A team of scientists led by MIT with talent from Microsoft and Adobe have created a visual microphone that uses a computer algorithm to analyze audio signals from objects in a video image. Noise is a vibration that carries and makes other items resonate and vibrate in turn. These visual microphones could record the minute vibrations into the conversation they were resonating.
CleverPet is an interactive device designed to keep your dog entertained by stimulating its mind and dispensing food as a reward. Fill it up with dry dog food and its software will run your pet through a selection of games designed to keep it stimulated and well-fed while you’re away.
A University in Peru, UTEC, has developed a billboard that doubles as an air purification system. Engineering students at UTEC noticed the incredible amount of pollution created by construction in the city and devised a way to help purify the air to make construction areas healthier for workers and residents alike.
Los Angeles’ new automated traffic control system promises to reduce travel time by 12% and greenhouse emissions by 1,000,000 metric tons.
A tech firm from Israel has taken sensors similar to what fighter pilots wear and embedded them into a bicycle helmet to monitor your vital signs.
New uses for graphene could eventually be expanded to include electric cars.
Concrete canvas tents to the rescue when disaster strikes.
New advances in prosthesis will have a titanium implant will be anchored directly to the patient’s skeleton, and feature electrodes which join onto the remaining nerves and muscles of the amputee.
For $260, the Re-Timer will deliver a calibrated dose of light to regulate your body clock.
Researchers in Japan have been developing a brain-machine interface, which allows thoughts to control simple things such as wheelchairs.