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How visual effects brought 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' characters to life

These video breakdowns from Industrial Light & Magic show how the magic of CGI was used to breathe life into characters like Maz Kanata.

By January 31, 2016

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Startup Wayfindr gets $1M from Google to help the visually impaired get around

The British nonprofit wants to set a global standard for using audio descriptions to guide people with little or no vision. A trial run is under way on the London Underground.

By December 3, 2015

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​Visual music: The graphic novel roots of 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

For all its explosive energy, "Mad Max: Fury Road" found its genesis on the page as something quite different. The film's director George Miller tells how the road warrior journeyed from graphic novel to celluloid, and what lies beneath the bluster.

By October 8, 2015

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Ravens are smart enough to feel paranoid

The birds show cognitive processes previously thought to belong exclusively to humans: the ability to imagine being spied on.

By February 7, 2016

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Gett revamps ride-hailing app with help from visually-impaired teen

Blind users can now order an on-demand ride by speaking to their smartphone, rather than having to rely on touch technology.

By July 15, 2015

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New Ford Sync improves nav, adds visual apps

Ford showed off the production version of Ford Sync 3, a completely rebuilt system with faster interface response times, easily searchable navigation and visual interfaces for third-party apps.

By June 22, 2015

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The Division dev talks about 9/11's impact on the game universe

Associate creative director Julian Gerighty: "I don't think even the parallel between this game scenario and 9/11 exists."

By February 7, 2016

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Art installation opens door to virtual world (Tomorrow Daily 313)

A prototype device designed to help the blind interact with visual imagery, plus an art exhibit designed to get people talking about shared virtual-reality experiences.

By February 10, 2016

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How CGI and old-school trickery created two towering Tom Hardy performances in one film

Cinematographer Dick Pope reveals the mix of new-fangled and classic filmmaking tricks that created Hardy's award-winning dual role in gangster movie "Legend".

By February 1, 2016

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Resolution confusion: What do 2K, 4K, 1080p, UHD all mean?

Confused by all the different resolution numbers like 2K, 4K, 1080p, and so on? Here's what they all mean.

By January 25, 2016