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Swimming Pool: Maria Svarbova’s photographs of primary coloured swimmers

In photographer Maria Svarbova's Swimming Pool, her largest series to date (and featured previously), she continues to dip into her fascination with public swimming baths in Slovakia, ones usually built during the country's socialist era. Dressing models in a range of primary-coloured swimsuits and having them pose in various positions in and around the water,…
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Soon, You’ll be Able to Play Video Games Under Water

Fluidra wants to turn swimming pools into arcades. Imagine searching for virtual treasure, exploring sunken ships, swimming with sharks and seeing the surrounding landscape transformed into a lush jungle with a massive waterfall spilling into a real-world pool. That’s the idea behind Fluid Reality, an augmented reality program being developed by Fluidra. The Barcelona-based pool…
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Today’s High-Tech Controls Now Go Beyond the Pool

The pool industry is entering an era of unprecedented innovation and evolution. With the advancement in microprocessors, data memory, touch screens, and other electronic components, automation is not only becoming more mainstream and more affordable, but equipment manufacturers are also starting to keep up with the innovation curve. That said, pool automation systems have evolved…
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Fancy a dip? China’s ‘coldest swimming pool’ opens for winter

Pool has been carved out of the ice in the Songhua River in Heilongjiang province on the border with Russia Courageous swimmers can now brave the icy waters of what local swimmers have dubbed China’s coldest swimming pool. An area by the Songhua River in Harbin in Heilongjiang has been formally opened to swimmers since…
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