Startup unveils 'car of future' for $45,000
Jan 08, 2018
A Chinese startup unveiled its vision for the automobile of the future Sunday, promising to deliver an "intuitive and intelligent" car to global markets starting next year from around $45,000.
Toyota 3.0 vehicle talking points: Augmented LIDAR, sleek design
Jan 06, 2018
Toyota is talking up what will be the third iteration of its autonomous research vehicle.
A 360-degree rotation hinge design teases hopes for Microsoft phone win in 2018
Dec 28, 2017
Remember when Microsoft was actually aspiring to be mobile phone players? It seems like yesterday—but actually it was not so long ago. With the rise of the iPhone and flashy Android launches, the world got used to unsightly ...
Machine learning will change jobs—impact on economy could surpass that of previous AI applications
Dec 21, 2017
Machine learning computer systems, which get better with experience, are poised to transform the economy much as steam engines and electricity have in the past. They can outperform people in a number of tasks, though they ...
Patent talk: Apple looks at voice assistance in whispers
Dec 16, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Tell us another one. If you are at all like the rest of us, you wish the Siri-caller conversation could just stop, because you are working in the next cubicle or trying to read and re-read a paragraph in a ...
Microsoft launches preview of its Quantum Development Kit
Dec 13, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Microsoft has officially released a free preview of its Quantum Development Kit (QDK)—a collection of tools that will allow users to create, compile and run programs written in the Q# (pronounced Q sharp, ...
A self-return spacesuit attends to astronaut safety
Dec 06, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Draper researchers have filed a patent that presents a spacesuit solution for guaranteeing astronauts' safety while on their missions. The last thing they would want is to get lost in space.
Google patent talk: laptop hinge and auto-align display convenience
Nov 30, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Google-patent news this week is all about its patent application first filed back in 2013 calling for a motorized laptop hinge. That is where you have the luxury of opening and closing your little machine ...
Bridge developer kit to pave way for happy keyboard experiences in VR
Nov 05, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Logitech is doing something quite interesting by way of integration with the Vive Tracker, and the result is that a keyboard will make its entry into the virtual world.
A meet-up reveals a step-up in Apollo self-driving tech
Oct 29, 2017
Baidu has announced an update to its open-source autonomous driving platform. What is interesting about this update is that it comes on the heels rather quickly of its earlier version and its newer features indicate progress ...