Scientists at UCLA in the United States have built a nanogenerator capable of generating electricity not only from sunlight, but from snow as well.
Boston Dynamics has long been focused on the robot market, but it still remains a research rather than a commercial company. However, according to its management, this year, with the release of the SpotMini machine, things will change for the company.
There’s been talk about developing smart glasses for some time now, but all development projects have failed so far due to low profitability. But it seems like this negative trend is about to turn around and the new smart glasses - Focals by North - have every chance of taking the market by storm.
Honda is primarily known as a car and motorcycle manufacturer, but the company also produces household appliances. Recently, the brand has outdone itself with the development of a lawnmower that can reach the speed of up to 240 km/h.
Devices with artificial intelligence are fundamentally different from their more primitive counterparts. First of all, this is because AI allows a robot to master almost any skill.
Garbage must be sorted before recycling. So far, this has been done manually by ordinary people, but soon everything will change, because a robot has been created that will take over this tedious job.
The AI-equipped robot farmer SwagBot was first unveiled in 2016. Since then, the company has been seeking investment. Representatives from the company have recently announced that they have raised $4.6 million and had new plans to launch the machine in 2020.
Chinese company BYD Auto has been manufacturing electric buses for several years. The automaker has recently broken the world record by presenting its new 27-metre vehicle capable of carrying up to 250 passengers.
Robotics researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have come up with an innovation based on a well-known modular robot developed a few years ago.
Cheil Worldwide, a subsidiary of South Korean giant Samsung, has presented a development built to increase safety in residential, commercial and other buildings: Firevase, a throwable fire extinguisher.
Drones are one of the most promising inventions of the 21st century, which can be used for a variety of purposes. Many people are waiting for the time when delivery services start using unmanned aerial vehicles, which seems to be coming soon.
The mission called upon to find out whether life has ever existed on the red planet is scheduled to start out in 2020. It will be carried out by Mars 2020 rover accompanied by a small helicopter. NASA recently announced that the helicopter had passed its first tests.