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RFID helps robots locate objects

Work to improve robot vision is ongoing -- but robots don't necessarily need to rely solely on their eyes.

By September 23, 2014

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Woman gets microchip implant so she can leave office keys at home

Carrying keys is, apparently, all too much for one Swedish woman. She claims this isn't the future, but the present. And she's not the only one to let tech get under her skin.

By November 18, 2014

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Adorable penguin rover uses chick disguise to get in close

Researchers have disguised a remote-controlled rover as an emperor penguin chick in order to get up close and personal without disturbing the birds.

By November 2, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: HTC unveils 'selfie' phone, pocket cam; Apple teases next affair

Can HTC capture buyers' attention with a "selfie" phone and action cam? Also, Apple's invitation to its latest event offers few hints. Plus, a new Tesla and all the latest tech in Tokyo in this look back at the week that was.

By October 10, 2014

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Plastc: A Coin challenger appears

Universal credit card Coin hasn't even arrived yet, and already a challenger touting superior features has arrived on the scene.

By October 7, 2014

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Set sail with robots, virtual balconies on tech-filled cruise

Royal Caribbean says it's hitting the high seas with "the world's first smart ship" this November. Expect high-tech toys aplenty.

By August 26, 2014

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If body piercings could harvest human energy...

A conceptual collection of gold and biopolymer jewellery consists of three pieces, each of which pierces the skin: E-pulse Conductor, Blood Bridge, and Blinker.

By August 7, 2014

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PantryChic is like a robotic prep cook for your home kitchen

Store and dispense baking ingredients with a kitchen gadget that takes the hassle out of converting weights and measures.

By July 29, 2014

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Airbus shows off Bag2Go suitcase with RFID

This prototype suitcase from aeroplane manufacturer Airbus wants to put an end to lost luggage with built-in RFID and iPhone connectivity.

By June 6, 2013

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Guy's Kickstarter dream: Making potato salad (with dill even)

A forward-thinking entrepreneur attempts to Kickstart a potato-salad-making session and ends up blowing away his $10 funding goal.

By July 3, 2014