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iRobot’s CEO cofounded a non-profit that creates robots designed to vacuum up lionfish

 In an early demo video, the Guardian LF1 bobs around in shallow water, a strange transparent cylinder trailed by cables and sporting a pair of fans underneath. A pair of metal spatula arms extend out front as it cautiously approaches a ornate l.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchApr 19th, 2017

Video Friday: Volleyball Robots, Bioinspired Design, and Deep Robotic Learning

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News50 min. ago

Facebook Is Going All In on Augmented Reality

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he has stopped waiting for glasses, and the company is diving into phone-based AR Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he has stopped waiting for glasses, and the company is diving into phone-based AR.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News50 min. ago

Integrated Photonic Circuits Shrunk Down to the Smallest Dimensions Yet

Integrated photonic circuit development compared to going from vacuum tubes to semiconductor transistors Integrated photonic circuit development compared to going from vacuum tubes to semiconductor transistors.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News50 min. ago

Controlling Robot Swarms With Augmented Reality

Engineers at NYU have built an AR app to operate robots in the real world Engineers at NYU have built an AR app to operate robots in the real world.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News50 min. ago

Cellulo Introduces Classrooms to Tangible Learning With Robots

Kid-proof robots are small, cheap, and help turn abstract concepts into interactive lessons Kid-proof robots are small, cheap, and help turn abstract concepts into interactive lessons.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News50 min. ago

When Hollywood met neurosurgery

A team of computer engineers and neurosurgeons, with an assist from Hollywood special effects experts, reports successful early tests of a novel, lifelike 3-D simulator designed to teach surgeons to perform a delicate, minimally invasive brain operat.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Unique womb-like device could reduce mortality and disability for extremely premature babies

A unique womb-like environment designed by pediatric researchers could transform care for extremely premature babies, by mimicking the prenatal fluid-filled environment to give the tiniest newborns a precious few weeks to develop their lungs and othe.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Security certificates gone wrong

Security certificates are designed to authenticate hosts. Browsers have become pretty good about understanding chains of authorities, and making users accept the risk when websites can’t prove the chain of authorities needed to verify they are w.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Security certificates gone wrong

Security certificates are designed to authenticate hosts. Browsers have become pretty good about understanding chains of authorities, and making users accept the risk when websites can’t prove the chain of authorities needed to verify they are w.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Marissa Mayer will depart Yahoo with enough money to leave her children"s children an inheritance

Marissa Mayer’s time as CEO of Yahoo is rapidly coming to an end. After nearly half a decade at the helm, Mayer will almost certainly part ways with the Internet pioneer when its sale to Verizon is completed in the coming months......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Forget scissors and combs—get your hair cut by an ax, if you"re brave enough

Scissors and combs are fine if you want a normal, non-anxiety-inducing haircut.  But if you're looking to add a little excitement to your hair maintenance routine, try a shear that's a bit more dangerous with like, I don't know, an ax, perhaps?.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 17 min. ago

Be the alien you want to see in the theaters with the new Alien: Covenant VR experience

 As part of the media push surrounding the premiere of Alien: Covenant (set to debut May 19th), Twentieth Century Fox and its compatriots are offering up a VR teaser — Alien: Covenant In Utero. This non-Nirvana-related short puts an audi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

Uber seeks information from Larry Page in Waymo court case

 Uber is looking to get Google co-founder and Alphabet CEO Larry Page to provide a deposition in the ongoing court case between itself and Waymo. The company made the request in court today during a discovery hearing before Judge Jacqueline Scot.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

Sigma goes cinema: Nine pro lenses designed for high-res launch in new lineup

Sigma is headed into new territory with a lineup of cinema lenses, from primes to fast zooms. The company says that the new product lineup is designed to handle resolution as high as 8K. The post Sigma goes cinema: Nine pro lenses designed for high-r.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 42 min. ago

Be the alien you want to see in the theaters with the new Alien Covenant VR experience

 As part of the media push surrounding the premiere of Alien Covenant (set to debut May 19th), Twentieth Century Fox and its compatriots are offering up a VR teaser — Alien: Covenant In Utero. This non-Nirvana related short puts an audie.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 25 min. ago

Lawsuit: Mylan’s epic EpiPen price hike wasn’t about greed—it’s worse

With higher prices, Mylan allegedly dangled deep discounts—if buyers excluded rival. Enlarge / Mylan Inc. CEO Heather Bresch testifies on Capitol Hill in a hearing on "Reviewing the Rising Price of EpiPens." (credit: Getty | Alex Wong) Wh.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 58 min. ago

Never Forget When Mark Zuckerberg Tried to Bury the Fake News Scandal

The New York Times Magazine has an interesting story out today about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, fake news, and Facebook’s role as the world’s most prominent information distributor. It’s all part of Facebook’s ongoing public relations frea.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News11 hr. 17 min. ago

Alienware 15 R3 (2017)

The Alienware 15 R3 is a well-designed laptop with the power for smooth HD gaming at maximum settings, but some competitors offers more for less......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News11 hr. 34 min. ago

A Doritos bag is all you need to play the "Guardians 2" soundtrack

Doritos is teaming up with Marvel Studios to promote Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in an unusual way. They've created a custom-designed, limited edition series of Doritos bags with a built-in, rechargeable cassette deck-inspired player.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News12 hr. 17 min. ago

Sony Making Biopic About WWE"s Vince McMahon

Called Pandemonium, the drama film will reportedly focus on the rise of the company's chairman and CEO. Sony Pictures is working on a new movie about WWE chairman and CEO Vince McMahon. Called Pandemonium, the drama will follow McMahon's rise a.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News12 hr. 25 min. ago