Consumer & Gadgets

Crowdfunding an undershirt device for sweltering suits

Sony has come up with a wearable air conditioner. It's called the Reon Pocket. It is a tiny AC unit that fits right inside the shirt. The device takes a battery; the person adjusts the temperature by smartphone via a Bluetooth ...

Robotics

Researchers help robots think and plan in the abstract

Researchers from Brown University and MIT have developed a method for helping robots plan for multi-step tasks by constructing abstract representations of the world around them. Their study, published in the Journal of Artificial ...

Energy & Green Tech

Household cooling device is designed to run without electricity

(Tech Xplore)—Nice. A cooler that runs without electricity. It is not a gadget targeted at hiking professionals or vacationers roosting in pods in the States and Europe; this one is a device designed for people who have ...