Belkin Cablefree USB Hub (http://rbi.ims.ca/4921-544). Using ultrawideband (UWB) wireless technology that communicates up to 10m, stationary USB-equipped products connect to an untethered computer anywhere in the room. The four-port hub communicates with a USB-connected wireless dongle receiver mounted on the PC. Without requiring additional software, the unit provides instant high-speed wireless connectivity for any USB device. Even though this USB Hub does not require wires to connect to a computer, it still needs four USB connections for printers, scanners, MP3 players, Flash memory drives and more.
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
An MIT research team has invented what they see as a solution to the need for biodegradable 3D-printable materials made from something besides petroleum-based sources: a water-based robotic additive extrusion method that makes objects from biodegradable hydrogel composites.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.