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A futuristic webcam
A futuristic webcam

Duration: 00:55

A look at recent developments in the use of webcams. Anybot is a webcam mounted on a mobile base which allows those around it to have a conversation with the absent person.

 
Computer graphics of the future
Computer graphics of the future

Duration: 04:47

Marc Cieslak reports from San Jose in California on the latest developments in the world of computer graphics.

 
Dara O Briain attempts mind control
Dara O Briain attempts mind control

Duration: 01:57

Dara O Briain controls a robotic arm with his mind.

 
Developing a humanoid personal robot
Developing a humanoid personal robot

Duration: 02:51

A report about an advanced humanoid robot which is still in the development stage.

 
Hand movements used as a remote control
Hand movements used as a remote control

Duration: 01:39

A demonstration of a 3D camera which detects hand movements, allowing the user to control the television using gestures.

 
How can potato starch be used to produce materials for manufacturing?
How can potato starch be used to produce materials for manufacturing?

Duration: 03:30

The use of potato starch, as a biodegradable material alternative to plastic.

 
How satellites are created to survive extreme environments
How satellites are created to survive extreme environments

Duration: 05:47

Satellites in space have to endure very hostile extreme space environments. It is imperative their interior temperature is fairly constant. Engineers tackle and solve the problem.

 
How smart materials are used  in renewable energy solutions
How smart materials are used in renewable energy solutions

Duration: 04:54

How a company uses smart materials developed for use in the defence industry to help wind turbines to vanish from air traffic control screens.

 
New use for GPS in social networking game
New use for GPS in social networking game

Duration: 01:52

A games designer has invented a new social networking game involving a bowler hat equipped with GPS.

 
Reducing the noise produced by aircrafts
Reducing the noise produced by aircrafts

Duration: 04:41

How engineers have reduced aircraft noise by studying the owl and the shape of its wings.

 
The city of tomorrow: sustainable housing in Sweden
The city of tomorrow: sustainable housing in Sweden

Duration: 04:47

A look at the design process behind a sustainable housing development in Sweden.

 
Training accountants using a computer game
Training accountants using a computer game

Duration: 01:49

The inventor of a new computer game explains how it is used to train accountants and other financial professionals in financial regulation and investigation.

 
Vibrating computer mouse adds extra realism to gaming
Vibrating computer mouse adds extra realism to gaming

Duration: 01:49

A demonstration of a computer mouse which vibrates to add extra realism to gaming.

 

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