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.
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.
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.
Six ducklings that fell down a storm drain are lured out by a firefighter using the duck call ringtone on his iPhone.
Would you trust electrodes attached to your muscles to guide you? A new system out of Germany aims to keep your eyes off your smartphone by buzzing your legs toward your destination.
Technically Incorrect: A photograph of seven women using a selfie stick to take pictures near the site of last week's East Village explosion causes quite a stir. And it's not the only smiling selfie from the scene.
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.