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Digital Mount Rushmore Renders Your Face on the Side of a Building

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January 14, 2014
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'Megaface' is a giant 3-D pinscreen on the side of a building that will morph to display fans' faces at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. The building will sit at the entrance to the Olympic Park, and visitors can enter one of many 3-D booths to have their face shown on the building, at any given time, for 20 seconds. Andrew Dymburt (@CantPinTheDym) has more.


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CES 2015: Bluetooth’s Air2 Speaker Plays Music While Levitating

CES 2015: Bluetooth’s Air2 Speaker Plays Music While Levitating

Popular Science (Jan. 9, 2015) — Sure, your speakers may have good sound quality, but can they float? Bluetooth’s Air2 speaker set lets you listen to your favorite Bruno Mars song (or Taylor Swift, if that’s what you’re into) and marvel at magnetic levitation at the same time. The speaker and base combo are fitted with magnets that repel one another, causing the Air2 to levitate slightly off the metal base. On the flip side, the portable speaker also can stick to your magnetic fridge, in case flying speakers are just too much for you. Video provided by Popular Science
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Digital India

Digital India

France 24 (Nov. 18, 2013) — This week Tech 24 brings you a special program dedicated to digital innovation in India. We begin with a look around the Unique Identification Authority in New Delhi. It's the largest biometrics project in the world and is providing unique ID numbers to millions of Indians. We also see how mobile phone apps are helping to protect women and how one digital initiative is connecting farmers in the countryside.
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Digital Laser Brings New Focus to Multiple Technologies

Digital Laser Brings New Focus to Multiple Technologies

Reuters (Nov. 25, 2013) — Laser technology has taken a huge leap forward with the development of the world's first digital laser system, a technology with application in multiple fields from dentistry to photo-copying. Conventional lasers are designed for specific purposes but the digital laser, developed by researchers in South Africa, promises to break new ground across a range of industries. Ben Gruber has more.
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Personal Technology That Follows You Everywhere You Go

Personal Technology That Follows You Everywhere You Go

TheStreet (Mar. 21, 2014) — Retailers and advertisers are trying to figure out just what to do with personal technology. Right now, it's mostly at the experimental stage and they are not sure which items will appeal to consumers. Undertone is a leader in digital advertising and the company presents what it believes will be the future of personal technology, from wearables to digital kiosks at SXSW this year in Austin, Texas. Soon Undertone's custom RV will travel the country and post updates on its Tumblr. Video provided by TheStreet
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