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Three Innovations That Are Already Changing Your “Today”
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Why wait for tomorrow? A look at the companies that are inventing the future now

While we love some of the ideas from the New York Times’ 32 Innovations That Will Change Your Tomorrow (hangover cures! Roller coasters with Read More »

Journalists Be Warned: Robots are Coming For Your Job
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Narrative Science, an automated algorithm that curates data and writes an article, is another step in normalizing robots

In Futurama, a cartoon set 1000 years in the future, robots are common sights, performing a multitude of tasks, while also providing a lot Read More »

3D Printing on Display at the New Museum
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MakerBot Industries showcases the potential of new technology

While visiting Carsten H├Âller’s “Experience” exhibit at the New Museum, we noticed something far more interesting: a display in the front window designed by Read More »

New Frontiers in Music Video
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New technologies are reconstructing the notion of the music video

Emerging technologies are taking interactivity┬áin music visualisation to new levels. Through mobile technology, HMTL5, movement tracking, Augmented Reality and other digital means, music video Read More »

Fashion Meets Function with Wipe T-Shirt
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An intuitive response to using your clothes to help keep your devices clean

We’re all guilty of it — the furtive wipe of your smartphone on a t-shirt. Needless to say a sweaty, dirty item of clothing Read More »

AR, Anime Help Young English Learners, Learn More
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An augmented reality iPhone app breathes new life into the school English textbook
An augmented reality iPhone app breathes new life into the school English textbook

Japan is a country that spends a lot of time and money in schools and in adult education learning languages like English, and yet Read More »

Augmented Reality Fashion Show For Interactive Seasonal Lineup
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An upcoming collection of clothing products is introduced digitally, not via the traditional catwalk show
An upcoming collection of clothing products is introduced digitally, not via the traditional catwalk show

An independent fashion brand has promoted its new 2011 autumn/winter collection using an augmented reality fashion show, said to be the first label in Read More »

Research Students Develop Edible Display System
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A female research group from the University of Tokyo developed an edible display system which uses dried fruit to draw images

The “fruit plotter” device uses an overhead mounted fruit depositor linked up to a computer. Taking coordinates from the image entered into the computer, Read More »

Haptic Smartphone Brings Touch Sensation to Users
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KDDI's new haptic smartphone allows users to feel the sensation of typing on real keys

A common gripe with users of touchscreen smartphones is not being able to tell where keys are or just how much pressure they must Read More »

Pic3D Sheet Turns any LCD Monitor Into 3D Display
Plastic film turns an iPhone screen into a 3D screen
New plastic film from Japanese company Global Wave turns any 2D screen into a glasses free 3D screen

Japanese technology company Global Wave have come up with a plastic film cover which turns any 2D LCD screen monitor into a 3D display Read More »