Posts Tagged: "Bionic"

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Prepare to be a Superhero on Vacation!

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Have you made plans for summer vacation yet?  We’re going to give you some tips to come back in a few months with real snaps of your secret superhero alter ego. So get prepared, you have three months to plan. You know that Superheros really exist right? They’re just ordinary people...

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Iron Man Gauntlet Fires Real Lasers (video)

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[GR]oYUCl-xCYaw[/GR] Was his resume deemed unworthy by Stark Industries human resource department? Were his innovations and blueprints stolen by Tony Stark himself? Was he fired for using an iPhone on company grounds knowing full well Tony is obviously an “Android” man? Could this be a way to show Pepper Potts...

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Best 10 Deals for the Week: September 19th (list)

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This week has left us with savings on many different fronts. From TVs to digital cameras and even smartphones and speaker equipment there is something there for everyone. Here’s some of the ones that are still alive and stood out in the pack: 10. Altec Lansing M812 WIreless Speaker Dock...

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LUMI Sleep Mask With LED Lights

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Early mornings, who loves them? Dogs, and that’s about it. But with LED lights embedded, the LUMI eye mask – or sleep mask, depending on which side of that word debate you’re on – is meant to slowly ease you into the pain of waking up at 5 A.M, making...

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eLegs Revolutionary Personal Exoskeleton (video)

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Berkley Bionics made the HULC exoskeleton back in 2008, and with what seems like a doubling of their efforts, the newly announced eLEGS is an evolved, complex and usable exoskeleton for day to day use. It was built to allow paraplegics to stand up and walk , simple as that....

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Sensor Gloves Go From Sign Language To Voice In Real Time

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The problem so far with sensor gloves for translating American Sign Language has been that they only interpret letters, which are signed by quick finger gestures – whereas sign language also has more complex gestures for words and meaning. A team project started by Kendall Lowrey and other students from...

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Iron Man Suit Closer To Reality With Combat Exoskeleton 2 (video)

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The XOS 2,  successor to the first generation combat Exoskeleton, moves faster, packs lighter, can sustain more damage and consumes a lot less energy than its predecessor. Dr. Fraser M Smith, Vice President of Raytheon, the company behind the Exoskeleton, says that the XOS 2 is all about lowering power...

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Sensogloves For Your Future Golfing Grip

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Go high-tech with you golf swing, and never look back. At least that’s the plan of German company Sensosolutions, builders of the Sensogloves – world’s first smart golf club. The fancy mittens come with built-in digital sensors to get a continuous view of the player’s grip and help him build...

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FDA Approves Eye Telescope

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This is pretty nuts. The FDA has finally approved surgery for end stage age-related macular degeneration in the form of a eye telescope. Though it’s for one eye only, it can magnify vision 2.2 or 2.7 times, allowing for fine detail (and total Terminator-style zooming…sort of). The other eye remains...

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BeBionic Hand: Cyborg Becomes Reality (video)

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Dean Kamen’s Luke Arm is most certainly one piece of impressive kit.  And while we were thinking nothing could possibly eclipse it along comes the BeBionic hand.  The deets are a bit few and far between, but it comes in 19 different skin tone overlays and as you’ll see from...