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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Virtual Reality - The Past of Our hereafter

In 1993 there was a great hype about virtual reality. I mean in 93 virtual reality was just around the corner, we could practically touch it; it was there. Well, 17 years later we can say that virtual reality is in the past, but we still haven't achieved it.

What happened, what caused the revolutionary breakthrough announced so many times to disappear, have we lost interest in reality or is something else at large? Well the things that were promised than were only a dream of a handful of population that idea it inherent to generate virtual reality headsets that we were all meant to wear by 1997. Although all of us dreamed about it we somehow idea of it as distant time to come no matter what we heard in the news, it turns out that we were right.

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Comparing computers of this age and the computers in 1993 we have 1,000 times stronger and faster computers and it is still not inherent to generate a reality headset that will not break up the illusion of reality. It's plainly impossible with the current technology. But that is not the only suspect why we still don't have a virtual reality headset in our backpack.

Things have changed since the early 90's, we no longer want to see reality, we want this reality to be better. So the focus of technology researched has switched from playing dreams to creating a great environment and technology that can help us in daily life. For all those enthusiasts out there this is not the end, there are still clubs working on this technology like Vuzix, and one day we may as well have that long awaited headset flashing with reality, but will it be fun and spirited as we hoped 20 years ago? Only time will tell.

Virtual Reality - The Past of Our hereafter

Friday, February 3, 2012

Métro Paris appliance for the iPhone 3GS with Augmented Reality

Métro Paris appliance for the iPhone 3GS with Augmented Reality Video Clips. Duration : 4.80 Mins.

Métro Paris is a new application, specifically developed for the iPhone 3GS, that enables you to visualize subway stations and Points of Interest (POI) located in your nearby environment, thanks to a unique Augmented Reality functionality using the iPhone camera.

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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Blink-182 Performs in Augmented Reality

Blink-182 Performs in Augmented Reality Tube. Duration : 6.93 Mins.

As part of the "Doritos Late Night" web advertising campaign, the band Blink-182 appears to pop out of a Doritos bag and perform a concert. This augmented reality application uses the Flash AR Toolkit (FLARtoolkit) to detect a fiducial marker printed on the bag. To experience the show, users connect a webcam, visit, start the flash application, and hold the Doritos bag with the marker in front of the camera.

Keywords: Augmented Reality, AR, flartoolkit, Blink-182, Blink 182, Doritos, Doritos Late Night,

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Top Two Reasons for business Failure

It's a pretty bold statement to make, but I can sum up the top two reasons why businesses fail or at least fail to thrive. These could also apply to friendships, marriages, personal growth, or a myriad of other circumstances, too. It's because these are such tough questions to ask day in and day out and so difficult to take repeated, tireless operation on, that I can say these are the over-arching reasons for failure to grow or thrive in a business setting. It's because it has all to do with how you weekly, daily, hourly - commonly - ask and riposte these two questions.

1. "What If?"

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2. "And So?"

Knowing to ask the first question, what if, is only the beginning point. You also have to ask the right "what if" question. Sometimes that's hard to discern. For instance, "What if I begin using public media marketing?" is a pretty broad question. It may not lead you to the right answers. A best examine would be, "What if I outsourced my public media marketing to someone who knows more about this than me so that I can focus on the things that I do well in my business?" an additional one example could be, "What if I made one new meaningful local palpate every week to originate new business leads?"

Start by request yourself, "What if I changed _______?" (fill in the blank)

But the trickier part is to ask and riposte accordingly to the second question. "And so," means that if something changed, it would do so because you have faced the obstacles in your way and attempted a solution. Not all of your solutions may work, but there will never be any results without the trying process. "And so" says that you are projecting the steps that need to happen and taking operation on them. You won't always anticipate each step perfectly, but in the process of taking operation on as many of those steps as you can, you will beyond doubt begin to survey new ways to engage your business, new opportunities, and be inspired by new doors that open along the way. Each "what if" will inspire new "and so" possibilities, which by the way, will need to be asked anew on a regular basis.

Finish by request yourself, "And so what do I need to do about that now?"

Back to the example of manufacture new contacts every week...a new palpate in an unrelated field may perform the checklist "to do" item, but it's not meaningful to your business. To originate a new meaningful palpate every week, you might have to join a new networking group, take up public speaking, hire help to get you in front of new contacts, etc. And so if you want the new contacts to develop, you will begin the process of taking the right steps towards that goal.

A breakdown at any point in this two-step process represents a particular failure - something that can be adjusted for on the next go-round, but failing to start this process at all will cause the business to fail. It beyond doubt is that simple.

Top Two Reasons for business Failure

Friday, December 23, 2011

Augmented Reality Origami

Augmented Reality Origami Video Clips. Duration : 2.17 Mins.

Here is a video of a prototype that uses one of the simplest origami foldings to turn a sheet of paper into a kind of 3D mouse. Once the origami is done, first you see the result of the tracking algorithm and then the final result in an Augmented Reality scene. The car levitates above the origami and can be seen from angles you would have troubles to reach with the standard flat AR markers. Music (chosen because of the title) : "Strange about your hands" - Sensations Fix, 1976.

Tags: Augmented, Reality, Mixed, Markerless, Tracking, Origami, Total, Immersion, Emmanuel, mfr

Friday, November 25, 2011

Home Science Courses in India

Home Science is both an art and science that deals with discrete aspects of modern housekeeping. This field of study deals with many disciplines such as chemistry, physics, physiology, biology, hygiene, economics, rural development, child development, sociology and house relations, society living, art, food, nutrition, clothing, textiles and home management. If you have a logical mind and a balanced attitude with realistic approach, then you can opt for a work in Home Science. Creativity with artistic visualization can be an added advantage. Growing awareness of health, diet, and lifestyle has augmented preference towards this field.

As this subject is scientific in nature, one must possess a practical approach, aesthetic, creative and rational attitude an analytical mind and scientific insight in this field. Detach courses in discrete branches of Home Science are ready which include food, cusine and dietetics, rural society extension, child development, house relation, textiles and clothing, home management, home science study and extension.

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Course Details:

Eligibility to pursue a work in this field is a pass in 10+2 or graduation. discrete under graduate as well as post graduate level programs are ready in this field. Minimum qualification required to pursue Bachelors schedule in home science is 10+2 with biology or home science as a subject of study. One must have a graduation degree in any field to opt for a post graduate degree/diploma program. So, after completing B.Sc. Degree course, you can continue added with the 2-year M.Sc procedure and opt for specialization.

Institutes gift Home Science Courses in India:

  • D.K Government College for Women (Andhra Pradesh)
  • Assam Agricultural University (Assam)
  • Lady Irwin College (New Delhi)
  • Institute of Home Science (New Delhi)
  • S.M Patel College (Gujarat)
  • Nirma Niketan College (Maharashtra)
  • Ginni Devi Modi Girls (P.G) College (Uttar Pradesh)
  • Viharilal College (West Bengal)
  • Jwari Devi Birla establish (West Bengal)
  • Sri Vithalbhai Thackersey Collegee (Maharashtra)
  • Seth P.T. Mahila College (Gujarat)
  • Holy Cross (Tamil Nadu)

The study of Home Science offers openings for Careers related to:

  • Production
  • Technical jobs
  • Teaching jobs
  • Sales jobs
  • Service jobs

Career Prospects:

Professionals can work in the field of production, tourism or service. Postgraduates in this field can opt for teaching. Scholars can work as cusine consultants, study assistants, food scientists, demonstrators or food analysts. One can get employed in food preservation yield unit of any hotel, tourist resort, restaurant, food commerce or take up a work in sales promotion of food products, baby foods and ready to cook foodstuffs. Thus, to get successfully self employed, one must update the applications of the discipline and anticipate emerging demands.


Professional can expect a salary ranging from 10, 000 to Rs15000 per month in the beginning. Added touch can bring a hike in the salary. Thus, more people are opting for building a work in this field as it aims at accomplishing and maintaining the welfare and well being of both home and house life.

Home Science Courses in India

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Technology Trends in Multifamily Housing

Multifamily executives must enduringly rate new technology hardware and software products at the same time they are integrating current tools, upgrading patrimony systems and training staff to take advantage of underutilized components of programs they already have in place. As speedily as things are changing in this area, it can be a real challenge to keep up.

Social Media

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It can be difficult to know exactly how communal media like Facebook and Twitter conduce to the bottom line in apartment communities. Many apartment managers and owners feel obligated to enunciate Facebook fan pages naturally because all their competitors have one. But is it as important as a clean pool, nice landscaping and a friendly, knowledgeable staff? agreeing to a large search for of apartment residents conducted by J. Turner Research, only 8% had ever visited a community's fan page.

On the other hand, many apartment managers are using communal media to heighten their rankings in the hunt engines at the same time they're slashing their print advertising budgets. Plus, the only cost linked with a Facebook page is the staff time to generate it, and occasionally modernize it. A small price to pay for an online proximity that never goes away.

Mobile Phones

There are now more Americans with cell phones than whether internet entrance or cable Tv, and an estimated 70 million of us usually use movable web browsers. Google recently released Android, a software container for movable devices, and on February 16, 2010 they announced that 60,000 cell phones with Android are shipping every day. Apple recently marked their 4 billionth app download, so as you can see, movable devices are here to stay.

Udr, a Colorado-based Reit that owns 45,000 apartment units nationally, says that 9% of its web visitors in 2009 used phones for access, viewed over 400,000 pages and created 97 movable leases. No doubt these numbers will continue to grow.

Udr was also the first to generate an "augmented reality" app for multifamily. A potential renter can point their phone's camera at an apartment and see pricing and availability data superimposed over the live picture. After launching in September 2009, Udr had over 125,000 downloads by the end of the year. Other firms have already created similar proprietary apps and more are sure to follow.

Web Portals

Another large and growing trend among apartment communities is the development of integrated websites that serve tenants and free up staff for other duties. Already, residents can pay rent online and submit work orders. Some properties even send out lease renewals with incentives for renewing early online. Freed from these mundane and time-consuming tasks, onsite personnel can spend more time showing apartments and performing other duties that increase resident satisfaction.

As you can see, technology is starting to rapidly convert the world of apartment management. I'm sure that apps for the iPad are already in development that will continue to accelerate this trend for the foreseeable future.

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