As the weather gets colder you find yourself participating in more indoor activities which include getting together with strangers in close settings. You also get up close with the germs they are carrying. Foreigners traveling to the U.S. bring their germs with them and the news is full of warnings about outbreaks of diseases. People around you are getting sick. You don’t want their germs winding up on your phone, tablet or other device surface. Especially since many of these devices use touch screen technology. So how do you protect yourself?
There is a new museum being built on Liberty Island in New York which is the home to the Statue of Liberty. The Liberty Ellis Foundation decided to build this facility to give the nearly four million visitors each year a better way to experience their visit. Due to security concerns, less than 20% of visitors get to go inside the statue.
The holidays are rapidly approaching and many of us are planning to entertain friends and family. To make the event memorable we want to cook up something delicious. With your tablet or smartphone you can effortlessly flip between recipes as you do your cooking. Pinterest is full of inspiring suggestions. Browsing the Internet, or taking a deep dive into Pinterest, you’ll easily find recipes that are obvious updates on those outdated recipe cards stashed away in your pantry.
The 2018 elections have proved that no matter how sophisticated we are in our everyday life with electronic devices, we still do not have a voting machine that is standardized across the nation and works without fear of information hacking or breakdown. According to a study by Cornell University there are approximately 174,000 precincts and 113,000 polling places around the United States.
Technology continues its expansion into more and more facets of our life. Even churches are increasingly beginning to turn towards electronic communications for help in spreading their message. Emails and social media, for instance, help keep the flock up to date about the church community. But the latest trend is using large television screens that replace traditional bulletin boards. This allows more information to be conveyed using colorful displays and PowerPoint presentations to members.
Show us a friend or family member who genuinely does not want to get a new Smartphone or tablet this holiday season, and we’ll show you someone who probably isn’t being honest about their holiday wish list. Or any device that has a digital display screen. Because not only do these devices provide endless hours of fun and distraction—they’ve also become practically indispensable for everyday living.
Fall is here once again which means cold and flu season is not far behind. For restaurants and stores it can be a difficult time of year. Customers come in with all types of germs, colds and even the flu. These germs can pass from customer to server or store clerk. And the touch screens we use for order entry or credit card checkout will be full of germs that will transfer from one user to another.
As the healthcare field continues to embrace the technology of touchscreen devices to enhance patient care and make the work environment more efficient, various recent studies have revealed that computer monitors, laptops, tablets and other displays are spreading germs and harboring harmful bacteria. Since individuals use these types of devices throughout the average day, and many of them are shared by multiple doctors, nurses and other professionals, a build-up of fingerprints and contaminants is common. As a result, frequent cleaning is often necessary to prevent streaks, glare, and most importantly- the spread of germs.
Even though the incredibly advanced technological work they do on a daily basis has literally been changing the lives of disabled people for nearly three decades now, the Fairfax, Va.-based LC Technologies, Inc. is not the sort of tech firm most digital natives are intimately familiar with.