Oregon Musician Invents Music Technology

EUGENE, Ore. — A local music teacher is bringing new technology and possibilities to the way people make music. With an instrument and computer the new technology called Emotion is expanding the sound and visuals of music performance. It allows musicians to expand their skill set just by using small wireless transmitters. By day Chet … Continue reading »

Crews Use Thermal Cameras for Hot Spots

NEAR WOLF CREEK, Ore. — Burnouts are working to contain one of the largest wildland fires in southwest Oregon but the threat is not over. Fire crews are monitoring the Douglas Complex with thermal cameras. NewsWatch 12 followed a three-person crew Friday night. They say helicopters can check for hot spots but their work is a bit … Continue reading »

Gun App to Control Trigger Safety

MEDFORD, Ore. — Gun owners will soon be able to control the trigger safety on their firearm through their phone. A California-based company, Yardarm, is developing software where people can remotely engage or disengage the trigger safety. The company says inside the gun is a processor, sensor and SIM card, similar to a phone. Through … Continue reading »