3 IBM patents that lead to cyborg future

IBM Corp. registered the most U.S. patents than any other corporation in 2012, including at least three that could be used to create a futuristic cyborg. Well, it's possible. Out of the 6,478

Published on: January 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

eSight’s high-tech goggles restore sight to the vision impaired [video]

Losing one's sight can be a terrible and debilitating experience.Eye glasses often aren't enough to come to the rescue of people suffering from degenerative eye diseases. Ottawa-based firm eSight Corp. has the vision

Published on: July 10th, 2012 Christine Wong

Canadian designer releases DIY Star Trek tricorder specs

Ever wanted to wave a tricorder at something, furrow your brow, and announce, "captain, I am picking up an odd concentration of signals in this area?" If you have - and what Star

Published on: March 29th, 2012 Jon Gold

Inside The Photon League’s basement hologram lab

Michael Page has a vision, and it's in autostereoscopic 3D. Th assistant professor at OCAD University talks about a future where 3D holograms are not only rendered to look real to the eye,

Published on: February 21st, 2011 Brian Jackson

‘Holodeck’ prototype project gets government funding

A project that seeks to combine digital holography with haptic feedback – meaning you could actually feel interactions with the holograms – has received funding from the federal government alongside 11 other projects

Published on: January 17th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Star Trek Online provides beta execution lessons

As a long-time fan of Star Trek, I was eager to get into the open beta test of Star Trek Online. This Massive-Multiplayer Online game developed by Cryptic Studios has been in the

Published on: January 20th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Thought-controlled computing no longer Star Trek fiction

When Trevor Coleman's friend threw a Star Trek convention, he could have slapped on some pointy-ears for a costume and attended like most fans. Instead he contributed a brainwave-controlled video game straight out

Published on: May 19th, 2009 Brian Jackson