Emerging Tech
Emerging Tech

Flippy gets fired: Burger bot shut down after one day on the job

After Flippy made his debut at CaliBurger, the restaurant was flooded with so many customers hoping to see the burger-flipping robot in action they had to temporarily pull the plug to train the human workers.
Product Review

Ultimaker’s pricey new printer is a perfect example of “you get what you pay for”

Ultimaker’s third-generation 3D printer is a standout among filament-based 3D printers – but is it really worth the hefty $3,500 price tag?
Emerging Tech

How do 3D printers work? Here’s a super simple breakdown

How do 3D printers work, exactly? If you ever wondered how these magical machines create 3D objects in a matter of hours, then look no further than this dead-simple breakdown of the four most common printing technologies.

Hackers could seize robots with ransomware, costing companies millions

A recent report explains that hackers could use ransomware to seize robots in corporate, manufacturing, and healthcare environments, costing millions. The attacks take advantage of how robots send and receive data.
Emerging Tech

Never get sunburned again with QSun, a wearable gizmo that tracks UV exposure

A new wearable device called QSun promises to help you keep track of harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays, courtesy of some smart artificial intelligence technology. It 's now on Kickstarter.

A drone captures dramatic footage of surfers caught in big waves in Portugal

Dramatic drone footage surfaced of big-wave surfer Alex Botelho getting caught in massive swells while attempting to surf the legendary waves in Nazeré, Portugal. Things go from bad to worse when a jet ski attempts a rescue.
Emerging Tech

Blink and you’ll miss it: This robot solves a Rubik’s Cube in 0.38 seconds

Think that you can solve a Rubik's Cube quickly? It's nothing compared to this amazing new robot that's able to crack the colorful puzzle in just 0.38 seconds. Here's how it works.
Home Theater

Bose’s new prototype AR glasses focus on what you hear, not what you see

Bose announced a new augmented reality platform that changes what you hear around you instead of what you see and based on its first prototype, the company has big plans for the technology's future.
Emerging Tech

Smart toys accurately predict whether a guide dog will make it through training

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a smart toy which can accurately predict which would-be guide dogs are likely to successfully complete their training.
Product Review

Crowbar not included: This enormous 3D printer has one frustrating flaw

Despite its sturdy frame and high-end components, the Zortrax M300 is ultimately held back by a myriad of small design flaws and seemingly incomplete software.
Emerging Tech

NASA releases first images of Jupiter’s bizarre geometric storms

Bizarre geometric storms circle a single massive cyclone on each of the Jupiter's poles. The storms measure several thousands miles across and reach wind speeds nearing 220 miles per hour.
Emerging Tech

Harvard researchers are making robot exosuits that better support their users

Researchers at Harvard University have been developing new technology that will allow robot exosuits to work more efficiently with their wearers. The results could be game-changing.