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Segway inventor's 'Star Wars'-style robot arm gets go-ahead

Dean Kamen has since turned his mind to creating a revolutionary robotic arm that's now gained FDA approval.

By May 12, 2014

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Inmotion R1EX rolls out a budget Segway-like transporter

The Inmotion R1EX has a plucky attitude, a low-ish price tag, a packable form factor, and a desire to corner the personal transporter market.

By January 6, 2014

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Movpak: If an electric skateboard and a backpack had a baby...

It's a backpack. It's an electric skateboard. It's the Movpak, an unusual form of transportation that folds up for portability.

By September 3, 2014

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Robotic hand assistant gives you two extra fingers

MIT researchers have developed a cyborg-like hand assistant that attaches robotic fingers to your wrist, giving new meaning to the term "magic fingers."

By July 21, 2014

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Futuristic roller skates zip along at 12 mph

There are no flames shooting out the back, but Rocketskates give you the look of the future, strapped firmly to your feet.

By July 10, 2014

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Segway-like robot helps fight fires with 3D, thermal imaging

Engineers at UC San Diego are testing small, mobile robotic vehicles that create virtual reality maps with temperature data that first responders can use in real time.

By June 5, 2013

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Behold, the craziest way ever to get to the airport

Tired of lugging around a heavy suitcase as you travel? Transform your bags into a motorized scooter and make your luggage do the work for you.

By June 9, 2014

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OK Go touts White House Maker Faire on June 18

In new video, hit band OK Go unveils date of White House's first-ever Maker Faire, which CNET reported first in February.

By June 4, 2014

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MIT demos shoulder-mounted Doc Ock robot arms

We can't all be super-villains, but some MIT researchers are getting closer with a set of robot arms that sit on your shoulders. First the lab, then the world!

By June 3, 2014

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The 404 1,491: Where we QR in peace (podcast)

Why you should avoid buying a fake thumb extension to access your giant phablet, the 3-wheeled Segway nobody was waiting for, QR codes on gravestones, and does video game music increase workday productivity?

By May 22, 2014