Fast Pack Swap Event
Model S is capable of a fast battery swap, exchanging a depleted battery for a fully charged battery in less than half the time it takes to refill a gas tank. This offers Model S drivers another, even faster option when recharging while driving long…


21st Jun 2013 at 7:07 PM   2023 Views  1 Comments

Robot which can walk on rope
Title: I tried to let the piped robot walk a tightrope. The biped robot(PRIMER-V4) across the wire rope of about 1 m while maintaining the balance in a standing position. http://ai2001.ifdef.jp/ by Dr.Guero


27th Oct 2012 at 5:11 PM   2385 Views  0 Comments

Swarm Robots Cooperate with AR Drone
"Spatially Targeted Communication and Self-Assembly," by Nithin Mathews, Anders Lyhne Christensen, Rehan O'Grady, and Marco Dorigo, from Universite Libre de Bruxelles and Instituto Universitario de Lisboa, was presented at IROS 2012 in Vilamoura, Portugal.


25th Oct 2012 at 9:39 AM   2905 Views  1 Comments

Cooperative Quadrocopter Ball Throwing and Catching - IDSC - ETH Zurich
This video shows three quadrocopters cooperatively play with a ball. The quadrocopters are attached to an elastic net. The net allows them to catch the ball by moving such that they span the net under the falling ball. Since the net is elastic, the quadrocopters…


28th Sep 2012 at 9:37 AM   2414 Views  1 Comments

Acoustic levitation
Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory have discovered a way to use sound waves to levitate individual droplets of solutions containing different pharmaceuticals. While the connection between levitation and drug development may not be immediately…


14th Sep 2012 at 9:04 PM   2135 Views  0 Comments

Autonomous robotic plane flies indoors at MIT
For decades, academic and industry researchers have been working on control algorithms for autonomous helicopters - robotic helicopters that pilot themselves, rather than requiring remote human guidance. Dozens of research teams have competed in a series…


10th Aug 2012 at 12:17 PM   1479 Views  1 Comments

Sight (2012) [Short Film HD 720p]
A short futuristic film by Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo: "This is our graduation project from Bezaleal academy of arts". Cast: Ori Golad and Deborah Aroshas. Please share if you enjoyed it! Contact: Daniel Lazo: duniol2@gmail.com Eran May-raz: eranmayraz@gmail.com…


28th Jul 2012 at 11:17 PM   1243 Views  0 Comments

Control Your Computer With Gestures
John P takes a look at the Leap. Leap uses natural hand movements and provides incredible accuracy.


9th Jul 2012 at 6:42 AM   1276 Views  1 Comments

Prieto Battery: How It Works
Unlike traditional batteries, Prieto's 3D structure interdigitates the cathode and the anode. Prieto has achieved a technology breakthrough with this architecture.


29th May 2012 at 5:58 AM   1743 Views  0 Comments

SUGAR Volt: Boeing's Hybrid Electric Aircraft
NASA asked a Boeing-led team to explore the possibilities of a hybrid electric aircraft. Marty Bradley, Boeing Research and Technology, explains how the SUGAR Volt concept is defining the future of flight.


3rd May 2012 at 10:04 PM   1754 Views  0 Comments