Google to build prototype of truly driverless car (Update 2) (w/ Video)
Google plans to build and launch onto city streets a small fleet of subcompact cars that could operate without a person at the wheel. Actually, the cars wouldn't even have a wheel. Or gas and brake pedals. ...
Airless wheels for mountain bikes may ditch patches and pumps (w/ Video)
Navdy projects transparent image in driver's field of view
Insect drives robot to track down smells (w/ video)
A small, two-wheeled robot has been driven by a male silkmoth to track down the sex pheromone usually given off by a female mate.
SoftWheel system signifies wheelchair relief (w/ video)
Startup rolls out earlybird offer for Copenhagen Wheel (w/ Video)
Chaos theory helps to predict the outcome at the roulette table
At first glance, a roulette table looks like a jumble of numbers and a randomly hopping little white ball. But with a better understanding of physics and some general knowledge of the starting conditions, it ...
Researchers build robot rat to induce stress in lab animals (w/ Video)
Zurich team develops walking, jumping, balancing, Cubli (w/ Video)
XRL robot uses tail for easy landing on springy feet (w/ Video)
Mechanical engineers develop an 'intelligent co-pilot' for cars
Barrels and cones dot an open field in Saline, Mich., forming an obstacle course for a modified vehicle. A driver remotely steers the vehicle through the course from a nearby location as a researcher looks ...
In a driverless future, drivers will do anything else
Brew an espresso, watch a movie on a large screen, surf the Internet or simply sit and chat with friends?
Daimler gives look at autonomous 'living space' car
German automaker Daimler on Monday showed its vision of the driverless car, a prototype vehicle that allows four passengers to face each other as the vehicle finds its way.
Innate behavior determines how we steer our car
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have solved a 70 year old mystery in traffic research: an until now inexplicable jerkiness when we steer a vehicle. The discovery may lead to safety systems ...