Hybrid Combines Biking and Driving

As an alternative for individuals who want an electric automobile, but don’t have the money or space for one, Schaeffler has released a smaller and more affordable electric car/bike hybrid. This four-wheel vehicle, named the Bio-Hybrid, runs completely on electricity and leg power, and is able to travel faster than regular bikes with less effort. […]

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Robot Helps Disabled Individuals Eat Unassisted

For individuals who suffer a loss of body function due to ALS, Cerebral Palsy, MS, Parkinson’s, or brain/spinal injuries, many simple everyday tasks can be impossible to complete without assistance. Actions, such as eating with a spoon can be unmanageable for patients to undergo alone, requiring an aid feed them one spoonful at a time. […]

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Leading Automated Equipment Manufacturers Create Smart Automation Group

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Today, the world’s leading suppliers of custom automated manufacturing equipment launched the Smart Automation Group, a ground-breaking collaborative partnership designed to disrupt the custom automation services industry. This unique partnership – which includes Eclipse Automation, Insys Industriesysteme AG, Transmoduls Ltd, SMZ Wickel-und Montagetechnik AG, JULI Technology, and ITE Automation – are joining together to share […]

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Collaborative Robots Enhancing Assembly Lines

Inside the Ford Factory in Cologne, Germany, new employee robots that possess greater strength and precision than a typical worker have been added to the assembly lines. These new employees, called co-bots, are large robotic arms that lift and align heavy parts to complete tasks unsafe and difficult for humans to complete. The robots will […]

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Air Purifier Creates Jewellery from Smog

With each passing year, air quality declines due to the amount of smog produced through factories, power plants, and cars. In China, smog alone is said to be responsible for 17% of all deaths, and although this is the extreme, all countries suffer to some degree. To combat smog levels, Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde, has […]

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Land Rover Designs Autonomous SUV

As self-driving cars become more accepted in society and more common, new technology is continually being designed to make these vehicles safer and more driver centric. So far, self-driving cars have only been used on roads, using the lines and markings to navigate around towns. Jaguar Land Rover has recently introduced their new self-driving all-terrain […]

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Robotic Gloves for Strength & Dexterity

NASA and General Motors have spent the past 9 years collaborating to develop Roboglove, a robotic exoskeleton glove which gives individuals increased grip strength while holding weighted objects. The futuristic gloves allow users to not only grip heavy objects with more strength, but are still delicate enough to allow them to hold an egg without […]

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Delivery Robots Tested in UK

The job of a delivery driver can be a stressful and tedious task, racing around a town in order to make multiple delivery deadlines to dozens of houses each night. It has the potential to cause accidents for drivers who are in a rush and often has larger costs associated on companies to employ numerous […]

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Solar Panel Test Roadways

In 2009, Solar Roadways, a startup in Sandpoint, Idaho, introduced the concept of a solar power path which could replace asphalt along with providing many additional benefits. These paths, currently being tested on Historic Route 66 Welcome Center in Conway, have been installed on the sidewalk instead of the road. This sidewalk acts as an […]

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Ball Puts Out Fires In Seconds

Elide Fire has created a revolutionary way of putting out enclosed fires in seconds from a distance, surpassing the common fire extinguisher in both effectiveness and safety. Traditionally, the most effective way of putting out an unwanted fire is to grab the nearest fire extinguisher and spray the majority of the container into the base […]

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