Displays

08.13.15

In today's ICYMI, we take on two pieces of robot news, both of which seem promising for different reasons. First, a robot with responsive, human reflexes is being designed to enter dangerous situations where a real person might be injured. The secret is that the controller is a guy wearing a matching robot exoskeleton. Then, more MIT scientists executed an algorithm that allows robots to actually buzz around and serve alcohol.

By K. Davis,   08.13.15
08.08.15
ICYMI: Kids abusing robots, solar powered balloon and more
08.08.15

ICYMI: Kids abusing robots, solar powered balloon and more

Two pieces of robot news from Japan have us riveted, if only because researchers there discovered what we already knew: Other people's kids are jerks. And when kid gangs get together, they do mean stuff like beat up innocent robots. That and more, in today's ICYMI!

By K. Davis,   08.08.15
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08.06.15
Big Data VR app allows researchers to 'browse' genomes
08.06.15

Big Data VR app allows researchers to 'browse' genomes

Now you can browse your genome like an iTunes catalog.

By A. Tarantola,   08.06.15
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08.06.15
Researchers reduce VR sickness by letting your eyes focus
08.06.15

Researchers reduce VR sickness by letting your eyes focus

Virtual reality has unlimited potential, but it could make you sick. Stanford researchers are tryi...

By S. Dent,   08.06.15
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08.01.15
Microsoft's HoloLens headset will reach developers within a year
08.01.15

Microsoft's HoloLens headset will reach developers within a year

Microsoft will ship the first version of HoloLens "within the next year," but with a focus on developers.

By J. Fingas,   08.01.15
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07.27.15
Sydney gets world's first e-ink traffic signs
07.27.15

Sydney gets world's first e-ink traffic signs

Sydney's new e-ink signs are solar-powered and wireless

By S. Dent,   07.27.15
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07.27.15
Samsung's latest monitors wirelessly charge your phone
07.27.15

Samsung's latest monitors wirelessly charge your phone

It's not coated in gold, but Samsung's newest screen -- a monitor this time -- packs wireless char...

By M. Smith,   07.27.15
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07.26.15
Police think even a holographic Chief Keef concert is too risky
07.26.15

Police think even a holographic Chief Keef concert is too risky

Holographic Chief Keef concerts are just as 'dangerous' as the real thing, according to police.

By J. Fingas,   07.26.15
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07.24.15
Vizio IPO plan shows how its TVs track what you're watching
07.24.15

Vizio IPO plan shows how its TVs track what you're watching

Vizio is going public, and it has big plans to use data on what owners of its TVs are watching

By R. Lawler,   07.24.15
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07.23.15
LG bets big on flexible displays for cars and phones
07.23.15

LG bets big on flexible displays for cars and phones

There's a pretty good chance your next device will have an OLED display

By S. Dent,   07.23.15
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