Monday, 27 August 2012

Hover Jedi-style

Aerofex - The Jedi style hovering vehicle.
Aerofex, a California-based firm has developed a manned hovering aerial vehicle which relies on human instincts of balance and mechanical responses for hovering rather than electronics or artificial intelligence. The vehicle has close resemblance to sci-fi hovering flying bikes like the ones in Return of the Jedi.

Sunday, 26 August 2012

High speed internet anywhere

Laptop-sized compact satellite antenna that hopes to revolutionize satellite broadband connection.
Kymeta, a startup led by former Microsoft chief technology officer Nathan Myhrvold, is all set to bring broadband satellite internet connections at remote places, allowing passengers on planes, trains, boats, automobiles and other vehicles to enjoy the same kind of broadband experience that they already have at home or in the office.

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Falling slinky

When a slinky is suspended in mid air until it reaches equilibrium and then dropped, it falls in a very peculiar manner.

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Stone, paper, scissors!

Robot that will beat you 100% of the time

Ishikawa Oku Lab at the University of Tokyo have designed a robot which not only plays stone-paper-scissors, but wins every single time.

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Gigapixel camera

Details which do not appear prominently to the naked eye highlighted by the gigapixel camera.
Engineers at Duke University and the University of Arizona have come up with a prototype gigapixel camera made from stacking 98 mini cameras.

Sunday, 17 June 2012

Wireless phone charger

Intel has demonstrated a concept feature where a smartphone can be charged when brought in close proximity to a laptop.

Friday, 15 June 2012

Self making bed

A breath of relief for those who hate to make their bed after waking up. Spanish furniture maker OHEA has created a bed which can make itself automatically.

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