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Comment:Re: Ahhh - Elizabeth M-12/19/2014
Video: First Store Staffed Entirely by Telepresence Robots Opens in California
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12/19/2014  11 comments
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
Comment:Re: Progress - Elizabeth M-12/17/2014
Comment:Re: Holidaze - Elizabeth M-12/16/2014
Comment:Holidaze - Elizabeth M-12/15/2014
Comment:Re: Reality - Elizabeth M-12/15/2014
Comment:Re: Go, Obama - Elizabeth M-12/15/2014
10 STEM Holiday Gifts for Kids
Blog 
12/15/2014  17 comments
Here are our 10 favorite science and technology gift ideas for the future engineer in your life.
Autodesk Makes Design Software Free for Students, Teachers Worldwide
STEM Connection 
12/12/2014  6 comments
As part of its commitment to STEAM education, Autodesk has expanded its offering to provide design, engineering, and entertainment software free to students, teachers, and academic institutions across the world
Comment:Re: Skeptic - Elizabeth M-12/11/2014
Comment:Re: Great Idea - Elizabeth M-12/11/2014
Comment:Go, Obama - Elizabeth M-12/11/2014
Comment:Re: Why? - Elizabeth M-12/11/2014
Comment:Re: Why? - Elizabeth M-12/11/2014
Comment:Re: Robocop - Elizabeth M-12/10/2014
Is the Ring the ‘Worst Product Ever Made?'
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12/10/2014  8 comments
The Ring -- an invention of a company called Logbar, based in Tokyo with its US headquarters in San Carlos, Calif. -- controls your personal devices, such as an iPhone, from your finger through gestures and Bluetooth connectivity. It surpassed its Kickstarter goal by several thousand dollars.
Comment:Re: Skeptic - Elizabeth M-12/10/2014
Comment:Re: Great Idea - Elizabeth M-12/10/2014
Comment:Re: Great Idea - Elizabeth M-12/10/2014
‘Wind Tree’ Provides Artistic Take on Turbine Design for Smart Cities
Blog 
12/9/2014  18 comments
New Wind's Wind Tree has 72 "leaves" that are actually mini wind turbines. The power output of the tree is 3.1 kilowatts with the potential to generate 3,500 kWh to 13,500 kWh depending on the wind.
Soccer Field Powers Brazilian Slum
Blog 
12/8/2014  30 comments
UK startup Pavegen has teamed with gas and energy company Shell to give a Brazilian favela a soccer field that harvests energy from players' steps to power the surrounding neighborhood.
Comment:Re: Cheap? - Elizabeth M-12/8/2014
Comment:Re: Santa - Elizabeth M-12/8/2014
Amazon Enlists Robotic Elves to Help Ship Your Gifts
Blog 
12/5/2014  11 comments
Amazon's fulfillment centers are turning to robots as a solution to manage the high volume of holiday season orders.
Comment:Robocop - Elizabeth M-12/4/2014
Comment:Re: I, robot - Elizabeth M-12/4/2014
Ohio State Researchers Develop World's First Solar Battery
Blog 
12/4/2014  10 comments
Researchers at Ohio State University have designed what they say is the world’s first solar battery, which combines both a solar cell and storage capacity in a single device.
Comment:Re: How long? - Elizabeth M-12/4/2014
3D-Printed Liver Tissue Goes Commercial
Blog 
12/3/2014  9 comments
California-based Organovo has developed and released the exVive3D Human Liver Tissue, which is available to customers through the company’s contract research services program. It will be used in medical research and testing to study the effect of drugs on the liver.
Energy-Harvesting Switches Puts Energy at Your Fingertips
Product News 
12/3/2014  7 comments
Arveni is offering a smart batteryless switch that operates the radio inside with the touch of a finger. The switch can be used to create an intelligent lighting system in a home or office; the radio itself inside the switch also can be used as a common connection point among different smart objects in the home.
Conductive Clay -- the Future of Energy Storage?
Blog 
12/2/2014  15 comments
MXene clay -- which is two-dimensional and comprised of three layers of titanium and two layers of carbon that’s five atoms thick -- was developed by a team of researchers in Drexel’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Comment:Re: *sigh* - Elizabeth M-12/2/2014


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