An idea dear to classical science fiction could soon become a reality accessible to everybody. These incredible 3D holograms make Star Wars sci-fi tech a reality. Talking to people who are far away by looking at their clear 3D image in front of us is the new opportunity offered by the project called “Holographic telepresence” developed by the National Institute of Optics of the National Research Council (INO-CNR) and the company Quintetto of Pont-Saint-Martin, near Aosta, Italy.
Because of the influence of small or absent land masses in the vast stretches of the ocean, lightning is notably less frequent here in Ålesund than over larger landforms. However there are exceptions. In fact, last night an incredible number of lightning and electrostatic discharges took place in Ålesund, almost like an electric storm! Here some photos of such an exceptional night.
Here some photos of the second day of the Jugendfest 2014, the big thing happening here in Ålesund during Summer. The Jugendfest is Møre and Romsdal's Pop and Rock Festival, and it is held at the Colorline stadion. The festival was first held in 2008 . This year, it set a record attendance of about 11,000 people! Among the artists who played yesterday were Alphaville, Veronica Maggio, CLMD, Åge & Sambandet, Skambankt, Highasakite, Ahead of the curve and Icona Pop. Enjoy the p
The Jugendfest is the big thing happening here in Ålesund during Summer. The Jugendfest is Møre and Romsdal's Pop and Rock Festival, and it is held at the Colorline stadion. The festival was first held in 2008 . This year, it set a record attendance of about 11,000 people! Among the artists who played yesterday were David Guetta, Broiler, Klingande, Sigrid Raabe, Kvelertak, Cashmere Factory, Ine Hoem and Klingande. Once again, this year I gave my contribution to organise the event
I am very glad to represent Aalesund University College at the Proceedings of the 5th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob2014), here in São Paulo, Brazil. My presentation will be on Friday, August 15 and I am really looking forward to present ModGrasp.
I am very glad to announce that today one my last scientific papers has been awarded as "Best Student Paper" at the Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA), Hailar, China. The title of the paper is: "JOpenShowVar: an Open-Source Cross-Platform Communication Interface to Kuka Robots". I thank all my co-authors (L. I. Hatledal, M. Fago, K. Y. Pettersen and H. Zhang) and I congratulate all of them for their important contribution.
Bellissima vista della luna su Agira, ieri. La luna più grande dell'anno.
A brass band is a musical ensemble generally consisting entirely of brass instruments...well, these guys are something more! Mnozil Brass is an hilarious band that has style, humour and virtuosic brass playing. Enjoy!
The hippy ideals of Sommerfesten, a music festival on the Norwegian coast, are as pure as its stunning backdrop of mountains and fjords. Here some photos from this amazing event.
This summer I will be travelling around the world.
Amazing sunset from Aksla, Ålesund, Norway.
The factory outlets are situated in historical factory buildings that offer visitors a very different shopping experience, in charming and quiet surroundings, in the magnificent view of the fjord.