Google building fleet of package-delivering drones
Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.
'Robo Brain' will teach robots everything from the Internet
Robo Brain – a large-scale computational system that learns from publicly available Internet resources – is currently downloading and processing about 1 billion images, 120,000 YouTube videos, and 100 ...
Study finds that human subjects prefer when robots give the orders
If you've seen a sci-fi flick with autonomous robots in the last 40 years, you may be wary of giving robots any semblance of control.
Leap Motion offers VR mount for hand recognition device, reveals plans for better VR experience
Socially-assistive robots help kids with autism learn by providing personalized prompts
This week, a team of researchers from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering will share results from a pilot study on the effects of using humanoid robots to help children with autism practice imitation behavior ...
Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing?
Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them.
SHORE facial analysis spots emotions on Google Glass
New Samsung smartwatch won't need companion phone
With the holiday shopping season coming, Samsung and LG unveiled small improvements to their computerized wristwatches to try to sway shoppers.
Ineda developing low power companion processors to increase battery life for wearables
Researchers create global road maps showing potential economic and ecological consequences of new roads
Cool roofs in China can save energy and reduce emissions
(Phys.org) —Working with Chinese researchers, the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has conducted the first comprehensive study of cool roofs in China and concluded ...
London transport body to test battery-charging at bus stands
Apple to unveil 'iWatch' on September 9
Apple will unveil an "iWatch" in September with the maker of the iPhone finally embarking on its much-rumored foray into wearable computing, technology news website Re/code said Wednesday.