Archive for January, 2008

Trolls on Mars?

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Could it be? Are there Martians? Is it a rock? What’s next… A troll skeleton? British newspapers went crazy Wednesday morning about an image from Mars that appears to show a humanoid figure descending a shallow hillside. Fox News

Computerized Lip Reading? So much for subvocal…

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

Thought your subvocal mic was keeping your communications private? Think again…. Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK are developing a computerized lip-reading system, which they say may be used to fight crime. Link to The Future of Things

Image Link, Vision Enhancement…. Coming Soon?

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

Prototypes that will eventually lead to contact lenses with image link and vision enhancement upgrades are in the lab today. Another step towards augmented reality? You decide…. Engineers at the UW have for the first time used manufacturing techniques at microscopic scales to combine a flexible, biologically safe contact lens with an imprinted electronic circuit […]