38 Results for



'Tech Tats' are temporary biosensors with cyborg style (Tomorrow Daily 278)

Ashley discusses one company's vision of temporary tattoos topped with tech, improving NASA's Robonaut 5 by challenging university teams to improve upon it and a health monitor that requires a patient to ingest a tiny microphone inside a pill.

By November 25, 2015


Biosensors take shape as temporary tattoos (Tomorrow Daily 278 show notes)

Chaotic Moon's "Tech Tat" is designed to be a temporary biomonitor. It can be placed anywhere on the human body, making it more discreet than a wrist wearable, and biometrics it gathers are sent to an easy to use app.

By November 25, 2015


NASA sets the challenge: Get this android Valkyrie ready for Mars

MIT and Northeastern teams will compete to make NASA's 6-foot-tall humanoid robot, also called R5, more useful for space exploration.

By November 18, 2015


SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying crucial cargo to ISS

After numerous delays, the space transport company sends its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft into orbit to carry cargo to the International Space Station. Next up: get that rocket back.

By April 18, 2014


NASA unveils 6-foot 'superhero robot' Valkyrie

Designed to compete in the DARPA Robotics Challenge, this "female" robot could be the precursor to robo-astronauts that will help colonize Mars.

By December 10, 2013


NASA merges man with machine

Jeff Cannata visits NASA's Johnson's Space Center in Houston and checks out various robotic technologies, including Robonaut 2, the space agency's humanoid robot and an Iron Man-like exoskeleton suit.

By June 24, 2013


Episode 43: Unboxing the BlackBerry Q10

In this week's episode, we unbox the BlackBerry Q10 for keyboard die-hards, road-test three action cameras with some radical motocross riders, and finish up our trip to NASA with a look at their robotics program.

By June 25, 2013


Robonaut becomes 1st humanoid robot in space

What could go wrong by putting a 330-pound humanoid robot on the International Space Station? Decades of science fiction stories can't be insanely far-fetched.

By February 24, 2011


Robonaut 2 to meddle in Super Bowl pregame

NASA's humanoid bot will join Howie Long on the Fox Pregame Show to predict the Super Bowl MVP.

By February 4, 2011


Wall-E, BigDog, Nao, PackBot break into Robot Hall of Fame

Military bots were well represented in the voting for the 2012 inductees. Left out in the cold: Robonaut and Johnny 5.

By October 24, 2012