Some benches in Boston parks offer more than a place to sit. They also charge your gadgets, track noise levels, and watch the weather.
Velo Labs has come up with a bike lock that alerts owners to possible thefts, alerts emergency responders to possible crashes, and has a keyless entry that lets users share bikes Airbnb-style.
The Solar Roadway hopes to use the large, flat areas provided by roads to generate solar power, decreasing the reliance on fossil fuel energy.
Just a month after word came that Facebook was interested in the 20-person drone maker, Google snatches it up for an undisclosed sum.
The patent envisions a lid with a secondary display, touch inputs, and solar cells to help charge your Mac.
The cars of the future may be able to communicate with each other, drive themselves, and be powered by the sun. CNET's Sumi Das on the concepts and the cars that automakers showed off at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
No ice, no problem. The Solar Cooler uses solar panels to keep things chill in remote places, on the beach, or when camping out.
A newly-published patent application proposes equipping portable devices with built-in technology that can directly convert solar power.
This "atmospheric satellite" flies at 65,000 feet, and could provide satellite-style services for a fraction of the cost.
This slim, lightweight panel can hang off your bag or backpack, capturing the sun's plentiful rays for endless on-the-go power.