Centimeter-long origami robot climbs inclines, swims, and carries loads
At the recent International Conference on Robotics and Automation, MIT researchers presented a printable origami robot that folds itself up from a flat sheet of plastic when heated and measures about a centimeter ...
Ten-engine electric plane prototype takes off
A team at NASA's Langley Research Center is developing a concept of a battery-powered plane that has 10 engines and can take off like a helicopter and fly efficiently like an aircraft. The prototype, called ...
Sony plans to launch virtual-reality headset in 2016
Sony plans on putting its virtual-reality headset on consumers' noggins next year.
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Google self-driving car prototype ready to try road
Google on Monday announced that the first completed prototype of its self-driving car is ready to be road tested.
Navy scientists develop prototype for diver life support
Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City (NSWC PC) scientists have developed a prototype for a new life support system for divers the Navy announced March 19.
Robot capable of sorting through and folding piles of rumpled clothes
Advancements in robotics have enabled humankind to automate a whole range of industrial processes, leading to more efficient and safer production and helping to expand our knowledge through scientific discovery. ...
Alcatel-Lucent sets broadband speed record using copper
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World's smallest magazine cover measures 11 x 14 micrometers (w/ Video)
To create more energy-efficient clouds and crunch Big Data faster, we need a new generation of technologies including novel transistors. But before we can put these future technologies into mass production, ...
Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset
Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. However, the VR company still isn't ready to release a consumer edition.
Robotic cars to help wine growers predict future yield
It may be one of the few times when combining cars, robots and wine is a good idea.
'Belty' offers tech solution to weighty problem
Wearable tech can sometimes cut right to the chase: that's the case with "Belty," a smart belt unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show which aims to help people lose weight.