Smart clothing (CBS)

It’s A Smart Device — And A Piece Of Clothing

CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy tells us what the new high-tech wearables will do for us.



Emanuel Renews High-Tech Push

The mayor will hit the road in search of the best and the brightest — as well as money to help get them started. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.


An office building at 300 W. Adams St. is home to three companies -- Vibes Media, Ifbyphone, and Emmi Solutions -- that plan to hire a combined 150 to 200 new employees in the next 18 months. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Touts More Tech Jobs For Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was touting more new high-tech jobs coming to Chicago, helping create what he calls a “high-tech hub.”

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

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City Colleges To Open High-Tech Facility For Transportation Career Training

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn announced plans Tuesday morning for a new City College facility to train students for transportation and logistics careers.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012

The new iPhone 4 is displayed at the flagship Apple Store on Fifth Avenue on June 24, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Schaumburg, Apple iPhones Taking Bite Out Of Crime

Police officers in the northwest suburb are using all kinds of apps to help keep criminals at bay. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.


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Report: Hiring Surge In Chicago’s High-Tech Industry

It’s time for Silicon Valley to move over, because a new report Monday says Chicago is becoming a bigger player in the high-tech industry.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

Mark Achler talks with a "Retrofit" specialist who is helping him diet. (CBS)

Is ‘Big Brother’ Watching You Eat? Diet Firm Monitors Clients Over The Internet

A new high-tech, intensive diet system called Retrofit has clients try to lose weight, using the Internet to monitor progress. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman explains.


It may look like science fiction, but it's actually a demonstration of a system used to track people, such as Alzheimer's victims, who wander off. (CBS)

Suburb Uses High-Tech System To Locate People Who Wander Off

With Project Lifesaver technology, at-risk people who might wander off are easier to find. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman got a demonstration from Oak Forest police who recently adopted the system.


Night vision goggles. (CBS)

Halloween Goes High-Tech

Parents have a variety of products to choose that can make Halloween — or any night — safer for their kids.