Supersonic Jet To Have Windowless Cabin

Spike Aerospace,designers of the Spike S-512 Supersonic Jet,plan carry out another innovation in aircraft design into the jet.
The new supersonic jet will feature a windowless passenger cabin. The interior walls will be covered with a thin display screens embedded into the wall. Cameras surrounding the entire aircraft will construct panoramic views that will be displayed on the cabin screens.Passengers will be able to dim the screens, for their convenience.
With the micro cameras and...


Read More...

Earthquake Rescue Robots From Japan

Japan has seen earthquakes very often resulting in large scale destruction and loss of human life. Japanese robotic industry has created Earthquake Rescue Robots,to facilitate speedy rescue operations. Some of these are listed here.
“Robotic Safety Crawler” looks like a coffin tank and can transport one person.It used IR camera for search.It is created by police department of Yokohama,Japan.It is primarily a remote controlled stretcher.
“RoboCue” is a rescue bot from Tokyo Fi...


Read More...

Square Tiny Camera From Polaroid

Polaroid Corporation is an American based international consumer electronics and eyewear company, originally founded in 1937 by Edwin H.Land. The company has come up with a square camera,the C3, a 35 mm square camera that fits quite easily in the palm of the hand.
The camera features an ultra wide 120 degree lens that takes 5 megapixel photographs and HD video (1280 x 720).It is waterproof up to a depth of 2 meters. The Micro SD slot has 32GB memory.It does not have wi fi facility.
I...


Read More...

Panoramic Ball Cam Gives 360 Degree Panoramas

A throw able camera named Panono gives 360-degree panoramas of 72 Megapixel shots.It gets rid of distortion and ghosting by eschewing wide-angle lenses and patched together shots in favor of 36 perfectly timed cameras that capture every angle simultaneously.It can do all this because of a highly sensitive internal accelerometer that knows exactly when the ball has reached its highest point, allowing it to fire off each of its fixed-focus cameras during that split-second that the ball is barely...


Read More...

First Invisible Skyscraper In Korea

Invisibility has always fascinated human beings.But researchers have failed to develop technology that would render objects truly invisible.Designers though created invisibility through optical illusion.The South Korean Government has approved the plan to built an invisible tower near,Incheon International airport in Seoul.The building is designed by GDS Architects,Pasadena,California.
The illusion of invisibility shall be achieved by using cameras to capture real time images behind the bu...


Read More...

SQUITO THROWABLE PANORAMIC CAMERA

Steve Hollinger,is from Boston,has created a throw able panoramic camera called “Squito” that may revolutionize the world of aerial and panoramic photography.It has three separate cameras along with a microcontroller,image processor and an inertial measurement unit. This tennis ball sized spherical camera can transmit all video and images captured directly to the mobile device or computer of the user.The camera has the ability to capture,re-orient and stitch into panorama thanks to spin st...


Read More...

Roboray Robot From Samsung With Vision And Mapping Ability

Researchers from the University of Bristol,have developed“Computer Vision Algorithms”that enable Samsung's latest humanoid robot,Roboray,to build real time 3D visual maps. Using the cameras, the robot builds a map reference relative to its surroundings and is also able to "remember"its earlier location.The ability to build visual maps quickly and anywhere is essential for autonomous robot navigation,in particular when the robot gets into places that have no global positioning syste...


Read More...

LeapPad Ultra Tablet is a Kid-friendly Learning Tablet

The new tablet from LeapFrog, is the LeapPad Ultra also known as "ultimate learning tablet for kids" boasts Wi-Fi connectivity, a kid-safe web browser, along with a larger, higher-resolution screen compared to previous models.
The 7-inch tablet has dual cameras, a 1,024 x 600 touch screen display and 8GB of storage. A rubberized exterior keeps it safe from drops and bumps and comes with parental control services including a connection to a secure Wi-Fi and a 4 digit code kids need to ha...


Read More...

New Camera From Kinect Measures Heartbeat From Skin Tones

Microsoft has released a new Xbox One gaming system, along with a new Kinect camera. Kinect builts cameras based on soft ware. The original Kinect also found use in the clinical world. The camera has improved sensitivity that gives it the ability to detect the heartbeat by simply observing the color change on the human skin. Please see the video.