Last year, Harvard University scientists demonstrated a soft SEAS robot, designed as a snake. It was recently announced that the robot had been improved. It is noteworthy that researchers borrowed some of their ideas from kirigami, a Japanese 3-dimensional paper-cutting paper craft.
Electric amphibian planes that can land on water are yet another trend in the world of technology, with many countries working on creating such vehicles. Their ability to land anywhere makes them extremely useful in emergencies.
The University of Michigan team has developed Genius, the next-generation air filter that surpasses all its analogue counterparts. All airborne bacteria and viruses get killed as soon as the device is turned on.
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.