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Researchers achieve HD video streaming at 10,000 times lower power

Wearable cameras such as Snap Spectacles promise to share videos of live concerts or surgeries instantaneously with the world. But because these cameras must use smaller batteries to stay lightweight ...

19 hours ago from TechXplore

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Stir-stick-sparing Stircle spins up your coffee

Chances are, you probably don't use many stir sticks at home. Coffee shops, however, go through a great deal of the things on a daily basis. Inventor Scott Amron didn't like the thought ...

14 hours ago from Gizmag

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FlyJacket: Upper-body exoskeleton turns focus on drones

A drone you can control with your body? You guessed it. The technology at play is in the form of an exosuit. A Swiss team stepped up to the challenge of making one to do just that.

3 hours ago from TechXplore

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Why traffic accidents with cyclists are becoming increasingly more common

The bicycle is a cheap and ecological vehicle, and it is also a healthy transportation option. The number of cyclists in cities has increased in recent years, and so has the accident rate. A ...

1 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Flight paths of bees and cuckoos could bring savings to airlines

The flight routes of passenger aircraft are generally well established. In practice, unforeseen factors, mainly related to the weather, often force pilots to cover more kilometres than anticipated. ...

Thu 19 Apr 18 from

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Your next pilot could be drone software

Would you get on a plane that didn't have a human pilot in the cockpit? Half of air travelers surveyed in 2017 said they would not, even if the ticket was cheaper. Modern pilots do such a good ...

22 hours ago from

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Airliners may soon be fitted with BIDETS: Posh loo design for commercial aircraft unveiled 

The Revolution Premium Bidet has been designed by French-based cabin interiors manufacturer Zodiac Airspace and was unveiled at the annual Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg.

Wed 18 Apr 18 from Daily Mail

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Scientists explore underwater frontiers with submersible tablet computers

A team of experienced science divers has created the world's first submersible touchscreen for a tablet computer, whose applications are already helping marine scientists, law enforcement, explorers ...

Tue 17 Apr 18 from

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DCS 2018: Laser weapon ramp ‘inevitable and imperative’

Directed energy weapons are ideal for military applications but more development and investment is needed, says Trey Obering in a defence plenary in Orlando.

Tue 17 Apr 18 from

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Australia To Install Cameras That Can Detect Drivers Using Their Phones

Driving while on the phone or while texting is a huge no-no. As it stands there are cameras that can catch drivers who ignore red lights and also cameras that can catch drivers who are speeding. ...

Mon 16 Apr 18 from Ubergizmo

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