Invisible Mercedes
When Mercedes wanted to promote its new fuel cell vehicle, instead of placing it squarely in front of everyone in the world, the company decided to make the car invisible. We have video.

6th Mar 2012 at 9:33 AM   1361 Views  0 Comments

IBM Research Announces New Advances in Quantum Computing
Quantum computing has been a Holy Grail for researchers ever since Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman, in 1981, challenged the scientific community to build computers based on quantum mechanics. For decades, the pursuit remained firmly in…

28th Feb 2012 at 2:23 PM   954 Views  0 Comments

BMW shows off their semi-autonomous driving system (CDC)
BMW announced their ConnectedDrive Connect (CDC) semi-autonomous driving system back in August, but the company has just released a new video of it in action. While the clip is in German, it shows some fairly relaxed engineers taking their hands off…

24th Jan 2012 at 10:20 AM   792 Views  0 Comments

IBM researchers store one bit of magnetic information in just 12 atoms
IBM Research - Almaden physicist Andreas Heinrich explains the industry-wide need to examine the future of storage at the atomic scale and how he and his teammates started with 1 atom and a scanning tunneling microscope and eventually succeeded in storing…

15th Jan 2012 at 9:21 AM   726 Views  0 Comments

Capturing video at the speed of light â?? one trillion frames per second
MIT Media Lab researchers have created a new imaging system that can acquire visual data at a rate of one trillion frames per second. That's fast enough to produce a slow-motion video of light traveling through objects. Read more:…

13th Dec 2011 at 8:24 PM   1624 Views  0 Comments

A look inside Google's "Driverless Car"
The Google Driverless Car is a project by Google that involves developing technology for driverless cars. The project is currently being led by Google engineer Sebastian Thrun, director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and co-inventor…

12th Dec 2011 at 10:45 PM   1058 Views  0 Comments

Nokia HumanForm
Nokia HumanForm was created in a joint effort to translate the most promising new nanotechnologies into meaningful user experience, prototype those for decision making; and transfer and set aspiration for future portfolio. Project is a key to bring significant…

13th Nov 2011 at 11:18 AM   1218 Views  0 Comments

Why GPS is just a clock in space
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12th Nov 2011 at 11:59 AM   1295 Views  2 Comments

FingerFlux: Near-surface Haptic Feedback on Tabletops
FingerFlux is a haptic output technique that provides near-surface haptic feedback for interactive tabletops. It combines an electromagnetic display with a permanent magnet attached to the user's index finger. For more information: Visit

28th Oct 2011 at 10:59 PM   1004 Views  0 Comments

Nanotube Springs Stretch Skin-Like Sensor
Using carbon nanotubes bent to act as springs, Stanford researchers have developed a stretchable, transparent skin-like sensor. The sensor can be stretched to more than twice its original length and bounce back perfectly to its original shape. It can&#8230;

25th Oct 2011 at 6:03 PM   717 Views  0 Comments