Ordering food at a food court usually means placing your order at the counter and waiting in line. Australian design firm S-Digital is set to change that by implementing some technology into the fray.

The Brand Table is a concept application that’s designed to take your order via a mobile device, where your item selection and payment occurs.

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There have been many modern advances that have tried to make technology more accessible to the disabled. Certainly, there have been some companies that have tried to design specialised touchphones for the blind, and even proper laptops with Braille keys are much too expensive and rarely very useful in everyday situations.

So perhaps this new app designed by NMSU undergraduate Adam Duran, along with Stanford Assistant Professor Adrian Lew, and Stanford Doctoral candidate Sohan Dharmaraja over the Army High Performance Computing Research Center’s summer course held at Stanford, could help make the smooth screen of a tablet more functional for the blind person.

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Poop-Powered Motorcycle Tours Japan

18 Oct 2011 In: Others

As far as alternative fuel sources to power our vehicles have gone, we have tried to harness from a variety of different sources, such as solar energy and electrical energy to keep those wheels turning.

Now, a stranger fuel is being used to power TOTO‘s Toilet Bike Neo: human excrement.

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As a owner and user of a tablet I’m always looking for ways to increase usability on my device. Sometimes I can’t help but want a keyboard to type better on, or maybe some speakers to share some of my music around.

Perhaps one of the most interesting docks out there is iLuv‘s WorkStation Series, which really aims to give you all you need to add on to your tablet device, to make it a PC.

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Scientists have long been fascinated by the human grey matter, and recent studies have been able to shed some light on how we view the world. Scientists at UC Berkeley have used brain imaging and computer simulations reconstructed from neural data to show us how images are seen inside our brains.

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Zombie games are awesome, that’s generally a given, but sometimes it’s good to get off the couch and get some fresh air outside too. Apparently, some people have picked up on the idea of putting them together, so (with a bit of backing), the game ‘Zombies, Run!’ might just be heading to your smartphone very soon.

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Form and functionality don’t always go hand in hand, but when they do, the results are usually spectacular.

That can definitely be said for the new line of ECKO UNLTD earbud headsets, which allows you to listen to your favourite tunes, without having to worry about your cords tangling up everywhere.

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An indespensible tool for the designer has always been a good graphics tablet, and as far as that goes, Wacom makes arguably the best tablets out there. Tablets are obviously good for digital work, but of course some may say that they prefer the traditional side of doing art with a pen or pencil. The new Wacom Inkling offers users the best of both worlds, being able to capture what you draw on paper digitally.

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Your Dream Vacation… In Space

6 Sep 2011 In: Others

When we think of space travel today, what comes to mind would probably be the International Space Station (ISS), with all their astronauts and cosmonauts. Although there has long been talk of space tourism, where the non-scientist can visit space for fun, Russian company Orbital Technologies is taking it a step further with its plans to create hotel, known as the Commercial Space Station (CSS) come 2016.

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When we think of navigational systems, surely the first thing that comes to mind would be staring at a map, trying to figure out the route on the map as the system tells you to go straight even if there is a bend in the road. Some alternate navigational systems have been developed, but none shows as much promise as the HAPMAP that aims to keep the human’s eye away from the map, and focused on what is in front of them.

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