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(Live Science)   Iron Man technology the key to future real life technology   (livescience.com) divider line 14
    More: Interesting, materials science, Iron Man, scientific technique, nanostructures, White House Office of Science, technology policy  
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3416 clicks; posted to Geek » on 23 Apr 2013 at 9:04 PM (2 years ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2013-04-23 09:21:02 PM  
lh4.googleusercontent.com
 
2013-04-23 09:28:45 PM  
Obvious tag on break?
 
2013-04-23 10:51:31 PM  
I'll take my research grant, to a cave, with a BOX OF SCRAPS!
 
2013-04-23 11:35:36 PM  
Star Trek is not impressed.
 
2013-04-24 12:07:32 AM  
Well...  Thisthread sure is hopping.
 
2013-04-24 12:11:13 AM  
Man, it's like a party at Hank Pym's house in here.
 
2013-04-24 12:23:22 AM  
Materials scientists HAVEN'T been doing this?

WTF!?
 
2013-04-24 12:27:57 AM  
The most amazing (non-impossible) technology in Ironman was his freaking CAD program.
 
2013-04-24 03:23:50 AM  
Maybe. I dunno.

However, tying your article to an upcoming blockbuster is the key to getting clicks.
 
2013-04-24 07:05:05 AM  
Drat, I was hoping it was about rocket boots.

/Where are my rocket boots?
 
2013-04-24 09:32:35 AM  

TheWizard: The most amazing (non-impossible) technology in Ironman was his freaking CAD program.


That's what I thought the article would be about.

WHAR 3D HOLOGRAM CAD TECHNOLOGY, WHAR?!?
 
2013-04-24 10:35:20 AM  

TheWizard: The most amazing (non-impossible) technology in Ironman was his freaking CAD program.


Yeah, one of the biggest grins on my face during the first movie (yes I'm a dork) was when he was designing the arm piece or whatever and had the holographic display he could actually put his arm into and the software reacted accordingly. I feel like this tech will be around in the next 5-10 years, we're already starting to figure out the display part and Kinect-like depth sensing cameras could manipulate the display based on positioning of your limbs/controllers in space.

CAD in actual 3D space without mice and horrible XYZ manipulation and confusing renderings... sounds like a big kid playground.
 
2013-04-24 10:43:38 AM  
 
2013-04-24 10:49:29 AM  
Sorry for triple post, but one using the Kinect alone...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tlLschoMhuE#!
 
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