December 12, 2012
Meet Kenshiro, developed by University of Tokyo researchers as a bio-inspired musculoskeletal humanoid robot. They have added more muscles and more motors to their Kojiro robot from 2010, making Kenshiro’s underlying structure the closest to a human’s form so far.
Video Source: University of Tokio
March 19, 2012
The Daily | New police surveillance drones could be armed with nonlethal weapons. As a Texas sheriff prepares to use an unmanned drone as his force’s eye in the sky, and perhaps even arm it with nonlethal weapons like tasers and rubber bullets, civil liberties groups are crying foul.
Video Source: The Daily
January 18, 2013
As part of the first demonstration of laser communication with a satellite at the moon, scientists with NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) beamed an image of the Mona Lisa to the spacecraft from Earth.
The iconic image traveled nearly 240,000 miles in digital form from the Next Generation Satellite Laser Ranging (NGSLR) station at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., to the Lunar… read more
Video Source: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
March 12, 2013
The Biomanufacturing Laboratory at the University of Iowa College of Engineering’s Center for Computer Aided Design is developing a process for bioprinting a glucose-sensitive pancreatic organ that can be grown in a lab and transplanted anywhere inside the body to regulate the glucose level of blood.
Their bioprinter has multiple arms that can print several materials concurrently. This capability offers a time-saving advantage when attempting… read more
Video Source: University of Iowa
December 13, 2012
The irregularly-shaped space rock named 4179 Toutatis was captured by the SLOOH team on December 11th, 2012. Its closest approach to Earth was nearly 4.4 million miles away on December 12th.
Video Source: SLOOH Space Camera
August 16, 2012
The Eye Tribe software (formerly known as Senseye) allows users to interact with their mobile device using their eye movements.
The add-on uses a simple webcam and a set of infrared LEDs, all connected to the USB port of the tablet. Our software records the eyes and calculates the point of the screen where the user is looking.
Video Source: EyeTribe
January 26, 2012
CBC The National | These two Canadian teens — Mathew Ho and Asad Muhammad — sent a patriotic Lego man on a space mission. They designed a capsule that carried four cameras and the Lego man high above the clouds.
Video Source: Mathew Ho & Asad Muhammad
January 21, 2013
One surface folded in an endless möbius band. Floors transform into ceilings, inside into outside. Production with innovative 3D printing techniques. Architecture of continuity with an endless array of applicability.
— Universe Architecture
Source: Universe Architecture
May 25, 2012
In a gallery posted to Google+, Google has included a sample video from its Project Glass device, providing an early look at how the glasses can capture video and photos.
Although it doesn’t offer any additional clues to the exact technology behind Project Glass, it’s another key example of how Google’s vision to “let technology get out of your way” is slowly becoming a reality.
Video Source: The Verge