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The Drone Racing League features futuristic, flashy events

We visited the DRL's third qualifying event, which took place in an actual abandoned mall...and it turned out to be an even bigger spectacle than we imagined.

By April 29, 2016

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Facebook plucks Google's Dugan for futurist tech

Regina Dugan, the former DARPA director who most recently headed up a future-tech effort at Google, will lead Facebook's new "Building 8" hardware research group.

By April 13, 2016

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Fisher Price shows off its vision of futuristic toys (Tomorrow Daily 336)

A concept video shows off Fisher Price's ideas of what toys will be like in 2025; also, a robot that can climb stairs with ease, even when carrying a payload.

By March 23, 2016

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Toys in 2025 will be hyper-interactive according to Fisher Price (Tomorrow Daily 336 show notes)

A concept video from Fisher Price takes a look at what toys might be like 10 years from now and puts a futuristic twist on a few familiar products.

By March 23, 2016

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Futuristic eyeglasses adjust your prescription on the fly (Tomorrow Daily 331)

VR developers use photogrammetry to create ultra-realistic location renders; also, an Israeli startup shows off a concept for high-tech "omnifocal" eyewear.

By March 15, 2016

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'Omnifocal' eyewear uses liquid crystal, autocorrects your lenses (Tomorrow Daily 331 show notes)

Deep Optics wants you to be able to see anything you set your sights on in perfect 20/20 vision, which is why the company's concept eyewear is so fascinating.

By March 15, 2016

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Use footsteps to power your phone with this futuristic concept (Tomorrow Daily)

DARPA tests a lightweight, speedy, autonomous drone for indoor use; also, engineers develop a tech that could someday charge your phone with your shoe.

By February 17, 2016

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Harvest energy for your devices with this prototype shoe tech (Tomorrow Daily show notes)

Mechanical engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are showing off a system inside a shoe sole that generates and stores energy through motion, and it could mean the end of your phone's battery dying too soon.

By February 17, 2016

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The Patin brings the futuristic robot butler one step closer to reality

A new gadget from Japanese company Flower Robotics fuses artificial intelligence and cloud technology with a Roomba-liked household gadget.

By November 6, 2015

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'Game of Thrones' actress woven into a 3D-printed, futuristic gown

At the unveiling of a fashion designer's new collection, Gwendoline Christie, the actress best known as Brienne of Tarth, was the centrepiece.

By October 11, 2015