NASA World Wind

July 12th, 2006 | Filed under: Science, Technology, Virtual Reality | 2 Comments »


NASA World Wind – Like google earth with mars, venus, jupiter and the moon.


June 27th, 2006 | Filed under: Design, Technology, Video | No Comments »

TED has launched TEDTalks, a weekly release of talks from some of the greatest minds around. 

3D Plasma Display

February 19th, 2006 | Filed under: Future, Technology, Video | 1 Comment »

The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST, President: Hiroyuki Yoshikawa) and Keio University (President: Yuichiro Anzai), in collaboration with Burton Inc. (CEO: Hideki Kimura), have succeeded in the experimental fabrication of a device displaying “real 3D images” which consist of dot arrays in space where there is nothing but air.

via Interactive Architecture dot org

Jeff Han : Multi-Touch Interaction

February 13th, 2006 | Filed under: Computing, Design, Technology, Video | 4 Comments »

Multi-Touch Interaction Research
[demo video] | pressure-sensitive, high-res, 36″x27″ rear projected
Jeff Han, you rock.

Room temperature tabletop fusion confirmed

February 13th, 2006 | Filed under: Science, Sustainability, Technology | No Comments »

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a tabletop accelerator that produces nuclear fusion at room temperature, providing confirmation of an earlier experiment conducted at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), while offering substantial improvements over the original design. [press release]

via Science Blog

NextEngine : $2500 Desktop 3D scanner

February 1st, 2006 | Filed under: Design, Products, Technology | 5 Comments »

NextEngine is a 3d desktop laser scanner requiring no special background or lighting and has a field size of 13.5″ x 10.1″ (also includes additional software to generate composite models from multiple scans).

via Engadget

Live Local Bird's Eye View

January 15th, 2006 | Filed under: Internet, Mapping, Photography, Technology | 1 Comment »

When Windows Live Local says bird’s eye, they really mean bird’s eye. Check out the incredible high-resolution bird’s eye views on Live Local for yourself.

Sketchup Google Earth

January 15th, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Technology, Virtual Reality | 2 Comments »

With SketchUp’s new Google Earth plug-in., you can how have the ultimate virtual site model in an instant. Export your own 3D model directly to a KMZ file and your done.

via Informationlab

Nokia with Near Field Communication

December 23rd, 2005 | Filed under: Future, Products, Programming, Technology | 3 Comments »

Nokia has rolled out prototype devices that both read and write RFID tags dubbed NFC (Near Field Communication). The interface links phones to phones as well as tags for embedded location-based triggers.

via elastic space

Displax : Interactive Storefront Windows

December 18th, 2005 | Filed under: Architecture, Products, Technology | 8 Comments »

Displax developed by Edigma, combines rear projection holographic screens with finger tracking to bring interactive storefront displays to retailers and various commercial applications.

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