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#1 AJ

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Posted 16 December 2005 - 05:21 PM

Here's another example of technology from the "In Death" world becoming reality today:

The Triton Body Dryer:

After your shower or bath there is no more luxurious way to dry yourself than with Tritonís Luxury Body Dryer. Use the remote control and adjust the heat and power to achieve your ideal setting. Then simply stand and enjoy the feeling of warm air around you as you effortlessly dry your whole body.


Just put that into a "tube," and you've got a drying tube, just like Eve uses!

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Posted 16 December 2005 - 06:14 PM

Sounds great. I can't wait for the autochef!!! Do you think you have to make all those dinners to stock the autochef and then it just heats it up like a microwave or do you think it actually makes the selected dish and you just stock it with ingredients?

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Posted 16 December 2005 - 08:33 PM

Here's another example of technology from the "In Death" world becoming reality today:

The Triton Body Dryer:

After your shower or bath there is no more luxurious way to dry yourself than with Tritonís Luxury Body Dryer. Use the remote control and adjust the heat and power to achieve your ideal setting. Then simply stand and enjoy the feeling of warm air around you as you effortlessly dry your whole body.


Just put that into a "tube," and you've got a drying tube, just like Eve uses!

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I want one. My apartment is soooo cold in the mornings, I hate taking showers and I can't shave. It's awful. I cold also use an autochef too but that's what husbands are for. :lol:

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Posted 16 December 2005 - 08:42 PM

Slick...I picture the Auto Chef as something you stock with the food and you make the selestion and it heats it up, if heating is required. Think this way because there have been ocassions when the Auto Chef has run out of certain items.

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Posted 17 December 2005 - 12:17 AM

I sure wouldn't mind having one. It doesn't look to hard to install. Some days I would give anything for an auto chef, since the husband won't cook and I don't trust the kids in the kitchen on their own yet, looks like I'm stuck until one comes along.
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Posted 17 December 2005 - 02:18 AM

I'm incredibly cold-natured. The biggest problem with that invention? I'd never come out.
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Posted 17 December 2005 - 02:22 AM

omg this is so great. I LOVE the futuristic things in the books. I would love a life of things like that to play with. lol

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Posted 17 December 2005 - 03:49 AM

sometimes I wonder if ideas for things come from books. Do you think someone could have read on of the earlier In Death books and thought hey thats actually easily do-able? It just makes you think!
And... I really want one of those!

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Posted 17 December 2005 - 04:13 AM

I like that the cars of the future can fly but still travel on roads too and people use it both ways. :drive: It's a believable futuristic machine. And who doesn't think a flying car is cool?
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Posted 17 December 2005 - 05:01 AM

sounds cool, i wonder if we can all have droids too. But then again, has anybody seen I Robot?
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Posted 17 December 2005 - 05:05 AM

sounds cool, i wonder if we can all have droids too. But then again, has anybody seen I Robot?


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Posted 17 December 2005 - 06:17 AM

Or A.I... I hated that movie, but it had a lot of good points.

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Posted 17 December 2005 - 12:04 PM

very cool, but nora's idea was better. if you put it in a tube, it'll concentrate thea air around you. or maybe it works fine. if anyone calls for a demonstration, come back and tell us what it's like :D
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Posted 17 December 2005 - 05:57 PM

sounds cool, i wonder if we can all have droids too. But then again, has anybody seen I Robot?


I don't know if you've seen the Honda commercials that feature their Asimo robot? Honda has just released a new version of him that has many functions...

The New ASIMO has made great leaps forward from its predecessor. In fact, the New ASIMO can walk along with you (holding your hand if you wish), and features advanced mobility, to the extent that ASIMO can now move carts and other objects around at will. And, with a newly developed total control system that controls all of ASIMO's functions, ASIMO can autonomously act as a receptionist, or even deliver drinks on a tray. The New ASIMO is also more agile than before, being able to run at 6km/h, and even turn whilst running.



Here's a photo of Asimo delivering coffee:

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There are video's of Asimo in action HERE.

There's also a new kind of robot coming out of Japan that they call "Actroid"

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This one doesn't walk like ASIMO, but it can be trained to do basic reception work...greeting people, answering phones and that kind of thing. It can't be too far off that this kind of human-looking robot is combined with a more functional robot like Asimo to come up with one that looks human and performs basic home or office functions.

And, if these robots can be so advanced now, Imagine what they will be able to do with them in another 50 years!!

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Posted 17 December 2005 - 06:12 PM

If they ever make a droid that is modeled after Roarke, I'll buy a dozen of them.
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Posted 17 December 2005 - 06:43 PM

I recently went shopping and i saw some robotic type pets and it reminded me of the ID series. im sure in time they will be more realistic but even at the stages i see them now it is one thing that reminds me of the ID technology.
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Posted 18 December 2005 - 03:16 AM

I still want an Autochef.
And, I wouldn't mind having a car that can become airborne.
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Posted 18 December 2005 - 03:32 AM

I don't think it would be hard to enclose this dryer, floor to ceiling plexiglass panels. If you went for dryer might as well go all out, close it in.
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Posted 18 December 2005 - 05:24 AM

I saw that robot delivering coffee the other day on tv. I about fell out of my chair. Actually, I think I was standing and had to sit down. The way it walks is just so freaky and amazing all at once.

I can't wait for the future when it comes to inventions. I have always felt like they price new things way too high. If they were lower, invention would move faster. As it is, only the rich can afford the new and better things so growth is slow because the poorer people can't experience and develop new technology thierselves.

AND if they are making roarke Robots were all in the poor house!

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Posted 18 December 2005 - 01:02 PM

I like that the cars of the future can fly but still travel on roads too and people use it both ways. :drive: It's a believable futuristic machine. And who doesn't think a flying car is cool?


Bear in mind flying cars have been around for a while now. Problem is they aren't really practical for everyday use and do take up quite a bit of road. To say nothing of possible traffic problems. After all, just who gets right of way when taking off....?

There's also a new kind of robot coming out of Japan that they call "Actroid"


I've seen footage of this in use, and it's rather amazing. Okay it's still in development but as AJ says imagine just what it'll be like in 40 to 50 years time. Remember that in one of the In Deaths we met a translator droid (I think his name was Petrov), well in the case of this real droid it would be able to speak all langauges therefore being the perfect front of desk and call taking employee

If they ever make a droid that is modeled after Roarke, I'll buy a dozen of them.



Hmm. Would that droid have to be "fully functional"?(Nudge, nudge, wink, wink. Say no more)!!!! :lol:
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