Two Retinal Imaging Display Devices at Prototype Stage
Europe readies for solar storm risks
Europe launched its first space weather coordination centre Wednesday to raise the alarm for possible satellite-sizzling solar storms that also threaten astronauts in orbit, plane passengers and electricity ...
Electric cars rolling out
Glove-friendly touchscreen goes on exhibit
McAfee warns of hacker threat to autos
Cars made smarter with Internet technology are zooming into perilous hacker territory, according to a report by US computer security giant McAfee.
Pioneer previews integrated floating image display technology
AIDA 2.0 brings a full panel, plus some, location display to drivers (w/ video)
Japan eyes 'mind-reading' devices, robots by 2020: report
Japan plans to develop "mind-reading" robots and consumer electronics that can be controlled by thought alone and hopes to market them within a decade, the Nikkei daily reported Thursday.
GPS not working? A shoe radar may help you find your way
(PhysOrg.com) -- The prevalence of global positioning system (GPS) devices in everything from cars to cell phones has almost made getting lost a thing of the past. But what do you do when your GPS isnt working? Researchers ...
Review: I'm not charged by Ford's Focus Electric
I love the idea of electric cars. But I wasn't enamored with the Ford Focus Electric.
The cockpit of the future
(PhysOrg.com) -- Research scientists have developed a novel car dashboard that functions as a 3-D display and shows velocities, engine speeds or warnings in three dimensions. The display’s design can be ...
MP3 co-creator wants to smarten-up dumb devices
A German electrical engineer who helped make MP3 players a reality has turned his attention to making "dumb devices" act smart.
Carnegie Mellon to develop autonomous capability for 'flying car'
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded a 17-month, $988,000 contract to Carnegie Mellon's Robotics Institute to develop an autonomous flight system for the Transformer (TX) Program, which is exploring ...
GPS technology improves weather forecasting
(Phys.org) -- The satellite-based Global Positioning System (GPS) technology that guides modern in-car navigation systems is now being used to improve weather forecasts.