The Magma Tower Spectrum is a
"lava" motion lamp controlled by LEDs which allows it to change any color with
the push of a button and respond to music. With the new outlaw on incandescent
bulbs being applied worldwide, Magma
Tower says its motion
lamps will be the only ones running on clean technology. And there will no
longer be a need to change bulbs. Magma says its lamps are the only color
changing motion lamps in the world. They can build them up to 7 ft tall with 25
gal and the lamps are temperature controlled to ensure the lamp runs in ambient
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
An MIT research team has invented what they see as a solution to the need for biodegradable 3D-printable materials made from something besides petroleum-based sources: a water-based robotic additive extrusion method that makes objects from biodegradable hydrogel composites.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.