Virtusphere. VirtuSphere: The Virtual Reality Hamster Ball. We’ve always loved the thought of virtual reality, but the real reality of commercially available VR hardware has always been so, well, ridiculous that it’s hard to get too worked up about it most of the time.
Most VR systems limit you to a set of massive goggles and some kind of enormous glove that you use to control the virtual world. So as long as you just stand still and wave your arm around, you might find the experience immersive. But overall, VR has been a concept awaiting the right technology. We can’t say whether the VirtuSphere is the technology we’ve all been waiting for — but if you’ve always wanted to run around a digitized universe while encased in a gigantic hamster ball, this might be the technology you’ve been waiting for. The big sphere acts as a trackball, just like the ones some folks use to control their PC’s (except, of course, you stand inside it). [Via Gizmag]
This is now often referred to as ‘open innovation’ which we define as sharing the risks and rewards of innovation with others. This may sound simple enough and yet in our experience many large organisations struggle with implementing it as open innovation is it can be highly counter-cultural and disruptive. In this short article we present seven tactics and incentives that can really help to spark open innovation success. 1. Share both Risks and Rewards Most people feel pretty comfortable with the idea of spreading the risks of innovation with others, however more interesting and difficult is how we collectively share the rewards. 2.
There are several good recent studies about what motives people to participate in collaborative projects (e.g. 3. Whilst open innovation is ultimately about creating new value better, cheaper and faster, don’t mistake this for getting something for nothing. Innovation Management. Japanese Scientists Create Touchable Holograms // Current. To Our Faithful Current.com Users: Current's run has ended after eight exciting years on air and online.
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Creative Nerd AWESOME. This article features a huge amount of Photoshop web design tutorials, which will teach you simple effects which can be combined together in order to create a great website design.
Theses tutorials are perfect for first time Photoshop users because there short and sweet. I hope you enjoy the article and feel free to leave a comment below. 1) Carbon Fiber Layout you’ll learn how to make this sleek layout with a carbon fiber background that would look great as a landing page for a website. 2) Design Studio Layout In this tutorial you will learn how to make a layout for your design studio website. 3) Create a web 2.0 layout in photoshop In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a very fancy “Web 2.0″ website layout in Adobe Photoshop using beginners skills. 4) Watercolored design studio blog layout. Project Natal: Milo - Virtual Human XBox 360. Sony's flexible organic EL display concepts : DigInfo.