On today's show, we show you a robot putting out fires on naval ships, discuss BitTorrent's plans to start cranking out original content and check out a smart air-conditioning system that follows you around a room.
An Italian architect and MIT's Senseable City Lab have teamed up to create an air-conditioning system that only cools when it detects a person underneath it, cutting energy and water costs in sweltering desert locations like Dubai.
Technology previously used by the military could give fire crews an edge as they battle wildfires. The Wave Relay system, which uses Android devices, enables two-way, real-time voice and video communications, even in remote areas. As CNET's Sumi Das reports, the Prescott, Ariz., fire department, which lost 19 Hot Shot firefighters last year, is testing the technology.
Cypher promises its voice isolating software will elevate call quality, whether you're a caller in a noisy restaurant or a soldier on the battlefield.
The wireless capsule works alongside a belt that also tracks skin temperature, pulse, and respiration rate and is being used this year in the fight against bush fires in Australia.
Fire experts say the most likely reason a woman has singed hair and burns is that the laptop's battery malfunctioned.
The military is testing the wearable’s use for combat situations, as well as building apps that could help soldiers on the battlefield.
Firefighters in Minnesota enter a burning apartment, only to find a couple grappling with their TV, in a desperate attempt to save it.
In a curiously defensive post to Google+, the Google Glass team explains 10 alleged myths about the device. Apparently, it doesn't mark the end of privacy at all.
This tracked monster can spit out 600 gallons of water per minute and take on train wrecks. Just don't step on the hose.