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"Earth Now" iPhone App

NASA's Earth Now is a mobile device application that visualizes recent global climate data from Earth science satellites, including surface air temperature, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, ozone, and water vapor as well as gravity and sea level variations.The project was developed by the Earth...
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"Eyes on the Earth 3D"

This software provides a generic means for people to interactively view the real-time location, speed and recent data gatherings of several of NASA's Earth observing Satellites using a 3-D graphical interface. It allows anyone with web access to see where the NASA fleet of Earth Observing...
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"NASA Flywheel" for iPad

Augmented reality application intended to highlight NASA Glenn's research efforts in the area of flywheel energy storage systems. The app utilizes a printed optical target, available on the GRC Flywheel Program brochure and through the NASA Glenn web portal, to present users with 3D views of...
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3D Audio System

Ames Research Center research into virtual reality led to the development of the Convolvotron, a high speed digital audio processing system that delivers three-dimensional sound over headphones. It consists of a two-card set designed for use with a personal computer. The Convolvotron's primary...
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3D Endoscope to Boost Safety, Cut Cost of Surgery

Researchers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory worked with the brain surgeon who directs the Skull Base Institute in Los Angeles to create the first endoscope fit for brain surgery and capable of producing 3D video images. It is also the first to be able to steer its lens back and forth. These...