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Google Presents: National Park Hidden Worlds

28. August 2016

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Google is ramping up mobile 360 video experiences, now you can explore some of the most amazing National Parks in the US, as you follow rangers on a journey to places most people never go. You’ll experience some of the most amazing sights, unbelievable sounds, and crazy adventures of Kenai Fjords, Hawai’i Volcanoes, Carlsbad Caverns, [...]

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Ubisoft: Nosulus Rift ‘Fart-Tech’ For South Park

21. August 2016

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Well, someone had to do it right? And Ubisoft probably thought what better reason than to create some smell-driven tech, than for the upcoming South Park game that is literally driven by farts! Perhaps a stunt of sorts, the Nosulus Rift is real, and while the video above seems like a parody video, its not, [...]

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DuoSkin: Tattoo Style On-Skin Interfaces

15. August 2016

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MIT have teamed up with Microsoft Research Labs to create “DuoSkin” a new type of functional on-skin interface and control device that can control digital interactions on screens, or have a computer control the look of the on-skin patch… Almost Tattoo like, this new style of temporary skin based art, allows almost anyone to create [...]

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Puma: Introducing The BeatBot Racing Robot

2. May 2016

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The PUMA BeatBot is a new, programmable, autonomous-driving, lane-following racing robot that pushes runners of all levels to go harder and run faster by giving them a visual target to beat, in-fact, it’s a training partner that never gets tired… so you aren’t just trying to beat the time on a stopwatch. The BeatBot is [...]

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Magic Leap: The Future Of Mornings

21. April 2016

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Magic Leap has been inspiring us with it’s vision for a mixed-reality headset, a very cool hardware piece that unfortunately Microsoft’s Hololens has been stealing all the headlines for, with brilliant content pieces and futuristic applications. But Magic leap want to fight back, in a slightly different way, by re-inventing how you might experience your [...]

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Fisher-Price Imagines The Future of Parenting

29. March 2016

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I have a love-hate relationship with these “Future Of…” videos! On one hand, they give a glimpse into the strategic thinking of some of the world’s biggest companies, showing where they see the world going, and how they’d like to help take it there. Yet at the same time, they are horribly dramatised with often [...]

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Introducing The Microsoft Cybercrime Center

18. March 2016

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Welcome to the future, where big brands use their own technology and capability to fight crime in a digital world. Introducing the Microsoft Cybercrime Center, powered by Microsoft Cloud, it tracks and visualises cybercrime so that Microsoft experts can help locate the individuals responsible for crimes committed, and what I assume, has them working closely [...]

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UNITY: Real-Time Rendered Film “Adam” Pt 1

17. March 2016

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Wow. So Unity’s demo team has been working on a 3D film that’s created entirely in the next version of the company’s 3D Gaming Engine, and rendered out to the quality you see above in real-time with about $3000 of hardware. Which is almost unbelievable. The Film is called ADAM. And it’s a multi-part series [...]

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Time Trial: Augmented Reality Climbing

10. February 2016

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Check this out! “Time Trial” is a new, physical, interactive rock climbing video game where players are given the opportunity to compete in a time-trial style augmented reality climbing wall challenge to log the fastest times to complete climbs that require them to do single or multiple tasks during that climb. Pretty damn cool. If [...]

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DRL: The Drone Racing League

7. February 2016

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Ok, get ready for the sport of the future. Drone Racing. Imagine the world’s top drone pilots. Flying through epic real-world courses. Racing super fast drones in first person view with special FPV goggles, that place not only the pilots, but the fans, right in the drone as they twist their way through special LED [...]

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Microsoft Re-Imagines NFL Through HoloLens

3. February 2016

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So this is the future of Football, with Microsoft re-imagining the future of the game, where NFL fans can get closer to their favorite teams and players than ever before, and control the action across multiple screens, on multiple surfaces, with an immersive mixed-reality experience that the upcoming HoloLens Headset will provide. Pretty cool right? [...]

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Bentley Inspirator App: The Design Experience

27. January 2016

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The Bentley Inspirator is a new luxury design and commissioning experience from Bentley, where your facial reactions to specific app content and beautiful design ques shape and guide your way to a recommended specification, inspired by you, and your interests in life. It’s a completely different play for such a luxury automotive brand, and hints [...]

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Introducing FordPass: The Future of Mobility

17. January 2016

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Welcome to the future of Ford. Where you don’t just buy a car, you get access to an entire digital ecosystem of services for being part of the family, as they start to shape the future of the automotive industry, where just perhaps, you won’t even have to own a car with RideShare of the [...]

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NIVEA Presents The Second Skin Project

11. January 2016

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This is Nivea’s Nanotechnology Experiment that allows people to feel a human touch from anywhere in the world. It’s also probably Leo Burnett Madrid‘s Cannes entry for 2016! The experiment shows how technology can create a sense of touch between a mother and son living thousands of kilometres apart from each other, delivering a hug, [...]

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L’Oréal Connected UV Skin Patch Sensors

9. January 2016

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Hot off the press from CES, L’Oréal have announced a new, connected UV Skin Patch and companion app called “La Roche-Posay My UV Patch”, and it’s powered by NFC for android, and by image recognition for iOS as the primacy connectivity point for the patch. The patch itself is as thin as a fake tattoo, [...]

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Nikon Launches KeyMission 360 VR Camera

7. January 2016

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Well the VR and 360 Cam market is hotting up, and GoPro better watch out, with a big entry from Nikon into the market with their “Key Mission 360″ VR Camera that’s both a water proof action camera and a full 360 VR camera. Shame it has such a horrible name! Unfortunately there isn’t any [...]

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VertiGo: A Wall-Climbing Robot From Disney

3. January 2016

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As if almost out of no where, Disney Research Labs have released a video showcasing a 3D Printed (in part) Wall-Climbing Robot that is more like an all-terrain owning vehicle from a future military prototype, than a Disney research project… But I want one! They’ve called it “VertiGo” and it’s capable of transitioning from the [...]

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HaptoClone: Holograms That You Can Touch

29. December 2015

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Imagine a world of Holograms that you can physically touch! Imagine shaking a friend’s hand or reaching out to pass them a gift? Well a group of haptics and hologram researchers from the University of Tokyo’s Department of Complexity Science and Engineering (DCSE) have brought this prototype to life. Inventing “Haptoclone”. Quite simply, an interactive [...]

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SpeakEmoji: The Emoji Translator App

21. December 2015

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Just in time for the holiday season where you’ll probably be wondering what your kids are saying with those weird Emoji combinations… or perhaps, you’re just not cool enough to be in the convo! Introducing SpeakEmoji, the world-first voice-to-emoji translator app which translates grown-up speak into cool emoji messages, thus making just about any one [...]

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Google: The Year In Search 2015 Video

17. December 2015

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With the year almost over, the “Year in Review” pieces are coming out, and this one from Google with it’s annual “Year In Search” marks another epic and enchanting year for the internet and the world. What’s interesting, is that the biggest moments of 2015 inspired trillions of questions/searches this year. But what do they [...]

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