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The future is already in your ears

Earbuds have become so tiny and light that you can forget you are wearing them. For some, they have become an integral part of their “persona”. Let a few years go by and the broad adoption of aural augmented reality (getting augmented information through sound and voice, seamlessly, through earbuds) …

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3D printing for space communications

As I had the opportunity to mention in previous posts the whole area of satellite communications is getting ready for a revolution. A number of companies are already launching low satellites in low orbits. This has the advantage of lowering the cost of launch and decreasing the power required to …

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Macro changes ahead – IV

4. Healthcare The whole Healthcare system is on a journey of change learning to leverage on data. The Digital Transformation, DX, of healthcare started slow, in spite of the huge amount of data available, because of the sensitivity of the area where the wellbeing of a single individual may become …

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3D printed functional pieces of art

Just two days ago I posted the news of 3D printed up-scale housing in Texas and now I stumbled onto the news of another, although quite different, use of 3D printing to build houses. In this case it is Mask Architects, a young architectural design firm based in Sardinia, Italy, …

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What can I print you for dinner?

Using 3D printed to “produce” meat is not new. We have seen several companies cultivating animals and plants cells and then printing them into what looks like meat. Usually what you get is meat that can be used for hamburgers or, in more advanced cases, as steaks. Now scientists at …

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3D printed tyres coming soon?

Four years ago, back in 2017, Michelin announced a prototype of 3D printed tyre (watch the clip) that was just awesome, promising to reinvent the whole business. The 3D printing made possible to create a structure that was as strong as today’s tyres but lighter. Additionally, such a tyre would …

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Print your “pills”

As you grow older (I am an expert in this field!) you see an exponential increase in the number of pills your doctor wants you to swallow. It doesn’t help that as your age “improves” you are likely to become more confused and forgetful. Hence, getting at the right time …

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