Filmmaking has been revolutionized by computerization and modern techniques. In the beginning the director relied on a cinematographer to capture the scene and then waiting around for the film to be processed and see the result. Then if not correct they had to reshoot the scene and wait around again. This took a very long time and lots of money for the actors and production people to make movies.
Apple recently introduced the new iPhone series featuring new technology. These phones come with advanced imaging capabilities that enhance the photos you take. These phones also have longer battery life and faster speeds.
Many colleges go out of their way to please major donors and alumni. This is especially true during football season. These colleges have built enclosed luxury suites where these donors can enjoy the game in comfort and be catered to them in every way.
If you have not been in a school classroom lately you would not know that the old blackboard and chalk have gone the way of the dinosaur. Most classrooms today use a white board or some type of electronic monitor like a Prometheus Board to conduct lessons and show presentations to the students.
As Summer winds down, parents and kids are turning their attention to going back to school. Some districts and colleges start before Labor Day and the drudgery of shopping has begun. Not only do you need to have new clothes and shoes, but today’s schoolers are equipped with electronics. No one uses notebooks, pencils, pens or erasers these days. Laptops, tablets, smartphones are a must in today’s high technology world.
In large cities you’ll find mass transportation systems to move millions of people either underground, above ground or both. Motormen control car movement using electronic touch screen instrument displays. Gone are the days hand controls and manual brakes.
On May 16, 2019 new museums opened on Liberty Island to help visitors better enjoy their Statue of Liberty experience. The interactive museum provides historical information and deeper understanding for visitors about Lady Liberty, the designers, the construction and the effort it took to make this monument possible. Various sections of the museum use digital monitors to convey information and allow visitors to access information using touch screen displays.
The biggest wave in modern technology are drones. Whether they are used as a hobby, surveillance in law enforcement, real estate or just to get incredibly neat video or still pictures, drones are taking the consumer, commercial and professional market by storm!
Airshows are always a great joy to watch, and they make us wonder how the pilots are able to pull off such jaw-dropping stunts. The Geico Skytypers’ crew conducts air shows across the country using 6 vintage WW II aircraft to achieve advanced maneuverability techniques. They combine the flexibility of these aircraft with current advanced navigation systems in order to achieve precise positioning and maneuverability. The challenge is even greater when performing across large water bodies where there are no landmarks to guide with navigation.
Did you know that starting with the car year 2018 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) made it mandatory to have backup cameras in all new cars.