I don't think I've mentioned it this week -- you might be interested to look at LeapMotion's new device for gestural recognition -- I'm suspecting (on darned little evidence) that they MAY have found a way to commercialize a spin-off of lenseless imaging, such that they're able to extract position data on-the-fly (under 30mSec latency, with a precision of 0.01mm). If you know anyone into virtual reality and heads-up display goggles, those have pretty much ALWAYS suffered from head-movement latency interference with "staying IN the virtual space". And (as I've pointed out to a few people) a device designed to be stationary with high-precision motion and gestural detection can just as easily be used as a spatial "mouse" to detect motion and orientation of goggles. And pretty much anything else. Expect to be seeing more of their stuff.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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