Ian Somerhalder, actor and founder for the Ian Somerhalder Foundation, loves that tech has created greener vehicles and ways to connect with people around the world. But he's wary of driverless cars and technology's impact on social interactions. CNET News' Editor-in-Chief Connie Guglielmo spoke with Somerhalder about how he hopes to make tech more humane.
Watch NASA Astronaut Terry Virts and ESA telerobotics specialist André Schiele shake hands, despite Virts being stuck aboard the International Space Station.
Ashley discusses a robotic limb with the ability to adjust its grip during a handshake, a HUD designed for doctors to use during surgeries and a working combination safe made entirely of Lego bricks.
Rob Schraff's soft robotics project features a humanoid hand with the ability to shake hands with a human and adjust its hold based on the person's grip.
The Microsoft co-founder has one hand in his pocket when shaking hands with South Korea's president, Park Geun-hye. This does not go down well.
Apple is looking to get into the business of unique device identification, filing a patent that details plans for a so-called digital handshake using next-generation cameras capable of reading specially coated, invisible ink. The technology would be used for enterprise, social networking, and gaming applications.
Want a really firm handshake? Try Bionic Concepts' Exo Gauntlet 2.0 and you'll make an impression.
In a world first, the commander of the International Space Station, last seen on "American Idol," shakes hands with a humanoid robot, whose handshake he calls "firm."
Researchers in Italy develop robotic arm whose movements show promise in helping stroke survivors re-learn how to use their hands, arms, and even shoulders.
Bleeoo.com is a safeguard to maintain our memory of a time when we waited for a box to call an ISP for Internet access. You use your Web cam to record an impression of that classic modem handshake sound, dial tone and all, which gets added to the rest of the "bleeoos" available for your brief entertainment.