Science Nation - Science of Shopping

submitted by: nsf
Go into any grocery store and cameras may be watching you. These cameras are not looking for thieves, they're looking for shoppers! The cameras are focused on the tops of peoples' heads (so it's anonymous), but they don't have to see faces to track which store aisles get the most traffic and how long consumers spend looking over products. With support from the National Science Foundation, computer scientist and CEO of VideoMining Rajeev Sharma and his team have designed software that...

Health care reform and the effect on cancer prevention services

submitted by: mdanderson

Lewis Foxhall, M.D., vice president for Health Policy at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, explains ways health care reform supports cancer prevention. This includes health insurance affordability and lower or no-cost cancer prevention services and screenings.

Erlebnis Automat

submitted by: Fraunhofer IAO

Ob 3-D, Social Media oder »Vending as a Service«: Smarte Technologien erobern die Welt der Automaten. Als »Gesicht« des Unternehmens muss diese Schnittstelle zum Kunden zeitgemäß und attraktiv gestaltet sein. Ideen und Konzepte, wie Automaten in Zukunft aussehen könnten, werden hier vorgestellt.

Illumina

submitted by: dougramsey
At Illumina, our goal is to apply innovative technologies and revolutionary assays to the analysis of genetic variation and function, making studies possible that were not even imaginable just a few years ago. These studies will help make the realization of personalized medicine possible. With such rapid advances in technology taking place, it is mission critical to have solutions that are not only innovative, but flexible, scalable, and complete with industry-leading support and service. As...