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3D Robotics raises $50M to improve its drones

3D Robotics has raised $50 million in a Series C round led by Qualcomm Ventures, adding to the burgeoning funding going toward drones and the greater robotics industry. 156 more words


Smart Rope, an LED-embedded jump rope that communicates with your smart phone. Very natural experience and cool product. It will be on Kickstarter on Feb 25th.


Kirari! by NTT

NTT introduced “Kirari!”, a concept of immersive tele-presence technology, and it is developed for Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
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Remote Sensing Satellites and the Regulation of Violence in Areas of Limited Statehood

In 1985, American intelligence analyst Samuel Loring Morison was charged with espionage after leaking this satellite image of a Soviet shipyard:

And here’s a satellite image of the same shipyard today, free & publicly available via Google Earth: 1,286 more words

Crisis Mapping

Sensing unit Issues Forced Health Characteristics To Be Cut From Apple Watch

South Korea’s LG has actually unveiled an “all-metal luxury smartwatch” in an effort to broaden the appeal of its wearable devices as a fashion item and steal a lead on the hotly-anticipated Apple Watch. 322 more words

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Project Tango, Google's all-seeing tablet experiment, will live on

Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP for short) are the weird masterminds behind such experimental hardware ventures like the modular smartphone Project Ara and the 3D-sensing Project Tango devices.

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German Ministry Supports BBB's Remote Sensing Project in Brazil

Wind Energy Consultancy to develop Verification and Research Site

To establish laser based wind measurement technology and to implement a verification site for remote sensing devices in Brazil are the goals of the project, with which BBB Umwelttechnik GmbH (BBB) has qualified for the inclusion in the “dena Renewable Energy Solutions Programme”. 311 more words