$10m for first to 'invent' a STAR TREK Tricorder

Discussion in 'Off Topic Area' started by SpikeD, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. SpikeD

    SpikeD At the Frankenstein Place

  2. Atre

    Atre Valued Member

    Hm... Surprisingly that doesn't look too difficult...

    Wonder what metrics they will end up choosing? Depending on the choice it could be achievable in less than 5 years. The technology is already there for any obvious metric I can think of.
  3. holyheadjch

    holyheadjch Valued Member

    It will be insanely difficult. The current technology requires entire rooms of equipment. Compacting that down into a handheld device will probably take decades.

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