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Low-cost ‘nano-camera’ can operate at the speed of light

By Maja Bosanac
29 November 2013

mit-imaging-1MIT engineers have devised a nano-camera that can operate at the speed of light. Among other things, this 3D camera could be used in medical imaging, collision-avoidance detectors for vehicles, and for better motion tracking and gesture-recognition in interactive gaming. Aside having good properties, this novel camera is also affordable since its price is expected… »

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Cubelets – robotic building blocks

By Damir Beciri
18 July 2013

cubelets-kt06-kitBuilding blocks from our childhood and our imagination enabled us to create new worlds and explore different ways to use what we had at our disposal. A year ago, Modular Robotics came up with Cubelets – simple robotic cubes which serve as building blocks that behave differently depending on how you connect them, like a… »


Green architecture – ArtScience Museum in Singapore

By Damir Beciri
17 June 2012

artscience-museum-1Designed as part of the Marina Bay Sands, the ArtScience Museum is the first museum dedicated to the dynamic interplay between art and science – a concept we cover from time to time in our series about art and technology. Although it doesn’t feature quite as many sustainability solutions as other projects we previously wrote… »


Research enables robots to manipulate objects and recognize new places

By Damir Beciri
3 September 2011

cornell-university-personal-robotics-lab-object-placementProgramming a computer to observe events and find commonalities is called machine learning. There are many examples of this process being perfected by many researchers around the world, but a team of researchers from the Cornell University Personal Robotics Laboratory is teaching robots to find their way around in new environments and manipulate objects with… »


pi4-workerbot – a multi-purpose robot with finger-tip sensitivity

By Damir Beciri
4 December 2010

pi4-workerbot-1Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology IPK, in Berlin, have been working on a human-sized manufacturing robot that could bring greater flexibility to industrial mass production process. Unlike the specialized assembly line robots, the human sized pi4-workerbot is being developed as a multi-purpose robot with a wider range of potential… »

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Sharp develops modular 3D camera system

By Damir Beciri
13 May 2010

sharp-modular-3d-camWe already wrote about a 3D camera from Fujifilm named the Real 3D W1, however, the folks from Sharp have added a new ingredient to the mix and claim they have achieved  an industry first in the process. The company has announced the development of a 3D camera unit compact enough to be used in… »


The future of photography? Fujifilm 3D digital camera

By Damir Beciri
2 October 2009

finepix_real_3d_dual_lenced_camera_3Fujifilm launched their new imaging technology called FinePix Real 3D System. It is the World’s first 3D digital imaging system that lets you enjoy three dimensional images without the need to wear special 3D glasses. The Real 3D W1 camera features the newly developed Real 3D Lens System. To achieve a natural, 3D image, it… »