New invisibility cloak hides objects from human view Public release date: 27-Jul-2011 [ Print | E-mail Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Michael Bernsteinm_bernstein@acs.org 202-872-6042American Chemical Society Comcast Is Bringing Skype to TV Soon you might be heading to the television to take a call instead of the phone. Comcast has partnered with Skype, a video-calling service that was recently purchased by Microsoft, to offer the service for TVs sometime next year. Subscribers who rent a video kit from Comcast will be able to use their TVs to make and receive calls from other Skype users — regardless of whether those people are also using a TV for the call.
List of emerging technologies Agriculture Biomedical Displays Electronics Energy IT and communications Flying Car Gets Green Light From Feds Flying car company Terrafugia, whose website conveniently includes a pronunciation guide (say it with me: “Terra-FOO-gee-ah”), has announced that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has granted the company specific exceptions regarding their Transition vehicle. The Transition aims to fulfill the dream that we’ve been promised since the earliest days of prognostication: The flying car. Unlike other projects like the Skycar, the Transition is meant to function as both a street-legal car and a light aircraft.
10 Incredible Cutting-Edge Technologies In Development Technology Don’t give up on flying cars or hoverboards just yet! As technology marches relentlessly on, everything goes into development sooner or later—as demonstrated by the existence of these things, which we’ll almost certainly see within our lifetimes. 10 Artificial Gills Inventors have long sought an underwater breathing apparatus that doesn’t store oxygen, but extracts it from the water the way gills do.
Technologies that will Change the World by 2020 Fourteen innovators describe the technological forces that will shape the world by decade's end. Fulvia Montresor | World Economic Forum The World Economic Forum recently asked the incoming members of its 2015 class of Technology Pioneers to share their thoughts on how technology will change the world by the end of this decade. From printable organs to the “Internet of everywhere”, here are their predictions for our near-term future. Lee The ‘humanized’ Internet Internet of Things (IoT): The Third Wave The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects accessed through the Internet. These objects contain embedded technology to interact with internal states or the external environment. In other words, when objects can sense and communicate, it changes how and where decisions are made, and who makes them. For example Nest thermostats. The Internet of Things (IoT) is emerging as the third wave in the development of the Internet.
Peering into the future Futures Studies is a thriving field - perhaps because it will never be exhausted! This page contains some interesting links in the area. This page has information about...