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IdeaCloud – Introduction IdeaCloud is an innovative tools to display all your tweets and Instagram pictures in one place. For event organizers, this means that you can accumulate all social media posts surrounding your events into one spot. It is

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5 Ways Social Media Streams Improve Your Conference

Social media has revolutionized the conference experience and has provided users a platform to generate and exchange ideas at a rapid pace. Event and conference organizers are incentivized to leverage their social media presence before their events to generate buzz,

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Google Glass City Guide – Part 2

As promised in our previous post Google Glass City Guide, we’ve updated the app to address some of the challenges and limitations. We originally intended to have the app launched right into the augmented reality view, where the camera would be in-use, with open

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Google Glass City Guide for Toronto Part 1

Tour Guide

From April 25th to 27th, Michael and Raymond of the Idea Notion team participated in Toronto Google Glass Hackathon V2 organized by Macy Huang and sponsored by BNotions and MaRS Discovery District.  There were 7 teams with more than 20 participants hacking away some new exciting

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Google Glass OCR Tutorial using Eclipse

Glass OCR Tesseract

While scanning QR codes can be achieved by porting the ZXing library app to Google Glass (which has been accomplished by BarcodeEye), I thought it be interesting to also combine OCR and Glass. OCR stands for Optical Character Recognition. The Wiki definition

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