CES 2017: Hyundai unveils three exoskeletons for paraplegics, factory workers

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If Hyundai’s latest efforts are anything to go by, the car company is more inclined, than other automakers, to become more than just a car manufacturer. The company is venturing hard into assistive robots. Latest example, a trio of assistive robots – exoskeletons, unveiled by the company at a press conference in CES 2017. We’ve seen bulky robotic suits and exoskeletons over the years, but Hyundai has focused on keeping its battery-powered wearable exoskeletons very sleek and lightweight. Read More…

Intel debuts Project Alloy VR headset at CES 2017

At the CES 2017, Intel demoed its in-the-works Project Alloy VR headset, which turns pre-scanned room furniture into a game scene in virtual reality. The idea of transforming real environment into virtual reality is something Intel is referring to as Mixed Reality. According to CEO Brian Krzanich, Intel is expected to provide this technology to VR manufacturers by the end of this year, since Intel wouldn’t be developing a headset itself. Read More…

CES 2017: Nvidia’s self-driving car seems to be a strong contender in the race

Nvidia self driving car

The race for self-driving cars is getting hotter by the day, and big automotive giants are already deep into the development. Latest in the run for supremacy in self-driving cars is Audi. They have joined hands with Nvidia to develop a self-driving car they call BB8. The autonomous car will be based on a Drive-PX computer which makes all the critical decisions on busy roadways.
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CES 2017: POP-I backpack having e-ink flexible display is what the new generation needs

POP-I backpack

Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has become the center stage for showcasing new technology, innovations and ideas that were unheard of before. This year at the electronics show so far, we have seen many eye-popping things. But this one was never even on our mind until we saw it. A backpack with an e-paper display to display the photo you like and show it off to the world. POP-I backpack has a 4.7-inch/10-inch e-paper screen and comes with a price tag of $99 – $399. Also, the accessory is available in canvas or leather make.
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The best and worst features of Apple MacBook Pro

New Apple Macbook pro with touch bar 4

When Apple first unveiled its new line of MacBook Pros it attracted rave reviews in most of the media coverage. Now that the actual units have started to ship out, it is clear that as much as the new MacBook Pros do have a lot going for them – it isn’t exactly ‘perfect’ either. With that in mind, if you’re thinking of getting your hands on a MacBook Pro it is helpful to know beforehand, what to expect from its best and worst features.
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Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT is fastest, world’s largest-capacity USB 3.0 flash drive

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Kingston’s new DataTraveler Ultimate Generation Terabyte (GT) is a flash drive, but it’s unlike any that we have seen before. At close to three inches long, it may not be the smallest, but it is Kingston’s fastest and world’s largest-capacity USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB 3.0) flash drive. DataTraveler Ultimate GT provides 2TB of external storage space, which is good to store almost 160 HD movies or up to 70 hours of 4K video company claims. Read More…

PowreRay underwater robot – Enjoy VR fishing experience with 4K UHD camera

powerray underwater robot
Technology has taken recreational activities to a new level. Drones or robotics and AI are intruding in almost every field from playing music instruments, singing, chatting to fighting in battlefield by replacing humans. Technology offers to enhance the experience and make it easier in most cases like PowerVision Robot Corporation’s new fishfinder and underwater robot for videography and photography – PowerRay.
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Faraday Future FF91 gives Tesla Motors some early jitters at CES 2017

Faraday Future FF91 electric car

Faraday Future has been in the news for its bold move to develop a new species of electric cars of the future. The American automotive technology company is a start-up which envisions a future dominated with powerful electric cars. We have already seen their developments, putting more emphasis on what they actually believe in. Now the company is out with a bang at CES 2017 with their powerful electric car capable of going from 0-60 in mere 2.39 seconds.
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Ehang 184 drone makes first successful unmanned flight, human’s still denied onboard

We all dream of flying solo like a bird in the air. There are a handful of companies trying to make this dream a reality. Chinese company Ehang may be the closest at doing that. The company unveiled its Ehang 184 AAV drone – an unmanned vehicle designed to fly a single personal without any pilot license at CES 2016. Exactly a year later, at CES 2017, the company has launched first unmanned flying video of drone. Read More…

Lenovo’s Windows Holographic VR headset is inexpensive and lightweight

Lenovo VR headset

There’s no doubt, virtual reality is going to be the in thing at the Consumer Electronics Show this year. Just to tap into the market, Lenovo showed of its first VR headset – an unnamed prototype device that is designed to work with Microsoft Windows Holographic platform. The device Lenovo is working on is scheduled to be a relatively cheaper VR headset, in comparison to the likes of HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Read More…