Jeff Bigham of the University of Washington demonstrates WebAnywhere, which allows the visually impaired to use a Web browser on public terminals without the need to install or configure special accessibility software.
The Talaris vehicle is being tested at 50%, 65%, and 75% throttle, hovering at each level before increasing to the next thrust threshold. The test vehicle will be able to simulate the moon’s gravity by removing 5/6 of its own weight, which will help develop guidance, navigation and control algorithms for the Next Giant Leap team’s lunar hopper.
Cody Friesen, an associate professor of materials science at Arizona State University, explains his new battery design.
Pranav Mistry, a graduate student at MIT, explains how his new wearable device, SixthSense, enhances the real world with digital information.
Michelle Khine, a biomedical engineer at University of California, Irvine, explains how she uses children’s toys to make high-tech diagnostic chips.
Microsoft researcher Shahram Izadi explains the benefits of using touch in computing technology. Here, he discusses--and demonstrates--a new way of interacting with digital information on a touch screen.
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory recently tested the LIDAR sensors and algorithms that will translate raw data into a 3-D terrain map of the moon’s surface for future lunar-landing expeditions. This video describes the test and the technology used for autonomous landings and hazard detection.
Watch a video explaining how to use the government's new IT Dashboard.
On the Isle of Man, the beginnings of a marketable electric motorcycle.
Mozilla’s Chris Blizzard and Mark Surman demonstrate a novel insertion of Twitter feeds into real-time video streams and discuss how open-source video tools will make such innovation easy.