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Technology currently under development may one day enable bacterial motion to provide power to electrical devices. Tiny robots powered by bacteria make their way to a programmed spot by responding to changes in an electric field (image via Drexel University)   What if renewable energy meant more than wind turbines and solar panels? What if electrical power could be produced through the motion of bacteria?   Research has been underway for a few years to see if such a thing is possi ...
The Luke prosthetic arm was approved by the FDA two years ago and has been in development since 2006. The Luke aims to be the most advanced and innovative prosthetic arm on the market (Photo via Mobius Bionics)   The world of prosthesis is always changing thanks to advanced technology. One person adding to the change was Segway creator Dean Kamen with his creation the Luke prosthetic arm. It's been in the works for a long time and was approved by the FDA two years ago. Then it seemed to va ...
Ori is the ultimate all-in-one for apartment living. Ori furniture uses “architectural robots” to get the most out of your small space (via Ori Systems)   Apartment living can be a bummer. The rent is constantly on the rise and there's never enough space, especially in places like New York and Chicago. You could spend time looking up lifehacks on Google to teach you to organize better or you can have robotic furniture that transforms your living space. Ori, named after origami, ...
Das Keyboard is a mechanical keyboard that is both and input and output device, does more than just display pretty key colors. (via Das Keyboard's kickstarter)   I’m a big fan of the keyboard (Mechanical in particular). Despite all the innovation around HMIs, the keyboard remains our number one way to interface with the world. Das Keyboard has baby-stepped the keyboard towards something new.   There are apps dedicated to keeping our tasks organized and computers can be fine tun ...
Similar technology used for two different purposes by two tech giants (images via Alamy Stock Photo/Amazon)   Our eyes are one of the most important organs of the human body, which is why it's critical to keep them healthy. But sometimes eyes can get damaged or contract a disease with few warning signs. What if there was a way to be diagnosed before symptoms grew worse? A new collaboration between Google and the UK's National Health Services (NHS) may have the answer. Google's DeepMind d ...
Sony introduced consumers to robotics with the popular AIBO (image via Reuters)   Sony is an entertainment mogul. And now they're returning to robotics. The area is nothing new for the giant company. They release adorable robot dog AIBO in the 90s, which was one of the most popular entertainment robotic dogs – remember Tekno and Poochi? But it didn't do much for Sony in the long run and they scaled back all AI related efforts due to heavy losses. Though the company is still trying to ...
Cozmo is like a real life WALL-E. Cozmo is an interactive robot toy with built in facial recognition (via Anki)   Remember when robotic toys were hot in the 90's? There was Tekno, Poo-Chi, and even the eerie Furby. But they weren't that interactive aside from making a few sounds and walking around. Anki, the creators of car racing phenomenon Anki Overdrive, are introducing a new robotic toy to the masses and it's gonna steal your heart. Named Cozmo, the square little robot will make you th ...

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