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Dutch Launch 'intelligent Bicycle' That Warns of Danger

Dutch Launch 'intelligent Bicycle' That Warns of Danger

AFP (Dec. 16, 2014) The Netherlands launched its first-ever "intelligent bicycle", fitted with an array of electronic devices to help bring down the high accident rate among elderly cyclists in the bicycle-mad country. Duration: 00:47 Video provided by AFP
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How to Measuring Tongue Weight for Safe Towing

How to Measuring Tongue Weight for Safe Towing

TFL Car (Dec. 15, 2014) ( http://www.TFLtruck.com ) The 2015 GMC Canyon can certainly tow but to tow safely you need to have the right equipment In this TFLtruck video we go behind the scenes of the TFL extreme Ike Gauntlet Towing test to show you how we set up the trailer to get the correct tongue weight so the the trailer doesn't sway. Video provided by TFL Car
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Wearable Sensor 'illuminates' Surroundings for the Blind

Wearable Sensor 'illuminates' Surroundings for the Blind

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Dec. 10, 2014) High school students in Poland develop wearable technology to help blind people navigate their surroundings. The device, nicknamed 'Torch', uses infrared sensors attached to the head and chest which emit a sound or vibrate at increasing intensity as the wearer approaches an object -- much like the way torchlight illuminates whatever the beam is focused on. Matthew Stock has more. Video provided by Reuters
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Imaginary Sphere Puts New Spin on Touch-Free Technology

Imaginary Sphere Puts New Spin on Touch-Free Technology

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Dec. 1, 2014) A touch-free interface which allows users to type by activating an imaginary sphere in between their hands has been developed by Swedish programmers. The team behind Erghis say their algorithm-based technology, which uses existing motion sensor hardware, is superior to current swipe technology. They want to develop software that could be adapted for any individual device or gadget. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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