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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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Google’s Gmail Motion Joke Becomes a Reality

Written on April 04, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Jokes can be promising at times. So promising that the members of ICT MxR Lab ride on with Google's Gmail Motion joke, and made gestured-based e-mail handling of their own.

Google’s April Fools joke, Gmail Motion, seems to become more of a reality than a bluff today. The ICT MxR Lab members of the University of Southern California made their own gesture-based system for handling e-mails. Their system uses Microsoft Kinect’s motion-sensing technology in order to send and receive e-mail.

USC’s cool project was dubbed as FAAST or Flexible Action and Articulated Skeleton Toolkit. Check out the videos after the break to see how FAAST works, along with the original Gmail Motion joke from Google.

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