Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Rapture: A Time Lapse Video Sure to Wow You

Shot by photographer Tome Lowe, Rapture "is a paean to the American Southwest [and] loaded with gorgeous, sensuous astronomical skyscapes as well." Equipment used include Canon and Red MX cameras. Continue reading to see the stunning footage.

3D Holographic Display

A new holographic display can transmit three-dimensional movies from one location to another almost in real time. If Princess Leia had to send her “Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi, you’re my only hope” message from Earth today, it would now be technologically possible.

WiFi 3 Time Faster Than Current Technology?

            Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization tomorrow plans to unveil a breakthrough in wireless technology that will allow multiple users to upload content at the same time while maintaining a data transfer rate of 12 megabits per second (Mbps), all over their old analog TV aerial.
The technology, named Ngara, allows up to six users to occupy the equivalent spectrum space of one television channel (7 megahertz) and has a spectral efficiency of 20 bits per second per hertz. Ngara can handle up to three times that of similar technology and maintains a data rate more than 10 times the industry