The latest in assistive technology is a lightweight glove that helps patients with limited mobility grab and pick up objects.
Devices produce electricity from spores resting on water’s surface, but practical applications remain distant.
Automakers have begun harvesting batteries for use in stationary energy storage applications.
We’re in the midst of a jobs crisis, and rapid advances in AI and other technologies may be one culprit. How can we get better at sharing the wealth that technology creates?
Startup VA-ST thinks its depth-sensing glasses can help people with little sight get around more easily.
Entrepreneurs using couriers and mom-and-pop shops hope to outmaneuver Amazon with ultrafast deliveries in India’s big cities.
Occipital wants to interrupt virtual-reality scenes with what’s coming at you in real life to prevent surprises and spills.
Oculus reveals its first consumer virtual-reality headset, Oculus Rift, and hand controls for interacting with digital objects and making gestures.
One software startup is taking a different approach to the automation of driving.
To make its prototype augmented-reality goggles a product, Magic Leap will have to scale up silicon photonics—something heavyweights like Intel have struggled to do.