It's easy to imagine this quadruped robot with a prehensile proboscis is a living creature with awareness.
The "Nellie Bly" is an automated tugboat from the Boston-based company Sea Machines, and it just finished its first trial run of 1000 miles — navigated purely on software. The 16-day nautical journey took it around the coast of Denmark, through the Kiel Canal in Germany, around the Danish islands in the Baltic Sea, and… READ THE REST
Next year the US Army plans to run wargame simulations involving groups of robotic tanks battling one another. According to Gen. Ross Coffman of the Army Futures Command, the experiment is the next step from a simulation in Colorado last year involving M113 armored personnel carriers that had been converted into robots with some level… READ THE REST
Atoun is a Panasonic-owned company that makes "powered wear," robotic exoskeletons that augment human physical strength—for example a vest that supports the wearer in lifting heavy objects. They've recently demonstrated their prototype KOMA 1.5, a "powered suit" that helps the wearer walk but also transforms into a slow motorized scooter on wheels. Video below. Yes,… READ THE REST
Water cooling. LED lights. Overclocked processors and massive curved screens. A lot of the PC gaming battlestations we see are flashy, cool as hell, and unfortunately wildly expensive. If you're itching to ditch the cookie-cutter consoles and become a member of the PC master race, you've probably had sticker shock at the cost of parts,… READ THE REST
From enhancing productivity to making working more enjoyable, there are lots of reasons to upgrade your monitor situation. Whether portability is your main concern or you simply need more digital space to complete tasks, these 13 external monitors can definitely fill the bill. Check out these 13 external monitors, all boasting freshly-slashed price tags. Mobile… READ THE REST
We're currently at the forefront of a gaming console revolution. Video games are becoming more advanced, more interactive, more lifelike, and more community-based than ever before. Additionally, the consoles themselves are becoming so much more than just for games. They're designed to be your all-in-one home entertainment unit. Leading the charge into the new generation… READ THE REST