Tesla Sets The Bar High – A Chinese Plant With Half A Million Cars Per Annum

With the California factory still facing production problems, Tesla wants to try out new markets – and if there was ever a big market to conquer, it is China. The company wants an enormous plant, so as a development center. Tesla officials confirmed yesterday that they agreed on building an automobile factory in Shanghai –… Continue reading Tesla Sets The Bar High – A Chinese Plant With Half A Million Cars Per Annum

A Blind Robot Ascends the Stairs Without Seeing Them

Cheetah 3, a new, lightweight robot from MIT showed its outstanding set of skills and rendered everyone presents speechless. The skills include, but are not limited to: slow and fast trot, outdoor movement, spin moves and gallop. However, the most impressive feature of Cheetah 3 is probably connected to its blind climbing. He doesn’t see… Continue reading A Blind Robot Ascends the Stairs Without Seeing Them

A Better Way For Self-Driving

A young British artificial intelligence enterprise named “Wayve” thinks it has found a more effective manner of training so-called AVs (autonomous vehicles) than the current methods that exploit fancy equipment and elaborate 3D maps. They announced a video in which a remodeled electric two-seater Renault Twizy masters the road navigation on its own. The system… Continue reading A Better Way For Self-Driving

Passwords Revealed Through Body Temperature

Alongside a plethora of previously established ways to invade computer systems whose protection is already highly questionable, IT whizz-kids found another trick for breaking our passwords and entering our inboxes, the one that is different from everything we’ve seen so far. According to the researchers from the University of California, there is very little we… Continue reading Passwords Revealed Through Body Temperature

Disney’s Newest Technology Brings Realism To Its Characters With Acrobatic Stunt Robots

Disney parks have always given fans a chance to see their favorite characters come to life, but the real-life versions lack the movement and agility of their movie counterparts. The happiest place on Earth will be changing the game of animatronics as we know it to include mind-blowing stunt robots. The creative team that dreams… Continue reading Disney’s Newest Technology Brings Realism To Its Characters With Acrobatic Stunt Robots

Do You Own The Best Wireless Camera System for Your Home?

Introduction Smart home security camera systems have grown in popularity exponentially over the last few years.  The miniaturization of technology, new power options, and connectivity for management and viewing via web or mobile/app interfaces have brought Wi-Fi smart cameras from a luxury item for the rich, down to a practical home security and monitoring solution,… Continue reading Do You Own The Best Wireless Camera System for Your Home?

MIT Students Put Fast Food Workers on Notice with their Mechanical Kitchen

Spyce is the exciting new restaurant created by four MIT engineering graduates with the help of Michelin-starred chef Daniel Boulud and Sam Benson.  This new Boston restaurant attempts to achieve the cost-effectiveness of fast food by using automated systems without sacrificing quality.  The four students, Michael Farid, Brady Knight, Kale Rogers and Luke Schlueter, found… Continue reading MIT Students Put Fast Food Workers on Notice with their Mechanical Kitchen

The Faceless Future: Automated Kiosks are Driving Change in Retail

Kiosks cut labor costs, increase efficiency, and help better manage data, what’s not to love? Automated kiosks are quickly becoming a billion dollar industry. Restaurant and retail owners are replacing humans with kiosks because they save money, boost efficiency and improve the collection and management of data. It is hard these days not to notice… Continue reading The Faceless Future: Automated Kiosks are Driving Change in Retail

Robots One Step Closer to Being Granted Intellectual Property Rights than Animals

On April 23, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that copyright infringements can only be claimed by humans. In its dismissal of the copyright infringement lawsuit by PETA, the Court upheld a lower court’s ruling that wildlife photographer David Slater was not obligated to share profits with the now famous, selfie-taking monkey known… Continue reading Robots One Step Closer to Being Granted Intellectual Property Rights than Animals

Researchers Discovered that Alexa can be Used for Eavesdropping

Alexa can now take your orders to shop on Amazon

A new discovery made by the Checkmarx researchers carries a not-so-good news for Alexa users. Turns out that Amazon Alexa has the potential to be hacked through the use of a malicious skill that can enable the attacker to listen in on the users’ conversation without them knowing about it. Additionally, Google has decided to… Continue reading Researchers Discovered that Alexa can be Used for Eavesdropping