Tag Archives: Technology/Internet

20Apr/15

Humanoid robot can recognise and interact with people

An ultra-realistic humanoid robot called ‘Han’ recognises and interprets people’s facial expressions and can even hold simple conversations. Developers Hanson Robotics hope androids like Han could have uses in hospitality and health care industries where face-to-face communication is vital.
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17Apr/15

Scientists create self-powering camera that only uses light

American scientists build a self-powering camera that captures images without using an external power source, allowing it to operate indefinitely in a well-lit environment.
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15Apr/15

EU charges Google over shopping searches, to probe Android

European Union accuses Google Inc of cheating competitors by distorting Internet search results in favour of its Google Shopping service, launches antitrust probe into Android.

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13Apr/15

Liquid metal discovery paves way for shape-shifting robots

Scientists in China produce droplets of liquid metal that can change shape and move of their own accord, bringing researchers a step closer to creating a “Terminator-style” shape-shifting robot. Matthew Stock reports.
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13Apr/15

Smart fabric generates electricity

SUWON, SOUTH KOREA (REUTERS/SUNGYUNGKWAN UNIVERSITY)- Wearable technology is said to be the future.

But how to keep devices charged could be a problem.

Now South Korean researchers say they have a solution – a ‘smart’ fabric that generates electricity.
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