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Robot hummingbird passes flight tests (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- A prototype robot spy "ornithopter," the Nano-Hummingbird, has successfully completed flight trials in California. Developed by the company AeroVironment Inc., the miniature spybot looks like ...

Feb 18, 2011 report
4.4 / 5 (61) 66 | with audio podcast

Fighter jet training dome shows 360-degree view

(PhysOrg.com) -- The word "simulation" can never be taken lightly in preparing fighter-jet pilots for combat. Training needs to provide simulated experiences that can bring the pilot closer to the scenarios ...

Oct 16, 2011 report
4.6 / 5 (11) 37 | with audio podcast

3D Builder is free 3D printing app for Windows 8.1

Microsoft continues to beat the drum as a technology company out to inspire and support 3D printing. After announcing earlier this year that it would be supporting 3D printing in Windows 8.1, Microsoft earlier ...

Nov 18, 2013 report
3.1 / 5 (26) 1 | with audio podcast

Near error-free wireless detection made possible

(Phys.org) —A new long-range wireless tag detection system, with potential applications in health care, environmental protection and goods tracking, can pinpoint items with near 100 per cent accuracy over ...

Jan 23, 2014
5 / 5 (10) 4 | with audio podcast