RoboClam

RoboClam 

Some of the best designs that man has conjured up through the ages have been inspired by evolution, and it is no shame in taking a cue from what evolution has perfected over a course of millions of years. Researchers from MIT have created their latest robotic marvel in the form of “RoboClam,” and this little robot akin to a cigarette lighter buries itself deep in the sea bed and can act as an electronic anchor for underwater submarines. The technology behind the design and execution came from razor clams, tiny and slender sea creatures that bury themselves deep into the ocean’s sandy bed when in danger.
Continue reading… “RoboClam”

0

Honda’s Ecological Drive Assist System

Honda’s Ecological Drive Assist System 

Honda is turning its 2009 Insight hybrid cars into acceleration nannies. This new Ecological Drive Assist System (EDAS) features a chameleon-like speedometer, turning blue if you’re driving too rambunctiously. It’s all in the name of saving the planet, encouraging drivers to ease off the throttle with an easily-seen color code.

Continue reading… “Honda’s Ecological Drive Assist System”

0

New Digital Camera With Built-In Printer By Takara Tomy

digiinsta728.jpg

Cutting Edge Technology Right At Your Fingertips

Wanna-be cutting-edge art photographers got a cool new toy to play with recently from Takara Tomy called the XIAO. The XIAO is a digital camera that takes the place of the old school Polaroid Instamatic by allowing users immediately print their digital photos on the spot via its built-in printer.

Continue reading… “New Digital Camera With Built-In Printer By Takara Tomy”

0

Yamaha’s Electric Trumpet

trumpet.jpg

Electronic Trumpet Powered By Humming

The EZ-TP Electronic Teaching Trumpet from Yamaha is now available in Japan. Sorry rest of the world. You’re going to have to wait to get your lips on this one. It’s a digital way to learn the trumpet and share and save your MIDI-produced songs to your computer. The EZ-TP trumpet is designed to react to humming, not your mouth positions.

Continue reading… “Yamaha’s Electric Trumpet”

0

Ford’s “MyKey” Feature Will Let Parent’s Set Limits On Teens

Ford’s “My Key” Feature Will Let Parent’s Set Limits On Teens

 MyKey controlled by a computer chip in the key, that allows parents to limit the car’s
speeds to 80 mph and set a maximum volume for the audio system on some 2010 models.

So you think junior is a little too lead-footed when he drives the family car? Starting next year, Ford Motor Co. will give you the power to do something about it.

Continue reading… “Ford’s “MyKey” Feature Will Let Parent’s Set Limits On Teens”

0