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Moverio: Epson Announces Worlds First See-Through 3D Head-Mounted Display

Posted in Hardware on 10th Nov, 2011 07:04 PM
by APM
Epson Japan announced [JP] the so-called Moverio today, a see-through 3D head-mounted display (HMD), which is the first of its kind, according to the company.
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Telexistence robot avatar transmits sight, hearing and touch

Posted in Hardware on 9th Nov, 2011 05:50 PM
by APM
A robot system being researched at Keio University, aims to free people from time and space constraints by using remotely operated robots to interact with the remote environment,
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Beyond GPS: your phone in 2015

Posted in Hardware on 8th Nov, 2011 04:50 PM
by APM
Attention smartphone users: the recent launch of the first two satellites for Europes Galileo global navigation satellite system (GNSS) could make things a lot more interesting in about four years.
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Japanese supercomputer blisters 10 quadrillion calculations per second

Posted in Hardware on 7th Nov, 2011 06:34 PM
by APM
The Japanese supercomputer ranked #1 on the Top 500 fastest supercomputers broke its own record this week by hitting 10 quadrillion calculations per second
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Rise of the walking robots...

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Nov, 2011 10:00 PM
by APM
Science fact often follows science fiction. Hence, the U.S. Army is funding development of a Terminator-style robot soldier.
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Japan Unveils Worlds Largest 3D Display

Posted in Hardware on 30th Oct, 2011 03:24 PM
by APM
Case in point: a new 200-inch, HD screen on which images shift through 57 different viewing angles to give the appearance of 3D.
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Seven Major Automakers Agree to a Universal Charging System For Electric Cars

Posted in Hardware on 17th Oct, 2011 01:18 AM
by APM
A pretty basic fear of the oncoming electric car boom is a concern that charging will be similar to the old cellphone-charger fiasco.
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Tiny twisting muscles developed for propelling nanobots

Posted in Hardware on 16th Oct, 2011 03:13 PM
by APM
We've been hearing a lot lately about the possibility of treating medical conditions using nanobots - tiny robots that would be injected into a patient's bloodstream,
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New FeTRAM memory uses 99 percent less energy than flash memory

Posted in Hardware on 29th Sep, 2011 12:23 AM
by APM
A new type of nonvolatile computer memory that could be faster than the existing commercial memory
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