L'Oiseau Blanc Atop The Peninsula Paris: Take in the City of Lights from the historic hotel's recently renovated rooftop bar and restaurant

Cool Hunting - Fri, 2014-08-29 12:00

Finding quality food and drink in Paris is easy. Pleasing the palate has long been one of the city's great artistic allures, and a wander in any direction will lead to mouth-watering fare. And yet, there's no experience quite like ...
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3D-Printed Fashion Line Inspired by Tension Between Real and Virtual

PSFK - Fri, 2014-08-29 12:00
Hard Copy by designer Noa Raviv uses computerized patterns of grids and lines
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Neil Patrick Harris Will Announce Winner of LG Art of the Pixel Competition

PSFK - Fri, 2014-08-29 11:30
Students were challenged to create still and motion digital artworks that incorporated technology
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7 Items You Need to Know Today

PSFK - Fri, 2014-08-29 11:04
IFTTT secures $30 million in funding, IBM and an influential producer make data-driven music at the U.S. Open and what is Apple exactly building at the site of its Sept. 9 event?
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Ditto Press London: The independent publisher and printer opens up shop with a bevy of books, photographs, risographs and more

Cool Hunting - Fri, 2014-08-29 10:02

Next to the Regent’s Canal in the pretty but comparatively sleepy De Beauvoir area in London, sandwiched in between Haggerston, Shoreditch and Islington, risograph print studio and publishing house Ditto Press has just opened its doors...
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Sucré : Young And Free

Mondomedeusah - Fri, 2014-08-29 08:24

Sucré is the musical trio of of Eisley‘s Stacy Dupree-King with her lush vocal arrangements, her husband/Mutemath drummer Darren King and Jeremy Larson.

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Zola Jesus : Dangerous Days

Mondomedeusah - Fri, 2014-08-29 07:53

"Dangerous Days" is from Zola Jesus’ forthcoming album TAIGA. Out on October 6th (EU/UK) and October 7th in North America. Buy is here.

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#music @MayJunmuse : Live off the floor

Mondomedeusah - Fri, 2014-08-29 07:14

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May-Jun : Live off the floor

Mondomedeusah - Fri, 2014-08-29 07:14

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Socially Conscious Snow Leopard Vodka: A new luxury spirit that donates a percentage of its proceeds to conservation

Cool Hunting - Thu, 2014-08-28 22:06

For consumers who don't have time to try all of the many different vodkas on the market, it's tough to know the liquor's true nuances and build brand allegiance. With the newly released Snow Leopard...
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Horn Please: The Decorated Trucks of India: Photographer Dan Eckstein traverses the subcontinent's vast highways, documenting elaborate lorries and their drivers

Cool Hunting - Thu, 2014-08-28 20:14

From the mountainous city of Leh in the north to the palm tree-lined tourist-haven of Goa in the south, India is a vast nation of rich diversity—whether it's landscape, language, food or even automobiles. The country's intricate and ever-growing network of highways is...
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Shawn Parr: What Have You Done Today to Make Someone Feel Special?

PSFK - Thu, 2014-08-28 18:10
The head of Bulldog Drummond on how simple acts of kindness can build brand and consumer loyalty
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State of Folly Three-Way Bag: With their convertible clutch, the Melbourne-based label delivers function without sacrificing aesthetics

Cool Hunting - Thu, 2014-08-28 18:05

Carrying a clutch looks great, but once you need to use both your hands—whether for holding snacks, riding a bike or throwing shapes on the dance floor—the accessory can be a...
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Waterproof Paper Company for Rainy Writing Conditions

PSFK - Thu, 2014-08-28 17:33
'Rite in the Rain' products were designed with the wet Pacific Northwest weather in mind
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Wireless Mouse Doubles as On-The-Go Scanner

PSFK - Thu, 2014-08-28 17:01
Zcan lets users swipe across information to scan it
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Kanye West Tour Sneakers Available to the Public Thanks to French Luxury Label

PSFK - Thu, 2014-08-28 16:30
Maison Martin Margiela's 'Yeezus Tour' shoes, though, come at a hefty price
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Location-detecting beacons help blind travelers navigate San Francisco Airport

Springwise - Thu, 2014-08-28 16:20
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Airports are confusing places at the best of times, but to navigate them with a visual impairment can be a trial for many blind people. To make the experience of flying more enjoyable for those with sight difficulties, indoor mapping firm has now installed its beacon technology at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), delivering location-sensitive, voice-based directions via smartphones.

Some 300 of the beacons — which behave in a similar way to Apple's iBeacon technology — have been placed at various points of interest around Terminal 2 at the airport, including stores, restrooms, boarding gates, baggage claim and even power outlets. When the app is downloaded, the beacons use triangulation to determine exactly where the passenger is within the vicinity. If they want to know what's around them, they can use the app to relay nearby facilities using Voiceover technology. If they're looking for something in particular, they can get directions to help them navigate the space.

Watch the video below to learn more about the project:

The scheme follows in the footsteps of Navatar, a scheme out of the University of Nevada, Reno that attempts to achieve a similar outcome using camera technology. SFO says that, although the pilot scheme has had a focus on accessibility, it eventually wants to the app to work for anyone wanting to get around the airport. It's even looking at language translation options for foreign passengers. Could this technology work in other types of venues to help both the blind and non-blind with navigation?


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