Google engineers, T.V. Raman, and Charles Chen demonstrate the eyes-free capabilities that can be easily programmed into Android-based applications.
Plastic Logic's e-reader features a touch-screen interface that lets users organize and search for files and annotate documents.
Stephen Cass, senior editor of special projects at TR, interviews Dwight Merriman, CEO and cofounder of 10Gen, a startup that is developing a database designed to cope with the idiosyncrasies of cloud computing.
Ed Moses, director of the National Ignition Facility, explains how the facility works and how it could lead to fusion power.
Researchers at IBM have developed a computer system uses natural language techniques to process a question.
Bruno Van Wonterghem, NIF’s operations manager, shows off areas of the laser fusion facility that will be off-limits to the public.
This system, labeled “R” for robot guard, knows to wait behind objects and move in the shadows in order to successfully intercept an intruder (“I”).
A new vision system can identify objects within clutter.
In an interview with David Talbot, Technology Review’s chief correspondent, Stephen Wolfram describes what motivated him to launch Wolfram Alpha, how the “knowledge engine” works, and where it’s headed.
The bacteria propel the machine in different directions.