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MorePhone: A Phone That Bends When It Gets A Call
2013-04-29 18:50:03

Some researchers are working to make sure you never miss a notification again with a phone that bends when a call or message comes through.

Holographic 3D Telepods May Revolutionize Videoconferencing
2012-05-04 05:54:13

A Queen’s University researcher has taken inspiration from Star Trek to create an other-worldly way to meet with one another. Using a series of strategically placed projectors and Microsoft Kinect image sensors, Dr. Roel Vertegaal and his team at the Human Media Lab in Canada have created a human-scale 3D videoconferencing pod.

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2010-01-23 09:19:15

A groundbreaking technology developed at Queen's University in Ontario, Canada may make traditional board games a thing of the past.

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2008-06-02 10:55:00

Computers of the future will change shape, respond to touch and physics, and fold into your pocket, says Queen's professor.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.