Monday, August 10, 2020
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Practical Uses for Augmented Reality are Coming

The different ways people are using augmented reality (virtually imposing digital images onto a physical scene) and Apple’s new ARkit has been fascinating. From virtual pets, to real-time filters, painting and...
underwater robotics

Underwater robotics: a UK opportunity

Seaborne and underwater robotics for the offshore energy sector could be major opportunity for Britain, according to a new report from Innovate UK. Marine robotics includes Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs), which are...
SyncThink

SyncThink: VR Headsets & Football Field Testing

Two huge guys with helmets crush into each other, and one is slow to get up. It’s a common scene every fall on American television. It’s no secret that American football...
innovation economy

The Best Part of a Sandwich

There are some things in the world that can never be fully understood--the laws of gravity, the concept of time, etc… But none of these things can top the utter mystery...
ground breaking

HOW TO BECOME IMMORTAL

Humans have always tried to immortalize themselves. Some have taken the assiduous path while others have done infamous deeds and ‘the evil lives on after them.’ Now ‘The Voices of Humanity’...
self-driving cars

SELF-DRIVING CARS: WHY ROBOT, WHY?

The Orwellian science fiction movie ‘I, Robot’ is set in the year 2035 where humanoid robots serve humanity and are programmed to serve under the ‘Three laws of Robotics.’ The protagonist,...
hanson robotics

Hanson Robotics: How to Control the Uncontrollable

Everyone knows that kids can be a handful. You’ve probably been in a grocery store and seen kids who are out of control - screaming for candy, kicking parents, etc. When...
farming

The Fast Track for Farming

It’s a picture we’ve all envisioned. An idyllic farm, nestled in a valley, father spending the day threshing while mother bakes bread and the children play with the dogs inside. It...
computer scan medical technology

Ageing populations demand new technologies, says government

In 2014, the median age of the UK population passed 40 for the first time. Over the next 20 years, the number of citizens aged over 60 will increase from just...
DNA Encoding

DNA Encoding & Data Storage: To Infinity and Beyond

So said Buzz Lightyear in the kids’ cartoon classic Toy Story. While all the other toys laughed at Buzz, there’s something eerily similar in the way storage technology is shaping up...

APPLICATIONS

IOT = INTERNET OF TROUBLE?

Inevitably, the IoT build-out is bringing new security issues. A recent Trustwave report says 61% of surveyed companies in the sector have traced a...

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