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construction

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Intel plans to make construction helmets safer

Intel shows off its Daqri smart helmet at CES 2016. The helmet has an Intel processor and RealSense technology, along with X-ray vision to help identify problems in the field.

January 5, 2016

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Heavy vehicle operators in short supply? Use robots and drones instead (Tomorrow Daily 257)

Because of the country's aging population, Japanese construction company Komatsu isn't finding trained equipment operators as of late for their projects. It solved its own problem by creating a service featuring drone-guided, robotics-controlled industrial vehicles.

By October 13, 2015

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Japanese construction firm using robotic bulldozers guided by drones (Tomorrow Daily 257)

Ashley discusses a construction company's futuristic solution to Japan's aging population, two Brazilian VJs using tricycles loaded with audio-visual gear to entertain citizens and an electrical engineering professor who invented a pollution-absorbing bikini.

By October 13, 2015

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Inside Bose's secret research lab

Bose has always taken great pride in its technical innovations and the quality of its products. But new CEO Bob Maresca is betting on a new approach to get Bose to the next level: telling people what this secretive company is all about.

By February 3, 2016

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Tesla to reveal more about Model 3 on March 31, then start taking reservations

Tesla is readying the first glimpse of its first affordable vehicle, the Model 3. The reveal is set for March 31, and it can't come soon enough, as the automaker is facing increasingly tough questions about its future.

By February 11, 2016

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World's first 3D-printed apartment building constructed in China

A Chinese company has successfully 3D printed a five-storey apartment building and a 1,100 square metre villa from a special print material.

By January 19, 2015

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How I learned to stop worrying and love the BlackBerry Priv

Commentary: After three months with BlackBerry's first Android phone, this CNET editor reflects on what went well -- and what didn't.

By February 2, 2016

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Honda's Ridgeline isn't on sale yet, and it's already brandishing a brace of accessories

Finally back for an encore, Honda's fully redesigned Ridgeline is now wearing a catalog's worth of optional accessories.

By February 11, 2016

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Museum's 155-year-old mouse trap catches a fresh rodent

Some inventions stand the test of time, like this still-functioning old mouse trap that wasn't ready to resign itself to history just yet.

By February 4, 2016

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Ancient amber proves early insects were keen on high society

"Downton Abbey" has nothing on these ants and termites. Thanks to 100-million-year-old amber, we now have even earlier proof that insects have long known something about social class.

By February 11, 2016