Kinect 2 with Oculus Rift gets NASA robotic arm workout

(Phys.org) —NASA engineers like what they see in Microsoft Kinect 2 as they continue to work on space robots. A NASA video released earlier this month shows how it is leveraging a combination of Kinect 2 along with Oculus Rift, the virtual reality head-mounted display, for results that have engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory highly impressed.

New MIT technology allows 3D image interaction

In a Nov. 26, 2013, photo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate student Sean Follmer demonstrates inFORM technology on campus in Cambridge, Mass. Follmer, a researcher with MIT's Tangible Media Group, moves his hands in front of a depth-sensing camera which sends signals to a motorized pin screen in another location where a 3D image pops up to manipulate the red ball. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

The Sony Wrist Computer Concept for the Year 2020

Considering the rate at which technology is developing by leaps and bounds, the proposition of having a mini computer strapped to your wrist does not seem to be a distant probability.  However, there is one concept design of a wrist band converting into a PC which has completely caught the imagination of the avid gadget aficionado- the Sony Nextep Computer that has been designed by Hiromi Kiriki.  Although, this fabulous design is in its concept stage, nevertheless its entire form, idea and features have made it one of the most awaited gadgets to come out nearly seven years from now!

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