Vision

Autonomous Vehicle Driving from Italy to China

The Russian policeman waved at the orange van zigzagging around the empty plaza, ordering it to stop. The van didn’t, so the officer stepped closer to address the driver. But there was no driver. The van is an autonomous vehicle developed at the University of Parma’s Artificial Vision and Intelligent Systems Laboratory, known as VisLab.

A look at BMW’s Vision Efficient Dynamics

Making its Frankfurt public debut in just over two weeks, the 2 2 seater concept is described as a visualization of BMW ActiveHybrid technology; a symbol for future high-performance driving dynamics and driving pleasure all with a pioneering level of efficiency. Character: • High-performance concept study with BMW ActiveHybrid technology visualising the dynamic performance typical

BMW’s Green Sports Car Fantasy

“It’s the sports car of the future, the way BMW imagines it.” That’s how Adrian van Hooydonk, director of BMW’s group design, describes the “BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics” two-door concept vehicle to be unveiled at the upcoming Frankfurt Auto Show.

Robotic Maid Makes Breakfast

Mahru-Z is the robotic maid that can make breakfast!. Given certain voice commands the robot can perform functions such as working a microwave, delivering toast, and other tasks such as washing clothes.

10 Most Outrageous Military Experiments

We suspect that every military has a secret room full of stoned dudes who stare at the ceiling and just dream up shit to build. In support of our “secret room full of stoned dudes” theory, we offer the following actual military projects that stretch the limits of the non-stoned imagination:

3M Introduces the World’s First 3D Mobile

I don’t know about you guys but I will not be thrilled about gadgets capable of offering 3D videos and images as long as I will have to wear those 3D glasses. I’d rather watch 2D content instead of dealing with a possible headache. Luckily for me 3M is already thinking about such a 3D

Top 5 Affordable Night Vision Goggles

How cool is it to have a personal night vision goggles. There were times when Night Vision Goggles were supposed to be the gadgets only for the military people or spies. But now they are common and affordable with price tag even under $100 and one might be right for you. These are all non-military

Stimulating Sight: Artifical Eye Could Help Restore Vision

ScienceDaily (2009-09-24) — MIT engineers have designed a retinal implant for people who have lost their vision from retinitis pigmentosa or age-related macular degeneration, two of the leading causes of blindness. The retinal prosthesis would help restore some vision by electrically stimulating the nerve cells that normally carry visual input from the retina to the