Will 2015 Be A Banner Year For Robotics Investments?

Will 2015 Be A Banner Year For Robotics Investments?

Robotics are becoming a more prevalent part of our present and future, and it looks like serious funding in the industry is starting to reflect that. Home assistance robotics, commerce and defense drones, and robots used for factory automation, and many other bots are advancing rapidly. Many companies and individuals see such technology as valuable …

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Dismissing AC And Other Terrible Tech Predictions

Dismissing AC And Other Terrible Tech Predictions

As there are plenty of year-end and beginning lists covering the latest and upcoming tech trends, as well as many highlights from the 2015 CES, lots of people are thinking about where we’re going and where we’ve been in the world of innovation and technology. This raises the question, which technological predictions and trends didn’t …

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A New Era Of Hybrid-Electric Propulsion

A New Era Of Hybrid-Electric Propulsion

As hybrid and electric cars are a common sight on today’s roadways and electric bikes are growing in power and popularity, the next step would be a hybrid electric aircraft. But the dream of electric powered flight has mostly been limited, due to the weight of fuel cells. When minimal weight is key to getting …

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Will The Cash Register Live On In A World Of iPads?

Will The Cash Register Live On In A World Of iPads?

Cash registers are the often taken for granted, never for less fascinating pieces of machinery that shaped commerce through the late 19th and throughout the 20th centuries. It actually started as a security measure, was revolutionized through changes that included an magnetic relay and AC motor, and eventually became synonymous with the very idea of …

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As Robots Walk Better, So Can Humans

As Robots Walk Better, So Can Humans

The complex mechanical and electrical arrangements that have allowed us to create bipedal robots, that walk fluidly and without separate support, are also making it possible to create better medical prosthetics for humans.  While robotic developers have been able to make robots that jump, climb stairs, walk, and run, creating new robotic limbs that allow …

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