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Interesting New Technology

The Future of Glass Technologies - Watch "A Day Made of Glass 2. Same Day. Expanded Vision," Corning's vision for the future of glass technologies. This video shows how highly engineered glass, with companion technologies, will help shape our world

Images from Corning Glass video


LaundryView - LaundryView is an Internet application that allows you to monitor the status of washers and dryers in connected laundry rooms through a Web browser.LaundryView's mission is to help you save time by providing information about the current state of laundry room equipment wherever you have access to a browser or e-mail messages. See more here...

Image from Laundry View web site


Leap Motion - Imagine if you could do things on your computer just like you do them in real life, replacing all those clicks and taps and drags and drops with natural movements.The Leap Motion Controller is an easy, natural, and fun way to browse the web, read articles, and move around your desktop. Learn more about Leap Motion...

Images from Leap Motion web site


DoubleMap is a real-time bus-tracking system which allows riders to follow the location of buses equipped with GPS devices. By using the DoubleMap app on a smart phone, bus riders can reduce the chance of missing the bus, and minimize time wasted at a bus stop. At Ohio University, the service started at the beginning of the Fall 2014 semester.

images of DoubleMap tracking software in use

App features:
- View bus locations in real time
- Get ETA predictions for the stops you use
- Choose the routes you want to see
- Stay updated on the latest changes in your system

Please visit the Campus Area Transit Service site for more information about the CATS shuttles at Ohio University.

Please click here to see a demonstration of the DoubleMap app at Indiana University.