Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Aston Martin V12 Zagato debuts at Villa D’Este Concours: "To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the DB4GT Zagato, Aston Martin and Zagato will tomorrow use the backdrop of the Villa D'Este Concours to show off a V12 Zagato based on the V12 Vantage."
Posted by steve at 2:14 PM
LOMO LC-Wide – latest Lomography 35mm camera gets ultra-wide-angle lens: "In spite of the overwhelming shift towards digital photography, 35 mm film cameras still have their staunch supporters. Lomography analog film cameras came about when a couple of Austrian students stumbled across a Russian LOMO LC-A film camera in the early 1990s."
Posted by steve at 2:13 PM
TRW looks to free up dashboard design with roof mounted airbag system: "Since Mercedes-Benz introduced the frontal airbag as an option on its S-Class vehicles back in 1981, airbags have become standard safety equipment in passenger vehicles the world over. In addition to frontal driver- and passenger-side airbags, there are now also side curtain, side torso, knee, rear curtain and even seat-belt airbags."
Posted by steve at 2:12 PM
Google Music Beta invites now available: "It's been a good while coming but Google's music streaming service has finally arrived. Called Music Beta, it's available by invitation only and restricted to U.S. users ahead of roll-out elsewhere. The service appears to be very similar to Amazon's Cloud Storage and Player, although no music is on sale directly from Google."
Posted by steve at 2:11 PM
Using our brains: Neuromarketing, no-hands gaming and the arrival of the EEG headset: "Until recently a purely lab based technology, brainwave (electroencephalograph or EEG) headsets are trickling into the marketplace in a number of different guises. But what exactly do these devices do, how do they differ from each other and - with potential applications ranging from medicine to gaming and market research - who will use them and for what purpose?"
Posted by steve at 2:10 PM