Digital Avatars Gain Emotion

Mar 20, 2013 | Augmented Reality | Tech News

Digital Avatars Gain Emotion

  WHAT IS IT? A digital avatar that is able to showcase emotions has been developed by researchers from the University of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering and Toshiba’s Cambridge Research Lab. Modeled after UK TV actress Zoe Lister, this digital avatar, appropriately named ‘Zoe,’ expresses feelings through both facial expressions… Read More 

5 best links from this week

Mar 8, 2013 | Mobile & Web | Tech News

5 best links from this week

We’re constantly gleaning the news for the best and most useful articles in the technology and advertising worlds. Here is a list of the five best links of the week: 5 Lessons In UI Design, From A Breakthrough Museum by Fast Company Skittles Fans Play Rock, Paper Scissors Online With… Read More 

Stormfly: A Wearable Computer

Feb 8, 2013 | Mobile & Web | Tech News

Stormfly: A Wearable Computer

Laptops are a heavy burden to carry from place to place, yet cloud storage is not the perfect solution. Enter Stormfly, a wristband that has a built-in open source operating system that is said to have the ability to plug into, and work, on any computer regardless of OS. On… Read More 

Tokyo Researchers Create Moth-Powered Robots

Feb 7, 2013 | Tech News

Tokyo Researchers Create Moth-Powered Robots

In Tokyo researchers have made a robot that is powered by a male silk moth on a trackball and can be steered to a specific destination with the help of female silk moth pheromones.  Read their recently published research paper here. Watch the video above to see a moth steer… Read More 

‘3rd Person View’ for the Extreme Narcissist

Jan 22, 2013 | Tech News

‘3rd Person View’ for the Extreme Narcissist

  Dutch film producer Thijs Vrij has created a great system for Gopro owners who want to capture themselves pulling insane stunts on their snowboard, kite surfer or dirt bike. The system consists of a lightweight harness and boom that allows you to mount your camera at an angle above… Read More 

Give Your Buddy A Bheestie Bag

Jan 22, 2013 | Mobile & Web | Tech News

Give Your Buddy A Bheestie Bag

  Adam Popsecu at ReadWriteWeb tempted fate with the phone gods in his test of the Bheestie Bag. A smart innovation for just  $20, the Bheestie Bag attempts to revive a phone, camera, iPad or other electronic device that somehow ended up in the drink. Simply pop the device into… Read More 

CES 2013 Recap

Jan 9, 2013 | 8ninths | Mobile & Web | Tech News

CES 2013 Recap

CES every year brings a plethora of new technologies in home entertainment, some great consumer cameras and a handful of oddball products the break the mold and offer a unique look into where the hardware side of the tech industry is headed. Our own Walt Brown had a chance to… Read More 

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