MIT group's shape display steps to new realm in interaction future (w/ Video)
Bangkok designers draw attention for air-purifying bike idea
A more natural sense of touch is brought to prosthetic hand (w/ Video)
Your smartphone as a 3D scanner: Scientists present new software
3D scanning aims to capture the geometry of the 3D world. However, most existing solutions require a complicated setup, are often hard to use and might not always work outdoors. Marc Pollefeys, professor ...
Sweden joins race for self-driving cars
A hundred self-driving Volvo cars will roll onto public roads in and around the Swedish city of Gothenburg in 2017, the Chinese-owned car maker said Monday.
Amazon.com sees delivery drones as future (Update)
Amazon.com is working on a way to get customers their goods in 30 minutes or less—by drone.
British project uses 3D printing for prosthetic eyes
'Smart' wig navigates by GPS, monitors brainwaves
Are you both bald AND lost? Then the new "SmartWig" from Japan might be just what you need.
Researchers in Singapore develop taste simulator
Self-driving cars and autonomous robots: Where to now?
There isn't a radio-control handset in sight as a nimble robot briskly weaves itself in and out of the confined tunnels of an underground mine.
Ring and bracelet system designed to help the hearing-impaired
Driven to distraction: Carmakers mull gadget risks
Talking on the phone while driving is illegal in a growing number of countries, but with the explosion of in-car technologies the potential for drivers being distracted is greater than ever.
Samsung applies for patent on wraparound phone display
(Phys.org) —Samsung has applied for a US patent on a new type of wraparound display for a smartphone. According to diagrams in the patent, the wraparound would be more like single bends on either side of the main screen that take up part of the side of the phone. The result is a beveled look, where the bevel can display images and respond to touches just like the main screen. ...
Biometrics researchers see world without passwords (Update)
Some Purdue University researchers are working on technology that could see all those passwords that computer users must punch in replaced with steps such as iris and fingerprint scans.