Bossa Nova Walmart may be grabbing headlines for its embrace of cutting-edge technologies, but at the heart of those changes are companies like Bossa Nova. The San Francisco-based robotics firm created the robots now roaming the aisles in 50 Walmart locations around the US.
Nuro is a self- driving robot designed to deliver everything from dry-cleaning to groceries to your door.
A new global initiative to implement the circular economy has been launched in Davos, Switzerland at this year's World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting, with signatories from over 30 international companies together worth around USD $1.3 trillion.
Most scientists come up with design ideas after hours of countless brainstorming and meetings. But Yuang Yang, an assistant professor of material science and engineering at Columbia University, came up with with his big idea during a flash of inspiration during a workout session at the gym.
smithsonian.com In the wee hours of July 26, 2016, Solar Impulse 2 landed in Abu Dhabi to eager crowds and cameras. After 14 months of travel and 550 hours in the air, the plane had accomplished what many had deemed impossible: traveling 25,000 miles around the world-over four continents, two oceans and three seas-without a drop of liquid fuel.
Autonomous weapons are the third revolution in warfare, after gunpowder and nuclear bombs. Will they cause WW3? Thousands of experts, including Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, have signed an open letter calling for a ban on the weapons. But calls for a ban have been rejected by the world's largest military powers.
ROUND ROCK, Texas, Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- New summary New dawn of immense possibility on the horizon: 82% of business leaders expect their workforce and machines will work as integrated teams within five years Leaders divided on what this future means: half (50%) think automated systems to free up time, other half disagree Organizations united in need to transform and how, but not moving fast enough: only 27% believe they are leading the way, ingraining digital in everything they do.
Udelv, a Burlingame, Calif. company, pulled the wraps off its autonomous, last-mile delivery vehicle today and made the world's first public road test deliveries from Draeger's Market in San Mateo to two nearby customers. (Photo: Udelv) Apples, eggs and avocados helped make transport industry history Tuesday - the first commercial "last-mile" delivery made on public streets in a fully autonomous van.
The MIT Media Lab is one of the most visible parts of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - both as an imposing glass-and-metal edifice in Cambridge and as an endless source of new technologies, from Lego Mindstorms and Guitar Hero, to e-ink, touchscreens, and in-vehicle GPS.
Present technologies that The Terminator accurately predicted! Some films age like wine. It's hard to believe that Director James Cameron's inspired fever dream, The Terminator, is 34 years old. Its lean script, staccato editing and direction, and its human driven storyline are what gives it the staying power to outshine most of today's sci fi films even with technologies like CGI, motion capture, and 3D-motion photography at their disposal.
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The enzyme Syn-F4 behaves like any other enzyme. It speeds up biological reactions in cells. But it differs in one key way: Syn-F4 didn't evolve. It isn't even "natural." It is, in fact, a completely artificial construct made with random sequences of DNA-something that's never existed in nature before.
What do you do when you have too much garbage but not enough energy? Convert one into the other. That's the thinking behind the waste-to-energy plants that are beginning to pop up around the globe, and now the Government of Dubai has announced plans to build the world's largest.
Uber is launching a bike-sharing service next week in partnership with JUMP, a startup that recently received the first and only permit to operate dockless bike-sharing in San Francisco. JUMP's contract with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency enables it to launch 250 of its dockless, electric bikes in San Francisco.
In its 2017 financial report, Harley-Davidson announced increased investment in electric motorcycle technology and the scheduled launch calendar for its first production electric bike. Harley pushed its electric model launch to within 18 months, which means the 2020 model year.