A piece of wearable kit that attaches to your legs like an exoskeleton and transforms into a chair at the touch of a button has caught the interest of BMW and Audi, both of whom plan to test it out with factory workers in the coming months.
Considered the world's first smartphone, the IBM Simon will form part of a new exhibition at the London Science Museum later this year. The device has a touchscreen and a stylus, but the battery lasts only for an hour.
Technology is being used more and more to help encourage greater interest in culture and art. A UK-based arts group, for example, this week launches a project that'll see London's historic statues calling up passers-by to deliver entertaining monologues.