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Valve's Newell: Steam Box prototypes could be ready in three to four months

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When Valve' Co-founder Gabe Newell said late last year that the long-rumored "Steam Box" living room-based PC-in-a-console would be available some time in 2013, we figured the company would take its time and aim for a holiday rollout late in the year. Turns out we may have been too...
Valve's Newell: Steam Box prototypes could be ready in three to four months

Prototype glasses help the visually impaired avoid obstacles

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The crafty engineers at Google aren't the only ones working on augmented reality glasses. Researchers at the Instituto de Oftalmología Aplicada have created a prototype system, based around a head-mounted display and a pair of small cameras. Instead of overlaying info about landmarks or capturing video of your trampoline-based...
Prototype glasses help the visually impaired avoid obstacles

Backseat Drivers, Relax: You'll At Least Control Your In-Car Entertainment

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At this year's SXSW, I attended a showcase of the latest Chevrolet cars and infotainment technologies. A lead brand for General Motors, Chevrolet had a huge corporate presence at SXSW. But it was the extension of infotainment to backseat passengers, using 4G, that attracted my attention. As I noted...
Backseat Drivers, Relax: You'll At Least Control Your In-Car Entertainment

WiGig: Panasonic Tablet Wirelessly Transmits A Full DVD Video In 60 Seconds (Video)

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WiGig, a multi-gigabit speed wireless communications technology, was first announced back in 2009, but it’s taking companies like Panasonic quite a while to come up with applications that make use of it. Via WiGig, devices can communicate with each other at multi-gigabit speeds using the 60 GHz frequency band. Panasonic has...
WiGig: Panasonic Tablet Wirelessly Transmits A Full DVD Video In 60 Seconds (Video)
Kinect-powered LightGuide prototype trains your muscle movements with projected light

AR goggles take crime scene technology to CSI: Miami level

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Dutch researchers are looking to catapult crime scene investigation into the 21st century through the use of augmented reality (AR). The prototype system, designed by the Delft University of Technology, employs a pair of AR goggles, two head-mounted cameras and a portable laptop rig to allow investigators to build...
AR goggles take crime scene technology to CSI: Miami level

'Sonar Vision' system touted by researchers to help the blind hear what they can't see

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Scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed a prototype system that could one day aid the congenitally blind by converting video into auditory cues. The "Sonar Vision" works in a similar way to a bat's echolocation system, but instead of chirping, uses a video camera embedded in...
'Sonar Vision' system touted by researchers to help the blind hear what they can't see

Russia’s state piracy monitor could empower copyright owners

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In a land whose leading social network includes baked-in file-sharing, the government seems keen on encouraging a legal digital media ecosystem. Russian multi-media portal store Muz.ru says it has built, for the Ministry of Communication, a prototype system to alert copyright owners to illegal distribution of their audio, video, e-books...
Russia’s state piracy monitor could empower copyright owners

Lockheed Martin's ADAM laser blasts enemy rockets with its HEL beam

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Enemy rockets go up. ADAM makes'em go down... safely and in a grand explosion of fire. That's the name of Lockheed Martin's Area Defense Anti-Munitions system, or badass laser for short (to us, anyway), created to intercept and "negate" airborne rockets and drones. The aerospace company's been testing its...
Lockheed Martin's ADAM laser blasts enemy rockets with its HEL beam

Microsoft demos wearable multitouch projector

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Microsoft's Research division has previewed a prototype system that utilizes a wearable projector as an alternative to touch-based input restricted to dedicated displays on devices such as smartphones. The technology, which was developed in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University,......
Microsoft demos wearable multitouch projector
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