Jan 062015
 

Hands free, voice activated and designed to be an unobtrusive as possible, Google Glass is one example of how wearable technology is changing how we think about mobile technology.

The University, in partnership with Google, has embarked on a project investigating how this technology can be used to support learning, teaching and the general day to day experience at the University.

To this end, the University is encouraging small groups (Max 4) to submit ideas of how this technology can be used; the key words are innovation and creativity.

There is a website (http://glass.ed.ac.uk/) that has further details regarding the project.

Oct 312014
 

A new generation of sensors, powered by a low-energy flavor of Bluetooth, stand to give our phones a rich awareness of the physical world.

 Estimote’s new indoor location app makes it easy for developers to build on top of beacons’ promise. 

From WIRED – Full Article Here 

The EDINA Mobile Internet project has purchased a  number of Estimote Beacons and researching their potential for use in future projects