Five Across Inc. recently launched an instant messaging service for businesses, which can be downloaded for free off of their network, according to IDG News Service. This free service is an alternative to the pricey business services already on the market and the free models not tailored to business. This instant messaging system is geared towards the workgroup, with features such as the ability to send a message to multiple recipients, sharing of documents in a central server, and scheduling meetings at an online calendar. For more info or to download the service, go to www.fiveacross.com.
During a teardown of the iPad Air and Microsoft Surface Pro 3 at the Medical Design & Manufacturing Show in Schaumburg, Ill., an engineer showed this "inflammatory" video about the dangers of maliciously mishandling lithium-ion batteries.
The Window Watcher stops the burglar before he does damage or enters the house. House alarm service companies set off alarms and call the service only after the burglar has damaged and entered the house.
If you’re designing a handheld device or industrial machine that will employ a user interface, then you’ll want to check out the upcoming Design News Continuing Education Center course, "Engineering Principles Behind Advanced User Interface Technologies.”
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