Entries by Chona Freedman

OrCam’s MyMe wearable camera uses AI to help dementia patients remember faces

Israeli start-up OrCam’s MyMe device can recognise faces from previous meetings – providing consumer and healthcare benefits, such as for dementia patients Imagine never forgetting a face or mistaking a name again – that’s the dream for the  founders of the the OrCam MyME wearable camera. The small portable camera is equipped with artificial intelligence […]

Transformative Technology at CES 2019

Transformative tech is on display everywhere at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019.  As the largest and most influential consumer tech event in the world, CES is where the global technology ecosystem gathers to conduct business, launch products, build their brands and partner up to change industries and improve the lives of people everywhere. This year, more […]

The Last Gadget Standing at CES 2019

At this year’s Last Gadget Standing competition at CES, the top prize went to the Shure MV88+ Video Kit, a digital stereo condenser microphone designed to be an all-in-one solution for capturing professional-quality on-the-go audio and video recordings. It includes a clamp, mount, and cables for connecting the microphone to an iOS or Android phone, a tripod, […]

THE KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY TEENS DOMINATE CES YOUNG INNOVATORS TO WATCH AWARDS

our Toronto teenagers were recognized as winners of the 2019 Young Innovators to Watch awards, part of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Since its inception in 2014, the program has awarded over 50 scholarships to middle school, high school, and college students for original technology projects, inventions, or discoveries. This was the first year that […]

Crescenta Valley High senior named one of five ‘Young Innovators to Watch’

In case Crescenta Valley High School student Lyron Co Ting Keh needed validation he was, indeed, young and innovative, the senior will soon receive more than his share of confirmation. Co Ting Keh, 17, was named one of five “Young Innovators to Watch” from the United States and Canada by technology and lifestyle event producers […]