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Spot Robot becomes a shepherd in New Zealand

Spot Robot becomes a shepherd in New Zealand

Now the machine can connect to the cloud, so it can be controlled by a remote operator.
Japanese scientists create an inflatable motorcycle

Japanese scientists create an inflatable motorcycle

A team of scientists from the University of Tokyo has developed a vehicle that can be easily carried in a backpack.
New technology allows you to replicate existing objects into digital format

New technology allows you to replicate existing objects into digital format

An augmented reality-based application will save time you would have spent working in Photoshop and other graphic editors. 
Miso Robotics Develops Flippy, the Robot Chef

Miso Robotics Develops Flippy, the Robot Chef

The device has built-in artificial intelligence, which allows it to easily replace a living chef.
Ergonomic laptop replacement for writers

Ergonomic laptop replacement for writers

For many years, creative writers used typewriters, which were gradually replaced by personal computers and laptops. Will the new console be able to take the place of the usual typing tools?

Wireality technology makes things tangible in VR

Every day there are more and more tactile simulation tools in VR. This time, scientists from Carnegie Mellon University in the USA presented their invention called Wireality.

Eight360 Nova — a spherical virtual reality simulator

How to make the user experience of virtual reality more vibrant and authentic? Eight360 startup representatives know the answer to this question.

New robots-extinguishers are to save firefighters from danger

Milrem Robotics and InnoVfoam have teamed up to create a family of fire-fighting robots that can take their live colleagues’ place.

Israeli scientists at the Ben-Gurion University have worked out how to hack air-gapped computers using their cooling system vibrations

Scientists have been looking for non-standard approaches to digital hacking systems for ages.   However, recently an exciting development has come to light that is a curious and innovating way of covertly extracting data from a personal computer.

Scientists discover an area of the brain responsible for drinking

Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina have discovered how to control alcohol consumption by influencing the area of the brain associated with our behaviour and emotions.

Lian Li releases new versions of the DK-4 and DK-5 desks

The original models of computer desks were presented at CES 2019. Now the Taiwanese company has put the finishing touches to the product. 

"Smart" paint turns any surface into a control panel

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States have created a sensor coating technology called SprayableTech.

HiMo Introduces New Folding Electric Bike

The device can reach speeds of up to 18 km/h. The battery charge lasts for 30 km.

The Cubbit Personal Cloud: subscription-free storage

We are used to cloud storage being controlled by a third party and requiring a monthly subscription. Cubbit startup offers a new approach to the popular service.

SOLAR.shell — Solar Panels on Facades

Germany has launched a new project involving the placement of solar panels on facades.  How will this idea change the architecture of the future?

Teacher gives a mathematics lesson in Half-Life: Alyx

We are used to seeing computer games as a good way to distract ourselves from problems and relax. But, as practice shows, they can also serve as a good platform for gaining knowledge.

3D printers start printing food

A recent study by MIT demonstrated how to increase satiety with smaller portions.

Charge your electric car from a street lamp

Britain has implemented an unusual project: Siemens and Ubitricity have installed special points in street lamps for charging electric vehicles. 

Switzerland finds a way to make drones 10 times faster 

The reaction rate of today's drones is about 20-40 seconds. Swiss engineers have improved these figures to 3.5 seconds.

Cycleaegle - an electric skateboard for off-road riding

Everyone who likes outdoor activities will surely enjoy the Cycleaegle board.

A simple sensor will teach robots how to control their power

Before picking up something with our hands, we always assess what material the item is made of. Depending on this, we unconsciously adjust the force of our pressure and carefully hold more delicate items.

Matternet drone stations help transport biosamples

California-based startup Drone Logistics Matternet introduces a state-of-the-art bio-sample which can be transported to hospitals. It's built on the cooperation of Matternet cloud stations and drones of the same name.

Google and Adidas introduce smart insoles for football players

Utilising an accelerometer, gyroscope and applying other systems, the insole collects and processes data about the game's techniques.

The Moon could have been created by the Earth colliding with another planet

According to scientists at the University of New Mexico, the Moon could break away from the Earth because of an impact with another celestial body.