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Eight360 Nova — a spherical virtual reality simulator

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

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

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

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

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.

Scientists discover zombie genes that come to life after death

Former University of Alabama professor Peter Noble identified genes that are activated several hours or days after a person's death.

Youtuber develops a 'googol demonstrator' - a machine displaying the number of atoms in the universe

The system works with a set of connected gears with a moving ratio of 1 to 10. In other words, if the first gear makes 1000 revolutions, then the second - 100, the third - 10, etc.

How do courier drones help coronavirus patients?

The closure of entire cities due to quarantine caused an increased demand for autonomous courier robots. A Chinese start-up technology company received an order for the production of 200 electric delivery vehicles.

Sandcastle helping to install Android on your iPhone

Previously, the iPhone and Android OS were categorically incompatible. Correlium’s Sandcastle project fixed that and immediately had a problem with a lawsuit from Apple.

Youtuber discovers how to control a laser with their bare hands

Well-known blogger Tom Scott has posted a new video in which he plays with a laser beam with his bare hands. Surprisingly, the video was recorded with practically no video effects.

Goodyear introduces the ReCharge self-healing tire

The device itself determines the degree of its own individual wear or tear, after the diagnosis the worn-out part is restored using special materials.
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