James Cameron wins Popular Mechanics’ 2011 Leadership Award
Cameron wins Breakthrough Leadership Award not only for technologies he has pioneered for his movies, but for his other explorations in providing 3D cameras for NASA’s next Mars rover, for underwater exploration, shipwreck hunting, and for ROVs engineered and used for his movies. Says Cameron, “I believe in exploration.”
AeroVironment and DARPA’s Robotic hummingbird also wins Breakthrough award for it’s wing design and wing-stroke velocity.
Winning one of 10 most innovative tech product awards was Microsoft’s Kinect and their software developer kit (SDK). The Kinect device was seen in many booths at last weeks IROS conference in San Francisco.