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ZANO, A Palm-Size Nano Drone With Built-In HD Video Capture

ZANO is a palm-size nano drone with built-in photo and HD video capture that can be controlled via Android or iOS device. The little UAV, which is …

Drones

Visualizing Air Flow Using Schlieren Optics

Harvard’s Department of Natural Sciences demonstrates an optical technique known as Schlieren Optics, that allows us to see small changes in the …

Gopro Handheld Steady Gimbal

The 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal for GoPro stabilizes your shots like a real steadicam, giving you the most amazing smooth shots you´ve ever taken. Made …

Videography

A Slick New Interactive 3-D Poster for the Divergent Sequel Insurgent

Remember a while back when motion posters were all the rage? Those were cool. Then it was 3-D motion posters. (Looking at you, <i>Jurassic Park</i> 3-D.) …

You Can Feel This Touchscreen That's Made of Thin Air

When's a screen not a screen? When, err, it's made of thin air we suppose—like this touchscreen, which is constructed from light and ultrasound …

NavVis performs Google-like 3D mapping, but quicker

In order to initially create its maps, NavVis utilizes a trolley that's equipped with two laser scanners and six cameras. As a human operator wheels …

Looksery Changes Your Face In Real Time For Flattering Video Selfies

My eyes are brown. My face is round. But I don't have to show you that. Looksery can give me beautiful baby blues and a chiseled jaw with just a few …

Carl Zeiss' VR One is a $99 answer to the Samsung Gear VR

Virtual Reality isn't quite here yet, but it's starting to look like consumers will have plenty of options when it arrives: Gear VR caters to Samsung smartphone users, the consumer Oculus Rift is currently under development and Google has even fashioned a bottom-dollar solution that's compatible …

Microsoft’s ‘RoomAlive’ transforms any room into a giant Xbox game

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Is ultra-real 3D the future of cinema?

Stanley Kubrick’s former effects master has a plan to lure audiences back into cinemas – with images so real you can almost touch them. Robbie Collin reports<p>On a grey September morning in Amsterdam, around a thousand people are sitting in a darkened concert hall, staring at an enormous head. It’s a …

Watch This Guy Sculpt A Spider In Mid-Air Using An Oculus Rift

The appeal of the Oculus Rift is most often expressed in terms of exploring digital worlds, from Seinfeld’s apartment to virtual amusement parks. What we usually don’t think about is how virtual reality will give designers and artists a whole new set of tools. But VR as a toolbox might be even more …

Virtual Reality

Shadows, Typography and Installation by Fred Eerdekens

View Gallery<p>We love Belgium-based artist Fred Eerdekens' shadow typography created using everything from artificial cloud formations, food boxes, …

This new 'holographic video' tech paves the way for a real-life Holodeck

Graphics startup Otoy released a new 360-degree holographic capture system that has the potential to drastically change how the media industry uses video.<p>Otoy’s new system allows you to capture the parameters of a setting (people, objects, scenes) with a mobile device’s camera. It then sends that …

Turn your GoPro videos into super-smooth 'hyperlapses'

Microsoft researchers have developed a technique for converting first-person videos, such as those captured with a helmet camera while cycling, into …

Royal Mail launches 3D-printing service

Partnership with iMakr will allow customers to have items such as keychains to mini postboxes “printed” and posted from its delivery office<p>Royal Mail will offer to 3D print and ship a range of objects from a delivery office in the latest bid to retool the company for the 21st century.<p>A trial will …

Blacksmith Forges 320 Layer Damascus Steel Blade

Watch Chris, a blacksmith for John Neeman Tools, make a 320 layer pattern welded Damascus steel blade. What craftsmanship! For more handcrafted …

Virtuix rides virtual reality popularity to $2.7M in additional funding

Virtual reality is hotly anticipated in the wake of Facebook’s $2 billion purchase of Oculus VR. And that has enabled Virtuix to raise another round of $2.7 million for its Omni virtual reality treadmill.<p>While Oculus provides the goggles to view 3D worlds, the Omni provides the motion input that …

Viewbox Smartphone Virtual Reality Headset Unveiled (video)

Following in the footsteps of other affordable virtual reality headsets, a new VR foldable headset has been created by Simon Josefsson for …

13 Holiday Gifts That'll Delight Your Favorite Science Nerd

Yes, there are only 12 days in the song. But 13 is such a nice (prime!) number, and some of your friends might already have a stock of hilarious …

Entire Neighborhood Synchronizes Christmas Lights

Because some people have neighbors that are willing to do more than just call the cops on them for playing their music too loud at 8PM on a Friday …

Review: Seek Thermal Camera for iOS gives your iPhone Predator vision

<b>Update 3/3/15:</b> We’ve added the new <b>Seek Thermal XR</b> to the bottom of this review.<p>The evolution of Apple’s iOS cameras has been fairly linear: Apple improved their image quality, added video recording capabilities, and dropped in a small collection of filters, but otherwise hasn’t radically changed …