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Commands Through Movement

Commands Through Movement

The components of a PrimeSense controller. Source: PrimeSense Researchers at PrimeSense in Tel Aviv, Israel are creating new systems that allow television sets and other consumer electronics to interpret body movements as commands. Using cameras, infrared depth sensors, and specialized ...

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The Dishmaker Makes Plates On-Demand

The Dishmaker Makes Plates On-Demand

Leonardo Amerigo Bonanni, a Ph.D. student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has designed a device that makes and recycles plastic dishes in various shapes. His “Dishmaker”, which is about the size of a regular dishwasher, can make plates, cups ...

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