Patent talk: Amazon looks at drones juicing up electric vehicles
Oct 19, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Electric vehicles inspire a key question for a prospective buyer, and that is, what's the deal with battery life? Range? How far do I sit back in the car without leaning forward to fret over where and how ...
Researchers discuss self-driving car knob settings for ethical choice
Oct 18, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Learning what the technology will do on your driverless car of the future is not the most daunting task to think about. The really difficult question is the what-if in any scenario where the car would need ...
'Floating food' invention could start new culinary craze
Oct 17, 2017
Floating food could be the next culinary craze thanks to a new invention that levitates, transports and delivers food and drink directly onto your tongue.
Prototype offers dynamic approach to pedestrian crossing
Oct 10, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—A cyclist and driver's nightmare: A person unexpectedly walks out into the road. An inattentive pedestrian's nightmare: Breaks and fractures, if not worse, from such collisions.
Google leverages WaveNet model's gains, sounds seem more natural
Oct 08, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—DeepMind's artificial intelligence talents have been working up capabilities for a consumer product. Sam Shead, Senior Technology Reporter for Business Insider UK, said Google applied software developed by ...
Nissan highlights how coating on wheel and seats can signal dehydration
Oct 03, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Drink before you drive.
Dubai dreams of flying taxis darting among its skyscrapers
Sep 30, 2017
With a whirling buzz from 18 rotors, the pilotless helicopter gently lifted off the ground and soared up into the afternoon sky, the spire of the world's tallest building visible behind it.
Apple patent talk: Ultrasound-based force and touch sensing
Sep 28, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Apple's patent filing addresses an ultrasound-based force and touch sensor, according to AppleInsider. This could lead to a thinner, less obstructive 3-D Touch mechanism, said the report.
Virtual reality and the ouch factor: New fields of study
Sep 18, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Is virtual reality for pain relief just a headline-grabber or a new frontier? For those who are unaware of the linkage, there are studies now that examine its potential use to augment pain relief.
Tire concepts focus on monitoring and adapting for safety
Sep 14, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Many drivers could use a reminder that ignoring or neglecting tire care is not an option. Mike Hanlon, New Atlas: "It's remarkable but true that most of the cars in any given carpark have incorrectly inflated ...