Artists who paint or draw on canvas and paper are still the majority, but there is a growing number who are using electronic devices to express their ideas and have created a new art form. Digital art is practiced using digital technology as part of the creative or presentation process. Since the 1970s, various names have been used to describe the process, including computer art and multimedia art. Digital art is itself placed under the larger umbrella term new media art.
If you are planning to gift an electronic device this holiday season, you can make it even more memorable by installing a NuShield anti-glare screen protector on the display surface. Unfortunately, the displays on these devices are glare magnets and make it hard to see the display from reflective glare.
Sometimes you go to the beach or the park and late afternoon you might see a person walking around with a stick attached to a plate. This is a metal detector. You might recognize it from movies where soldiers used it to find mines and clear the road for troops and vehicles.
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.
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.
Spring is in the air and the fairways are green. As the temperature goes up so is the “itch” factor that golfers feel to get out there and play golf. But before you hit the links, it might be beneficial to head to the practice range to work on your swing and shake off the winter rust.
Spring training is in full swing as most players have reported mid-February to their teams. The league has some great events planned for 2019. The first game of the season will be held in Tokyo on March 21 played by the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland A’s. The full regular season will begin on March 28, the earliest date in the league’s history. You can probably expect to see snow postponements or chilling weather in some of the northern cities.