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NASA: ISS 360 Virtual tours

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If you always wanted to have a look around inside the International Space Station and your uncle is not the new president of a former communist country or a Billionaire – here’s your chance:

The NASA has put up a web site dedicated to the ISS with introduction videos, external and internal 360 tours and much more…

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Microsoft Health Future Vision

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A video providing some insights into Microsoft’s vision on the future of health care. The video has recently been used by Bill Gates on conferences and is also shown to visitors of the “MS Executive Briefing Center”.

Outstanding pictures like always from that shop and some rather good ideas. But there’s still a long way to go – particular with the IS/IT features.

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Leo Burnett: Future trends in advertising

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A typographic video about the latest advertising trends predictions report from Leo Burnett / Arc.

The report was created by Ben Hourahine, Futures Editor at Leo Burnett (London). The predictions in the video include…

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Research: Autodesk Design on Perceptive Pixel Multi-Touch

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You might have seen Jeff Han’s Perceptive Pixel Multi-Touch screens in action on CNN when following the 2008 primaries and caucuses. And he demonstrated the device with Google Earth and some drawing programs.

The video below shows you the potential of Multi-Touch screens with…

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Data visualization: IA’s web trend map 2008

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Like in previous years Japanese design agency Information Architects have released a web trend map in the form of the the greater Tokyo-area train map.

The “2008 version” of the map shows almost 300 of the most influential and successful websites. It’s available as a interactive map online or you can download an A0 version as a pdf file to hang it as a poster in your office or at home…

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LevelHead: Open Source AR game

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It started off as a residential project at the “Medialab Madrid” called “Unprepared Architecture”. Julian Oliver – the developer behind LevelHead – worked together with designer Simone Jones during June 2007 in Madrid on this “experiment in augmenting architecture“.

While not a game or avatar at that time, the work consisted of a three-dimensional animation that is inscribed on the projection of a 5cm x 5cm cube moved by the user. By now Julian Oliver has turned it into a prototype for an augmented reality game…

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