Second Foundation by Isaac Asimov:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

The final novel of the Foundation trilogy; will psychohistory get back on track and bring peace to the galaxy? You've read the first two books; this is more of the same great stuff. (Also, take a look at the inventive ideas from Asimov's first and second books in the trilogy - Foundation and Foundation and Empire.) Select an invention:

Automatic Ticket Machine - your ticket to the stars
Get your ticket to Trantor automatically.

Hypertracer
A device that allows a pursuer to follow a spaceship through hyperspace.

Lens Image
A presentation of the night sky, calculated for any planet or point in space.

Prime Radiant - the ultimate conference projector
A projector that puts all of a vast collection of writings on the wall of a special conference room. You could interact with it by writing on the wall; changes were stored.

Transcriber - an automated transcriptionist
A automated transcriptionist - a machine which perfectly translates human speech into words on paper.

Visicastor
A person who presents video broadcasts.

 

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