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This Disrupt hack brings hand-tracking to the Gear VR

 One of the biggest limitations of mobile VR at the moment is the lack of input. Google Cardboard is gathering some fixes via sensors from companies like PMD, but Angel Say wanted to make that solution available on the more high-powered Gear VR pla.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 8th, 2016

Canadian university invents bionic hand that lets users "feel" their fingers - CNET

Researches at the Simon Fraser University in Canada have come up with a control system for bionic hands that lets a user "feel" the fingers of the prosthetic limb......»»

Category: topSource:  cnetRelated NewsMay 6th, 2016

Mad Scientist Invents Hoverbike And We Want A Ride

If anyone wants to know when the future arrived, tell them April 28, 2016. That's when British inventor Colin Furze unveiled a gas-powered hoverbike that manages to do at least do the most basic requirement of something with that name: It actually gets of.....»»

Category: topSource:  huffingtonpostRelated NewsApr 29th, 2016

Hand-Powered Wheelchair That Can Scoot Around Upright Is Brilliant

Before the Segway, inventor Dean Kamen created a standing, self-balancing wheelchair called the iBot that gave users more independence and freedom. It also cost $25,000, and is no longer available. But a new all-mechanical alternative might provide the sa.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 14th, 2016

Oculus is really pissing people off with its delays

When Oculus started shipping the first of its Rift headsets in March, it was a big deal for the VR industry that its first consumer headset (besides smartphone-powered ones) was finally ready for the public. Oculus creator Palmer Luckey even hand-deliver.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextwebRelated NewsApr 12th, 2016

A full-blown desktop PC that fits in the palm of your hand

When it comes to desktop computers, size doesn't always matter. If you need a super high-powered PC for gaming then sure, you're going to need a fairly big tower to house all of the components that come along with it. But if all you need is a computer tha.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsApr 1st, 2016

See 184-year-old tortoise get its first human-powered bath - CNET

It's not easy washing an ancient giant tortoise, but an intrepid vet takes on the challenging task with a scrub brush in hand......»»

Category: topSource:  cnetRelated NewsMar 30th, 2016

"Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge" Program to Help Teen Drivers in Indianapolis

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sponsored by the FCA Foundation, supported by Mopar and Dodge, a defensive driving program geared for teenage drivers will provide sessions on April 9-10 in Indianapolis Teens between the ages of 15-.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated NewsMar 24th, 2016

"Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge" Program to Help Teen Drivers in Florida

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sponsored by the FCA Foundation, supported by Mopar and Dodge, a defensive driving program geared for teenage drivers will provide sessions on May 21-22 at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida Teens.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated NewsMar 24th, 2016

Yesterday’s hybrid car may be tomorrow’s battery

That battery-powered alarm clock or flashlight in your house could very well contain a piece of an old hybrid car. (Green Car Reports) – That battery-powered alarm clock or flashlight in your house could very well contain a piece of an old hybr.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsMar 4th, 2016
Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2016

Displeased with Facebook’s reaction to Trai’s consultation paper, PMO appoints high-powered panel

Since things have gotten out of hand in what appears to be a blame game, the Economic Times has reported that the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has stepped in as it is indeed displeased with the way in which Facebook is reacting to the situation. The post.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsFeb 4th, 2016

Panasonic"s transparent TV disappears with a wave of your hand

You know we're getting a little spoiled when the reaction to things like real hoverboards and self-parking cars are "yeah, we saw that coming." So it's really no surprise that a nearly transparent, gesture-powered TV from Japan's Panasonic demonstrated la.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 11th, 2016

Glove interface device powered by converting the user"s biomechanical energy

Controlling machines remotely by simple hand movements will be possible thanks to Goldfinger, an innovative prototype of human-machine interface designed and built in collaboration between the Politecnico di Torino and the Massachusetts Institute of Techn.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 28th, 2015

Forget quick charging: Canadian student creates phone-charging mug

Ann Makosinski, the Canadian teenager who invented a body heat-powered flashlight at the young age of 15, is back with her latest creation. Now 18, Makosinski has created a coffee...Ann Makosinski, the Canadian teenager who invented a body heat-powered fl.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2015

Watch a Drone Paint Gigantic Long Exposure Portraits in the Sky

Long exposure photos can turn a flashlight in your hand into a brush that paints with light. Taking that idea one step further, the folks at Ascending Technologies strapped a color-changing light to a computer-controlled drone to create a series of massi.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsDec 17th, 2015

Mercedes-AMG’s 621-hp S65 Cabrio caters to sun-worshipping speed junkies

Mercedes-AMG has introduced the 2017 S65 Cabriolet, its fifth V12-powered model. The S65 offers a cloth soft top that opens or closes in 17 seconds, and a 621-hp V12 engine that's hand-built in Germany. The post Mercedes-AMG’s 621-hp S65 Cabrio cat.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 14th, 2015

BLU pits MediaTek-powered Life One X against Moto G

BLU Products is one of the more prolific makers of budget-friendly low to mid range smartphones in the US. It doesn't exactly try to compete with the big guys, which could be a futile exercise, preferring to flood the market with unlocked, affordable hand.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsDec 11th, 2015

Robotic SEM Glove Powers Weak Hands: Hangout with Bioservo CEO Tomas Ward

Bioservo Technologies, a Swedish firm, has developed a powered glove to help people who experience weakness in the hand. The Robotic SEM Glove strengthens the user’s grip using so-called Soft Extra Muscle technology. We hosted a hangout with Tomas.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2015

Robotic SEM Glove Powers Weak Hands: Hangout with Bioservo CEO Tomas Ward at 10 am EST

Bioservo Technologies, a Swedish firm, has developed a powered glove to help people who experience weakness in the hand. The Robotic SEM Glove strengthens the user’s grip using so-called Soft Extra Muscle technology. At 10 am EST we’ll be ho.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2015