Category: Software

Hydropneumatic robot from Disney Research showed unprecedented accuracy and smooth movements

Disney Research Company has introduced a robot capable of playing on a xylophone, throwing balloons and even moving fresh eggs. The robot is equipped with hydrostatic drive mechanisms that combine hydraulics and air. This allows to achieve practically free movement of manipulators in space, unprecedented accuracy and accuracy of movements with relative simplicity of design. For decades of …

On all mobile phones in India in 2017 will appear “alarm button”

This week, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of India announced that next year rules will come into force that will oblige mobile phone manufacturers to install an “alarm button” and GPS on them. The main purpose of this innovation is to protect women from violence . Leading global phone manufacturers are actively introducing a service in the …

Flexible batteries can be glued on the skin like a stick-plaster

The popularity of wearable devices is growing every day. However, they are united by one common drawback – a limited resource of food, which must be replenished regularly. Scientists have offered their own version of the solution to this problem. An international team of researchers based at the University of Illinois has developed a flexible battery that can be pasted …

Engineers created a robotic arm with tactile sensors

Most of the currently operating robotic limbs that mimic the human hand are very cumbersome and almost insensitive. A group of researchers at Cornell University, led by the assistant professor of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Robert Shepard, was able to endow the soft robot with the ability to feel objects, like humans. For this, …

The new Wi-Fi technology consumes 10,000 times less energy

A team of engineers from the University of Washington has developed a new technology for transmitting a Wi-Fi signal, which consumes 10,000 times less energy than conventional methods. This invention repeatedly extends the life of mobile gadget batteries and can be used with any of the existing routers and smartphones. A standard Wi-Fi signal transmits information simultaneously …

How to create computer games: briefly about the main

Rigid criticism immediately after the release – this is the fate of many modern video games. Whether it’s small, but exciting online applications or global projects with a budget of no more than one million dollars, they all cause dissatisfaction with a particular category of users. But most of the criticism today, unfortunately, is not objective. Far from the basics of …

Yandex launched an assistant bot in Telegram

Bots – smart accounts for Telegram instant messaging are gaining popularity. They are looking for recipes and images, help navigate the world of cinema, with some you can play, they also help to search and download books. Many of the well-known companies already have their own bots, and now it’s Yandex’s turn. April 6 was the first official …

FBI still hacked iPhone terrorist from San Bernardino

The conflict between the FBI and Apple’s management can be considered partially exhausted. All, as they say, remained with their: the head of Apple Tim Cook showed steadfastness and refused to comply with the requirements of the court to provide access to the phone of terrorist Syed Faruk, and the FBI managed by its own forces, hacking the killer’s …