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La réalité augmentée Hydra's Solar-Hydrogen Power Makes Clean Water From Dirty at 20,000... For the one in every eight souls around the world lacking access to pure drinking water, how about this: A solar-powered water purification system that spits out pure water, hydrogen and, just for kicks, electricity too. Could it get any better than that? The device is called Hydra, and like its many-headed mythological namesake it truly serves a multitude of purposes: As its press release notes, "imagine a single trailer-mounted device that turns scum into over 20,000 gallons of pure water a day, stores electricity better than a battery, makes medical-grade oxygen, and runs on the sun." That's quite enough benefits from one device, thankyouverymuch. It works on a very simple, long-understood principle: electrolysis. The products are exactly what you may expect: Oxygen to help with medical problems, electricity for any number of purposes, and pure water at a phenomenal rate. But how does Hydra compare with other systems out there that offer some of the same benefits?

Argon AR Web Browser Wow Gorilla App Machen Sie Linz zu Ihrer Stadt! Infos zu Sehenswürdigkeiten, Unterkünften, Gastronomiebetrieben, Infrastruktur und Sport- und Freizeiteinrichtungen schnell und einfach auf Ihrem Smartphone. Highlight: Direkter Link zu unserer Wikitude World. Ein Blick durch Ihre Handykamera verrät interessante Details über die betrachtete Sehenswürdigkeit. LINZ.VERÄNDERT, STADTERLEBNISEntdeckungstour durch die Stadt. LINZ.VERÄNDERT, ÜBER NACHTDie Linz App hilft bei der Unterkunftssuche! LINZ.VERÄNDERT, GENIESSENAuf der Suche nach kulinarischen Highlights? AUSSERDEMDie APP hilft Ihnen bei der Planung deines Urlaubes in Linz oder bei der Freizeitgestaltung in der Stadt: Schifffahrt, Einkaufsmöglichkeiten, Kino, Sportangebot uvm.Aber auch notwendige Dinge zur Orientierung können Sie hier aufrufen: Bahnhöfe, Krankenhäuser, öffentliche Einrichtungen, Bildungseinrichtungen und der Linzer Flughafen.

8 Things Everybody Ought to Know About Concentrating “Music helps me concentrate,” Mike said to me glancing briefly over his shoulder. Mike was in his room writing a paper for his U.S. History class. Mike made a shift about every thirty seconds between all of the above. Do you know a person like this? The Science Behind Concentration In the above account, Mike’s obviously stuck in a routine that many of us may have found ourselves in, yet in the moment we feel it’s almost an impossible routine to get out of. When we constantly multitask to get things done, we’re not multitasking, we’re rapidly shifting our attention. Phase 1: Blood Rush Alert When Mike decides to start writing his History essay, blood rushes to his anterior prefrontal cortex. Phase 2: Find and Execute The alert carries an electrical charge that’s composed of two parts: first, a search query (which is needed to find the correct neurons for executing the task of writing), and second, a command (which tells the appropriate neuron what to do). Phase 3: Disengagement 1. 2. 3. 4.

IKEA takes its product catalog mobile with augmented reality app IKEA taps Mobile Dreams Factory for augmented reality app Retail giant IKEA has taken its 2010 catalog mobile with the launch of an augmented reality application for Apple’s iPhone. Mobile marketing agency Mobile Dreams Factory has brought the 2010 IKEA catalog to the iPhone with a unique augmented reality feature: Users can select a piece of furniture from the catalog and place it anywhere inside the room around them, changing its size to fit the perspective by using the phone’s camera. “Every year IKEA launches their printed catalog,” said Alberto Benbunan, managing director of Mobile Dreams Factory, Madrid. “Last year, IKEA launched announced an iPhone app together with the press release of the printed catalogue. “That increased the notoriety of IKEA and this specific press release,” he said. “Hundred of thousand applications were downloaded in Spain and across Europe.” Operator & Media Services provides advertising platforms to carriers, media companies and content providers.

mental_floss Blog & The Straw that Saves Lives Providing money, roads, education, electricity, and employment to needy people of the world is a noble idea, but it's like putting the cart before the horse when a billion people don't have a reliable source of safe drinking water. They are in danger of ingesting typhoid, dysentery, salmonella, diphtheria, E. coli, or cholera. Water treatment plants and long distance pipes are terribly expensive for Third World nations, and even purified water can become contaminated with disease before consumption. A possible solution: a personal water filter for each person. Danish water purification company Vestergaard Frandsen has developed the LifeStraw® Personal, a small filter that requires no power and can be worn on a string around the neck. There are no moving parts and no maintenance is required. Vestergaard Frandsen also offers the LifeStraw® Family, which can be used to clean a household water supply.

Wikitude Wikitude is a mobile augmented reality software which is developed by the Austrian company Wikitude GmbH (formerly Mobilizy GmbH) and was first published in October 2008 as freeware. It displays information about the users' surroundings in a mobile camera view, including image recognition and 3d modeling. Wikitude was the first publicly available application that used a location-based approach to augmented reality.[1][2] How it works[edit] For location-based augmented reality the position of objects on the screen of the mobile device is calculated using the user's position (by GPS or Wifi), the direction in which the user is facing (by using the compass) and accelerometer. The location-based augmented reality view provides a direct view of reality enhanced with additional, computer-generated content, as opposed to a conventional map, which provides an abstract view from above. A central element in the Wikitude World Browser is the location. User generated content[edit] Discussion[edit]

HowTo: Android-Programmierung - Newbie Guide Hallo liebes Forenmitglied, Du hast dich entschieden für Android zu programmieren, oder möchtest zumindest wissen, was im Hintergrund passiert? Dann ist genau dieser Guide hoffentlich eine kleine, leicht zu verstehende Einführung, welche Dir bei den ersten Schritten innerhalb der Welt von SDKs, Eclipse und ADB hilft. Ziel dieses Guides ist es nicht, Dir alles Schritt für Schritt in diesem Thread vorzuleben, sondern Dir einen Weg aufzuweisen, was Du tun kannst, und wo Du erste Informationen findest. Vermutlich fragst Du dich jetzt, was überhaupt benötigt wird, um mit der Android-Programmierung loszulegen. 1. Java Kenntnisse: Java ist eine der bekanntesten Programmiersprachen und findet in vielen Komponenten ihren Einsatz. Hier: Hello, World | Android Developers findest Du eine wunderbare Anleitung um eine erste Nachricht auf Deinem Gerät oder innerhalb des Android-Emulators anzuzeigen. Ganz ähnlich wie bei Swing lassen sich bei Android Interfaces zusammensetzen. Hast Du es geschafft? 3.

"La réalité augmentée crée une relation émotionnelle avec le con Les entreprises doivent intégrer cette technologie à leur stratégie marketing. Mais pour que cela fonctionne, l'expérience doit être à la fois immersive, sociale et narrative. Et émancipée de l'étiquette d'outil gadget. Entretien sur l'usage marketing de la réalité augmentée avec David Nahon, en charge des technologies de virtualité immersive chez Dassault Systèmes. L'Atelier l'a rencontré à l'occasion du forum sur le thème et organisé par L'Echangeur. L'Atelier : Quels bénéfices les entreprises ont-elles à tirer de la réalité augmentée d'un point de vue marketing ?

Laser Crosswalk Saves Pedestrians From a Painful Death - GEARFUSE When the light turns red, a huge laser wall projecting apparitions of crossing pedestrians spans across the crosswalk. The concept is designed to keep crossing pedestrians safe from any overzealous drivers who otherwise might have ran the red light. Link [via] Augmented Reality (AR) in Education « Learning Technologies November 22, 2010 by Steve Yuen Augmented reality (AR) is an emerging form of experience in which the real world is enhanced by computer-generated content specific to a location and to an activity. Today, AR applications have become portable and available on mobile devices. AR is beginning to change news, entertainment, sports, e-commerce, travel, museums, architecture, and marketing in tangible, exciting ways. In education and training, AR has the potential to make ubiquitous learning a reality, allowing learners to gain immediate access to a wide range of location-specific information from various sources. The 2010 Horizon Report predicts that the use of simple AR in education will be widespread within 2 to 3 years on U.S. college campuses. Although AR is not new, it is still in infancy especially applying in education. Augmented Reality – Explained by Common Craft (Free Version) Augmented Reality in the Classroom Augmented Reality in the Classroom (2010 NMC Symposium) Like this:

La réalité augmentée sous tous ses angles le 29 juin à L'Echange Mercredi 26 mai 2010 3 26 /05 /Mai /2010 07:40 Si vous vous intéressez à la réalité augmentée dans le cadre de vos activités professionnelles et si vous pouvez être à Paris le 29 juin je vous recommande le premier évènement en France consacré à la Réalité Augmentée « L'échangeur Augmente la Réalité » : un après-midi pour comprendre la Réalité Augmentée, distinguer le buzz marketing des réelles promesses de la technologie et rencontrer les acteurs d'un marché à fort potentiel (plus de 700 millions de $ en 2014 contre 1 million en 2009 selon Jupiter). Au programme conférences, débats et démonstrations interactives pour mieux comprendre les technologies et les usages ; Ori Inbar, président du Augmented Reality Consortium, sera le keynote speaker du jour. L'agenda de « L'Echangeur Augmente la Réalité » : La liste des démonstrations interactives auxquelles vous pourrez participer le 29 juin : Le lien pour en savoir plus et vous inscrire : L'Echangeur Augmente la Réalité Billets en relation :

Hot Wheel: Ultra-Minimalist Electric Single-Wheeled Vehicle | Gadgets, Scie... In our greener future, it looks like we will all need to opt for smaller, more energy-efficient transportation. Most designers have been rising to that call by thinking up tiny electric cars – but some are going in a different direction. The Solowheel is an almost-ridiculously tiny single wheel urban transport gadget that acts like a self-righting unicycle without pedals. Like the Segway, the Solowheel is operated largely by the distribution of the rider’s body weight. The tiny unicycle is totally battery-operated and can run for about two hours on a charge. While it’s a bit troubling to see people riding around on a single wheel with no safety gear, we’re guessing it doesn’t go fast enough to make it a truly dangerous activity.