Best List: Phantom speaker by Devialet A whispered conversation in a library is about 30 decibels. A normally loud chat comes in at around 65 decibels. A jackhammer at 50 feet is 95 decibels, and also
The Institute for Energy Research does the (shaky) math for you. The Tesla Powerwall promises to power your home in a more efficient, green way than traditional energy options, all for a manageable cost.
A team of researchers in Taiwan have managed to turn an Apple Watch into a sensor that can be used to control a drone using only hand gestures, reports Reuters. PVD+, a team of technologists and engineers
On Monday, Elon Musk's SpaceX had the biggest rocket launch and landing in history. After shooting one of its Falcon 9 rockets into space, SpaceX then turned part of the rocket, called the first stage,
The BBC's iPlayer app has been released for the fourth-generation of Apple TV, as the set top box aims to ward off competition from Amazon, Google and Sky The BBC's iPlayer app is finally coming to the
When flying, it seems logical that most passengers would want to remain in the cabin area. Not so, says Windspeed, an aerospace engineering company. Windspeed is in talks with one aircraft maker to offer
The human eye is remarkable, but it only lets us see a very small sliver of electromagnetic waves. It's nearly impossible to imagine what our world would look like if we could see beyond the visible spectrum,
Light-speed internet may be upon us. A technology called “Li-Fi” uses light waves from ordinary LED light bulbs to deliver internet connectivity that that is cheaper, more secure and 100 times faster broadband
Ten teams will compete before each race of the 2016-2017 season Formula E, the global all-electric racing series, has partnered with a company called Kinetik to form the world's first driverless car racing
Blue Origin got their BE-3 rocket to the edge of space, then landed it without breaking anything. Blue Origin, the private space firm owned by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, has just dropped a huge gauntlet in race
Compressorhead is the work of three German artists and engineers who built and maintain the existing band members: lead guitarist "Fingers," bass player "Bones," and drummer "Stickboy." The band wants
What would you do with 26 minutes of your morning and evening commute if you were encouraged to take your hands off the wheel and your eyes off the road? That’s the problem drivers will have when autonomous
Lifeguard drones, farm animal trackers and smart baby onesies are among the finalists in this year's contest. A drone that acts as a lifeguard, a Wi-Fi network that can be airdropped into a disaster and
Wearable technology is about to take off. UK airline EasyJet is sending new uniforms down the runway that are covered with LED lights and built-in sensors. Budget flyer EasyJet, founded in 1995 by the
Sharing your heartbeat with your loved one(s) via the Apple Watch has largely been discarded as a gimmick by many. Pillow Talk is a new product that takes the same idea and may be a lot more compelling
Finding the right earphones is tricky business. Your options are basically limitless and everybody has their own favorite brand or shape. The only problem is, where half the world might love a particular
"If you need a custom circuit board, just press print." That's the sales pitch behind the Voltera V-One, a tabletop machine that takes 3D printing one step further, printing out customised circuit boards.
The Gogoro Smartscooter is refined, stylish and edgy, like the love child of an iPhone and a Vespa with the detail-oriented hallmarks of a European luxury car. A vehicle for the digital age, the Smartscooter
It must violate the laws of physics. It must be dangerous. It must be impossible. This is what critics have concluded despite not actually knowing the details behind uBeam’s wireless power technology.
Adidas may be showing off the future of shoe manufacturing with their latest Futurecraft video, Futurecraft Leather. Using high powered milling machines, normally reserved for industrial design, a computer
Dale Vince, the boss of the world's first green energy company Ecotricity, told Business Insider exactly why he is not only not surprised that the Conservative-led government decided pull out of one of
Marc Newson, the prolific designer whose portfolio includes everything from pens and power boats to jetpacks and, most recently, the Apple Watch, has turned his hand to kitchen appliances. His matching
"We want to be the Cambridge Satchel Company for backpacks," says Wolffepack founder A British inventor is hoping to emulate the success of multi-million-pound brand Cambridge Satchel Company with his