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FaceRig maps your face onto a 3D avatar in real time

How would you look as a demon? A software program seeking funding on Indiegogo uses a Webcam to map your facial expressions and movements onto the face of an animated character.

By Jan. 9, 2014

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Camp like 'Avatar' in a floating hammock-tent cocoon

A suspended hammock shelter on Kickstarter lets you camp up in the air, away from bugs and the hard ground.

By Aug. 19, 2013

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Feeling kind of blue? This digital avatar can tell

University of Southern California researchers are developing SimSensei, an avatar that uses facial recognition tech and depth-sensing cameras built into Microsoft's Kinect to conduct mental health interviews.

By Apr. 3, 2013

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Lord British seeks $1 million for Shroud of the Avatar

Richard Garriott is back with plans for a new RPG that's already attracting thousands of backers.

By Mar. 11, 2013

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You could lose weight when your avatar exercises

Researchers find that women who spend 15 minutes once a week watching an avatar demonstrate healthy weight loss behaviors end up losing on average 3.5 pounds in a month.

By Jul. 1, 2013

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Poll: Will you be buying the 'Avatar' 3D Blu-ray?

"Avatar" is finally available on 3D Blu-ray from October 16, but after a three-year wait is 3D still enough of a draw to warrant buying it again? Vote in CNET's poll.

By Oct. 16, 2012

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DARPA plans 'Avatar' surrogate robots

The agency apparently wants to create remotely operated bipedal machines that could perform some soldiering duties. Flying dragons not included.

By Feb. 19, 2012

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Create an avatar and speak Japanese with NTT DoCoMo

Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo shows up in New Orleans with some of its latest technologies in tow. CNET takes a closer look.

By May. 9, 2012

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Create a 3D cardboard avatar mini-me for 12 bucks

A 3D cardboard avatar will cost you less than a ticket to see the next 3D "Avatar" movie.

By Oct. 2, 2012

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Avatar on Blu-ray 3D available to all October 16

The movie was previously available only to Panasonic customers. The global rollout will begin October 15, followed by an October 16 launch in North America.

By Aug. 14, 2012