Innovation

New Technology Maps a Room Using Only Microphones

New Technology Maps a Room Using Only Microphones

microphone placed inside the Lausanne Cathedral (Credit: EPFL) Researchers from Switzerland developed a new algorithm which can precisely measure the dimensions of a room using just a few microphones and a snap of your fingers. Indoor GPS and many other ...

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Flying Remote Controlled Car up on Kickstarter

Flying Remote Controlled Car up on Kickstarter

The B in the air The B on the ground The different part of the B British engineer created a unique car-helicopter hybrid capable of driving across difficult terrain using large rear drive wheels and when the obstacles become too ...

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New Copper Infused Clothing Can kill 99% of Bacteria

New Copper Infused Clothing Can kill 99% of Bacteria

Cupron’s manufacturing process and products An Israeli company developed a technology which uses copper to create anti bacterial clothing. The technology which recently received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approval is said to be able to reduce active fungus in ...

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An Electric Car Battery that can Last 27 Years!

An Electric Car Battery that can Last 27 Years!

The prototype battery (credit: ZSW) Cell formation lab (Credit: ZSW) German scientists developed one of the most efficient lithium-ion batteries which can retain 85% of their capacity for more than 27 years after being used daily. This super battery also ...

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Open-Source House Building

Open-Source House Building

wikihouse – build a house just like Ikea furniture Think of a world where you could simply download the blueprints of your future home for free just like you download any open source software today. A team of British architects ...

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A New Way to Turn Low Heat Into Electricity

A New Way to Turn Low Heat Into Electricity

OsmoBlue – turning heat into electricity Some studies have shown that anywhere between 20-50 percent of the energy consumed worldwide is dispersed as heat. A new technology developed by Swiss researchers and the Swiss start-up OsmoBlue can supposedly turn even ...

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Skin-like Paper-thin Flexible Heart Monitor Developed

Skin-like Paper-thin Flexible Heart Monitor Developed

The flexible skin-like heart monitor is small enough to wear under a bandage. (Credit: Stanford) Engineers working at Stanford University developed a wearable heart monitor that is thinner than a dollar bill. This revolutionary skin-like unit could potentially provide physicians ...

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Toxic? A Glove that Changes Color will Let you Know

Toxic? A Glove that Changes Color will Let you Know

The color changing glove (Credit: Fraunhofer Research Institution) Dealing with toxic material is just another part of working in many labs and manufacturing facilities all over the world. knowing you are being exposed to a dangerous material is a different ...

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Socks with Sensors to Prevent Injuries, Improve Running

Socks with Sensors to Prevent Injuries, Improve Running

The Sensoria anklet The Sensoria mobile app Washington-based startup Heapsylon’s is working on special socks that have integrated sensors that monitor the user’s walking and running habits and connects to a mobile app which can help prevent sport related injuries ...

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