Tag: tech

Jan 21, 2015

Microsoft Just Unveiled their Vision of Holographic Computing and It’s Kind of Cool

Microsoft Just Unveiled their Vision of Holographic Computing and It’s Kind of Cool

For the first time ever, Microsoft HoloLens seamlessly blends high-definition holograms with your real world. Microsoft believes holograms will improve the way you do things every day, and enable you to do things you’ve never done before. You can learn all about the new HoloLens at the official site here.

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Jan 15, 2015

Artist Hacks Power Glove Into Coolest Stop Motion Animation Tool Ever

Artist Hacks Power Glove Into Coolest Stop Motion Animation Tool Ever

Dillon Markey, an animator for Robot Chicken and PES, modified a Nintendo Power Glove into the most awesome animation tool ever. Markey also reminisces about the first time he ever saw the Power Glove as a child and the impact it had on him. See below for the classic scene from The Wizard. …

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Jan 12, 2015

BMW Unveils Intelligent Lighting System at CES 2015

BMW Unveils Intelligent Lighting System at CES 2015

BMW showed off their impressive new laser and OLED lighting technology at CES 2015. The intelligent lighting system seeks to improve driver safety at night in a number of innovative ways. Watch the demo to learn more.

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Jan 9, 2015

Deep Zoom Into Andromeda: Exploring the Largest Hubble Image Ever Taken

Deep Zoom Into Andromeda: Exploring the Largest Hubble Image Ever Taken

It’s like photographing a beach and resolving individual grains of sand. NASA recently released the largest Hubble Space Telescope image ever assembled, displaying sweeping views of a portion of the Andromeda galaxy (M31). Though the galaxy is over 2 million light-years away, the Hubble telescope is powerful enough to resolve individual stars in a…

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Jan 7, 2015

This Glass of Water Came from Human Waste

This Glass of Water Came from Human Waste

Bill Gates recently got to check out the Omniprocessor, an ingenious machine designed and built by Janicki Bioenergy, which turns human waste into water and electricity. In places without good waste treatment plants, it could be a real game-changer.

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Jan 3, 2015

Awesome Routine Combines Dance with Interactive 3D Projections

Awesome Routine Combines Dance with Interactive 3D Projections

“Pixel” is a live show that combines dance choreography with interactive, 3D projection mapping. The show features 11 dancers and recently debuted at Maison des Arts de Créteil in France. In the amazing video above we see highlights from the 60 minutes performance which was directed and choreographed by Mourad Merzouki.

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Dec 29, 2014

Engineers Retrofit a Tank with Jet Engines to Fight Oil Fires

Engineers Retrofit a Tank with Jet Engines to Fight Oil Fires

Hungarian engineers have created the ultimate fire extinguisher from a decommissioned Russian tank combined with the jets from a MiG-21 fighter jet. Known as the Big Wind, it’s capable of blowing powerful shots of water to stop oil fires in an instant.

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