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Blow-Suck Tube

A blow-suck tube is typically part of a mouthstick. It consists of a tube with pressure sensors that is placed in the mouth and blown through to register an action. They are typically used as a mouse or wand button click would be, for those who cannot use either.

See also: Mouthstick

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The Stepford Wives (2004): A Plot Overview
A n almost blow by blow overview of the plot of the 2004 remake of The Stepford Wives. A remake which cuts close to the bone on both neuroprosthetics and robotics, along with a great many ethical issues surrounding augmentation technologies.

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You Tube of Claudia Mitchell and the first haptic, bionic arm
Ex-Marine Claudia Mitchell became the first woman to receive a bionic arm. This video shows the truly revolutionary range of motion and freedom, that allows.

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Phone that recognises tube stops
This podcast is a three-minute snippet from BBC News, hailing the advent of augmented reality. It was broadcast on UK national TV in August 2009, so it missed the actual advent of AR by about 60 years, and the public?s uptake by about a half decade. Still, it serves as an excellent introduction to the topic.

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You Tube of the first haptic, bionic arm versus a non-haptic
A comparison. Two women, both with prosthetic limbs. On the left, a standard prosthetic. On the right, a haptic prosthetic giving touch feedback. Who can complete the task faster, and is there much difference?

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Large Image Display: Animatrix: Beyond: Arriving On Scene
Whilst it is true that an administration vehicle in a heavily natural laws based VR would have to obey those physical laws or risk damage to the simulation wherever it traveled, it is also true that it can bend the rules to a degree. An invincible construction material is impossible within those laws, but a fantastic material that can absorb almost every blow, and can smash through a wall at 70mph, without taking a dent, is theoretically not impossible. That's good enough to avoid breaking the rules.


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Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have created a "lab-on-a-tube" device that can drain cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) while monitoring the pressure, oxygen content, temperature, and glucose within the intracranial space. The research...

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Scientists can peer inside high-pressure reactors and oil pipelines, to assess damage or improve efficiency, thanks to a new and more accurate imaging technique.

The improved form of Electrical Capacitance Tomography (ECT) ha...