Artificial intelligence is coming – so how’s it going to change our reality?
In March of this year, Google’s artificial intelligence, AlphaGo, beat one of the top human intelligences, Lee Sedol, at the strategically mind-boggling board game Go. Continue reading “How is Artificial Intelligence going to change our reality? (Video)”
The Things Network is a Dutch company that, in only 6 weeks, created a free and open network of the Internet of Things covering the entire city of Amsterdam without using 3G, 4G or Wi-Fi. It will soon launch a Kickstarter campaign in order to implement the network worldwide.
The Things Network is a Dutch company that, in only 6 weeks, created a free and open network of the Internet of Things covering the entire city of Amsterdam without using 3G, 4G or Wi-Fi. It will soon launch a Kickstarter campaign in order to implement the network worldwide. Continue reading “The Things Network: IoT Network Going Global (Video)”
With Samsung losing momentum in areas like smartphones and tablets, the company announced today an ambitious bet on the Internet of Things as it seeks to regain momentum. Continue reading “Samsung Announces Launch of SmartThings Hub for Managing Home IoT Systems (Video)”
In episode eight of The Concepts, we’re talking to Kate Unsworth of Kovert Designs, a high-tech jewelry maker who wants her wearables to become analogous to oxygen: vital and ubiquitous, but something we don’t see it or think about—the tech is simply just there to help us. Continue reading “Make It Wearable | The Concepts: A Screenless Future (VIDEO)”
Enter the Lynx Smart Grill. Yup, this voice-activated gas-powered machine is the first-ever Internet of Things cooking equipment. And it could soon be letting you spend less time hovering over the flames, spatula in hand, and more time lounging in a deck chair, chatting. Continue reading “Meet The Voice-Powered ‘Smart’ Grill of the Future (VIDEO)”
The Transform, from MIT’S Tangible Media Group, changes shape depending upon how users interact with it. Imagine a chair that could transform from an upright rocker to a sumptuous lounge, just by detecting your mood. Continue reading “MIT Unveils The Shapeshifting Furniture Of The Future (VIDEO)”
Whether we’re talking about wearable devices that push the boundaries of personal computing, the topic is both futuristic and vital right now. To spotlight the evolution of such exciting creativity, The Creators Project is exploring the topic in a five-part documentary series called Make It Wearable, in support of Intel’s own Make It Wearable challenge. Continue reading “Make It Wearable Part 1: Human Communication (VIDEO)”
Google’s $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest, creator of the smart thermostat and smoke detector, caught many industry watchers by surprise. But Google’s move to snap up one of the leading companies in the nascent field of devices that are paving the way for the “Internet of Things” is only surprising if you don’t know what Nest is all about. Continue reading “Why Google Bought Nest and What It Could Mean for Your Home (VIDEO)”
Researchers are making significant advances in the quest to harvest energy from the most pedestrian of places—a person walking. A Georgia Tech team has reported that a single square meter of their new flat generator can produce as much as 300 watts of electricity when stepped on. Continue reading “Footsteps power 1,000 LED bulbs (VIDEO)”
If you could lick the Internet, what would it taste like? Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed a simulator that uses electrodes to fool taste receptors by reproducing salty, sweet, sour, and bitter sensations. Continue reading “Scientists have developed a way to taste the internet (VIDEO)”