Tag Archives: Emerging technologies

06Jan/16
Ford's automated Fusion hybrid test vehicle.

Ford boosts self-driving fleet

Ford has demonstrated its commitment to developing autonomous cars, saying it plans to triple to 30 the size of its fleet of self-driving test cars. But as Hayley Platt reports, its CEO was keeping quiet at the Consumer Electronics Show about rumours of a deal with Google Continue reading

05Jan/16

Lyft’s vision for an on-demand network of self-driving cars will mean fewer cars on the road

Lyft, an American ride-hailing service, announced on Monday that General Motors has invested $500 million in the company, and the companies together plan to develop a network of autonomous vehicles.
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07Dec/15

Finnish optical display could rival Google Glass

The era of bulky, geeky-looking smartglasses might be over. Developers in Finland have created a thin display that fits into ordinary eyewear.

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07Dec/15

Fusion power getting closer, say UK scientists

As world leaders meet in Paris to agree a legal framework aimed at limiting use of fossil fuels and the resulting rises in global temperatures, a UK company says it could be as little as five years from making “reactor relevant” fusion, a potential game changer in energy production.

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04Nov/15

Algorithm helps drone avoid crashes

A US-based student has developed an algorithm that helps drones fly through trees at 30 miles per hour without crashing.

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18Oct/15

Israeli engineer designs grounded drone delivery service

Israeli industrial engineer designs an earthbound parcel delivery drone that recognises recipients from social media sites.
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30Sep/15

Berlin candy store offers 3D printed sweet treats

BERLIN, GERMANY (REUTERS) – There’s much excitement around the possibilities of 3D printing.

And now it could even capture German sweet lovers’ imaginations.
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23Sep/15

Fashion you can print at home

Israeli graduate designer takes 3D printed fashion a step further with an entire home-made printed collection.

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20Sep/15

Scientists use brainwaves to help disabled gain mobility

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (REUTERS) – South Korean researchers have developed a machine that could read the minds of the disabled and transform their lives.
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