05/01/2012, Just how many hours does an Olympian athlete have to train in order to be at the pinnacle of his or her sport? The answer is simple – countless. The MotivePro suit is a vibrating suit which might just hold the key to ensure that Britain’s athletes are able to perform with inch-perfect precision when the summer Olympics kick off later this year. Researchers have managed to come up with […]
04/27/2012, An announcement with regards to the London Olympics was made by the organizers which said that visitors who attend the global sporting event are not allowed to take pictures or videos of the proceedings. It even stated that ticket-holders are not allowed to “exploit” any videos on social networks. It read, “Images, video and sound recordings of the Games taken by a Ticket Holder cannot be used for any purpose […]
04/12/2012, The summer Olympics that will be happening in London later this year is the sporting spectacle of the year, and the amount of logistics to be figured out is huge. Monstrous, even. Having said that, it would also be crucial to ensure that data center engineers are available around the clock and on-site to make sure everything concerning computers and data of the event will run like clockwork without any […]
04/03/2012, The London Olympics which will be held later this summer will be the sports centerpiece for the year, barring the Euro 2012 for football (soccer) fans, of course. Having said that, I guess it is timely that Google has updated their Google Maps software to include real-time service alerts for the London Underground, ensuring that commuters as well as travellers will be notified ahead of time should there be any […]
02/01/2012, If you’re excited about the Olympic Games and you’re keen on learning more about the sports and venues and you have the Junaio app on your smartphone, you’re in luck. ARworks has launched a new channel for the Junaio AR browser: the Augmented Reality Olympic Navigator. With the app, users can see cities of previous Olympic Games or the exact venues of the 2012 London Olympics around them on the […]
11/23/2011, While we’re still many years away from having 8K4K displays in our living rooms, that doesn’t stop companies from testing out the broadcasting of suitable content. Japan’s national public broadcasting organization, NHK has announced that it is ready to test its Ultra HD broadcasting capabilities in public.
10/06/2011, If you’re a fan of collecting souvenirs from events, performances or concerts, come the London 2012 Olympic games, you will be able to get your hands on a Samsung device which they’re touting to be an “iconic” Olympic phone. This will be in conjunction with Visa who will be providing the mobile payment services via NFC that will come with the phone.
09/23/2011, Whenever there’s a major holiday, like Christmas or New Years and everyone is packed into one location, with well wishes being sent back and forth, it’s only natural that the mobile networks will start to experience some strain, and it does not look to be any different for the upcoming London Olympics 2012.
09/21/2011, Who would have actually thought that we could actually contemplate the possibility of seeing a robot carry the Olympic flame? Yes sir, it seems that this might actually happen next year in order to celebrate Turing’s 100th birthday. While there are 80,000 “inspirational torchbearers” who will carry the flame during the Olympic Torch Relay, only one (just like the Highlander) will prevail eventually – and next year, it might be […]
09/01/2011, The BBC has plans to screen the summer Olympics next year in 3D, as organizers of the sporting spectacle that happens every four years intend to carry out up to 10 hours of coverage each day in the added dimension. London’s 2012 Olympics will achieve a string of firsts, among them being the first Olympics that will be broadcast live in 3D, according to Panasonic as a pool of global […]
03/31/2011, Samsung is currently talking out terms with VISA concerning a new partnership where both companies will eventually deliver an NFC mobile payment solution that will happen before, during, and after the London 2012 Olympics. Both companies will also roll out an Olympics and Paralympics Games mobile handset in London which will be specially equipped with mobile NFC technology, Visa’s payment application, and a special SIM card. Whenever you want to […]
12/17/2009, Acer commemorates this winter Olymics with a new range of special edition notebooks which will comprise of the Aspire 1810T, Aspire 4810T and Aspire 1210 notebooks. All these special edition machines will come with the Acer Olympic logo on the cover as well as the wrist rest area, while a special edition G245H LCD display with the Olympic logo on it is also available for purchase. Anyone willing to fork […]
10/31/2009, Bell should be feeling rather smug; as the announcement is out that the Samsung Omnia II will be exclusive to Bell. In case you’ve forgotten, this is the phone that is powered by Windows Mobile 6.5, sports a 3.7-inch AMOLED WVGA display, 5-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, GPS and 7.2Mbps UMTS/HSPA connectivity. The Omnia II has also earned the title of the “Official Mobile Device of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games”, […]