This is the Xenographic scanner that was on VOY a few episodes ago,
complete with video now. I want one. :-)
>the good luck happened and a highly chaotic field when
Chaos as found practical applications in cryptography devices.
>you see nothing, when you look into the slit, you see a
>full blown screen...CGA resolution though they were
>working on a VGA version...
I've had a mechanical sample of the VGA device in my hands.
Motorola is coming out with them. About the size of your eye, require
a lens to make them useful. They are going into pagers that you hold
up to your eye to read the messages. Can you say first generation
>fall in, you are rewarded with a light sexual buzz...as
>you become more proficient at it, the buzz intensity
>and duration increases until people are stopped in
>their tracks everywhere, moaning and groaning from this
Check out the book "Super Memory: The Revolution".
>and on and on...but that's enough to show, at least in
>my opinion that the shows routinely introduce new or
>novel ideas or technology...
3.5" floppies are what Spock is fiddling with as computer storage
devices...now we have them.
Next molecular storage, Trek "Issolinear Crystals", where covered in "Storage"
magazine a few issues ago (It covers the hard disk industry)...
>> sci-fi programmes seem to be unimaginative. Some of
>> their devices look out of date today.
Can you lay a Xenographic scanner in my hands? :-)