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Opinion / Unifying the Journey – Contagious Communications

Opinion / Unifying the Journey – Contagious Communications | The Future | Scoop.it
The time is now right to end the artificial divide between sales and media. Margaret Hung, SVP consumer dynamics, solutions and strategy at Millward Brown, expl
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FOVE VR Headset: Human Connection in a Virtual World - YouTube

Pre-order Now at http://getFOVE.com The first virtual reality headset that reads subtle eye movements to allow more precise control in video games.
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Next Big Future: Ido Bachelet DNA nanobots summary with a couple of extra videos

Next Big Future: Ido Bachelet DNA nanobots summary with a couple of extra videos | The Future | Scoop.it
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Plastc wants to replace your entire wallet with a single card

Plastc wants to replace your entire wallet with a single card | The Future | Scoop.it
How much technology can you fit into a 0.8-millimeter-thick credit card?
Last November, Coin offered a first taste of what was possible. The device promised to digitally hold eight credit or debit...
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Osaka train station set for large face-recognition study | PCWorld

Osaka train station set for large face-recognition study | PCWorld | The Future | Scoop.it
Two-year tracking study aimed at improving safety, group says.
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The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014 - Telegraph

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014 - Telegraph | The Future | Scoop.it
From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology
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Google’s racing robots give Amazon’s drones a run for their money - FT.com

Google’s racing robots give Amazon’s drones a run for their money - FT.com | The Future | Scoop.it
Google has snapped up the creator of the world’s fastest running robot and other eerily realistic animal-like machines supplied to the US military.
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2014's hottest trends: Tracking the major stories set to shape the consumer landscape in 2014 | warc.com

2014's hottest trends: Tracking the major stories set to shape the consumer landscape in 2014 | warc.com | The Future | Scoop.it
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Delivery drones are coming: Jeff Bezos promises half-hour shipping with Amazon Prime Air

Delivery drones are coming: Jeff Bezos promises half-hour shipping with Amazon Prime Air | The Future | Scoop.it
Jeff Bezos is nothing if not a showman. Amazon's CEO loves a good reveal, and took the opportunity afforded by a 60 Minutes segment to show off his company's latest creation: drones that can...
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Flying car dream is becoming reality

Flying car dream is becoming reality | The Future | Scoop.it

In 1940 Henry Ford famously said: "Mark my word: A combination airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile, but it will come."

 
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Google eyes better city life for billions - FT.com

Google eyes better city life for billions - FT.com | The Future | Scoop.it
Google on Wednesday announced an ambitious but vague initiative to make life better for the world’s estimated 3.5bn city dwellers, in its latest attempt to jump-start a business that could one day dwarf internet search. A new Google subsidiary,
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Google patents customisable robot personalities (Wired UK)

Google patents customisable robot personalities (Wired UK) | The Future | Scoop.it
Do you like your robots subservient and complimentary or glib and a little bit cheeky? A patent that has just been awarded to Google suggests that either could be possible and that we could potentially download different personality types from the cloud
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6.1 million to have wearables in next year

6.1 million to have wearables in next year | The Future | Scoop.it
Wearable device penetration will more than double over the next year, YouGov figures suggest
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Jimmy: Open Source 3D Printed Robot - YouTube

Jimmy: Open Source 3D Printed Robot - YouTube | The Future | Scoop.it
21st Century Robot Manifesto - A Robot Is: Imagined first. Easy to build. Completely open source. Fiercely social. Intentionally iterative. Filled with human...
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Google announces Project Tango, a smartphone that can map the world around it

Google announces Project Tango, a smartphone that can map the world around it | The Future | Scoop.it
Google has built a prototype Android smartphone that can learn and map the world around it. The device comes from a new initiative called Project Tango, and it's ready to get the phone into...
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Graphene circuit's wireless promise

Graphene circuit's wireless promise | The Future | Scoop.it
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The promise of faster, cheaper and more efficient wireless devices has moved a step closer.

 
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This t-shirt will tell your phone how healthy you are

This t-shirt will tell your phone how healthy you are | The Future | Scoop.it
Last month, Quartz wrote about Scanadu Scout, a nifty little device that can measure your vital signs—temperature, heart rate, blood pressure and more—simply through contact with your skin.
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Iotera aims to use unlicensed spectrum for long-range tracking

Iotera aims to use unlicensed spectrum for long-range tracking | The Future | Scoop.it
Startup Iotera says it is developing a low-power, long-range wireless tracking technology that relies upon unlicensed spectrum over a range exceeding eight miles.
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The irresistible rise of the quantified self and life logging

The irresistible rise of the quantified self and life logging | The Future | Scoop.it
'The quantified self' is a loose term, springing up from the proliferation of smart phone technology and life logging applications.
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Kinect Sign Language Translator developed by Microsoft, Chinese researchers | NDTV Gadgets

Kinect Sign Language Translator developed by Microsoft, Chinese researchers | NDTV Gadgets | The Future | Scoop.it
Kinect Sign Language Translator developed by Microsoft, Chinese researchers: US software giant Microsoft has developed a new cost-effective sign language translator that convert...
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