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Fujitsu is developing a robot that can judge gymnastics for Tokyo's 2020 Olympics

The system uses powerful lasers to create a 3D model of the athlete in real time, quite literally analysing their every move.

By May 25, 2016


Bullet-time video of parkour, breakdancing, gymnastics is awesome

Using a special filming technique, a cinematographer makes the sports of parkour, tricking, breakdancing and gymnastics look even more amazing.

By October 14, 2014


I nearly strangled my Amazon Echo on Prime Day

I wanted a dome surveillance camera. Alexa thought I said "dumb surveillance camera." An attempt at voice-shopping on Prime Day goes very, very wrong.

By July 13, 2016


Juiced for Olympics in VR? Better grab a Samsung headset

For the first time, you can watch Olympic ceremonies and competition in virtual reality, but only if you have Samsung's devices and pay for traditional TV.

By June 30, 2016


Tricked-out Ferris wheel gets air conditioning, touchscreen tablets

The Red Horse Osaka Wheel, a decidedly 21st-century ride set to be unveiled on July 1, will be the tallest in Japan and the fifth-tallest in the world.

By June 7, 2016


No winners possible in Net neutrality legal battle, says ex-FCC chief

But Michael Powell, a one-time regulator and now chief lobbyist for the cable industry, still has a prediction on how a key court decision will go.

By May 25, 2016


Robot gymnast does quadruple backflip, sticks landing

Hinamitetu is a Japanese gymnast that just happens to be made out of electronics. The accomplished robot just pulled off an impressive backflip.

By July 16, 2013


Gigapixel images from the Olympics

Photographers have been busy capturing detailed gigapixel images from the London Olympics, including photos from the gymnastics and beach volleyball events.

By August 5, 2012


Lego Olympics: Sporting triumphs re-enacted in stop-motion

From Usain Bolt's blazing 100-meter dash victory to the women's gymnastics competition, memorable Olympics moments can be viewed in the form of stop-motion Lego action.

By August 6, 2012