Are you thinking about taking your in home entertainment experience to the next level -- or another dimension? Technology guru Veronica Belmont explains the 3D experience and why you should consider making a 3D HDTV or 3D Blu-ray disk Player the next addition to your home.
Newsy (Nov. 26, 2014) Researchers at Northwestern University are repurposing Blu-ray movies for better solar panel technology thanks to the discs' internal structures.
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FORA.tv (Nov. 16, 2012) In Oct 2011, Boaz Almog and Barak Deutscher from the superconductivity group at Tel-Aviv University lead by Prof. Guy Deutscher, demonstrated how a superconductor disk is trapped in a surrounding ... watch video
Reuters (Aug. 8, 2013) Research into the landing behavior of water birds has revealed that they appear to align with magnetic field lines to choose their preferred landing direction, which is usually along the north-south ... watch video
AFP (June 24, 2015) In France, over 50% of high school students in the science specialisation are girls. However, only one in five engineers are women. Why don't young women choose to work in a technical field? Is the ... watch video
TheStreet (Jan. 14, 2014) Anki Drive is a toy sold in Apple stores, but its high price and limited track could limit its appeal. Anki is similar to a slot cars that use a remote, but there is one major difference - the cars ... watch video
Newsy (Mar. 12, 2014) Rock 'n' roll legend Neil Young introduces the Pono music player to a crowd at SXSW. The audiophile device plays back studio-quality recordings only.
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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 ... watch video
FORA.tv (Oct. 27, 2012) Entrepreneur and futurist Ray Kurzweil discusses his forthcoming book Hot to Create a Mind. Kurzweil explores how the Singularity will bring greater health, wealth and happiness for ... watch video
June 29, 2015 Will the Tour de France prologue in Utrecht get the winner it deserves? New aerodynamic research shows that riders in a time trial can save vital seconds by riding closer to ... read more
June 29, 2015 A new ultrasonic fingerprint sensor measures 3-D image of your finger's surface and the tissue beneath it -- enhancing biometrics and information security for smartphones and ... read more
June 29, 2015 With the advent of video games, a frequently asked question has been whether we get as engrossed in them emotionally as we do when we see a scary movie. The answer is yes and ... read more
June 29, 2015 Researchers have been looking at the impact of lower-limb prosthetics on competitive running, specifically looking at whether athletes with prosthesis are at an unfair advantage when running against ... read more
June 29, 2015 Scientists have developed a mercury-based optical lattice clock and measured the mercury clock frequency using the same group's recently developed strontium-based optical lattice clock as a ... read more
Nov. 25, 2014 Who knew about Blu-ray discs? One of the best ways to store high-definition movies and television shows because of their high-density data storage, Blu-ray discs also improve the performance of solar ... read more
Feb. 18, 2014 In addition to storing films, optical discs can be used to detect microorganisms, toxins, allergens and tumoral biomarkers. Blu-ray technology has allowed researchers to develop a way to find out if ... read more
Aug. 16, 2012 New television screens will make it possible for viewers to enjoy three-dimensional television programming without those bothersome 3-D glasses. Still, the content has been rather lacking – until ... read more
Aug. 26, 2010 Multiview Video Coding (MVC) is the new standard for 3-D movie compression. While reducing the data significantly, MVC allows at the same time providing full high-resolution quality. 3-D movies can ... read more