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New sci-fi movie creates future where robots are servants - YNN

New sci-fi movie creates future where robots are servants - YNN | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it

New sci-fi movie creates future where robots are servantsYNNA new movie, "Robot and Frank," is a sci-fi fantasy where a robot takes care of an old man and ends up becoming his partner in crime.

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Polytech researchers in Brooklyn build robotic super fish to save other fish ... - New York Daily News

Polytech researchers in Brooklyn build robotic super fish to save other fish ... - New York Daily News | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
New York Daily NewsPolytech researchers in Brooklyn build robotic super fish to save other fish ...New York Daily NewsBrooklyn brainiacs are building a robotic super fish that would play savior to its aquatic brethren, leading schools of fish away...
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Soon, wearable energy T-shirts could charge your phones

Soon, wearable energy T-shirts could charge your phones | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
One day, donning a T-shirt could mean you`re also sporting a smart device charger.
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SixthSense – Another augmented reality invention.

SixthSense – Another augmented reality invention. | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
SixthSense is a wearable gestural interface device developed by Pranav Mistry, a device contains a pocket projector, mirror, a camera inside in a pendant like, wearable device.
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Goal-line technology to undergo trial in England friendly | Ubergizmo

Goal-line technology to undergo trial in England friendly | Ubergizmo | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
Did the ball cross the line, or did it not? What happens when the referee in a football match makes the wrong call, robbing a team of a goal, or awarding a ghost goal instead?
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Are Hologram Tupac and Hologram Freddie Mercury Nostalgia or New Aesthetic? | Idea Channel | PBS

Everyone has already heard about the Tupac Hologram that played at Coachella earlier this year. But with Queen's recent announcement of a Hologram Freddie Me...
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A Mind-Blowing UI That Could Finally Make Group Work Intuitive

A Mind-Blowing UI That Could Finally Make Group Work Intuitive | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
We’ve seen "magic-window" augmented reality interfaces, Minority Report-style gestural interfaces, and computer-vision-powered collaborative display interfaces. But what about an iPad app that combines all three?
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'Prometheus' Screenwriter: Humans Will Never Reach Another Star, And Other Sobering Views On The Future - Forbes

'Prometheus' Screenwriter: Humans Will Never Reach Another Star, And Other Sobering Views On The Future - Forbes | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
Sci-fi screenwriter Jon Spaihts says science fiction consistently overestimates the future achievements of the human species.
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The Future of Stuff: Vending Machine That Prints in 3-D

The Future of Stuff: Vending Machine That Prints in 3-D | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
No matter how fast postal delivery gets, nothing beats the immediate gratification of pushing a button on a vending machine and having your ...
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Leap 3D motion control system is 100 times more accurate than Kinect, will cost $69.99

Leap 3D motion control system is 100 times more accurate than Kinect, will cost $69.99 | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
Motion control startup Leap Motion has demoed its Leap 3D motion control system, which can track motion to around 0.01mm accuracy — 100 times more accurate than the Kinect. Rather than taking...
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Technology stocks: Time to party like it's 1999? - The Independent

Technology stocks: Time to party like it's 1999? - The Independent | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
Technology stocks: Time to party like it's 1999?The IndependentTechnology investment is back with a bang. Facebook's float is just the latest in what is a lengthening line of exciting companies coming to market at what seem huge valuations.
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Is Xbox Still Gaming To The Core? | GamesIndustry International

Is Xbox Still Gaming To The Core? | GamesIndustry International | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
As Microsoft chases after its entertainment ambitions, it risks alienating those who made its platform a success, warns Johnny Minkley...
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TED Blog | A primer on 3D printing: Lisa Harouni on TED.com

TED Blog | A primer on 3D printing: Lisa Harouni on TED.com | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading -- through TED.com, our annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events.
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A robot to drive loneliness away - Khaleej Times

A robot to drive loneliness away - Khaleej Times | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
A robot to drive loneliness awayKhaleej TimesThe soft robot is eminently huggable, has its own heartbeat and internal vibrators which match the caller's voice — its vibrations become faster and stronger depending on the pitch and volume of your...
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3D printing's forthcoming legal morass - Wired.co.uk

3D printing's forthcoming legal morass - Wired.co.uk | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
Wired.co.uk3D printing's forthcoming legal morassWired.co.ukBy Clive Thompson Last winter, Thomas Valenty bought a MakerBot -- an inexpensive 3D printer that lets you quickly create plastic objects.
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3D printing could be a more sustainable way to manufacture, but that doesn’t mean it will be

3D printing could be a more sustainable way to manufacture, but that doesn’t mean it will be | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
3D printing is tres cool, and promises to do to manufacturing what file-sharing did to the music industry. But is additive manufacturing a more sustainable approach to manufacturing? My Clean Break column this week explores ...
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Steve Jobs' unfulfilled dream, will Apple's iCar ever see the road?

Steve Jobs' unfulfilled dream, will Apple's iCar ever see the road? | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
If you’re unhappy with your car’s design, you’re in august company.Apple co-founder Steve Jobs too was unhappy with modern carmodels, apparently to the extent that he wanted to design one of his own.His dream – one of the few that went unfulfilled...
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The 3D Printing Revolution Leaps Ever Closer to Consumer Level

The 3D Printing Revolution Leaps Ever Closer to Consumer Level | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
3D printers have been a reality for some time now, but if we’re honest the majority of them are – let’s say – for hobbyists.
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Check out these collection of pictures taken with Google’s Project Glass augmented reality glasses | Android Headlines

Check out these collection of pictures taken with Google’s Project Glass augmented reality glasses | Android Headlines | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
Google's Project Glass augmented reality glasses are currently being tested out by the Project Glass team and many other people who work at Google.
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Robot to deliver virtual museum tours

Robot to deliver virtual museum tours | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
Telepresence 'robot' under dev. at @Nat_Museum_Aust in collab.
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Robots and Avatars - Our Colleagues and Playmates of the Future

Robots and Avatars - Our Colleagues and Playmates of the Future | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
This innovative project explores how young people will work and play with new representational forms of themselves and others in virtual and physical life in the next 10-15 years.
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Electric sunglasses record life through your eyes - Gizmag

Electric sunglasses record life through your eyes - Gizmag | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
Electric sunglasses record life through your eyesGizmagBy Dave Parrack There is a bandwagon just starting to roll containing various pairs of video-capable and augmented reality glasses.
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Design Fiction: ToDo.IT invents new interfaces for kitchen appliances

Design Fiction: ToDo.IT invents new interfaces for kitchen appliances | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
*Those are beautiful and also very scary.Eurocucina - Salone Internazionale del Mobile (Milan, April 17th - 22nd, 2012)...
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Could These Start-Ups Become the Next Big Thing?

Could These Start-Ups Become the Next Big Thing? | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
The start-up scene is on fire, flooded with apps that are attracting backing from venture capitalists. But a few stand out from the crowd. (RT @hardaway: Could These Start-Ups Become the Next Big Thing?
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Apple to use thin-film touch technology in 7in iPad mini - ITworld.com

Apple to use thin-film touch technology in 7in iPad mini - ITworld.com | The Futurecratic Scoop | Scoop.it
Apple to use thin-film touch technology in 7in iPad miniITworld.comMay 19, 2012, 7:30 AM — The rumoured 7.85in iPad will have thin-film touch technology, and will launch by the fourth quarter of 2012, according to reports.
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