Tag: tech

Mar 28, 2016

3D ‘Holoportation’ Lets You Virtually Interact With People in Real-Time

3D ‘Holoportation’ Lets You Virtually Interact With People in Real-Time

Holoportation is a new type of 3D capture technology that allows high quality 3D models of people to be reconstructed, compressed, and transmitted anywhere in the world in real-time

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Mar 23, 2016

Real-Time Video Manipulation Technology is Both Impressive and Terrifying

Real-Time Video Manipulation Technology is Both Impressive and Terrifying

Researchers from Stanford, Erlangen-Nuremberg and Max Planck have developed software that allows for the real-time face capture and reenactment of RGB videos like YouTube

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Mar 22, 2016

Just a Nuclear Submarine Breaking Through Ice in the Arctic Circle

Just a Nuclear Submarine Breaking Through Ice in the Arctic Circle

Watching the ice move and pulsate is surreal

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Mar 21, 2016

The Indestructible Nokia 3310 vs The Unstoppable Hydraulic Press

The Indestructible Nokia 3310 vs The Unstoppable Hydraulic Press

Wait for the bonus clay fox at the end of the video!

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Mar 17, 2016

Nike Unveils Power Lacing Shoes That Automatically Tighten

Nike Unveils Power Lacing Shoes That Automatically Tighten

When you step in your heel hits a sensor and the system will auto tighten. Then there are two buttons on the side to tighten and loosen.

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Mar 15, 2016

Watch 6 Microbots Weighing 100 Grams Work Together to Pull an 1800 kg Car

Watch 6 Microbots Weighing 100 Grams Work Together to Pull an 1800 kg Car

Inspired by ants’ ability to transport objects far larger than themselves, researchers at Stanford used 6 microbots weighing only 100 grams to pull a car

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Mar 14, 2016

Picture of the Day: Reinventing the Wheel

Picture of the Day: Reinventing the Wheel

At this year’s Geneva International Motor Show, Goodyear unveiled a concept tire dubbed the Eagle-360. The spherical, 3-D printed tire is aimed at the long-term future when autonomous driving is expected to be more mainstream, allowing for what they call ‘ultimate manoeuvrability’

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