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First Kinect in space is like the first dog in space but it has more use

Engineers in Surrey are using Kinect technology in a pair of satellites, hoping to make them dock together, in orbit, using the peripheral's motion-sensing capabilities. Surrey Satellite Technology Limited's STRaND 2 satellites will use components of Kinect tech to scan their immediate surroundings...

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$100 million GeoEye satellite used to map Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.

GeoEye's $100 million dollar commercial-use satellite imagery system will serve as the backdrop for Ubisoft's upcoming air-combat title, Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. The Washington D.C.-based company -- that supplies data for Google Earth, among others -- allowed Ubisoft access to satellites 423 miles hi...

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Video Sandwich: October 28, 2006

Ever want the whole world in your hands? YouTube user zachetus has turned his PSP into a remote control for the NASA World Wind program. This will become really helpful when satellite data gets strong enough so we can peek into showers. Yes, "helpful" is the word I'd use in a scenario like that.....

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MapThis! GPS map viewer

So you ripped open your PSP and put in a GPS system in it. Now what? You get MapThis! from Deniska. The program uses Google Maps, so it should work all around the world. The maps are customizable, and can even show satellite and hybrid maps. Interestingly, the program works on every version of PSP ...

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DirecTV blade coming to 360 Dashboard?

During CES in January, Microsoft and DirecTV announced a "long-term agreement to expand the reach of digital content throughout the home and on the go." Part of that agreement involved extending "the DirecTV experience to the Xbox 360 system." A scan of the March 2006 issue of O...

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DirecTV blade coming to 360 Dashboard?

During CES in January, Microsoft and DirecTV announced a "long-term agreement to expand the reach of digital content throughout the home and on the go." Part of that agreement involved extending "the DirecTV experience to the Xbox 360 system." A scan of the March 2006 issue of O...

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