Exploravision Sources and Thanks

Special thanks to:

Our coach for her exceptional encouragement. We are grateful for your enthusiasm!

The NSTA and Toshiba for sponsoring and holding this competition. Without Exploravision, we would never have had this opportunity to indulge our scientific curiosities for creativity's sake.

Information Credits

"Brain Basics: Know Your Brain." National Institute of Neurological Disorders and
Stroke. 08 Dec. 2006.National Institutes of Health.16 Jan. 2006
<http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/brain_basics/know_your_brain.htm#geo>.

Cassinelli, Alvaro, Stephane Perrin, and Masatoshi Ishikawa. "Smart Laser Scanner
For Human-Computer Interface." Sensor. 2005. 20 Jan. 2006
<http://www.k2.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/fusion/LaserActiveTracking/Researchdescription>.

Cross, Lisa. "E-Paper Ready for Mass Production." Graphic Arts Monthly Dec. 2005.
ProQuest. 20 Jan. 2006 <Http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=
7&did=969306091&SrchMode=1&sid=15&Fmt=4&VInst=PROD&VType=
PQD&RQT=309&VName=PQD&TS=1137778550&clientId=14406>.

"Directional Sound." SearchMobileComputing. 19 Nov. 2004. 16 Jan. 2006
<http://searchmobilecomputing.techtarget.com/sDefinition/
0,,sid40_gci903962,00.html>.

"First Quantum Byte Created." Juicee News Daily. 2005. 26 Jan. 2006
<http://www.juiceenewsdaily.com/1105/news/byte.html?1133470239046>.

"Fujitsu Develops World's First Film Substrate-based Bendable Color
Electronic Paper Featuring Image Memory Function." Fujitsu. 13 July 2005.
Fujitsu. 20 Jan. 2006 <http://www.fujitsu.com/global/news/pr/archives
/month/2005/20050713-01.html>.

"Fujitsu Palm Vein Technology." Fujitsu. Fujitsu. 20 Jan. 2006
<http://www.fujitsu.com/global/about/rd/200506palm-vein.html>.

Gunther, Oliver, and Sarah Spiekermann. "RFID and the Perception of Control:
The Consumer's View." Communications of the ACM Sept. 2005: 73-76.
ProQuest. 20 Jan. 2006 <Http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=6&did=
909989261&SrchMode=1&sid=1&Fmt=6&VInst=PROD&VType=
PQD&RQT=309&VName=PQD&TS=1137777242&clientId=14406>.

"Hard Drives Get Vertical Boost." Wired News. 20 Jan. 2006
<http://www.wired.com/news/wireservice/0,70024-0.html?tw=wn_tophead_8>.

Huang, Gregory. "Holographic Memory." Technology Review Sept. 2005.
ProQuest. 20 Jan. 2006 <Http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=
0&did=883965931&SrchMode=1&sid=11&Fmt=4&VInst=
PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=309&VName=PQD&TS=1137778052&clientId=14406>.

Hudson, John. "Spin Doctors Create Quantum Chip." Wired News. 26 Jan. 2006
<http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,70001-0.html>.

Johnston, Randolph P. "A Tour of Tomorrow's Technology."
Journal of Accountancy 200 (2004): 95-97. ProQuest. 20 Jan. 2006
<http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=0&did=907015981&SrchMode=1&sid=
1&Fmt=4&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=309&VName=PQD&TS=
1137777242&clientId=14406>.

Kim, Sung-Jin. "Paper-Thin Speakers to Revolutionize Industry."
The Korean Times. 26 Jan. 2006 <http://times.hankooki.com/
lpage/tech/200505/kt2005052521361711790.htm>.

Knight, Will. "Printable Battery Rolls Off the Presses."
New Scientist 25 July 2001. 20 Jan. 2006
<http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn1069>.

Knight, Will. "Proteins Produce Nano-Magnetic Computer Memory."
NewScientist. 27 Apr. 2003. 16 Jan. 2006
<http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn3664>.

Lovgren, Stefan. "Computer Made from DNA and Enzymes."
National Geographic 24 Feb. 2003. 16 Jan. 2006
<http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/02/
0224_030224_DNAcomputer.html>.

"More Storage for Yeras to Come." Popular Science Nov.-Dec. 2005: 54.

"Nanotechnology Combined With Superconductivity Could Pave
the Way for 'Sprintronics'" PhysOrg. 05 May 2005.
26 Jan. 2006 <http://www.physorg.com/news3998.html>.

"NEC Develops New Ultra-Thin, Flexible, Rechargeable Battery Boasting
Super-Fast Charging Capability." 07 Dec. 2005. NEC Corporation.
16 Jan. 2006 <http://www.nec.co.jp/press/en/0512/0701.html>.

"NEC Organic Radical Battery." Mobile Power Solutions. Sept. 2005.
16 Jan. 2006 <http://www.mobilepowersolutions.com/data/
MPS_Technology_0905.pdf>.

Ogando, Joseph. "Holographic Data Storage Enters the Spotlight."
Design News 18 July 2005. ProQuest. 20 Jan. 2006
<Http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=2&did=868576181&SrchMode=
1&sid=11&Fmt=3&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=
309&VName=PQD&TS=1137778052&clientId=14406>.

Raskar, Ramesh, Paul Beardsley, Paul Dietz, and Jeroen Van Baar.
"Photosensing wireless tags for geometric procedures."
Association for Computing Machinery. Communications of the ACM
Sept. 2005. ProQuest. 20 Jan. 2006 <Http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?
index=5&sid=1&srchmode=1&vinst=PROD&fmt=2&startpage=1&vname=
PQD&did=909989241&scaling=FULL&pmid=17752&vtype=
PQD&fileinfoindex=share2%2Fpqimage%2Firs3%
2F20060120121543118%2F2545%2Fout.pdf&rqt=
309&TS=1137777343&clientId=>.

Rataj, Tom. "Data Storage Technologies." Law & Order Dec. 2005.
ProQuest. 20 Jan. 2006 <Http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?
index=7&did=947911071&SrchMode=1&sid=8&Fmt=4&VInst=
PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=309&VName=PQD&TS=1137777781&clientId=14406>.

Ratner, Mark, and Daniel Ratner. Nanotechnology: A Gentle Introduction to the
Next Big Idea. Upper Sadle River: Prentice Hall, 2003. 43-55.

Sandhana, Lakshmi. "Gel Battery Boost For Radio Tags." BBC News.
20 Dec. 2005. 16 Jan. 2006 <http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/
4545252.stm>.

Satoh, M., K. Nakahara, J. Iriyama, S. Isawa, and M. Suguro.
"Quick Chargeable Organic Radical Battery." NEC Corporation.
16 Jan. 2006 <http://ecs-sat.peerx-press.org/ms_files/ecs-sat/
2005/02/15/00033481/00/33481_0_art_file_0_1108453758_cnvpdf.pdf>.

Shang, Zhe. "Magnetic Nanorings." 22 Jan. 2006
<http://medusa.pha.jhu.edu/shang/seminar/>.

Singer, Michael. "NEC's Green Battery For Data Backup."
CNet News. 5 Aug. 2005. 16 Jan. 2006 <http://news.com.com/
NECs%20green%20battery%20for%20data%20backup/
2100-1041_3-5820934.html>.

Smith, Joshua R., Kenneth P. Fishkin, Bing Jiang, Alexander Mamishev,
Matthai Philipose, Adam D. Rea, Sumit Roy, and Kishore Sundara-Rajan.
"RFID-Based Techniques for Human-Activity Detection."
Communications of the ACM Sept. 2005: 39-44. ProQuest.
20 Jan. 2006 <Http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=7&did=
909989291&SrchMode=1&sid=1&Fmt=6&VInst=PROD&VType=
PQD&RQT=309&VName=PQD&TS=1137777242&clientId=14406>.

Stajano, Frank. "RFID is X-Ray Vision." Communications of the ACM
Sept. 2005: 31-33. ProQuest. 20 Jan. 2006 <Http://proquest.umi.com/
pqdweb?index=9&did=910484031&SrchMode=1&sid=1&Fmt=
6&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=309&VName=PQD&TS=
1137777242&clientId=14406>.

Steiner, Siri. "Will We Merge With Machines?" Popular Science
Aug. 2005. 16 Jan. 2006 <http://www.popsci.com/popsci/futurebody/
879d9371b1d75010vgnvcm1000004eecbccdrcrd.html>.

"T3 Universal Controller." Remote Technologies Incorporated.
16 Jan. 2006 <http://www.rticorp.com/products/t3.shtml>.

"The Automatic Healing Concept." Automatic Healing Research.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 22 Jan. 2006
<http://www.autonomic.uiuc.edu/concept.html>.

"The World's Fastest Oscillating Nanomachine."
Roland Piquepaille's Technology Trends. 13 Feb. 2005.
22 Jan. 2006 <http://www.primidi.com/2005/02/13.html>.

Timms, Dominic. "Media: Early Adopter: Philips/E Ink Electronic Paper."
The Guardian 12 Dec. 2005: 10. ProQuest.
20 Jan. 2006 <http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=5&did=
940240881&SrchMode=1&sid=15&Fmt=3&VInst=PROD&VType=
PQD&RQT=309&VName=PQD&TS=1137778550&clientId=14406>.

Tynan, Dan. "The 50 Greatest Gadgets of the Past 50 Years."
PC World.Com 24 Dec. 2005. ProQuest. 20 Jan. 2006
<Http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=2&did=955195181&SrchMode=
1&sid=8&Fmt=3&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=309&VName=
PQD&TS=1137777781&clientId=14406>.

Unmanned Aerial Flight Vehicles. Goddard Space Flight Center. 26 Jan. 2006 <http://uav.wff.nasa.gov/>.

"Veriflex™ Shape Memory Polymer." CRG. CRG. 26 Jan. 2006 <http://www.crgrp.net/veriflex.htm>.

"What is Nanolithography." 22 Jan. 2006 <http://www.quantiscript.com/english/nanolithography_ch2.htm>.

"World's Fastest Ocsillating Nanomachine Holds Promise For Telecommunications, Quantum Computing." 19 Feb. 2005. 22 Jan. 2006 <http://www.kurzweilai.net/news/frame.html?main=/news/news_single.html?id%3D4259>.

"World's Fastest Oscillating Nanomachine Holds Promise for Celecommunications, Quantum Computing." SpaceRef. 9 Feb. 2005. Boston University. 22 Jan. 2006 <http://www.spaceref.com:16080/news/viewpr.html?pid=16116>.

"World's Fastest Oscillating Nanomachine Holds Promise for Telecommunications, Quantum Computing." EurekAlert. 9 Feb. 2005. 22 Jan. 2006 <http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2005-02/bu-wfo020905.php>.



Image Credits

Shape-Memory Polymer: http://www.crgrp.net/images/smp.gif

Organic Radical Battery: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/4545252.stm

Nano-Antenna: http://www.primidi.com/2005/02/13.html

Film-Substrate Display: http://www.fujitsu.com/global/news/pr/archives/month/2005/20050713-01.html

Plastic Film Speaker: http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/tech/200505/kt2005052521361711790.htm

Alphabet: http://www.designingwithtype.com/items/images/phoenician464.gif

Printing Press: http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/history_knowledge/printpress.jpg

Telegraph: http://www.150.si.edu/150trav/remember/r818a.jpg

Cell Phone Tower: http://ecophys.biology.utah.edu/CO2SLC/Images/celltower.jpg

GPS: http://www.colorado.edu/geography/gcraft/notes/gps/gps.html

Radio: http://nationalatlas.gov/articles/geology/IMAGES/tower_usdafs.gif

Motorola Razor: http://images.businessweek.com/mz/04/45/techbuy/images/razr_phone.jpg

Dell Axim: http://www.computer-store.rutgers.edu/images/products/dell_axim_x50.jpg

Blimps: http://www.weymouth.ma.us/photo/blimps.jpg

Laser: http://www.k2.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/fusion/LaserActiveTracking/#Researchdescription

Altair: http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2005/images/uav-tarmac.jpg

Plane: http://www.fas.org/irp/program/collect/cr-uav.jpg

Antenna: http://nano.bu.edu/antenna-large.jpg

Battery: http://www.abatterypack.com/IMAGES/notebook-batteries/big/NSN003.jpg

Earth: http://www.ccsn.nevada.edu/planetarium/Images/earth.jpg

wifi router: https://evdo.sslpowered.com/iptv-mobitv/wifi-802-router-evdo.jpg

Vein Scanner: http://perso.wanadoo.fr/fingerchip/biometrics/types/
vein/Fujitsu_vein_sensor_s.jpg

GPS Diagram: http://www.garmin.com/aboutGPS/

Stratellite Diagram: http://www.conniq.com/InternetAccess_others2.htm

Palm Diagram: http://admin.avisian.com/images/palmvein_2.gif

Hard Drive: http://www.alexpctech.com/image/harddrives/hitachi-hard-drive.jpg

High-gain antenna: http://www.copper.org/applications/electrical/pq/
casestudy/images/fig1.jpg

Neural Interface: http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/
13.03/images/FF_114_brain1_f.jpg


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