• Canon 5D Mark IV full-frame DSLR launched at $3,499

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    Canon 5D Mark IV is capable of capturing 4K Motion JPEG video (4096×2160 pixels) at 30 fps or at 24 fps
    Canon has announced its latest variant in the EOS 5D DSLR cameras – the EOS 5D Mark IV. The camera features a 30.4 megapixel 35mm Full-Frame Canon CMOS sensor for stills, a DIGIC 6+ Image Processor that is capable of taking 4K video and up to seven frames per second (fps) continuous shooting. The camera also features Canon’s propriety Dual Pixel CMOS AF.
    EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Camera Specifications:
    The camera features a 30.4 Megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with an ISO range of 100–32,000, which is expandable up to 50–102,400.
    The 5D Mark IV is capable of capturing 4K Motion JPEG video (4096×2160 pixels) at 30 fps or at 24 fps. The camera can grab 8.8MP still images while recording 4K video. The camera is also capable of taking Full HD video…

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  • Meet Octobot, a tiny octopus robot that’s a real softie, and cheap

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    This image provided by Ryan Truby, Michael Wehner, and Lori Sanders, Harvard University, shows the octobot, an entirely soft, autonomous robot. A pneumatic network, red, is embedded within the octobot’s body and hyperelastic actuator arms, blue. (Source: AP)
    The latest revolutionary robot isn’t the metallic, costly machine you’d expect: It’s squishy like Silly Putty, wireless, battery-less and made for pennies by a 3-D printer.
    Meet Octobot. It looks like a tiny octopus and is designed to mimic that slithery creature to get through cracks and tight places, making it ideal as a rescue robot.
    A team at Harvard University has created a robot — actually about 300 of them, since they are so cheap to make — that is opposite of the common view of a robot. Soft, not hard. Flexibl,e not rigid. It’s not mechanical, nor electrical. It’s p…

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  • Leap Motion’s Interaction Engine makes it easier to hold objects in VR

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    Leap Motion’s Interaction Engine will make it easier to grasp objects in virtual reality.
    Leap Motion, which is know for its Leap Motion Controller for PCs, etc, has created a new Interaction Engine to make hold objects in virtual reality easier and more natural. The engine will also let users control, interact with VR objects. In a blogpost announcing the same, Leap Motion says they’ve built “ a more human experience. One where you can reach out and grab something – a block, a teapot, a planet – and simply pick it up. Your fingers phase through the material, but the object still feels real. Like it has weight. ”
    The Interaction Engine is still in beta mode and will be available for some early developers. Leap Motion says the engine will be an add on for the Unity Game engine, which is supported by most virtual reality headsets. The idea i…

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  • Tesla Model S P100D taught quickly accelerate

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    Tesla engineers are not sitting idle. The company released an improved version of the electric Model S P100D. According to the creators — it is now the most dynamic production car on the market.

    The new offers regime is Ludicrous. The latter provides acceleration to 100 km/h in 2.5 seconds. Great result — at the level of the LaFerrari and Porsche 918 Spyder (limited edition). Is the Model S P100D about 130 thousand dollars. For these analogues, the owners have posted about a million. The machine is designed for 7 passengers. Available 2 baby seats and 5 adults.

    Tesla Model S P100D taught quickly accelerate

    Tesla also upgraded the power supply. The battery capacity of 100 kWh is enough for 613 km version of NEDC — record range (for vehicles of this class). Sounds great. Almost a “budget” car….

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