Category: technology


Oyster Advanced Body Skeleton Tracking

The days of motion capture may be numbered, as video tracking algorithms get more advanced. Oyster combines advanced machine learning algorithms from motion tracking and synthetic data to provide accurate real time body tracking. Now all you need to animate your characters is a camera and this software! More info: http://www.gestigon.com

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Flyboard Air Hoverboard Can Go 93 MPH and Soar to 10,000 Feet

12 April, 2016 エスピオン

Zapata Racing has achieved mankind’s dream of flight and offers you the first video of Franky Zapata flying on the innovation Flyboard® Air. The Independent Propulsion Unit represents 4 years of hard work for a result exceeding all records: – Autonomous flight up to 10,000 feet – Top speed of 150km/h (93,2 mph) – 10 […]

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Fusion energy breakthrough: Scientists create hydrogen plasma

29 March, 2016 エスピオン

For the first time, scientists at the Max Planck Institute in Germany have successfully created hydrogen plasma, the key component to nuclear fusion, and held it in a contained environment. Inside of a generator called the Wendelstein 7-X (W7X) stellarator, hydrogen is heated up to 180 million degrees Fahrenheit and held in place by 470 […]

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holoportation: virtual 3D teleportation in real-time (Microsoft Research)

29 March, 2016 エスピオン

holoportation is a new type of 3D capture technology that allows high quality 3D models of people to be reconstructed, compressed, and transmitted anywhere in the world in real-time. When combined with mixed reality displays such as HoloLens, this technology allows users to see and interact with remote participants in 3D as if they are […]

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A bicycle that generates 24 hours of electricity from 1 hour of exercise

03 December, 2015 エスピオン

Would you exercise for one hour a day to never have another electricity bill again? Billionaire business mogul Manoj Bhargava has chosen to throw his weight behind initiatives that work for the betterment of the world. To this aim, Bhargava founded the Billions in Change movement, which works to create and implement solutions to some […]

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Fallout 4 VR with the Virtuix Omni

Check out Fallout 4 using the Virtuix Omni! The Omni is the first virtual reality interface for moving freely and naturally in your favorite game. The Omni takes virtual reality to the next level— allowing anyone to stand up and traverse virtual worlds with the natural use of their own feet. Moving naturally in virtual […]

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The Collidoscope: real time sampling and granular synthesis

23 November, 2015 エスピオン

The Collidoscope is a prototype synthesiser designed by researchers Ben Bengler & Fiore Martin. Based on a granular synthesiser engine the instrument can be played by two performers at the same time (as they stand opposite one another on the sides of the unit) using the 2 built-in sets of keyboard, gooseneck microphone, colour display […]

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The Light L16 Camera: the world’s first multi-aperture computational camera

09 October, 2015 エスピオン

Meet the world’s first multi-aperture computational camera. The Light L16 Camera uses breakthrough optics design with the most advanced imaging engine ever created to give you the control of a DSLR with the convenience of a smartphone. With 16 individual cameras, 10 of them firing simultaneously, the L16 captures the detail of your shot at […]

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Live eye tracker with a cheap webcam

09 October, 2015 エスピオン

Cubic Motion usually apply their computer vision technology to high-end footage, but it can be applied to all kinds of data. Watch their youtube channel for iPhone and Android demos, coming very soon. Below you can see a 60fps face tracking system, which can be used for live character animation system for Maya, Unreal Engine, […]

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IMMERSIS Projector – revolutionizing immersive virtual reality

The ultimate virtual reality experience for immersive gaming and video, sharable with others and adaptable to your living space. For the last century, we’ve been looking at the world through the tiny window of our TV screens, computers and tablets. Our brains have been conditioned to be satisfied by their two-dimensional experience. The arrival of […]

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Virtual Reality Porn via BadoinkVR

26 September, 2015 エスピオン

BaDoink, a leading online adult entertainment company, has been an active pioneer in the virtual reality space – attempting to bring virtual reality porn to the masses. They recently hit the streets of San Francisco, California to give passerbys their first virtual reality experience, using the Samsung Gear VR with a Samsung Galaxy 6. The […]

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The artificial skylight that you won’t believe isn’t real

24 September, 2015 エスピオン

It looks like the sun… but it isn’t. It’s a brand new type of artificial skylight called CoeLux which, for the first time, recreates the scientific process that makes the sky appear blue. It also creates an illusion of depth to make the ‘sun’ appear to be far above.

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TRUE SKIN sci fi short film

Written & Directed by: Stephan Zlotescu Director of Photography: H1

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Cyberith Virtualizer + Oculus Rift + Virtual Reality Games Compilation

24 February, 2015 エスピオン

Watch the Virtualizer being used to play games like Crysis 3, World of Warcraft, Outlast, Affected and others in combination with an Oculus Rift. Cyberith are an Austrian Virtual Reality company, responsible for the development of the Virtualizer. The Virtualizer is an easy-to-use Virtual Reality locomotion device, allowing you to move freely in virtual worlds. […]

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Wanderers – a short film by Erik Wernquist

30 November, 2014 エスピオン

Wanderers is a vision of humanity’s expansion into the Solar System, based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future in space might look like, if it ever happens. The locations depicted in the film are digital recreations of actual places in the Solar System, built from real photos and map data where available. […]

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1995 Virtual Reality IO I-Glasses

21 October, 2014 エスピオン

Back in 1995 this was one of the first affordable home VR headsets along with the Victormaxx Cybermaxx and the ForteVR VFX-1. The small and lightweight design made it comfortable to wear, but the enormous cable from the VGA-box to the Computer, the box itself, the cable to the glasses and the power supply rendered […]

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Remote Controlled Homemade Death Ray Laser DRONE BOT!

19 August, 2014 エスピオン

This beast packs a potent 2W blue laser that fries anything in it’s path. It can walk around and shoot its death ray at the touch of a button.

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MorpHex the six legged robot that can transform into a ball

16 April, 2014 エスピオン

Remember Terrahawks? If you grew up in the 80’s you will. It was a Thunderbirds style sci fi puppet show that had robot spheres called Zeroids that rolled around and performed all sorts of uses in the show. Now, we are finally living in the future, and another demonstration to prove this, is the MorpHex […]

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Structure Sensor Offers 3D Scanning for iPad

23 February, 2014 エスピオン

The Structure Sensor enables you to capture accurate dimensions of objects and environments, and save them for all sorts of uses, such as interior decoration, videogame design, augmented reality, 3D printing and who knows what else! You can now preorder the Structure Sensor, the first 3D sensor for mobile devices, at www.structure.io

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Onewheel Electric Skateboard

23 January, 2014 Luthien

Onewheel is a self-balancing electric skateboard that will take your skateboard experience to the next level. The project is still seeking funding via kickstarter and has already been backed up for almost  $200,000.

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Mood Sweater changes colour based on how you feel

23 January, 2014 Luthien

SENSOREE has created  a design called the GER: Galvanic Extimacy Responder. It has sensors that are located on the hands which read excitement levels so that it can translate the data into a palette of colours. Would you wear such a futuristic design and let people know how you feel?

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3D Chocolate & Sugar Printer

22 January, 2014 Luthien

3D System printers allow you to print a chocolate or sugar masterpieces. The sweets are crafted from layers of sugar containing flavourings like vanilla, sour apple or cherry. A jet print head is used to spray water onto the sugar and harden the crystals, building up the sweets layer-by-layer. You can start to print your own […]

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Project Christine

Project Christine is a really cool new concept design from Razer that allows users to build and customize PCs in any configuration without any prior technical knowledge. You can basically choose any module on-the-fly, in any combination, whether it’s the CPU, memory, graphics card, storage or power supply module. The PCI-Express architecture automatically syncs the […]

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3-Sweep Creates 3D Objects from a Single 2D Image

23 December, 2013 エスピオン

A team of researchers have created 3-Sweep, an interactive technique for turning objects in 2D images into 3D models that can be manipulated. The recognition of 3D components within a single image is a bit out of reach for computer algorithms alone, unless you have photographs of multiple angles of the object. But by combining […]

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The Cubli: a cube that can jump up, balance, and ‘walk’

21 December, 2013 エスピオン

The Cubli is a 15 × 15 × 15 cm cube that can jump up and balance on its corner. Reaction wheels mounted on three faces of the cube rotate at high angular velocities and then brake suddenly, causing the Cubli to jump up. Once the Cubli has almost reached the corner stand up position, […]

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