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  • Advanced Patient Experience Use Cases that Leverage Indoor Mapping, Navigation and Location-based Services

    Last week, we posted an article on the basic options and approaches to EHR Integration that Connexient supports, and how this can support an innovative new “Airline Check-in Model” for

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  • How - and Why - to Deploy The Airline Check-in Model for Patient Experience With MediNav

    Do You Have a Wayfinding Problem? Do your patients sometimes get lost and delayed trying to find the right parking location, or after parking finding their way through a maze

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  • Announcing the Connexient Customer Portal

    The Start of a New Era Connexient started with a simple question and idea in the summer of 2012:  "Why can't we have indoor GPS?".   That question came from our

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  • UAB Medicine Rolls Out Marketing Launch for MediNav

    Finding your way to your doctor’s office at UAB Medicine just got easier - thanks to MediNavTM!   So did finding your way to the parking lot, the coffee shop and the restaurant

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  • What is Navigation-quality Positioning Anyways - and Why Does It Matter?

    A while back, we blogged about what are the key requirements and characteristics of Indoor Navigation in What Exactly is Indoor Navigation Matter Anyways - and Why Does It Matter? In

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It just so happens that this weekend I watched "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" - which is chock full of memorable skits and what these days might be called "memes".  One of those is the recurring theme of one character or another who receives a horrible mortal wound, only to pronounce "I'm not dead yet!" followed by "I think I'm getting better!"

Google Glasses for the masses

Look for Google Glasses to follow that same trajectory.   A technology that was half-baked and premature for the market?  Absolutely.  But definitely a technology that is not more than a few years away from the magic combination of technical capability and price point to support mass adoption.  

The last key piece to that ramp, of course, is the support of a credible software platform.   Google knows that if they don't do it, Apple certainly will.  So, however, frustrating this setback, it is just a checkpoint along the way.  Wearable computers are most definitely part of the near future!

For more reading:

http://www.patentlyapple.com/patently-apple/2015/01/the-google-glass-project-goes-underground-until-further-notice.html

http://www.wsj.com/articles/google-makes-changes-to-its-glass-project-1421343901

http://techcrunch.com/2015/01/16/google-glass-is-not-dead/

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