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Airport security may soon be easy as a Qylatron machine takes over

Airport security may soon be easy as a Qylatron machine takes over

By 15 July 2014

Airport security staff may soon be out of work as a machine, Qylatron, that can recognise illegal objects has passed a test run working security at World Cup games in Brazil. Qylatron is a machine that uses pods to scan bags as a person walks through... >>

Sky launches Sky Sports 5 channel ahead of the World Cup, its first dedicated to European football

Sky launches Sky Sports 5 channel ahead of the World Cup, its first dedicated to European football

By 10 June 2014

Sky has announced a new channel, Sky Sports 5, which will be its first that is dedicated to airing European football. The announcement, which comes ahead of the World Cup, states that Sky Sports 5 will air up to 600 live European football matches next... >>

TFL and ESPNFC team up to display World Cup updates on displays at over 140 Underground stations

TFL and ESPNFC team up to display World Cup updates on displays at over 140 Underground stations

By 10 June 2014

Ahead of the World Cup next week Transport for London and ESPNFC have announced a partnership that will mean match updates are displayed across London stations. More than 140 stations across the London Underground will be taking part using current displays... >>

Titan Zeus TV, at the size of a football goal, is the world's first £1 million television

Titan Zeus TV, at the size of a football goal, is the world's first £1 million television

By 10 June 2014

British manufacturer Titan has launched the world's largest television at four times the size of the current biggest, making it the size of a football goal. The Zeus television from Titan is the world's first £1 million TV, which has already had two... >>

Best World Cup apps for Brazil 2014: iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry

Best World Cup apps for Brazil 2014: iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry

By 8 June 2014

You only need turn on the TV and you're are inundated at the moments by advert after advert featuring a football or Brazilian flavour, or both. Yep, it's almost time for the 2014 World Cup to start and what better way to get in the mood than to fill your... >>

BBC to trial 4K Ultra HD broadcasts of live World Cup matches

BBC to trial 4K Ultra HD broadcasts of live World Cup matches

By 5 June 2014

The BBC will use Sony's 4K footage shot during the World Cup in Brazil to trial Ultra HD broadcast technologies. Unfortunately, 4K UHD TV owners will not be able to see the trials. Instead, they will be closed, as the BBC is using this year's event... >>

Xbox One goes football crazy with dedicated World Cup hub and companion app

Xbox One goes football crazy with dedicated World Cup hub and companion app

By 2 June 2014

By 12 June, when Brazil takes on Croatia in the first match of the 2014 World Cup, Microsoft will launch a dedicated zone on Xbox One that will provide access to stacks of original and related content. Destination Brazil will provide a one-stop shop for... >>

Xbox One Brazil Now preview: Hands-on with Microsoft's World Cup companion

Xbox One Brazil Now preview: Hands-on with Microsoft's World Cup companion

By 2 June 2014

Microsoft is really pushing the boat out with its plans for the World Cup in Brazil. As well as create an entire hub for exclusive video and other content centred on this year's tournament, it will release a dedicated voice-controlled application that... >>

World Cup 2014 to be kicked-off by paralysed teen wearing mind-controlled exoskeleton

World Cup 2014 to be kicked-off by paralysed teen wearing mind-controlled exoskeleton

By 26 May 2014

The first match of the Brazilian World Cup will be ground breaking. Brazil will be taking on Croatia in Sao Paulo on Thursday 12 June, but neither team will be the first to kick the ball. That honour will go to a teenager who is not only unable to walk,... >>

World Cup fans in Brazil will be able to watch 4K live action in the streets

World Cup fans in Brazil will be able to watch 4K live action in the streets

By 20 May 2014

Fans who can't get a ticket for the World Cup in Brazil starting in June will still be able to watch matches in ultra high definition in the streets of Rio. It will ultimately be of more interest to the locals than England fans, considering that one of... >>


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