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Intel reveals Creative Senz3D depth camera: Embedded version in 2014

Intel reveals Creative Senz3D depth camera: Embedded version in 2014

Intel's Computex 2013 keynote wasn't all Atom and Core; the company also had a new gadget to show off, the Creative Senz3D camera. Intended to add depth vision to an Intel-powered computer, the add-on camera is set to go on sale next quarter, and brings Kinect-style motion-gesture control to the desktop. However, Intel also has ambitions to integrate it into future systems.

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Second 3D-printed gun fires off first round successfully

Second 3D-printed gun fires off first round successfully

You may have seen and heard about the Liberator, a fully 3D-printed gun that earned the "world's first" moniker and was created by law student. However, one of the setbacks was that it could only fire one shot before the plastic destroyed itself. However, a new modified version of the Liberator has appeared, and it was able to fire off a full clip without skipping a beat -- eight bullets in total before parts were replaced.

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Google Maps-driven Map Dive 3D-tracking hands-on

Google Maps-driven Map Dive 3D-tracking hands-on

This week the folks at the development studio known as Instrument have brought a virtual reality demonstration to Google I/O 2013, complete with a multi-display drop from the upper atmosphere down toward the earth in freefall. What this demonstration consisted of was seven 1080p displays, each of them run by their own Ubuntu PC working with a full-screen version of Chrome version 25. A motion tracker works to track the user, their arms, and the angle at which they're standing - or leaning and falling, as it were.

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Amazon smartphone duo with glasses-free 3D eye tracking tipped

Amazon smartphone duo with glasses-free 3D eye tracking tipped

Amazon is reading a pair of smartphones and an audio-streaming device, new leaks claim, with one of the phones using eye-tracking and a glasses-free 3D display for hands-off navigation. The unannounced gadgets are the handiwork of Amazon's Lab126 hardware division, the WSJ's sources reveal, with the high-end smartphone relying upon retina-tracking to allow users to dig through a floating hologram-like interface.

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