Monthly Archive: February 2015

Leaked FAA Document hints at limited drone regulations

Leaked FAA Document hints at limited drone regulations

Leaked FAA Document Provides Glimpse Into Drone Regulations – Forbes. Some restrictions, and operators would need to pass an FAA written exam only, to obtain unmanned aerial systems certification and to operate UAS craft pursuant to a new Part 107 of the FAA regulations. The written test would be based on the content of the Airman’s Information Manual (AIM) plus...

RealD looking for a buyer for the company

RealD looking for a buyer for the company

As interest in 3D has declined, sadly, RealD is potentially putting the company up for sale: RealD Says It Will Look For A Deal As 3D Sales Fall | Deadline.

3D printing of custom splints for fracture immobilization

3D printing of custom splints for fracture immobilization

Potentially an interesting idea: Russian startup 3D prints custom splints and plasters — RT News. There are other lightweight mold-able materials and plastics that can be readily formed around a limb too – while it takes 12 hours to 3D print a splint. This might be solving a problem that is better solved with other materials.

3D camera tech used to help the visually impaired

3D camera tech used to help the visually impaired

The augmented reality glasses use three-dimensional cameras that detect the structure and position of nearby objects. Software then uses that information to block out the background and highlight only what is nearest to the user. via Smart glasses use 3D cameras to help visually impaired see | euronews, hi-tech.