Not to be confused with Guru Bhakti, the GuruBhakts are special robots designed to operate in a “follow-the-leader” mode. The ultimate plan for these ‘bots is to allow a remote driver to steer a single robot into a hazardous environment, and the other robots would follow in turn from that single set of actions.
I think most people who retire today are lucky to get a potluck dinner and a cake as they leave before the fight over their vacated office ensues. In years gone by you might get a gold watch after years of service, but I don’t think that happens much today.
I have two kids and when they were sick as babies, I usually didn’t get any sleep. The lack of sleep was typically more from my wife waking me up every five minutes asking me to go check on the baby to be sure he was still breathing.
Sony today took the wraps off of their new PlayStation Move controller system, their much-anticipated answer to the Nintendo Wii-mote and Microsoft’s Project Natal.
The PlayStation Move is actually a set of motion controllers, sort of like the Wii-mote and Nunchuk.
From the House of Insane Ideas comes this feature packed peripheral for geeks on the go. The Rii Mini Wireless Keyboard has 69 LED-backlit keys, and what Brando claims is the “World’s First Touchpad”. Oh Brando.
Robert Stephenson is a robotics student in the UK, and he’s created an app for the iPhone that allows you to control a robot. For his tests, Robert uses his hexapod robot.
In the video below, you can see the app in action.
With Apple’s insistence on being different, Macbook-owners like me have to pay extra for video adapters if we want to connect our laptop to a monitor. Wisair’s wireless USB DisplayDock aims to simplify the transition from a mobile to a desktop environment by offering a single device that not only connects a Macbook with a monitor, but also with a keyboard, mouse and even speakers.
Hey guys, remember the Cideko air keyboard/mouse combo I was lusting after last June? According to German site Netbook News, Cideko has partnered with MSI to be able to reach out more customers.
For those too lazy to read my first article, screw you.
Sony recently showed off a prototype of a high-speed wireless technology which ships signals around between internal electronic components. Sony says they developed the wireless technology to overcome current costs and manufacturing complexities due to the sheer number of wires and circuit layers required to handle today’s complex circuits.
Let me start by saying this. I love TokyoFlash. These guys have brought some of the coolest digital watch designs I’ve ever seen to the world, and now they’re amping up their game with their first consumer electronics gadget, the Escape C.
One of the more interesting items at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show is a .22-caliber pistol with a high-tech safety feature. Made by German company Armatix, the pistol will only fire if it is within a few inches of a special wristwatch, which sends a “wireless arming signal” to the pistol.
Belkin’s Home Base marries two of the most useful technologies ever invented – wireless networking and USB – and gives users a simple and convenient way of sharing up to 4 USB-enabled devices in a central location.
While I was buzzing about over on the FCC website today, I came across this mysterious new device from France’s Thomson and Technicolor called the PoMMeS. The funny thing is that the word “pomme” is the French word for “apple”, so in a way, you are looking at the first pics of an apple tablet.
Hot off the heels of the CES show, the market is flush with countless set-top media player boxes – my personal favorite being the upcoming Boxee Box. But even the Boxee Box doesn’t have tons of local storage.
I have to say that I have always wanted to pilot a radio-controlled helicopter, though I’ve learned that doing so isn’t as easy as I initially had thought. Experienced R/C pilots have told me that helicopters are really hard to pilot.