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Think GPS is cool? IPS will blow your mind

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For all of their awesome applications — from portable navigation devices, to self-driving cars, to cruise missile targeting — the American Global Positioning System and its Russian cohort GLONASS have two fundamental flaws: They don’t work indoors, and they only really operate in two dimensions.Now, these limitations are fair enough;...
Think GPS is cool? IPS will blow your mind

Dell Precision R5500 lets four graphics pros work on one PC, we wish it did gaming

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Workstations aren't normally our focus, but when Dell shows off a new Precision system that lets four media pros share its graphics hardware at once, you can be sure the company has our attention. If your IT chief springs for a Precision R5500 with four Quadro 2000 cards, each...
Dell Precision R5500 lets four graphics pros work on one PC, we wish it did gaming

Get Ready for IPS: Like GPS, Except the Signal Is Coming FROM INSIDE THE BUILDING

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via metro.co.uk Of all of Google's bleeding edge projects and technologies--say cars that drive themselves or the Internet on your goddam face--there's only one Marissa Mayer described as futuristic during a recent Q&A at the 92nd Street Y: Indoor positioning systems. Google has already implemented the technology, which lets you...
Get Ready for IPS: Like GPS, Except the Signal Is Coming FROM INSIDE THE BUILDING

Leonar3Do launches HelloVR, Vimensio platforms to bring 3D computing into the mainstream

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Leonar3Do is releasing HelloVR, a free app from Google Play that turns users desktops into a 3D environment that can be navigated with their smartphone. It'll be available for free on Google Play in March and promises to let users sculpt and create models from within the digital environment....
Leonar3Do launches HelloVR, Vimensio platforms to bring 3D computing into the mainstream

Sharp's 6 series LCDs feature smart TV

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Sharp has announced its 6 series televisions for 2013, which, while they include a mix of 3D and non-3D models, will all have Smart TV features. [Read more]...
Sharp's 6 series LCDs feature smart TV

Explore historic sites with the World Wonders Project

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I’ve always been fascinated by famous historic and cultural sites from around the world. When I was a child, flipping through encyclopedias while researching for school projects, the thought of exploring these sites was a distant dream. With the new Google World Wonders Project, that dream is now a little...
Explore historic sites with the World Wonders Project

Sketchfab Is A Unique Way To Show DIY 3D Content On The Web

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Sites like Thingiverse offer ways for 3D makers to display and upload their 3D models for the world to peruse but there’s never been a way to really “see” the models in real space. That’s where Sketchfab comes in. This WebGL-based tool allows 3D modelers to show almost any object...
Sketchfab Is A Unique Way To Show DIY 3D Content On The Web

Autodesk's new 123D Design app turns everyone into 3D modellers

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The Next Web was recently privy to a pretty cool demo of Autodesk‘s latest 3D apps, designed to let iPad, Mac and PC users create and order 3D models entirely of the user’s own design. These apps officially roll off the Autodesk conveyor belt today, and they’re aimed squarely at...
Autodesk's new 123D Design app turns everyone into 3D modellers
The Free Universal Construction Kit uses 3D printing to break out of Lego's walled garden
New Arduino Esplora Provides A Ready-For-Gaming, Customizable, Open Source Video Game Controller

Floored unveils 3D modeling for real estate in the form of an app

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So you’ve built something revolutionary. Great job. Here’s some bad news: That wasn’t the hard part. Now you have to find a way to make money off of it. Backward engineering a cool technological innovation into a lucrative business model is not always easy. Here’s one company doing just that....
Floored unveils 3D modeling for real estate in the form of an app

Philips gives 21:9 TVs a wide berth, ceases production to focus on 16:9

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While LG clearly thinks there's still some life in the super-wide format, Philips isn't so sure. In fact, the electronics stalwart has apparently just announced that it won't be releasing any more 21:9 TVs, due to lack of interest. Despite having regularly released new extra-wide sets since 2009, including...
Philips gives 21:9 TVs a wide berth, ceases production to focus on 16:9

MakeXYZ Helps You Find An Idle 3D Printer Near You

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Idle 3D printers are the bane of the creative class. That’s why MakeXYZ.com is so important. It is a service that helps you find 3D printers near you and request print jobs. Like the remote batch jobs of yore, you can simply contact a MakeXYZ maker and they’ll print off...
MakeXYZ Helps You Find An Idle 3D Printer Near You

It's Now Clearer Than Ever Google Is Scared To Death Of Losing Maps To Apple (GOOG, AAPL)

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We just finished watching Google's presentation on all the updates for Google Maps. It was boring. Really, really boring.  It was clear from the start that Google didn't have much to say today. Most of the presentation felt like a history lesson, going over how Google Maps has evolved over...
It's Now Clearer Than Ever Google Is Scared To Death Of Losing Maps To Apple (GOOG, AAPL)

Macworld 2012: Autodesk Inventor Fusion for Mac Coming

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Autodesk was at Macworld showing off a new product for the Mac called Autodesk Inventor Fusion. Autodesk Inventor Fusion is an existing 3D mechanical design software on Windows, but will soon become available for the Mac for the first time. Autodesk made headlines back in 2010 when they returned...
Macworld 2012: Autodesk Inventor Fusion for Mac Coming

University of Glasgow makes 3D models with single-pixel sensors, skips the cameras (video)

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Most approaches to capturing 3D models of real-world objects involve multiple cameras that are rarely cheap, and are sometimes tricky to calibrate. The University of Glasgow has developed a method that ditches those cameras altogether. Its system has four single-pixel sensors stitching together a 3D image based on the...
University of Glasgow makes 3D models with single-pixel sensors, skips the cameras (video)

ZeroUI promises hands-free 3D model creation

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The Silicon Valley company's platform aims to make it possible for just about anyone to build their own 3D models -- without the use of complicated UIs. [Read more]...
ZeroUI promises hands-free 3D model creation

Insert Coin semifinalist: Moedls 3D scanner for your phone hands-on

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Moedls (pronounced moy-dles) inventor John Fehr, being a semifinalist in our Insert Coin competition, is obviously on hand here at Expand. While we were impressed with what we saw from afar, we were really excited to see the low-cost 3D scanner in person. The laser-cut housing for the lasers...
Insert Coin semifinalist: Moedls 3D scanner for your phone hands-on

Google Maps launches metropolitan 3D maps in Google Earth on iOS and Android

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Today, Google announced that it will feature 3D models of entire metropolitan areas on mobile devices in Google Earth. It’s doing so by working on new imagery and rendering techniques, combined with new computer vision tech that automates creation of cityscapes in full 3D. The 3D rendering will come complete with buildings,...
Google Maps launches metropolitan 3D maps in Google Earth on iOS and Android

Channelling your inner Eastwood: CES 2013 offers brain-wave technology

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It's not quite Firefox - the movie, not the search engine - but companies are developing exciting mind-controlled gizmosIf you were a 10-year-old boy in 1982 the most exciting film of that year was not Tootsie, or Blade Runner, or even ET, but a rather ridiculous action thriller called Firefox,...
Channelling your inner Eastwood: CES 2013 offers brain-wave technology
Google adds more high-resolution aerial and satellite photos to Maps and Earth
Kno brings its digital textbooks to K-12 education
The best Retina Display apps to show off your new iPad
How scientists can manipulate us with games to gather data

Best 2D-only televisions

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If you want a TV that just does 2D well without paying extra for a feature you won't use, then check out our pick of the best non-3D models....
Best 2D-only televisions

51 Companies That Are Revolutionizing The Way We Shop

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With the advent of e-commerce, retail is changing more than nearly any other industry.  In this evolving environment, a few trailblazers have set themselves apart, and are revolutionizing the way we perceive and consume retail. Some retailers have altered their merchandising strategies to accommodate today's fast-paced shoppers. Others are making...
51 Companies That Are Revolutionizing The Way We Shop
Sunglass Takes Its Browser-Based 3D Modelling Platform Out Of Beta, Keys In On Communication
Get up close with a WebGL model of the Half-Life headcrab zombie

Microsoft releases new Kinect interactions and 3D modeling for Windows

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3D modeling with the “Kinect Fusion” feature for Windows. Microsoft this morning released a new version of its Kinect for Windows software development kit, adding features including 3D modeling and new forms of user interaction. These are new features that software developers can use when creating Windows apps that make...
Microsoft releases new Kinect interactions and 3D modeling for Windows

Apple's Coming Map App Will "Blow Your Head Off"

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A 3D view of San Francisco from C3 TechnologiesBetween 2009 and 2011, Apple acquired three mapping companies in quick succession: Placebase in 2009;3-D mapping outfit Poly9 in 2010; and in 2011, C3 Technologies, a second 3-D mapping company. Three mapping company acquisitions in as many years. But for good reason....
Apple's Coming Map App Will "Blow Your Head Off"
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