The apparatus created by Yoichi Ochiai, Takayuki Hoshi and Jun Rekimoto uses four phased arrays of externally controlled speakers intersecting at a focal point. Surprisingly, the process is absolutely silent as the device uses ultrasonic speakers.
When something is used or broken it usually ends up in the trash can. What most of us don’t realize is that lots of these things are classified as “hazardous household waste,” meaning it’s actually dangerous to throw them away.
The Cloud is an interactive lamp and speaker system, designed to mimic a thundercloud in both appearance and entertainment. Using motion sensors the cloud detects a user’s presence and creates a unique lightning and thunder show dictated by their movement.
What do trees know that we don’t? 13-year-old inventor Aidan realized that trees use a mathematical formula to gather sunlight in crowded forests. Then he wondered why we don’t collect solar energy in the same way.
During the 1920s, cinematographer Claude Friese-Greene traveled across the UK with his new colour film camera. His trip ended in London, with some of his most stunning images, and these were recently revived and restored by the BFI, and shared across social media and video websites.