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Leaning Tower of Pisa 3D-mapped with handheld laser

The Zebedee scanner sways as the user walks, gathering data for a map that can be displayed as a point cloud in a 3D projection room.

By Sep. 17, 2013

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Rome's Colosseum is pulling a Pisa

Ancient amphitheater is leaning, authorities say, with north side more than 15 inches lower than south.

By Jul. 30, 2012

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Eyewear shopping app turns your headshot into 3D image

CSIRO's Smart Vision AR tech makes it easy to get a realistic idea of what your next pair of shades will look like on you.

By Oct. 8, 2013

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Crave Ep. 138: 3D-mapping the great indoors with laser scanners

Australian scientists 3D-map the interior of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. We meet the cutest Little Robot Friends from Canada, and take a ride on the back of a soaring eagle.

By Sep. 20, 2013

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Endless Stair: Like stepping into an Escher painting

Call it a stairway to heaven. A towering temporary installation now on display in front of London's Tate Modern is made up of a series of interlocking staircases that veer left and right.

By Sep. 23, 2013

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As Apple says sorry, Google Maps gets a little better

Google Maps now comes with new 45-degree imagery for 51 cities, and satellite and aerial imagery has been updated across 112 countries and regions.

By Sep. 28, 2012

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Google Maps gets 45-degree images, as Apple Maps struggles

Google Maps has been updated, while Apple is still reeling from its Maps embarrassment.

By Sep. 30, 2012

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Google Street View takes you to 'World Wonders'

With the launch of its World Wonders Project, Google is making it easy for users to get up close and personal with 132 world-famous sites, without needing a passport.

By May. 31, 2012

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Beamer, the iPhone case for night owls

The latest offering by the Quirky design collaborative is an iPhone case with a built in LED light for use as both a flashlight or a camera flash.

By Nov. 7, 2009

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The next big thing in tech: Augmented reality

The wearable revolution is heading beyond Google Glass, fitness tracking and health monitoring. The future is wearables that conjure up a digital layer in real space to "augment" reality.

By Jun. 7, 2013