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This tiny camera could give drones predator vision

It can be 3D printed in just one step<p>From body parts to supercars, the family of 3D printed products just keeps expanding. But in a study published last week in Science Advances, scientists think small: German researchers 3D printed different lenses—each smaller than the width of a human hair—onto …

Imaging

DRONE ALERT

<b>By Greg Thrasher</b> <b>VOD</b> <b>Washington Bureau</b> <b></b><p><b>May 24, 2012</b><p><b>WASHINGTON, D.C</b>. — Our country spends billions of dollars on the purchase of weapons and hi tech …

Eyes in the sky: the rise of the police drones

(Photo: US Navy)<p>This weekend marked the culmination of a “Week of Action” to protest the growing use of armed drones by US and British forces in the …

Proposed Rules Regulating Domestic Drone Use Lack Police Warrant Requirement

Rules governing the commercial use of drones contain loopholes that would allow law enforcement agencies to deploy domestic drones without a warrant …

NASA flashback takes you 850 miles above Earth in 1966

Back in 1966, a NASA spacecraft carried people far above the Earth's surface, setting a new altitude record and giving us a gorgeous view of the planet below.<p>Nearly a week after the very first "Star Trek" episode aired on TV in 1966, real-life NASA astronauts set a new space record on board the …

Star Trek

Sony aims to extend VR content to films, no plans for smartphone-based headset

Sony Corp <6758.T> aims to extend content for its dedicated virtual-reality (VR) headset into non-gaming areas such as TV and film, and has no plans to join the burgeoning market for smartphone-based headsets, its gaming division chief said.<p>Andrew House, Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc's chief …

Virtual Reality

Watch Google's Burrito-Delivery Drone In Action

Chipotle flown straight to your front door.<p>Google and Chipotle have a plan to perfect the future of food delivery: burrito-delivery drones. <i>Roanoke Times</i> has the first video and photos of the drones being tested on Virginia Tech's campus. (Seriously, can you imagine college students drunkenly …

How We Can Finally Get to Mars

America is taking its sweet time about getting to Mars. In 1969, shortly after the Apollo 11 moon landing, the prediction was that we’d have boots on …

New generation consoles concede that PC Gaming is the way to go! | ROG - Republic of Gamers Global

Controversial title klaxon! But before you mash that keyboard in anger, read on and prepare yourself to embrace our PC gaming way of life, <i>because,</i> …

Computer Hardware

Tim Cook Just Nailed the Problem with Virtual Reality

Why augmented reality like Google Glass, not Oculus, is the future.<p>In the past, Apple C.E.O. <b>Tim Cook</b> has been reticent when it comes to his company’s plans to develop virtual and augmented reality technology. It is “really cool and has some interesting applications,” he said in January during a …

Augmented Reality

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G20: Obama warns Beijing against South China Sea aggression

Beijing must avoid flexing its muscles in the South China Sea, US president Barack Obama has warned as he arrives in China on the first leg of his final tour of Asia.<p>In an interview with CNN, set to be broadcast on Sunday to coincide with the start of the G20, Obama said he had attempted to …

China

Chief of Naval Operations Richardson: US Navy is Focusing on Enemy Submarine Threat

Enemy submarines remain the single most dangerous threat to the United States Navy’s aircraft carriers and its surface fleet at large. However the …

Military

This Satellite Just Survived a Collision With a Space Particle Travelling at More Than 40,000 Km/h

That's one lucky satellite.<p>A tiny particle travelling at an estimated speed of more than 40,000 kilometres per hour (24,850 mph) has collided with a …

Space

The PowerEgg Drone Can Shoot 4K Panoramic Video 2.5 Miles Above Sea Level

Powervision PowerEgg Drone<p>Posted in Tech<p>These days, cutting edge technology just doesn’t last unless it’s outfitted in a clean design. It’s this …

Some Of The Best PC Games Ever Made Hit Steam Today

There wasn’t much fanfare made about the move, but a collection of classic Sierra games turned up on Steam today, including the very best of …

Rise of the drones: More lenient regulations on drone flights go into effect today

The FAA hopes to create over 100,000 new jobs by loosening regulations on who can pilot drones<p>The skies above may be clear, but starting today, they're very unlikely to be empty anytime soon. On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration's new regulations for drone-piloting go into effect, and FAA …

A drone to move shipping containers including homes

The concept<p>The Modal is a logistics drone designed to move empty shipping containers by lifting them in the air and carrying them over short distances. It could be used to move containers in ports or position container homes on places that are hard for a truck to reach.<p>Renderings provided by …

New rules on small drones: What you need to know

For companies that want to use small drones, a new era began Monday.<p>That’s when rules kicked in that free them from having to request special permission from the federal government for any commercial drone endeavor — a waiver process that often took months.<p>Although industry experts say the Federal …

Drones