An ooh-la-la Hyperloop capsule is being built, next year's big peek in Toulouse
Mar 23, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—The next chapter in train transport will make it difficult for you even remember there was a last chapter involving units and people by land.
Order is up. Who had the guilt-free, no-slaughter fried chicken wings?
Mar 17, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—There is a ready consumer base for meatless strips, patties and breakfast links as awareness has grown over the years about environmental degradation, animal welfare abuses and public health risks. But here ...
SWiM—an evolution in one-handed texting
Mar 17, 2017
The growing popularity of mobile devices with large screens – called "phablets" – and also small screen wearable devices, such as smartwatches, is making interacting with them with one hand increasingly difficult. This ...
Beckoning self-driving car developers seeking machine readable maps that can be crowdsourced
Mar 13, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Plenty of tech talk from startups and big car makers focus on the bright future ahead. With all the buzz about tech-loaded cars able to stop and start and break and see autonomously, however, the specific ...
Self-driving bus tryouts could lead way to efficient feeder system for transport needs
Mar 08, 2017
San Francisco still carries this aura, even after the beatnik era of the last century, of being the place for change, new ideas, quirky concepts and original thinking. It comes as little surprise that this is the locale where ...
Look what happens when you virtually 'remove' headset for see-through effect
Feb 24, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—A team looking at better immersive experiences with virtual reality and mixed reality have come up with technology which was reported on the Google Research blog. The technology shows faces behind the VR headsets. ...
Smartphone-based solution designed to help people who need to communicate with eye gestures
Feb 21, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—ALS is a neuro degenerative illness causing the person to lose motor control. The condition is referred to as the person being in a locked-in syndrome, where patients retain cognitive function but cannot speak ...
Patent talk: Could an Apple device offer charge boost by winding?
Feb 19, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Such a concept. Adding extra battery life to your Apple Watch simply by winding up the digital crown.
Apple patent for display panel with IR diodes refuels rumor mill over next iPhone
Feb 17, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Heard all the rumors about the iPhone home button? Your future handset might have you groping for that home button that is no longer there, according to the rumors. And fingerprint scanners will go to work ...
Robot-run supermarkets analyzed but Amazon says no plans
Feb 08, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Accountants and retailing gurus know the story. Supermarket owners have to figure in the cost of hiring workers against all those cash register rings for popcorn, soap and paper towels.