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This Robo Pizza Company Bakes Your Pie As It Drives To Your House

The Silicon Valley pizza company Zume wants a slice of the $46 billion U.S. pizza market . . . and more.<p>From the outside, it doesn’t look very different from any old food truck you know. But inside, it’s the world’s most powerful pizza-making machine on four wheels, custom-built like the …

Robotics

Vespa's new robot will carry your groceries

Vespa, best known for its stylish scooters, is trying something new.<p>The Italian company is opening a Boston-based division, called Piaggio Fast Forward, to focus on the future of mobility. Its first creation is Gita, a robot designed to carry cargo, such as groceries, and follow around a pedestrian …

Robotics

The World's First Home Robotic Chef Can Cook Over 100 Meals

Apparently, having a home cooked meal from the kitchens of Thomas Keller, Alain Ducasse and Gordan Ramsay could become a reality. In 2018, Moley will launch the world’s first fully-automated and integrated intelligent cooking robot—a robotic kitchen that has unlimited access to chefs and their …

Robotics

How Seattle is poised to be an epicenter for machine learning and artificial intelligence

Seattle is poised to be an epicenter for machine learning and artificial intelligence.<p>That’s one takeaway from the inaugural Machine Learning / …

Artificial Intelligence

Smart windows are the next frontier for connected homes

Window to the future<p>Architecture's most iconic design element is getting an upgrade<p>By Stephanie Walden<p>Promoted by<p>Window to the future<p>Architecture's …

How the "Space Fence" Will Help Keep Orbital Junk from Killing Satellites

You have to see it before you can avoid it.<p>When the Air Force turns on its new "Space Fence" radar system in 2018, it will be able to detect far more objects in orbit than the 17,000 currently tracked by the 1960s-vintage Space Surveillance System. But just how much junk is up there?<p>A lot. Several</i> …

Space Exploration

8 industries robots will completely transform by 2025

Just as ATMs changed banking and computers took over the home and workplace, robots and artificial intelligence are going to transform a bunch of industries over the next decade.<p>By 2025, a machine may be putting together your driverless car in a factory with no human oversight. A robot maid could …

Tokyo police introduce interceptor drone capable of taking down illegal aircraft

With the increasing popularity of consumer drones, the US has pushed for tighter regulation.<p>The future, however, could look a lot like this net-wielding interceptor drone from Tokyo.<p>Japanese police have unveiled a new ally in the sky to help bring down illegal drones, or those flying through …

8 industries robots will completely transform by 2025

By 2025, a machine may be putting together your driverless car in a factory with no human oversight. A robot maid could be cleaning up after you at home, and your financial advisor might be a computer investing for you automatically.<p>And with at least 90 countries operating unmanned aerial vehicles, …

World’s first laundry-folding robot unveiled in Japan

One of the most disliked of household chores is taken in hand by the world’s first laundry bot, which can wash, dry, fold and sort out washing<p>Households around the world are likely to breath a sigh of relief with the invention of a Japanese robot that will not only wash and dry clothes, but also …

Bosch reveals sensor-laden stovetops, a refrigerator with a camera, and more

Electrolux may have stolen IFA yesterday, but German appliance maker Bosch is showcasing its own wide range of labor-saving devices at Berlin’s …

Ikea has created the kitchen of 2025 — and there's no stove or refrigerator

The Concept Kitchen 2025, a pop-up exhibit featured at EXPO Milano 2015, isn't about your kitchen and its appliances doing all the work for you; it's about helping you make thoughtful decisions about food and waste.<p>Innovations are everywhere. And much conventional thinking about what a kitchen …

UC Berkeley's smart cap can detect spoiled milk

Researchers at UC Berkeley and Taiwan's National Chio Tung University have created a low-cost electronic sensor that's able to wirelessly monitor the …

The future of police video: Inside the Seattle PD’s workshop on wearable cameras

You have a serious car accident. The Seattle Police arrive and investigate. They issue a citation and write a report. The officers are wearing …

Swedish airport climate pods show you what the weather is like elsewhere

I’d wager that most of us have been traveling and spent a lot of time looking at weather reports trying to get an idea what conditions will be like …

The Navy is testing out a bigger, badder Fire Scout UAV

The Department of Defense is reportedly readying it's larger and more capable iteration of the MQ-8 Fire Scout UAV for use aboard its Littoral Combat Ships beginning in 2018. <i>Military.com</i> reports that after two years of flight tests, the Navy is prepping its new MQ-8C Fire Scout for operational …

Twitter tests pages and Pinterest-like collections for products and businesses

Twitter is working on some big changes in the way it feeds you products through your feeds. The company today announced it’s testing two new type of pages to help highlight businesses, places and products.<p>First up, Twitter is creating dedicated pages for businesses where you can find out more …

How to Use Your iPhone With HomeKit-Enabled Devices

Now that HomeKit-enabled accessories are hitting the market, you may be wondering what you can do with your new connected devices. Whether you are controlling the temperature, turning off lights, or locking the front door, you will be able to use your iPhone to take care of various activities …

In Five Years, Your Car Will Prevent You From Driving Drunk

Automatically saving lives<p>Drunk driving kills 28 people a day, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report in 2013.<p>Attempts to curtail deaths caused by drunk driving, from organizations like Mother’s Against Drunk Driving, have long tried to educate the public on the topic. …

Explore the other 70 percent of the Earth’s surface with Google Ocean Street View

Don’t have the time to take a real vacation? Take a virtual one instead with Google Ocean Street View, which now allows users to explore the oceans …

Microsoft's IllumiRoom Rolls Virtual Grenades Straight Into Your Living Room

Experimental system uses projectors and 3D room sensors<p>Google is hogging the tech limelight this week thanks to the flashy new virtual reality and wearable technology shown off at the I/O developers conference, but Microsoft has an ambitious experimental entertainment system you should also be …

Self-Chilling Roof Material Could Cool Your House For Free

Also keeps your cooling bills from going through the roof<p>It's June, and that means that summer is coming ... and it's bringing the heat. Cities especially start to bake in the summer months, as sunlight heats up asphalt and rooftops, turning metropolitan areas into heat islands noticeably warmer …

These Army Exoskeletons Make Soldiers Shoot Straighter

Ready, aim, robot<p>Ready for part-robocop? The U.S. Army is developing an exoskeleton that fits over an arm to ensure that the wearer's gunshots are dead-on accurate.<p>The Mobile Arm Exoskeleton for Firearm Aim Stabilization (MAXFAS) is an intricate system involving cables and sensors to survey …

A reporter raced a robot to write a news story — the result shows just how much we should worry about our jobs

Reporters, for example, will have to compete with incredibly intelligent systems such as WordSmith, a program created by Automated Insights that takes data and turns it into stories.<p>To illustrate this reality, NPR recently pitted their White House correspondent and former business reporter, Scott …

Microsoft OneClip is a cross-platform cloud clipboard app

Continuing with its new focus on a cross-platform strategy, Microsoft is developing a new productivity tool called OneClip. It’s a cloud clipboard application that allows for easy copy and pasting of data between devices, regardless of their operating system.<p>OneClip is a universal clipboard app …

Apps

Microsoft new productivity apps leaked; Office Now and OneClip

Microsoft has some new productivity apps in the works for Android, iOS, and of course, Windows Phone. Microsoft is reportedly internally testing apps …

Save all the things with Microsoft’s new cross-device clipboard

When Microsoft says they’re trying to reach across the aisle to the other ecosystems, they really mean it. The newest evidence of this is a beta …

Google researchers create amazing timelapses from public photos

There are a zillion digital photos in the public domain and scientists have just figured out something very cool to do with them. A team from Google and the University of Washington have developed a fully automated way to create time-lapse videos of popular tourists landmarks using images from …

University of Washington

We May All Have Robot Pets In The Not-So-Distant Future

For better or worse, robots seem poised to take over all sorts of human jobs in the not-too-distant future -- replacing us in factories and offices and maybe even in the bedroom.<p>And people may not be the only ones facing stiff competition from the cyborgs. According to an animal welfare researcher …

The Couchlet Puts Your Power Where Your Posterior Is

Ready to get your mind blown? You better sit down. So Chris Hawker, creator of the Power Squid is back and he wants to put power… near your butt. His new product, the Couchlet, is a foldable USB power system that peeks up between your couch cushions or mattresses and lets you plug in while seated …

Gear & Gadgets