Snap Company and Columbia University scientists have presented a case to control your smartphone. Curiously, it is not connected to the device either through wired or wireless communication.
Autonomous aircraft are already extremely useful. A company called Youbionics has recently come up with a way to further increase their potential. They introduced a project called Drone for Handy, which includes the creation of aircraft with bionic arms.
Robots usually surprise us with their acrobatic abilities, but the skills of the Reeti device created by German engineers are of a different nature. Its strong point is irony.
Chinese brand DJI is famous throughout the world as a multicopter manufacturer. But the company has apparently decided to try hand in a new capacity and released its first ground-based robot.
Honda Mean Mower V2 already held the record for fastest speed which was later on taken away from it by another device. This time it has come back to the pedestal by accelerating to incredible 243 km/h. At the moment, the device has the best power to weight ratio.
Art always reflects the spirit of its time, so it is only natural that it is embracing new technologies. British engineers have created Ai-Da robot artist, whose paintings are admired even by the strictest of critics.
Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have created a SLOTHBOT machine to collect information on air chemical composition and weather. Just like a real sloth, it sits on a tree and barely moves.
Environmental problems are one of the greatest challenges of our time. To adequately address them, scientists are actively developing electric cars and hybrid aircraft. Ampaire 337 is the largest hybrid aircraft in the world, and it has recently made its first flight.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has presented the concept of its new space vehicle to deliver equipment into orbit. Upon completion of its mission, the capsule will return to Earth ready to be used again.
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have worked on VelociRoACH robots for over 10 years, trying to make them look like real-life insects. Recently, the main drawback of the devices has been eliminated.
Aircraft designers at the Dutch company KLM and the researchers from the Delft Technical University have recently presented a concept of the new Flying-V passenger airliner. Most of the planes have approximately the same shape, but the engineers did not want to follow the beaten path in this case.
DJI has recently released a new cinematic multicopter. The event was not highlighted by the media, because it is impossible to buy the device: it is only rented out, as the drone comes with a service team and a truck carrying additional equipment.
Soft robots are predicted to replace their rigid peers, but the practical implementation of this technology is still lagging behind. The Harvard researchers are trying to change the situation.
How small can a drone get? A team of Dutch scientists tried to find the answer to this question. The device created by the researchers is not only small in dimensions, but can also work in a fully autonomous mode.
Personal computers and other office equipment take up a lot of space and are bulky to carry around for highly mobile people who are always on the move. Why suffer inconvenience when there are AR technologies that can create a virtual copy of just about anything?
Domino is a company that greatly prizes their reputation, which is why they make sure that their clients only receive perfect products. To effectively ensure pizza quality, the company has turned to new technologies.
Many companies are developing their own delivery robots, with a variety of solutions available on the market. The key drawback of most developments is their inability to handle steps and staircases. Japanese company Amoeba Energy has easily solved this problem by building a device based on a tracked chassis.
Pokémon Go has already managed to make millions of people go in search of virtual creatures, but it will now help them to go to bed in time. The fact is that the developers have presented a new gadget Pokémon Go Plus Plus, which will reward players for a good sleep.
Even children can write and draw, but these two skills are actually more difficult than we think, because they require coordination between our minds and hands. Despite the difficulty of these processes, some developers from Brown University have managed to pass on primitive drawing and writing skills to a robot.
Not long ago, Boston Dynamics introduced SpotMini, a four-legged robot scheduled to go on sale this summer. The device’s key feature is its ability to move objects whose weight is many times greater than its own. The innovation has caused such a sensation that a potential competitor to SpotMini has been created in China.
Canadian company Clearpath Robotics presented their latest invention: the Heron marine multicopter, which is the logical extension of Kingfisher, the company’s previous marine drone.