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Microsoft isn't giving up on VR and AR yet

Whatever happened with Microsoft's Mixed Reality platform? Headsets from partners launched with surprisingly little fanfare last fall alongside the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. And for the most part, they were solid VR headsets. On a technical level, they were even more convenient than the …

This May Be the Most Fun You Can Have on Three Wheels

With a 600cc Honda engine out back, there's no shortage of oversteer available in this tiny tri-wheeled racer.<p>There are all sorts of weird race vehicles out there, but this might be one of the weirdest. It's a three-wheeled machine with a closed cabin and handlebars, powered by a 600cc Honda …

Go-karts

Students Around The Globe Build Empathy Through A Learning Platform

Empatico is a free online learning tool, funded by the KIND Foundation, that matches classrooms around the world for a cultural exchange

Recipients named for 2018 Awards for Excellence in Digital Education

Digital Education and the Office of the Provost have announced the recipients of the 2018 Awards for Excellence in Digital Education.<p>The awards are …

Clear, durable "omniphobic" coating repels almost any liquid

Our phones follow us everywhere – which often puts them in the line of fire for spilt drinks or rain. But now a team at the University of Michigan …

University of Michigan

DIGITAL STORY-TELLING: LESSON PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Digital Story-Telling. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources that will help …

Catching up With Pepper, the Surprisingly Helpful Humanoid Robot

Listen, humans are great and all, but sometimes they’re horrible. That’s especially true if you’ve just spent 12 hours stuck in a flying aluminum …

Volvo's first electric truck is built for city use

Today, Volvo announced its first electric truck for commercial use, called the Volvo FL electric. It's specifically designed for use in cities, intended for distribution and waste management in urban areas. The truck weighs in at about 16 tonnes (17.64 tons) and has different battery options …

Box that unlocks iPhones is the hottest new gadget for police

Law enforcement agencies — despite protests from privacy advocates — have long lobbied to get access to your smartphone.<p>Now a mysterious U.S. startup …

MIT Researchers Have Created a Bizarre Headset That Lets You Communicate Without Speaking

It looks so stealthy...<p>MIT researchers have invented a new computer interface that's totally hands-free and voice-free, but it doesn't read your …

Headphones

The Skydio R1 autonomous drone is an action sport enthusiast’s dream come true

The world’s first fully autonomous consumer drone is a peek at the future of robotic aviation<p>The purpose of a consumer drone remains nebulous these days. Depending on who you ask, you’ll get a different answer. Drones are great for sophisticated aerial photography and video, but they’re also adept …

Tinkernut’s hidden Coke bottle spy cam

Go undercover and keep an eye on your stuff with this brilliant secret Coke bottle spy cam from Tinkernut!Secret Coke Bottle SPY CAM! – Weekend …

Raspberry Pi

Winner of DARPA Robot Competition Partners with Weapons Company, AI Researchers Call For Boycott

Top researchers in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) have called for a boycott of the South Korean university KAIST after it opened a lab …

Robotics

Europe's first electric fire truck ready for rapid response

The all-electric fire truck has been 2 years in development, and is seen as a good fit for rapid response situations, with charging undertaken on …

Knowledge Management

Creative ideas for teaching children to read and write – in pictures

We went in search for inventive ways to get students excited about reading and writing. Here’s our round-up

Teaching

IMAX and Conversive launch an AR app with chatty pandas

While IMAX has become synonymous with enormous theatrical screens, Chief Marketing Officer JL Pomeroy told me the company has “been an innovator at the forefront of technology breakthroughs for the last 50 years” — for example, it recently started creating virtual reality centers.<p>And today, IMAX is …

Virtual Reality

The Heroes of the Valiant Universe Clash in This First Look Inside Harbinger Wars 2

Superheroes love getting into dust-ups with each other almost as much as they love getting into them with villains. This summer, the Valiant Comics …

Graphic Novels

Spotify Is, For Now, The World's Most Valuable Music Company

Following its successful public listing yesterday, the music streaming service Spotify is now worth around $25 billion, making it the largest music company in the world — but when Spotify first débuted, back in 2008, it was reasonable to think it would fail. Headquartered in Sweden, a country whose …

iTunes

$20,000 mail drone takes flight -- and hits a wall

Want to know why mail drones aren't ready for prime time? Russia can tell you. The Siberian town of Ulan-Ude was expecting to beam with pride as organizer Rudron/Expeditor 3M tested a postal drone in the area for the first time, but they left red-faced after the inaugural flight went spectacularly …

Drones

Silent headset lets users quietly commune with computers

Advances in voice recognition technology have seen it become a more viable form of computer interface, but it's not necessarily a quieter one. To …

Headphones

Virgin Hyperloop One shows off new, futuristic travel pod

It's an interesting time for Virgin Hyperloop One, which saw one of its board members arrested on fraud and embezzlement charges in Russia last week and three other high-profile directors departing the board, according to Bloomberg. But that hasn't stopped the futuristic-transport startup from …

50Ten Pickup Truck Adventure Modules

Adventurers searching for a modular system that can add extra functionality to their twin cab pickup, may be interested in the award-winning 50Ten …

Demonstration

Review: Fitbit's New Smartwatch Is the Biggest Threat to the Apple Watch Yet

<b>The good</b>: Attractive design, Long battery life, Comprehensive exercise tracking, Wide variety of watch faces <b><br>The bad</b>: Bands aren’t easy to change, …

Smartwatches

Welding robots complete 3D-printed steel bridge

To build the bridge, the company used four of its MX3D-Metal robots.<p>These consist of a robotic welding arm that lays down a blob of molten metal, …

Stainless Steel

Unleash the Power of Storytelling With These New AR and VR Tools

Once upon a time, the classrooms had four walls, dusty chalkboards and uncomfortable desks in straight little rows. Students were silent, repeated …

Electric aircraft could soon become an industry standard

The aviation industry is on the verge of a major shift in propulsion, experts say.<p><i>This story was originally published by Flying Magazine.</i><p>As part of Siemens Innovation Day held recently in Chicago—created, in part, to highlight the company’s progress to date in the world of electric and hybrid …

Humans and machines will work together, sooner than later

In the future, could your colleague be a robot?<p>There's a good chance the answer is "yes," according to a survey of 3,800 business leaders.<p>A new report from Dell, out Tuesday, reveals that 82 percent of those surveyed predict humans and robots will work together on teams within five years. The …

Artificial Intelligence

Self-driving cars are overdue for a reality check

It’s time for a reality check<p>Autonomous cars are supposed to be just around the corner, right? Well, not exactly. Every year, car companies flock to CES and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit to show off their cool self-driving car concepts. This year was no different, with a …

Autonomous Cars

Teaching Problem Solving

How do we improve the teaching of problem solving? Problem solving is… well… a problem. It is a skill highly

Can-Am Apache Backcountry Track System

Based on the company's already capable 360 tracks, the Can-Am Apache Backcountry Track System is made to handle the roughest conditions. Using …