Desktop Robot Capable of Sorting, 3D Printing, Engraving and More

Dobot, a small robotics manufacturer located in China, recently created a Kickstarter page for their newest model called the M1. This portable robot includes various arm attachments allowing the device to be used for sorting, cutting, engraving, 3D printing and soldering. Traditionally, robotic arms are used in industrial manufacturing processes causing them to be very […]

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BMW’s Virtual Menu Controlled By Hand Gestures

BMW recently announced their new HoloActive Touch concept, where drivers can easily navigate through car features on a gesture controlled virtual touchscreen. The system allows users to easily control the vehicle’s settings while on the go, with limited distractions from the road. The HaloActive Touch combines current BMW technology that includes gesture control, touchscreen, and […]

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Controlling A Robotic Arm With Your Mind

Mind-control technology is a growing topic in the medical industry, enabling individuals the opportunity to control robotics and electronics with their thoughts alone. Though proven to be effective, past implementation of this technology has required surgical brain implants, presenting a high risk for patients. As a safe alternative for mind-controlled robotics, researchers at the University […]

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Wearable Device for Graphic Designers

Three years ago, 32 year old graphic designer Emma Lawton was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Since the diagnosis, her tremors have become increasingly worse restricting her ability to write and draw a straight line. As part of the BBC’s The Big Life Fix series, Microsoft’s Innovation Director, Haiyan Zhang, created a wearable device to combat […]

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