Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Pokemon Go goes mixed reality with Gestigon’s gesture tech

 Come for the Pokémon Go AR, stay for the muzak Pokémon show theme: Gesture control startup Gestigon has created their very first mixed reality...

Watch manufacturer Sinn loses its mind with a hybrid mechanical/Apple Watch band

 As we approach the coming mechanical watch apocalypse strange things will begin happening. Dogs and cats shall live together. Beloved watch brands shall buy...

Microsoft signals broader gaming push with Xbox Wireless for partners

 Microsoft wants everyone to know the joy that is low latency wireless gaming peripheral connections. The company is making the Xbox Wireless connection tech...

How to make your own ‘Han Solo frozen in carbonite’ fridge

 Growing up, I can remember spending a lot of time thinking about what it would be like to be frozen in carbonite, the way...

Autonomous buses take to the busy streets of Helsinki

 Make way for robot! Two driverless buses will be hitting the streets in Helsinki for some real-world testing for the next month or so....

Step trackers in Happy Meals let you tone your McNuggets

 The latest move by McDonalds to distance itself from its enduring image as a greasy, unhealthy fast food apocalypse is once sure to please...

Karma Revero hybrid electric sports car revealed, complete with solar roof

 The Fisker Karma is back, reborn as the Karma Revero, with a familiar look, along with a new name and some design tweaks and...

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...

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,...

Having conquered Chess and Go, the robots move to master Foosball

 We’ve come a long way since the days of selecting a CPU player for the other Pong paddle, tank or hand-to-hand combatant. Now the...