Virtual reality: Companies demonstrated a range of virtual reality products at the IEEE's Virtual Reality 2010 conference this week. These products are mainly used for training and for designing and testing equipment.
Surgeons at Children’s Hospital Boston repair a blocked kidney using the Da Vinci surgical robot.
Robert Perry of Panasonic discusses the future of 3-D technology during Panasonic’s Touch the Future tour.
GM explains how its enhanced vision system would work to help drivers.
Mike Rocke explains how his company, Transonic Combustion, improves the efficiency of gasoline engines by 50 to 75 percent.
Frank van Mierlo, CEO of 1366 Technologies, talks about his company’s new “direct wafer” solar cell manufacturing process.
Engineers from Microsoft Live Labs demonstrate Pivot, a tool for visualizing and manipulating data.
Why it matters that VCs won't do their jobs.
Bill Gross, founder and chairman of eSolar, explains how the company plans to make solar power as cheap as coal.
At Applied Materials headquarters in Santa Clara, CA, technicians are working on equipment for making the biggest solar cells on the market.