Altair Alliance Adds Kinect-Capable Rendering Tool

The Altair Partner Alliance has gained its first rendering tool, a 3D solution with tracking capabilities for augmented reality technologies that leverages Microsoft Kinect. Continue reading

Fuel Cell Power Plants Generate Energy, Hydrogen Supplies

Fuel cell systems can generate plenty of power. A Connecticut company has received additional funds from the U.S. Department of Energy to further develop a fuel cell power plant that also generates and distributes hydrogen at the point of use.

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A PC For Your Ear

Forget all those heads-up, holographic approaches to hands-free computing that put data in front of your eyeballs. Japanese firm NS West has developed a wearable PC for your ear.

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Boeing, Citroen Headline GPU Technology Conference

GPU developers should mark their calendars. NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference will take place March 24-27 in San Jose, CA. Continue reading

Google Exec Pledges $1 Million to Aid Citizen Empowerment Via Technology

One of Google’s top executives is opening up his wallet to help groups that are using technology to  ”solve world problems.” Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt is putting up $1 million in grants to as-yet-unnamed recipients that are leveraging tech (specifically mobile phones) to aid in citizen empowerment and to counter the censorship of oppressive governmental regimes.

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