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James Webb: Two years to Hubble successor's launch

Posted in Hardware on 4th Nov, 2016 02:55 PM
by AlexMuller
Engineers have finished assembling the telescope that will succeed Hubble.
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+24

Fove VR headset lets you play games using eye controls

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Nov, 2016 01:34 PM
by AlexMuller
Fove is targeting entertainment, education, gaming and medical industries with gaze control in virtual reality interfaces.
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+35

Second Sight reveals 1st implant of Orion I visual cortical stimulator

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Nov, 2016 04:16 PM
by AlexMuller
'Based on these results, stimulation of the visual cortex has the potential to restore useful vision to the blind'
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+28

U.S VR hardware and software market to hit $38 billion by 2026

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Nov, 2016 03:32 PM
by AlexMuller
The U.S VR market will grow gradually in the next two years, but then faster growth will kick in according to a forecast by Greenlight Insights.
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+26

Supercomputers Are Now Running off of Solar Power

Posted in Hardware on 1st Nov, 2016 03:05 PM
by AlexMuller
New sustainable power supply systems are helping us to develop technologies that are more reliable and efficient than ever.
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+43

With more connected devices, 'Internet of Things' Markets Are Exploding

Posted in Hardware on 31st Oct, 2016 10:59 PM
by AlexMuller
The IoT is already impacting our lives, from smart house systems to transportation to personal health.
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+35

Google Tests Drone Delivery With Burritos for Undergrads

Posted in Hardware on 30th Oct, 2016 10:01 PM
by AlexMuller
Google's Project Wing is air-dropping fast food onto the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
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+41

Tesla shows off new product: solar roof tiles

Posted in Hardware on 30th Oct, 2016 12:04 AM
by AlexMuller
The tiles, made from glass, are intended to be a more attractive way to add solar panels to homes, compared with currently-used solar technology.
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+25

Elon Musk says SpaceX could put 'miner/tunneling droids' on Mars

Posted in Hardware on 26th Oct, 2016 02:18 PM
by AlexMuller
'Initially, glass panes with carbon fiber frames to build geodesic domes on the surface, plus a lot of miner/tunneling droids.'
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+25

Google reportedly building eye-tracking headset that mixes VR with the real world

Posted in Hardware on 25th Oct, 2016 12:01 PM
by AlexMuller
Google is continuing work on a standalone headset that blends virtual and augmented reality, according to Engadget.
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+23

Researchers develop portable iPhone-powered lab that can detect cancer with 99% accuracy

Posted in Hardware on 24th Oct, 2016 01:27 PM
by AlexMuller
A portable laboratory that’s powered by a smartphone and capable of detecting cancers nearly instantly.
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+45

Vector rocket will be second stage of DARPA spaceplane for cheap daily microsatellite launches

Posted in Hardware on 24th Oct, 2016 01:12 PM
by AlexMuller
DARPA is targeting turnaround times and consistency that would permit XS-1 to launch "10 times in 10 days."
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+22

MIT claims they are programming humanoid robots to help explore Mars

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Oct, 2016 05:43 PM
by AlexMuller
When it comes time for astronauts to set foot on the Red Planet, they will be looking for robots to help them with some of the legwork.
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+34

Researchers: AI Could Take Over Much More Than Blue Collar Jobs

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Oct, 2016 05:34 PM
by AlexMuller
There's a standing belief that some human experts, like doctors, lawyers, and accountants, cannot be replaced by robots equipped with artificial intelligence (AI).
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Schiaparelli: Mars probe 'crash site identified'

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Oct, 2016 04:32 PM
by AlexMuller
The parachute was jettisoned too early and its retrorockets, designed to slow the robot to a hover, fired only for a few seconds. They should have operated for half a minute.
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Argonne Labs makes solar thermal energy storage 20X better, enables solar to provide power at night

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Oct, 2016 12:43 PM
by AlexMuller
Solar power on demand, even with no sunlight, through the use of thermal storage.
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