Forbes article by Vidoni COO Marc Van Valen

How To Find The Right Request-For-Proposal Company For You

I’m here to tell you, if you didn’t already know, virtual, augmented and mixed reality are the future. It may not be the future seen in Ready Player One, but it is the future nonetheless. My belief in the real-life application of virtual and augmented realities is why I co-founded an AR/MR company.

When we resolved to take our product to markets beyond the most cutting-edge firms, we immediately realized who was the biggest potential player and, up until then, the largest missed opportunity: the United States government. Yes, …read more

3D-printed robot hand ‘plays’ the piano

At the University of Cambridge a 3D-printed robot hand ‘plays’ the piano.

Scientists have developed a 3D-printed robotic hand which can play simple musical phrases on the piano by just moving its wrist. And while the robot is no virtuoso, it demonstrates just how challenging it is to replicate all the abilities of a human hand, and how much complex movement can still be achieved through design. ….read more.

“Smart mechanical design enables us to achieve the maximum range of movement with minimal control costs: we wanted to see just how much movement we could get with mechanics alone.” - Josie Hughes