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Negative Matter Space Drive
A reactionless space drive using negative matter.
(From Timemaster [1992] by Robert Forward)
Rat-Robot
A small remotely-operated surveillance robot.
(From Anything You Can Do [1962] by Gordon Randall Garrett)
Third Eye
An output device that uses the skin of the user.
(From Daemon [2009] by Daniel Suarez)
Test Box
A remote-controlled device for capturing small objects from open space.
(From The Devil's Pocket [1940] by F.E. Hardart)
Sun Dome
Used on Venus to give relief from the endless rain.
(From The Illustrated Man [1951] by Ray Bradbury)
Gait-Cam
A surveillance camera system that analyzes the unique way in which people walk, to identify them.
(From Little Brother [2008] by Cory Doctorow)
Light Traps (Dyson Sphere)
Surrounding a sun, a set of devices to capture or focus solar power.
(From Star Maker [1937] by Olaf Stapledon)
Trans-Oceanic Rocket
Also, a rocket-plane.
(From The Worlds of If [1935] by Stanley G. Weinbaum)
Subjunctivisor
Projects a possible future, based on your own impressions.
(From The Worlds of If [1935] by Stanley G. Weinbaum)
Home Ad Blocker
Device insulates house against intrusion by 3D advertisements.
(From The Computer Connection [1974] by Alfred Bester)
Cushion Fence
Gentle force field
(From The Computer Connection [1974] by Alfred Bester)
Fruit-Picking Machine
An humanoid machine for automatic fruit picking.
(From The Hidden Colony [1935] by Otfrid von Hanstein)
Automated Factory
A factory that works entirely automatic, without human guidance.
(From The Hidden Colony [1935] by Otfrid von Hanstein)
Conscious Farm Machines
Farm machinery that worked on their own.
(From The Hidden Colony [1935] by Otfrid von Hanstein)
Emotion Meter
A device for empirically determining human emotion.
(From The Emotion Meter [1935] by W. Varick Nevins, III)
Undersea City
A great city under the sea, covered by a crystal dome.
(From The Crystal City Under the Sea [1895] by Andre Laurie)
Flexible Sprung Boots
Boots designed to be flexible when walking, but upon a hard step, will have a spring characteristic.
(From Inherit the Stars [1977] by James P. Hogan)
Identification Beacon
Radio pulse to identify orbiting craft.
(From Methuselah's Children [1941] by Robert Heinlein)
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