Media finds weird news impossible to resist, even when it sounds too silly to be true. But it can fool people especially easily when coming from a place like Japan, birthplace of wacky trends.
A Drexel math professor invents a side mirror that offers a wider field of view. However, it is subtly curved, so it can't actually be put on any cars sold in the U.S.
A new testing tool aims to provide visual insight into browser-based testing for Web applications.
Grad student nabs second-place James Dyson Award for cane that integrates a mobile phone and uses ultrasonic technology to detect low-hanging objects from 5 to 6.5 feet away.
Camera feeds live shots to LCD in rear view
An association for the blind will sell a Geiger counter that reads out levels, while Toshiba develops a radiation hot-spot camera.
Car maker recently announces a brake-resistance device that would attempt to keep drivers from changing lanes if another vehicle is detected in the motorist's blind spot.
At the Driverless Car demonstration area on the CES 2014 grounds, Ford is showing how vehicle-to-vehicle communication can save lives.
The company's partnership with software companies will yield an electronics package that can see pedestrians, tell if a driver is dozing off, and initiate emergency-stop decisions.
See someone on the train you'd like to date? NameTag, an upcoming app for Android, iOS, and Google Glass uses facial recognition technology to match passersby to their social-media and dating info.