Most people find speed bump irritating. For those with a heavy foot, these bumps can have all sorts of undesirable effects on your car. But, when you have kids and live on a street where people speed, you realize the necessity.. Enter the intelligent speed bump by Mexico’s Decano Industries. With this clever new technology, […]
What you’re about to see is absolutely mind blowing: Three robots working in tandem to execute one of the most amazing feats of robotic precision I’ve ever seen. Check it out.
David Hanson’s robot faces look and act like yours: They recognize and respond to emotion, and make expressions of their own. In the following video, you’ll see an “emotional” live demo of the Einstein robot, which offers a peek at a future where robots could truly mimic humans.
The Simple (sustainable and innovative mobility product for low energy consumption) is a new vehicle concept from BMW combining features and advantages of both motorcars and motorcycles. As you’ll see, the Simple looks really fun to drive, but unfortunately, BMW apparently has no plans to start manufacturing it yet. [Via Gizmodo]
Ok folks, for those who’ve been with us for a while, you surely remember that Intel Rock Star ad featuring Ajay Bhatt, the co-creator of the USB technology, we posted a while ago, right? Well, apparently, the dude featured in the ad was not Ajay, but an actor looking somewhat like him. So when Conan […]
Designed and constructed in Christchurch New Zealand, the YikeBike is the worlds smallest, lightest electric folding bicycle. Featuring a carbon composite frame, the YikeBike is fairly light at 9.8kg (21lbs). It has a top speed of 20km/h (approx. 12mph) and offers a total range of 10 km (6.21 miles), with 30 minutes of recharge time. […]
As part of its Electric Revolution series, the UK’s BBC has shown a fact-based drama, Micro Men, looking at the early 80s period when Britain was arguably leading the world in home computing. The heart of the story was the personal rivalry between Clive Sinclair (Alexander Armstrong, pictured above right) and Chris Curry (Martin Freeman, […]
Yikes, this is probably one of the coolest and most frightening things I’ve ever heard. Just try to imagine your piano doing this at home while you’re alone. Instant insanity! [Via Neatorama]
Powermat has just released its lineup of wireless chargers last Wednesday. Their first online ads are out, and they’re pretty darn hilarious. Check them out! (Warning: Video contains strong language) The Powermat Wireless Charging System provies a simple, fast and efficient way to keep all your favorite personal electronic devices charged. Enabling your devices with […]
Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could just hang your speakers on the walls, just like you do with calendars or movie posters? Well friends, if the following technology ever takes off, this may eventually become reality. Developed by researchers at Taiwan-based ITRI, Flexpeakers are composed of arrays of tiny speakers that can be attached […]
It’s a day of good news and bad news for Sony. The good news is that it’s launched an Amazon store for downloadable content which could get new sales from wary customers. The bad news is that it’s facing a class action lawsuit over charging $150 to repair damage allegedly causes by a recent PS3 […]
I’ve yet to jump on the Kindle bandwagon, mostly because I can’t afford it. But I’m not one of those naysayers, really. Granted, if I ever do get my hands on an e-reader I’m not going to pack up my books and give them away; I actually collect old books, and would never think to […]