Stanford's 'autonomous' helicopters teach themselves to fly
Stanford computer scientists have developed an artificial intelligence system that enables robotic helicopters to teach themselves to fly difficult stunts by watching other helicopters perform the same maneuvers. ...
Hitachi Achieves Nanotechnology Milestone for Quadrupling Terabyte Hard Drive
Hitachi, Ltd. announced today they have developed the world’s smallest read-head technology for hard disk drives, which is expected to quadruple current storage capacity limits to four terabytes (TB) on a desktop hard drive ...
Printing the metals of the future
3-D printers can create all kinds of things, from eyeglasses to implantable medical devices, straight from a computer model and without the need for molds. But for making spacecraft, engineers sometimes need ...
Algorithm recovers speech from vibrations of potato-chip bag filmed through soundproof glass
Researchers at MIT, Microsoft, and Adobe have developed an algorithm that can reconstruct an audio signal by analyzing minute vibrations of objects depicted in video. In one set of experiments, they were ...
First floating solar farm in UK comes to life in Berkshire
Toshiba Introduces New 10 Year--Quick Charge Industrial Battery
'Space Cube' could be world's smallest PC
Intel Producing First Processor Prototypes With New, Tiny 45 Nanometer Transistors
In one of the biggest advancements in fundamental transistor design, Intel Corporation today revealed that it is using two dramatically new materials to build the insulating walls and switching gates of its ...
Review: Windows 8 a big misstep for Microsoft
The venerable PC is at a crossroads. Sales growth has slowed to a crawl. And consumers and developers are increasingly turning their time and attention to smartphones and tablets.
How much fuel do you save with a hybrid SUV?
Data that lives forever is possible: Japan's Hitachi
As Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones prove, good music lasts a long time; now Japanese hi-tech giant Hitachi says it can last even longer—a few hundred million years at least.
Ground-breaking holographic technology will power a new generation of pocket-sized digital video projectors
Nic Lawrence, Edward Buckley, Adrian Cable and Peter Mash, researchers within the Photonics and Sensors Group at the University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering are developing ground-breaking holographic ...
Bug Labs lets consumers build their own gadgets
Researchers fuel the next generation of hybrid cars
Monash University scientists have revolutionised the design of fuel cells used in the latest generation of hybrid cars which could make the vehicles more reliable and cheaper to build.