Benoit Gauthier

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Ghost marine platform takes a dive with unmanned submersible Guardian

A few years ago, Juliet Marine Systems (JMS) unveiled the Ghost, an angular boat that could actively reduce drag in the water by creating a bubble of …

Bendable electronic paper display can have ten thousand dots per inch of resolution and use ten times less power than a Kindle

New electronic paper is less than a micrometer thick, bendable and giving all the colors that a regular LED display does and needs ten times less …

Gliding Algorithm Lets Drones Surf The Winds For Hours

No fuel needed<p>Launch an unmanned SBXC sailplane into the air with a catapult and it glides lazily down again in about three minutes. But when the sailplane is equipped with software to find plumes of warm air rising from the ground, known as thermals, it can ride them upward and extend its flight …

Ocean Exploration

Hate Owning A Car? This New SUV Is Designed To Be Shared

A new car brand helmed by a Volvo alum wants to sell you a car that you can share through a smartphone.<p>Elon Musk has already teased a time when you can set your Tesla into Autopilot while you’re busy at work, allowing it to Uber autonomously until you need it to drive home. It’s an idealistic …

Emerging technology will be here sooner than expected

Augmented reality (AR), voice assistants, and the expansion of engagement platforms will be at the forefront of digital disruption over the next six years, according to predictions made by Gartner during its Symposium/ITxpo 2016.<p>Following these emerging trends can help businesses stay ahead of the …

Emerging Technology

99 percent invisible

With a small side project, astronomers discover a new type of galaxy. In 2011, astronomers Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto “Bob” Abraham found …

Particle Physics