Terrafugia Transition: Flying car completes first public demo flight

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The Terrafugia Transition just fulfilled the dream of everyone who’s ever had a fantasy about the future. At the EAA AirVenture airshow in Wisconsin, the flying car completed two laps around the airfield — one on the pavement, and one in the air. The whole thing went off without a hitch, and even the namesake transition between laps worked smoothly. And, believe it or not, that just might mark the beginning of the era of the flying car. (video)

 

 

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Project Natal – Meeting Milo

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Meeting Milo

Serious groundbreaking technology here. I have always said that motion controls for gaming, no matter what tech you used to derive your motion control, was a complete dead end for gaming, unless someone developed a revolutionary method to make it essential for gaming.

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City Wall Multitouch Display Now Has 3D Interface

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CityWall has been around for a little bit now, offering a giant multitouch display of maps and other service-oriented features. But now the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology just launched their new 3D UI for the interactive display, which makes it look super futuristic and awesome.

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Fun with “Dry Water”

Fun with “Dry Water”

Brilliant idea!

The Waterboard is an interactive installation by Mike Burton giving the user a chance to play with water without getting wet. By drawing lines on the whiteboard, the water will follow a different course. Abstract life forms may appear in basins and where the water is stagnant it will become turbid. Video after the jump.

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Zing: Laser Engraving Made Easy

Zing: Laser Engraving Made Easy

 This laser wants to be your friend

Deceptive boring office scanner looks aside, the Zing Laser from Epilog Laser makes laser engraving a piece of cake. Connecting to your computer just like a printer, the Zing uses Corel Draw to engrave any image on wood, acrylic, plastic, leather, cork, Corian, glass, and even treated metals with the laser. The Zing Laser has 25 watts of power; an all-metal, air-cooled laser tube, and several standard features such as Air Assist and a motorized engraving table that makes calibration a swift affair. Video after the jump.

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