Thursday, April 25, 2019

GOAT legs will let future robots handle rough terrain with ease

 A Master’s Thesis by CMU’s Simon Kalouche posits a new form of robotic leg, one designed for maximum range of motion and, more importantly,...

China launches the first quantum communications satellite – and what is that, exactly?

 Congratulations are in order for China: by launching the world’s first quantum communications satellite, the country has achieved an interesting — if somewhat difficult...

Razer CEO Min Liang-Tan is speaking at Disrupt SF 2016

 The first OSVR headset made its debut at last year’s CES. The wearable wasn’t aimed at Oculus or HTC – nor were its creators...

I want a companion ship

 It’s time: We need a drone with automated follow features that not only includes a camera for cataloging your many feats, but also has an on-board...

PlayStation 4’s new beta software reduces clutter, improves multitasking

 The beta for PlayStation 4’s 4.00 operating system arrives tomorrow for those enrolled, and Sony wants to give everyone a preview of what it...

Uh-oh! Crowdfunded social robot Jibo won’t now ship outside North America

 Jibo, a cutesy social robot pitched to crowdfunders in mid 2014 as ‘the world’s first social robot’ but since delayed and yet to arrive...

Grovemade’s wooden speaker set looks like beautiful cybernetic alien eggs

 The title says it all, really. Read More

Logitech’s new Pop Home Switch simplifies smart home control

 Logitech has a new device called the Pop Home Switch, and it’s a bit different from their usual offerings. A company known for Universal...

7Sensors Grow Box will automatically care for your plants, from produce to pot

 Everyone loves a good plant in their home, but few have the time and dedication to keep it healthy over the course of the...

Automatic Pro adds unlimited 3G to connected car gadget

 The race for aftermarket smarts in your car is heating up, and Automatic is delivering an always-on 3G data connection as its move to...