseball To Get Livelier With Data Overlays
For the first time, digital clocks have been deployed in all major league parks to run a countdown timer between innings. Immediately following the third out of each half-inning the timer will count down from 2:25 (2:45 for nationally televised games).
April 9, 2015
This alarm clock showers you with targeted beams of light and sound
We all know what it's like to be woken up by a bedmate's alarm, don't we? Over the years ... Why this matters: Study after study has shown that a large chunk of the human population is getting less than the recommended daily quota of sleep.
April 9, 2015
New clocks hardly noticed on Opening Day
When I walked onto the field to watch a little bit of batting practice yesterday morning, I looked up and saw the new countdown clock. It was the last time ... on the hardly noticeable changes. The new digital timers tracking between-inning breaks and ...
April 7, 2015
Artists In Their Own Words: Andrew Larimer
I really want to get more at the intersection between the theatrical and physical world and the digital world. That’s what we are ... (Pause). Ugh, the alarm clock. I have both a legitimate alarm clock, and I have my phone to wake me up, so it’s ...
April 6, 2015
Will MLB Pace of Play Changes Be Latest Case of Good Intentions, Bad Execution?
Sure, Mount Big Papi blew his stack earlier this spring over the new ... hitters who do not keep one foot in the batter's box and pitchers who are not ready to throw when the countdown clock hits 0:00 are subject to $500 fines. During spring training ...
April 3, 2015
Big Ben goes DIGITAL: Tourism slump in capital means London needs a revamp
We told you on the morning of April 1 that London's iconic landmark was having its famous clock face turned digital. Due to dwindling tourism in the capital Big Ben's analogue clock ... in the style of a digital alarm clock. At 10pm every evening the ...
March 31, 2015