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Jaguar Land Rover and Cambridge have developed a touchless touchscreen

Jaguar Land Rover and the University of Cambridge are working on new touchscreen technology that eliminates the need to touch the screen. Counterintuitive, right? It’s called “predictive touch” for now, in part because the system is able to predict what you might be aiming for on the screen. 

The video at the top of this post is the best way to understand how users will interact with the tech, but we’ll do some more explaining here. You simply reach out with your finger pointing toward the item on screen that you want to select. It’ll highlight the item and then

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How a local start-up used location tracking and geofencing tech developed for retailers to help Hong Kong control the spread of coronavirus

A local start-up was crucial to Hong Kong’s coronavirus response, which has been hailed as “one of the best in the world”.

More than 65,000 people returning to the city had to wear electronic wristbands with location tracking and geofencing technology SagaDigits usually deploys in supermarkets to keep track of popular items and to guide shoppers to their favourite products.

The government paid more than HK$$1 million (US$128,993) for the technology, said co-founder Arthur Chan Chi-chuen, a 41-year-old father of two.

“The electronic wristband project is an important breakthrough for our company,” he said in an interview. “We have since

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