The Instrumments 01 sends depth, height and length right to your smartphone. Despite all the technological advances over the years, measuring items in your home still tends to involve old-school rulers
Daniela Perdomo, CEO and co-founder of the communications startup goTenna, actually despises it. "When you go to Coachella, your text messages should not go to a tower," Perdomo tells Business Insider.
User interactions have evolved so rapidly during the last few years that designers can barely keep up—making it tempting to use interaction design techniques from other media (or even legacy app design)
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Ori, a startup born from an MIT Media Lab project, thinks furniture should be a robotic shapeshifter. And it hired Yves Béhar to design it. Space is a luxury, and apartments aren’t getting bigger any soon
With Adidas and arched feet, this robot is walking how few robots have walked before. Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed what they claim to be most efficient walking robot ever to have been built.
A team of researchers in Japan has created a system of robotic motion that can move a humanoid skeleton. This system, designed by a team at the Suzumori Endo Lab at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, robots
It's a good time to be a machine learning startup. Two weeks after Twitter bought London-based Magic Pony, Google has purchased French firm Moodstocks. The acquisition was made for an unknown sum, and
Björk taps queen of biological fabrication Neri Oxman to design her most inspired–and cutting edge–headdress yet. In the Middle Ages, the recently deceased were immortalized with wax or plaster death that
Designer Danielle Trofe’s MushLume lamps point to a brighter sustainable future. Designer Danielle Trofe wants to shake up the way we approach manufacturing. In fact, she wants to take manufacturing out
Slowly but surely, researchers are stripping away the limitations of 3D printers. Until now, dense and finely featured objects had been considered off-limits, simply because the computer-aided design files