$72 million is only $35 million in 2008 dollars
Just like tube amplifiers for audio, the NTSC TV look is probably going to be sought after. We thought those artifacts were going to be around for all time & mastered how to choose colors that would always display. The new VGA monitors were too expensive & we weren't old enough to know any better.
So how do they keep the projected patterns in focus as the actor moves towards & away from the projectors? What if you want to track a close actor & a distant actor simultaneously? Those projected patterns aren't going to be in focus & the sensors won't know where they are.
It relies on cycling a repeating pattern from every projector 500 times/sec. Every pixel in the pattern encodes a unique symbol by the colors & the changes in the colors over time. By sensing what symbol hits each sensor, you know what pixel from the projector is hitting the sensor & what position on the projector's XY plane the sensor is in. If you know the XY plane position from 2 projectors, you can triangulate the sensor's 3D position, but projectors with enough resolution & bandwidth to do the job are expensive. $1000 would be for very low resolution.
This has scam written all over it, but don't try searching for that on the Goog. These people get something stuffed in their bodies, fly home, & voila, 20/400 vision instead of 20/4000 vision & no side effects. Can anyone even measure 20/4000 vision? Does anyone even know if it's the fact that they're stem cells or if it was the extra volume of whatever they're stuffing?
That's like saying Oracle is going to pull Java. The very reason we all have to use Java for our day jobs is because Sun keeps pumping money into odd projects & promoting it. Everyone likes designing Java API's but Sun is the only one making progress on implementation. How many API's would get implemented if Sun didn't spend the money? Android still has just 1 implementation.
Too bad not one article said how distant it was. Still working on that one, but at least we know it's the "most" distant.
Is it the government or the taxpayers who are paying for it?
Hopefully Indians can do more for themselves instead of being the back office grunt workers that they've been for everyone else.
But won't this cause tax revenue from illegal immigrants to plummet & home equity to fall because of the lack of illegal immigrants to buy houses? It's going to be banned.
Our favorite part of ballute aerobraking is when the beautiful Russian heroine comes into your state room & starts making love to you.
This has long been used in humans. Either a magnetic robot flies in the bodily fluids or magnets are used to move an instrument in the body. Who knows what a flying magnet in air would manipulate, since it's in air.
You'd think it would be more effective to support working from home like they do in Japan instead of spending all this money on more cars to transport your face to your boss. Guess cars are more important to some people.
I'll be the first concert without any lights, with half the orchestra shifted off the stage, with everything always out of focus, & with only 1 note you can actually hear.
Have had several SD cards fail in a custom board & 1 fail in a commercial product. In all cases, they got into some safe mode where they wouldn't accept write commands but would accept read commands. The problem may be static electricity, too many invalid write commands, or just flaky manufacturing.
Unfortunately, for whatever reason, it's really hard to find failures of SD cards on Google, or failures of any commercial product for that matter.