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Researchers Bring Player Pianos Back to Life

Researchers Bring Player Pianos Back to Life

AP (Dec. 17, 2014) Stanford University wants to unlock the secrets of the player piano. Researchers are restoring and studying self-playing pianos and the music rolls that recorded major composers performing their own work. (Dec. 17) Video provided by AP
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Wearable Sensor 'illuminates' Surroundings for the Blind

Wearable Sensor 'illuminates' Surroundings for the Blind

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Dec. 10, 2014) High school students in Poland develop wearable technology to help blind people navigate their surroundings. The device, nicknamed 'Torch', uses infrared sensors attached to the head and chest which emit a sound or vibrate at increasing intensity as the wearer approaches an object -- much like the way torchlight illuminates whatever the beam is focused on. Matthew Stock has more. Video provided by Reuters
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Record Breaking Printer Creates Super-Size Glass Designs

Record Breaking Printer Creates Super-Size Glass Designs

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Dec. 5, 2014) An Israeli-based company sets a world record for the largest digital glass printer. Tara Cleary reports. Video provided by Reuters
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'Spiderman' Gloves Let You Climb a Glass Wall Like a Gecko

'Spiderman' Gloves Let You Climb a Glass Wall Like a Gecko

Buzz60 (Nov. 21, 2014) Researchers at Stanford have successfully applied 'gecko technology' to gloves to allow a person to climb a vertical glass surface like Spiderman. Jen Markham has the story. Video provided by Buzz60
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