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Top 10 Latest Invention of July 2010

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1. Program that Superimposes Historical Pictures On Modern Ones

With the help of special software, developed by Fredo Durand and Soonmin Bae at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston and Aseem Agarwala of Adobe Systems in San Jose, California, users are able to superimpose a historical image on a contemporary picture of the same scene. Read more…

2. Life Microscope Unveiled by Hitachi

Hitachi developed a device called Life Microscope that can record every move of its wearer. The invention was presented in Tokyo and was meant to market Hitachi's 100th anniversary. The device has already been used in several real prototype watches. Read more…

3. Glass Window that Produces Electricity

Because over the last several years there have been a number of breakthroughs in science and technology, a company called New Energy Technologies made use of those breakthroughs to invent a glass window that is able to generate power. It is worth mentioning that this is the world's first glass window to boast such an eco-friendly feature. Read more…

4. Technology That Helps You Feel 3D Pictures

This invention was developed by scientists from the University of California, San Diego. The technology makes it possible for the user to actually feel the object displayed in a 3D projection. The invention is part of a project called Heads-Up Virtual Reality (HUVR). Read more…

5. Battery the Recharges When Shaken

Developed by researchers from Brother Industries Ltd, the vibration-powered generating battery is a great way of charging your portable gadgets. The invention can be used instead of AA and AAA batteries, being able to power devices like flashlight or remote control. Read more…

6. Bionic Legs from New Zealand

Researchers from New Zealand created a pair of robotic legs and officially launched the invention on the market. They called it Rexexoskeleton. The device can help paraplegics move around in a bipedal-like way. It is able to support the full weight of the user. Read more…

7. System that Can Cool a Supercomputer With Hot Water

IBM managed to install one of it supercomputers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich). The most interesting thing, however, is that the tech giant's supercomputer has a cooling system that uses hot water. It is worth mentioing that the name of the new supercomputer is Aquazar. Read more…

8. Computer Mouse You Cannot See

Researchers from MIT's Media Lab managed to create an invisible computer mouse. Their invention makes use of an infrared laser beam and infrared tracking camera. Not only is their invention rather impressive, it is also cost-friendly. Read more…

9. Wallet that Controls Your Spending

Another invention from MIT's Media Lad is called Proverbial wallet. It looks like any other wallet, except it includes a tiny device installed in the middle. Researchers created 3 types of Proverbial wallet. One of these wallets, for instance, gets harder to open when the account balance of its user decreases. Read more…

10. Powerful Battery Composed of Xenon and Fluoride

The so-called "ultra-battery" was developed by a team of scientists from Washington State University. Their invention is composed of xenon and fluoride and can store much more power than conventional batteries. Read more…

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