Author Archives: Frank Suarez-Milan

The Quadrocopter

A robot made by professor Raffaello D’Andrea from the Control of Distributed, Autonomous Systems lab of  at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ), it utilizes four propellers in combination to robust motion and positioning tracking. As demonstrated through a series of controlled flight tests (found below), these robots demonstrate how precise their […]

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Initiated by a multi-disciplinary partnership of robotics researchers from academia and industry, RoboEarth attempts to encompass the learning and sharing currently afforded to humans via the internet. Essentially the same, or similar, RoboEarth is at heart an internet network and database for robots to share and access the experience of other robots. Worry not however, […]

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3D Immersion technology

As we move forward in our research and conception of our final Cube project, immersible space has been deeply discussed. As an example of such technology, this video portrays some of the interactions and reactions to immersion technology. Also, with the addition of a 3D headset, one is able to fully experience virtual space. A […]

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Augmented City 3D

Simply cool. The architecture of the contemporary city is no longer simply about the physical space of buildings and landscape, more and more it is about the synthetic spaces created by the digital information that we collect, consume and organise; an immersive interface may become as much part of the world we inhabit as the […]

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Project 2 – Dance Dance Revolution

 Description DDR can be found in either an arcade as a stationary device or in a home as a personal device. It is used whenever one or two individuals want to be entertained or to exercise. On the screen, the game through images and text shows you how to play. You need to hear […]

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Proverbial Wallets

We have trouble controlling our consumer impulses, and there’s a gap between our decision and the consequences. This is magnified by the digitization of money. When we pull a product off the shelf, do we know what our bank account balance is, or whether we’re over budget for the month? Our existing senses are inadequate […]

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With the combination of the physical and the projected, Songfever allows users to scroll through their iTunes music library in an intuitive and interesting manner. Immersible and interactive, technologies such as these lead only to the spawning of more innovation. Although seemingly simple (and perhaps in need of modifications), this device utilizes position tracking, a […]

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The new Image Lenses

As technology advances we wonder: what else can we make? Take a look. Contact lenses are now being developed in order to allow image and video to be projected onto the lenses. Researchers at the University of Washington have been working on extremely tiny and semi-transparent LEDs designed to be integrated into contact lenses. So […]

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