Good news, LEGO Mindstorms enthusiasts. Your knack for building crazy LEGO Mindstorms creations may be rewarded handsomely – courtesy of Amazon. Amazon has partnered with LEGO Group for a competition, LEGO Mindstorms Voice Challenge: Powered by Alexa.
Hand controllers for VR, though necessary, are silly. They are good if you are holding a weapon say, a gun or Lightsaber, in the VR world, but not when you want to experience the dexterity of your digits like you do in the real world. You will need a VR gloves for the latter, or […]
After showing off it is capable of pulling off back flip and executing parkour maneuvers, Boston Dynamics’ bipedal humanoid, Atlas, recently showed that it can do more parkour.
Robot dog is here to help in your work. How? I don’t know. That’s for you to figure out. I am just letting you know that if you need a robot dog that is built with industrial use in mind, Boston Dynamics is finally ready to sell you its Spot, the headless robot dog.
Forget about those inflatable dinosaur costumes. If you really want to be convincing as a dinosaur and looks menacing at the same time, you need to do what Dutch engineering student Esmée Kramer did: Projector Raptor: A Mechanical Dinosaur Costume.
Lets take a break from the usual geeky stuff and move on to an otherworldly form of geeky stuff: UFO. When it comes to life beyond Earth, there are believers and there are skeptics. However, what the U.S. Navy have recently confirmed may make skeptics think again (and scrambling for logical explanations) and believers, celebrating […]
I am sure you have heard about the fuss over the world’s blackest material, Vantablack, which came onto the market a couple of years ago. Since then, there have been a few “equivalents” like the Black 2.0 and a few others that seek to make the Anish Kapoor-owned Vantablack available to all artists.
Airbags serve to protect occupants from potentially deadly impacts on most parts of the vehicle’s interior. But what about impact between say, the driver and the passenger? Well, for that, Hyundai Motor Group will have you and your passenger covered in its future cars.
Here’s an amazing development called WeWALK. WeWALK is a revolutionary smart cane for the visually impaired that uses Google Maps to aid the visually impaired to navigate the streets. The development of smartphones have help the visually impaired, but with WeWALK it combines the benefits offered by a smartphone into an everyday probing cane.
You may remember Italian design firm CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati for its Scribit wall-crawling scribbling robot, among the many other pretty mind-blowing stuff. Well, they have made headlines again, this time for a project it has done for global energy exploration company, ENI.