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As amazing as VR can be, nothing breaks the immersion like putting your hand right through a wall. While some teams are using haptics to simulate the sense of touch, a new study has a clever alternative – robots that move physical furniture around, so there’s a real chair or wall waiting for you.Continue ReadingCategory: Virtual Reality, TechnologyTags: Virtual, Virtual Reality, VR, Oculus, Robot
Although we may think of 3D-printed items as being hard, they're actually often made from soft gels, as is the case with bioprinted body parts. A new system now allows such objects to be printed at a much smaller scale than ever before.Continue ReadingCategory: 3D Printing, TechnologyTags: NIST, 3D bioprinting
the peculiar furniture moves around automatically due to natural phenomena. The post ‘rubbish things’ inanimate objects move freely without relying on human help appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The universe is expanding, and that expansion is accelerating, but exactly why and how that’s happening remains unknown. One hypothesis suggests that this expansion is driven by mysterious, black hole-like objects made of dark energy, and now astrophysicists have theorized how these objects work their magic on the cosmos – and where they all went.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: Astr
Barcelona-based designer Sanna Völker has curated a collection of seven furniture and homeware pieces, which were created during coronavirus lockdown to reflect the unique limitations and opportunities of the current moment. Read more
When it comes to the 3D printing of metal, a process known as selective laser sintering (SLS) is most commonly used. An upside-down variation on the technique has now been developed, for printing single objects out of different materials.Continue ReadingCategory: 3D Printing, TechnologyTags: Columbia University, Micro Laser Sintering, Metals, New Atlas Audio
In order to see and then grasp objects, robots typically utilize depth-sensing cameras like the Microsoft Kinect. And while such cameras may be thwarted by transparent or shiny objects, scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a work-around.Continue ReadingCategory: Robotics, TechnologyTags: Carnegie Mellon, Machine Learning
Skydio is leveraging the power of what it calls "the most advanced AI device ever shipped" to make its enterprise-grade X2 drone a nigh-on uncrashable machine with some pretty amazing autonomous 3D point-mapping capabilities.Continue ReadingCategory: Drones, TechnologyTags: skydio, Artificial Intelligence
the pavilion serves as the backround for a film addressing people's growing nostalgia for materiality and nature, especially during the lockdown. The post furniture in the forest: prostoria sets design objects amid croatian woodland for ‘revisiting analogue’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the design references industrial processes to create a retail space with a cool, mechanical aesthetic. The post DAS lab displays desserts like industrial objects for holiland concept store in shanghai appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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