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At least, not yet. The tech we were wearing before wearable tech. BBC World News - Click, 27/09/2014 GMT, Could virtual reality help build better cities? Doctors with iPads could transform hospital care - tech - 12 June 2014. Modern medicine creates mountains of data – a suite of iPad apps called Medopad aims to integrate it all and place it in the palm of a doctor's hand HOSPITALS are packed full of valuable information about patients but doctors often struggle to use it effectively.
A London-based start-up wants to change all that with a new suite of iPad apps called Medopad. The idea is to link up every data-making system and machine in a hospital to a central service which can deliver a patient's collated records – from historical medical files to X-ray and MRI scans – at the touch of a doctor's iPad. A number of bespoke Medopad apps help doctors manipulate and utilise this data. For example, one app broadcasts the readings from a patient's heart monitor to their doctor's iPad screen, so a check-up can be carried out from anywhere in the hospital building. Real Holodeck turns your living room into a game - tech - 06 October 2014. Video: How to turn an entire room into a gaming surface Good news, Star Trek fans: Microsoft has created a prototype Holodeck that transforms an entire room into a virtual gaming environment.
The system, dubbed RoomAlive, was unveiled today . Powered by six Kinect depth cameras paired with projectors – called procams – it places users inside games that spread across the floors, walls and furniture for a fully immersive experience. Although far from a commercial product, it shows what might one day be possible in your own living room. RoomAlive builds on previous Microsoft work that combined a projector with an ordinary TV, extending the action to take up an entire wall.
7 Ways Augmented Reality Will Improve Your Life. You might think augmented reality is the way of the future, but really, it has its roots in the 20th century.
Morton Heilig, the "Father of Virtual Reality," patented the Sensorama Stimulator, which he called an "experience theater," on Aug. 28, 1962. Over time, the idea of using technology to create a layer over the real world has been honed and refined and put in our palms, thanks to the proliferation of smartphones. Confused about what augmented reality is? US and India sign space agreement. 1 October 2014Last updated at 03:09 ET India's Mars Orbiter Mission got straight down to work on arriving at the Red Planet The space agencies of India and the US have signed an agreement on future co-operation at Mars and at Earth.
The nations have just put satellites in orbit around the Red Planet, and plan a joint radar spacecraft to study our home world in 2020. But the charter signed by Nasa and the Indian Space Research Organisation will also examine additional opportunities. Protest halts Nasa spaceflight plans. 30 September 2014Last updated at 15:42 ET By Clive Simpson Space writer, Toronto.
3D-printed fabrics woven into Pringle of Scotland's AW14 garments. Fashion brand Pringle of Scotland has incorporated laser-sintered nylon fabric into garments for its Autumn Winter 2014 collection, shown yesterday at London Fashion Week.
Lexus Starts Using Oculus Rift For Test Drives. Lexus has unveiled its first ever virtual reality test drive simulator using Oculus Rift.
The setup allows you to drive its high-tech hypercar the Lexus RC F around a simulated track. The kit uses the latest version of Oculus Rift and features the actual steering column of the car over CGI so while the track is entirely virtual the car itself should feel real enough. Amelia: IPsoft's New Artificial Intelligence Can Think Like A Human, And Wants Your Job. Amelia is a pleasant, bright, professional.
She is personable, learns quickly, and can speak 20 languages. She dresses like a accountant, is patient and clear, and is cheap to hire. And she can learn anything - anything - to virtually an expert level in less than a minute. Amelia is an artificial intelligence. She exists, in commercial form, today. Ex-News Of The World News Editor Ian Edmondson Guilty Of Phone Hacking. A former news editor was warned he could face jail after he became the eighth person to be convicted of the phone hacking plot at the News of the World. Ian Edmondson, 45, pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to conspiring with private eye Glenn Mulcaire and NotW colleagues to hack a host of celebrities, sports personalities, politicians and even royalty between 3 October 3 2000 and 9 August 2006.
The journalist had been dropped as a defendant in the original hacking trial of ex-editors Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks in December last year, after the trial judge deemed him "unfit" to continue. Edmonson today.