Cheaper, more powerful VR system for engineers
It's like a scene from a gamer's wildest dreams: 12 high-definition, 55-inch 3D televisions all connected to a computer capable of supporting high-end, graphics-intensive gaming.
Oculus boosts virtual reality development with acquisitions
Facebook-owned Oculus VR moved closer to launching its virtual reality gear on Friday with fresh acquisitions of startups and talent.
Nokia HERE prepares maps for autonomous cars
Dutch launch 'intelligent bicycle' that warns of danger
The Netherlands on Monday launched its first-ever "intelligent bicycle", fitted with an array of electronic devices to help bring down the high accident rate among elderly cyclists in the bicycle-mad country.
Google Cardboard delivers fresh round of updates
See it, touch it, feel it: Team develops invisible 3-D haptic shape (w/ Video)
Technology has changed rapidly over the last few years with touch feedback, known as haptics, being used in entertainment, rehabilitation and even surgical training. New research, using ultrasound, has developed ...
Software engineering students on the 'cutting edge' of immersive virtual reality
Back in 1987, Robert Teather received his very first Nintendo Entertainment System.
Hawking warns AI 'could spell end of human race'
British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has warned that development of artificial intelligence could mean the end of humanity.
Gecko inspired pads allow researchers to climb glass wall
Eyetracking technology knows your subconscious pizza desires… or not
If you prefer to order your pizza without going through all the trouble of actually speaking, Pizza Hut has just the thing for you—"the world's first subconscious menu." You sit down, glance through the menu, and before you say anything or even make a conscious decisi ...
Bondi beach cameras eye more Aussie rescues
Australia's best known lifeguard Bruce 'Hoppo' Hopkins knows there's nothing better than the naked eye to spot the dangers of the surf—rip currents and sharks.
Self-driving cars: safer, but what of their morals (Update)
A large truck speeding in the opposite direction suddenly veers into your lane.
Touch-responsive 3-D maps provide independence to the visually impaired
These maps are made for talking. And touching. And they're beautiful, too.
A carry-on that charges your smartphone (and more)
Smart technology is in our homes, cars and phones. And soon, it will power our luggage, thanks in part to University at Buffalo engineering student Martin Diz.