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You may be powerless to stop a drone from hovering over your own yard

William Merideth had just finished grilling dinner for his family when he saw a drone hovering over his land. So he did what he said any Kentuckian might do — he grabbed his Benelli M1 Super 90 shotgun, took aim and unleashed three rounds of birdshot.<p>“The only people I’ve heard anything negative …

Volvo and Microsoft to KITT out cars with remote voice control

Fans of <i>Knight Rider</i>, the day you've been waiting for has arrived. Volvo and Microsoft have paired up to allow forward-thinking owners to remotely …

Volvo

Samsung's new smart fridge lets you check in on its contents through internal cameras

Just like a number of Samsung's previous takes on the smart fridge, and models from competitors like LG, the Family Hub bears a large display on the …

Smart Homes

Parrot flies with fixed wings for its speedy Disco drone

Parrot had a big influence on the rise of quadcopter popularity with its iPhone-controlled AR Drone in 2010, and is now hoping its seemingly …

Drones

New 3D printing technology creates stronger ceramics

Traditional ceramics are more difficult to work with than polymers or metals because they cannot be cast or machined as easily. They tend to be more …

Ceramics

Fleye could be your personal autonomous robot drone

The Fleye is claimed to be the world's safest drone. It may look like a flying soccer ball, but its shape is designed to keep all the moving parts …

Drones

10 Hot Internet of Things Startups

As Internet connectivity gets embedded into everything from baby monitors to industrial sensors, investors, entrepreneurs and engineers are rushing …

XANDEM HOME – Monitor an Entire House Without Cameras

Editor's Rating<p>4.9?<p>Discovered on 2015-12-01<p>XANDEM HOME is an easy-to-install home monitoring system that sees through walls to detect and locate …

Crowd Funding

The Ultimate Golf Swing Analyzer & e-Caddie tittle

Editor's Rating<p>4.7?<p>Discovered on 2015-11-14<p>ti.ttle is a new wearable golf training aid device that analyzes your practice swing and gives you a …

Crowd Funding

Quanergy announces solid-state LiDAR for self-driving cars

These sensors, Quanergy says, were designed from the ground up as 3D time-of-flight LiDAR to meet mass commercial deployment and manufacturing …

Autonomous Cars

ProBowl monitors your dog's eating habits

According to Obe, the 8-in (20-cm) ProBowl is made of food-grade, microwave- and dishwasher-safe plastic, is powered by four AA batteries, and …

Diets

Scientists produce graphene 100 times cheaper than ever before

Since first being synthesized by Andre Geim and Kostya Novoselov at the University of Manchester in 2004, there has been an extensive effort to …

Firefighter gets most comprehensive face transplant yet

In what is being touted as the most complex and complete face transplant ever performed, a crew of medicos at New York University's (NYU) Langone …

New York University

Atmotube personal pollution monitor tracks air quality on the go

Life in many of today's big cities unfortunately brings with it exposure to dense particle pollution. As a result, urban residents from Beijing, …

Pollution

Row-bot cleans dirty water and powers itself by eating microbes

Inspired by the water boatman bug, a team at the University of Bristol has created the Row-bot, a robot prototype that is designed to punt itself …

Protons

Sync Connect makes your Ford remote controlled

Ford has announced a new Sync Connect service, which allows users to remotely control and monitor certain features of their car. Tesla already has a …

Layered nanoparticle converts invisible near-infrared light to higher energy

A new type of nanoparticle has been created by that converts invisible near-infrared light to higher energy blue and UV light with record-high …

"Fool's gold" nanocrystals present cheap, abundant alternative to lithium in batteries

As energy production moves towards solar and wind-powered alternatives, battery systems to store intermittently-produced electricity have never been …

Xandem Home creates a movement-detecting sensing web around the house

We've seen a wealth of home security devices launched over the last year or so, many of which focus on two-way audio and video between the user's …

Home Automation

BitDrones could be used in flying interactive displays

The promise of large-scale 3D displays has almost invariably been a static one – such as the prototype TriLite 3D billboard display – with the viewer …

Augmented Reality

New algorithm allows autonomous drone to zip through trees at 30 mph

A commonly-held reservation when it comes to drones is their propensity to smash into things. Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial …

Drones

Ghost Drone 2.0's camera can be controlled via VR goggles

Mixing virtual reality with drones isn't an entirely new idea. Parrot combined the two in its Bepop drone that launched last year, which allows users …

LA's street lights will soon be cell towers too

The street lighting in Los Angeles is about to get smarter. LA is to become the first city in the world to deploy Philips' SmartPole street lights, …

Fire-dropping drone could ignite and monitor controlled burns

Unlike drones we've seen that are designed for helping to suppress fires on ships and elsewhere, this prototype is all about fighting fire with …

Drones

Energy storage advance readies concentrated solar power for the smart grid

The intermittent nature of renewable energy sources is a huge burden on the power grid, making flexible and economical energy storage an essential …

UCR study finds some 3D-printed materials to be toxic

A new study from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) has found that some 3D-printed materials are toxic. The tests were conducted on fish …

University of California

World's first Passive House Premium building generates five times more energy than it uses

The new Passive House Premium building class was launched earlier this year, along with the Passive House Plus class. They have been developed to …

Green Living

Local Motors' LM3D Swim set to be the world's first 3D-printed electric production car

We’ve seen Local Motors at various international trade shows now, displaying a number of 3D-printed electric car concepts, such as the Strati. But …

Carbon Fiber

Glowforge 3D laser printing juggernaut enters life after crowdfunding

The Glowforge uses subtractive rather than additive manufacturing, carving out objects instead of building up them layer by layer like a conventional …

Printing

Researchers developing drones to autonomously repair the cities of the future

A lot of time and effort goes into keeping our cities in working order. Potholes need filling, power lines need maintaining and street light globes …

Robotics