You think you've seen every possible camera angle during a sporting event? Just wait until they put cameras IN the ball. It seems inevitable after a group of students in Berlin built this throwable panoramic ball camera which employs 36 small cameras trained to fire at the top of flight. There is a patent pending and they will unveil the design at a big tech expo in Japan later this year, so smart money says some version of this will be available late next year -- just in time for a new kind of Christmas tree photo.Read More »from Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera Shoots Amazing 360-Degree Photos
- Bill Weir | This Could Be Big – Tue, Oct 18, 2011
Here's a quick and easy way to decide if you're cut out to be a forensic scientist; flip over your keyboard and shake. If not immediately disgusted by the detritus and DNA that comes sprinkling down, congrats! CSI Milwaukee can use you!
And the rest of you? Take heart. Because revolting, bulky and breakable keyboards could soon be a quaint memory when the last vestige of the typewriter is replaced by lasers and sensors. The Celluon Magic Cube is among the first wave of virtual keyboards to hit the market, a device that projects keys of light on to any flat surface, interprets your finger-tapping and sends each p and q to any Bluetooth device.Read More »from Death of the Keyboard: Laser-Guided Typing
- Bill Weir | This Could Be Big – Sun, Oct 2, 2011
Our maiden blog! I haven't been this tingly since bathing in champagne to celebrate the announcement of this new blog!
We have grandiose plans to make this THE place to discover the latest, seismic breakthroughs in the way we live, work and play and our first entry has staggering implications.
Until now, if you wanted to understand the inner-workings of your brain, you had to slide into a huge, expensive and claustrophobic CT machine. But now a device with the simplicity of a head massager can read the electrical activity deep inside your melon and relay those commands to any number of devices.Read More »from Mind Control Flies Toy Helicopter: Autism or Epilepsy Cure?