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How to Run Doom on Your Raspberry Pi Without an Emulator

Want to enjoy some awesome retro gaming, alone or with friends? Fancy teaming up online for some awesome monster blasting first-person shooter fun? Of course you do! Back in 1997, id Software released the source code for Doom, the ground-breaking 1993 FPS which pits you, a space marine, against all manner of demons and beasts on the Martian moon of Phobos. With the source code available, various new forms of the game have appeared over the years, perfect for running on a Raspberry Pi. Yes, that’s right: Doom on the Raspberry Pi. PiDoom, anyone? What You’ll Need To run this…

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Bringing deep learning to big screen animation

Modern films and TV shows are filled with spectacular computer-generated sequences computed by rendering systems that simulate the flow of light in a three-dimensional scene and convert the information into a two-dimensional image. But computing the thousands of light rays (per frame) to achieve accurate color, shadows, reflectivity and other light-based characteristics is a labor-intensive, time-consuming and expensive undertaking. An alternative is to render the images using only a few light rays.

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NASA’s Terra Satellite catches the end of Tropical Depression Kulap

NASA’s Terra satellite passed over Tropical Depression Kulap as the storm was winding down in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. Strong wind shear was affecting the storm as a result of nearby Typhoon Noru.

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Army chooses turret imaging systems from Palomar for armored combat vehicle

U.S. Army combat vehicle experts needed binocular image control units for to meet a broad range of electro-optical turret applications for armored ground vehicles. They found their solution at Palomar Display Products in Carlsbad, Calif.

Four companies to design software-reconfigurable, multifunction imaging sensors

Military researchers are working with four U.S. defense contractors to develop software-reconfigurable, multifunction imaging sensors with simultaneous and distinct imaging modes in different regions of the sensor array to provide capabilities that previously required several different sensors.

Additive Industries named most promising young company

Additive Industries has been named the winner of a most promising young technology company contest run by Dutch national newspaper Financieele Dagblad.

‘We are extremely proud to win this competition,’ said Daan AJ Kersten, CEO of Additive Industries. ‘It is a recognition of our industrial 3D metal printing systems, producing high end products and parts for leading companies like Airbus, GKN and BMW in demanding industries every day.’

This story is reprinted from material from Additive Industrieswith editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.

 

New French PM manufacturing company

Aerospace company Weare Group and powder producer Tekna have joined forces to set up metal powder manufacturing in France.

The production facilities will make metal powders for additive manufacturing (AM) aimed at the aeronautics and space industries, the companies say. The agreement will enable Weare Group to secure the powder supply of its AM activities and Tekna to consolidate its position in the aerospace and aerospace markets.

‘This agreement is an important step in TEKNA’s growth strategy in the markets of additive manufacturing,’ said Luc Dionne, CEO of Tekna.

‘Weare Group is committed to consolidating its additive manufacturing offerings by partnering with experts such as Tekna for each components of its value chain,’ added Pascal Farella, CEO of Weare Group.

This story is reprinted from material from Wearewith editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.

Apple slapped with $506 million in patent dispute damages

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