Tag: tech

Mar 17, 2016

Nike Unveils Power Lacing Shoes That Automatically Tighten

Nike Unveils Power Lacing Shoes That Automatically Tighten

When you step in your heel hits a sensor and the system will auto tighten. Then there are two buttons on the side to tighten and loosen.

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Mar 15, 2016

Watch 6 Microbots Weighing 100 Grams Work Together to Pull an 1800 kg Car

Watch 6 Microbots Weighing 100 Grams Work Together to Pull an 1800 kg Car

Inspired by ants’ ability to transport objects far larger than themselves, researchers at Stanford used 6 microbots weighing only 100 grams to pull a car

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Mar 14, 2016

Picture of the Day: Reinventing the Wheel

Picture of the Day: Reinventing the Wheel

At this year’s Geneva International Motor Show, Goodyear unveiled a concept tire dubbed the Eagle-360. The spherical, 3-D printed tire is aimed at the long-term future when autonomous driving is expected to be more mainstream, allowing for what they call ‘ultimate manoeuvrability’

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Feb 16, 2016

These 360 TB Discs Will Last for 13.8 Billion Years

These 360 TB Discs Will Last for 13.8 Billion Years

Coined as the ‘Superman memory crystal’, data is recorded via self-assembled nanostructures created in fused quartz

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Feb 16, 2016

This Robot Tailor Takes 120 Measurements in 10 Seconds Flat

This Robot Tailor Takes 120 Measurements in 10 Seconds Flat

Traditional tailors usually take 20-30 measurements

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Feb 11, 2016

Robot Makes Hole-In-One on No. 16 at TPC Scottsdale

Robot Makes Hole-In-One on No. 16 at TPC Scottsdale

In the opening round of the 2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open, LDRIC the golf robot gets a hole-in-one on the par-3 16th hole

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Feb 9, 2016

How the NFL’s Yellow Line Actually Works

How the NFL’s Yellow Line Actually Works

The clever engineering behind the virtual first-down line, explained

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