Robotics

Amazon's 'collaborative' robots offer peek into the future

Hundreds of orange robots zoom and whiz back and forth like miniature bumper cars—but instead of colliding, they're following a carefully plotted path to transport thousands of items ordered from online giant Amazon.

Robotics

Brain-inspired artificial intelligence in robots

Research groups at KAIST, the University of Cambridge, Japan's National Institute for Information and Communications Technology, and Google DeepMind argue that our understanding of how humans make intelligent decisions has ...

Telecom

Qualcomm brightens 5G future with modem, antenna module news

Good timing. Just ahead of Mobile World Congress (Feb. 25 to Feb. 28), Qualcomm on Tuesday announced its next gen 5G modem and a new mmwave antenna module. They said the modem "extends the company's 5G and 4G leadership with ...

Energy & Green Tech

New residential solar panels deliver record-breaking efficiency

The solar panels developed by startup Insolight boast an impressive 29 percent yield – a record for the retail market. These systems, which have now been standardized for mass production, contain lenses that focus sunlight ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Apple eyes device future with flexible display designs

Et tu, Apple? Look who is joining the foldable and flexible and bendable brigade. Apple is another brand leader hoping to get a slice of the action in future sales. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) published ...

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