Finally, Foolproof Teleconferencing (I Hope)

How much do you hate Polycom? GoToMeeting? Vidyo? Skype? Or whatever the hell else you use to hold meetings with distant colleagues? Well, I'm here to tell you that somebody may have finally figured out a foolproof way to make teleconferencing actually work. "May" because I only spent ten minutes with the so-called… » 10/07/14 9:00am 10/07/14 9:00am

A Highlight of My Year: All Things D Conference This Week

Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher's conference, All Things D, will be starting tonight, and I'm excited to be attending the entire event. You've got hours of great interviews between Walt and Kara and tech titans like Gates and Ballmer of Microsoft, Howard Stringer of Sony, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Tom Rogers of TiVo and… » 5/27/08 2:15pm 5/27/08 2:15pm

Callpod Phoenix Provides Bluetooth Conferencing With Headsets

We talked about this briefly in our review of Callpod's Dragon Bluetooth headset, but the company (who also brought you the Chargepod) is coming out with a conferencing solution as well. Instead of hooking up two Dragon headsets directly to each other, you can connect a bunch of them through a Phoenix, which serves as… » 1/03/08 7:20pm 1/03/08 7:20pm

2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

The greatest minds in robotics are gathering in Orlando, Florida to exchange information and hear themselves talk hear talks given on humanoid robots. A central topic: lifelike robots. One of the purposes of building these lifelike robots is to increase understanding of the human body, such as the dynamic robot-face… » 5/18/06 6:05pm 5/18/06 6:05pm