Levitation

01.28.15
Canada's digital spies are watching what you download
01.28.15

Canada's digital spies are watching what you download

It's not just American and British spies who want to know what you're downloading. Documents leak...

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08.12.14
OM Audio's levitating Bluetooth speaker can be yours for $179
08.12.14

OM Audio's levitating Bluetooth speaker can be yours for $179

We've seen levitating pens, levitating lamps, levitating loungers and even levitating fish -- now...

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06.06.14
Laptops to get maglev keyboards that reduce their thickness
06.06.14

Laptops to get maglev keyboards that reduce their thickness

Magnetic levitation keyboards have been around for a while, but they've never really taken off, or...

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01.01.14
Watch an ultrasonic array move objects in 3D space (video)
01.01.14

Watch an ultrasonic array move objects in 3D space (video)

Ultrasonic levitation has been possible for awhile, but it's not very practical when objects must...

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07.16.13
Scientists use sound waves to lift and move objects, make cup of joe mid-air
07.16.13

Scientists use sound waves to lift and move objects, make cup of joe mid-air

​ Levitating objects with sound waves isn't anything new, but a team from Switzerland has taken it t...

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05.14.12
ZeroN slips surly bonds, re-runs your 3D gestures in mid-air
05.14.12

ZeroN slips surly bonds, re-runs your 3D gestures in mid-air

Playback of 3D motion capture with a computer is nothing new, but how about with a solid levitatin...

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10.18.11
Levitating superconductor floats within a magnetic field so you don't have to (video)
10.18.11

Levitating superconductor floats within a magnetic field so you don't have to (video)

What happens when you douse a superconducting urinal cake with liquid nitrogen? We haven't given...

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05.28.10
Artist creates Back to the Future hoverboard -- that actually hovers (video)
05.28.10

Artist creates Back to the Future hoverboard -- that actually hovers (video)

Don't expect to ride it on solid ground -- much less water -- but what you see above is indeed a ho...

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01.26.10
Researchers say acoustic levitation could save equipment on Mars
01.26.10

Researchers say acoustic levitation could save equipment on Mars

Rovers may have been able to endure life on Mars longer than anyone expected, but things could be m...

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