A robotic platform that operates using a precision system of cables is the next big thing in motion simulation.
Ranging from watches that talk to smartphones wirelessly and measure heart rate, to wearable computers running Android, MWC 2013 was replete with devices blurring the line between man and machine.
Oh, you thought weddings were expensive? You probably didn't hire a "social media concierge" for $3,000. Yes, it's a thing. That story plus the world's first cybernetics-assisted Olympics, called the Cybathlon; an app that sends someone to the post office for you; and checking in with the Million Dollar Homepage nine years after the fact.
Artist and cyborg advocate Neil Harbisson has an "eyeborg," a device implanted in his skull that lets him hear colors. Friends can even use an app to beam images to his brain. Crave's Michael Franco talks with him about cyborg advocacy, turning music into clothing, and life with a new sense you can never shut off.
Oh you thought weddings were expensive? You probably didn't hire a "social media concierge" for $3000. Yes, it's a thing. That story plus the world's first cybernetics-assisted Olympic games called the Cybathlon, an app that sends someone to the post office for you, and checking in with the Million Dollar Homepage 9 years after the fact.
Nanosuits, powerful prosthetics, and brain-computer interfacing seemed far-fetched when the original movie hit theaters. Now, with a remake nearly three decades later, the plot is closer to reality than you may think.
The European Space Agency has asked for a report on the feasibility of teaming a serpentine robot with a rover to explore the Red Planet. How has this not already been made into a movie?
Scientists have created a 3D-printed cartilage ear with an antenna that extends hearing far beyond the normal human range.
Exclusive: Slinky.me founder Victor Koch says his company's Chromebook video is legit -- but doubts about him are mounting.
The lead designer behind Google's new Android 3.0 Honeycomb software has been talking about its applications beyond tablets, and the inspiration behind its look and feel.