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Last year, we heard about an MIT-designed system that detects when someone has observed a robot making a mistake, and that stops the robot as a result. A new addition now allows that person to let the robot know what it should be doing, using hand gestures... Continue Reading Brain/gesture-reading system lets users stop and correct errant robots Category: Robotics Tags: MIT
Researchers have developed an "e-dermis" or electronic skin that could be applied to a prosthetic hand to give the wearer a sense of touch. By using electronic sensors that mimic the nerve endings in the body, the skin can convey both the senses of touch and of pain... Continue Reading Electronic skin lets any prosthesis feel touch and pain Category: Health & Wellbeing Tags: J
New Zealand's Build Tiny just put the finishing touches to a new model that looks very similar to its Millennial Tiny House from the outside, but has a different interior layout. The Buster Tiny House offers a relatively spacious living room and is available to purchase at three different price points, catering to handy types who want a shell to finish themselves, as well as those who just
Among other things, Josep Rubau has designed cars for Volkswagen, and was the creator of the Tramontana supercar. Now, the Spanish industrial designer is CEO of RedShark Bikes, a company that sells a pedal-powered prop-driven trimaran which he invented... Continue Reading Pedal-powered trimaran lets cyclists hit the water Category: Marine Tags: Pedal-powered Trimaran
austrian inflatable tent specialist gentletent has created an innovative pop-up bike camper allowing cyclists to pitch up on the go. The post the b-turtle inflatable camper lets cyclists pitch up anywhere and everywhere appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
at the venice architecture biennale, the german architect has created an installation that brings attention to the plight of female textile workers. The post anna heringer’s textile initiative lets bangladeshi workers stay in their villages appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
little known wonders are hiding in plain sight – if seen from above. The post topdown views of the world lets us in on the spectacular secrets hiding above ground appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
shipping containers, camper vans, tiny apartments... with an abundance of unique ways to live nowadays the best way to choose is to try one out for yourself. The post eco-chic shipping container hotel lets you try before you buy your own appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A team of researchers at MIT has produced a new system that combines engineered bacteria that can detect intestinal bleeding with an ingestible electronic circuit that can wirelessly send a signal to a computer. .. Continue Reading Genetically engineered bacteria lets ingestible sensor monitor gut health Category: Medical Tags: Bacteria MIT Sensors Related
If robots are ever going to earn their keep, they'll need to learn on the job. Factory supervisors have better things to do than program complex instructions, so what if they could just show robots what to do, the same way they would a new human worker? AI researchers from Nvidia have now demonstrated a system that lets robots do just that, learning how to perform a specific task by watchi is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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