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Fusion Radar: October 24, 2012

October 24th, 2012 - by marissa - Salt Lake City, Utah

Keeping up with technology is a lot of work. Luckily, we enjoy wading through the noise just to find the gems of awesomeness sprinkled throughout. Fusion Radar is our gift to you, Current or Potential Client, so that you can enjoy all of the awesome without any of the drudgery. Unwrap it each week, and know that you’re loved by the geeks and pixel-pushers at Agency Fusion.


Designed to be a “safe, concurrent, practical language,” Rust visually resembles the C language family, but also supports pure-functional, concurrent-actor, imperative-procedural, and object-oriented styles. Rust also supports generic programming and metaprogramming, in both static and dynamic styles.

It’s exactly what it sounds like: features soothing music, beautiful images, and cheerful outdoor sounds in an attempt to give you a few minutes of peace during a busy work day.


The Responsinator is an easy way for website makers to view their website as it will appear on various mobile devices. Just type in a web address and let the site do the rest.

Create (free) interactive infographics by choosing one of’s templates, adding your data, and customizing the infographic.


Imagine a Samsung-built laptop with an 11.6 inch screen that’s 2.5 pounds and 0.8 inches thick, with 2GB of RAM and 100GB of free Google Drive storage. Now imagine that that laptop – let’s call it Google’s new Chromebook – costs just $250. (And yes, you can stop imagining because yes, it’s real and it went on sale Monday, 10/22/12.)


Autographer is a fun new camera which has been custom built to enable spontaneous, hands-free image capture. Its technology includes a custom 136° eye view lens, an ultra small GPS unit and 5 in-built sensors. These sensors tell the camera exactly the right moments to take photos, leaving you free to enjoy your day.

ShotSpotter Flex

Put simply, ShotSpotter Flex detects and analyzes gunshots, giving any public safety agency an edge on crime. It provides real-time alerts for outdoor gunfire, the precise latitude/longitude and street address, and the direction and speed of travel of the shooter.

20-20-20 Rule

According to a recent report by the American’s Optometric Association (AOA), in order to help prevent Computer Vision Syndrome (look it up, it’s real), anyone using technology for extended periods should take a 20-second break, every 20 minutes and view something 20 feet away.