I’m going to try and avoid any references to a certain dictator in the middle of last century who went around wanting to control everything, but word is that the government in Bavaria, the southernmost state in Germany, is set to unleash a law that bans the use of MP3 players in its schools. There […]
It turns out that “Surrogates”, staring Bruce Willis, might not have been just a movie after all. For those who haven’t seen it, in the near future when people don’t interact with the environment themselves and instead have human-looking robots they control remotely do everything for them. Telesar V might not be nearly as sophisticated as the robots in Surrogates, yet the concept is still pretty similar. Telestar V is a telexistence robot system being researched by a group at the Keio University led by Professor Tachi. The idea behind the technology is having a robot you can remotely control.
Approaching a similar market as the Acura RDX and BMW X3 is the newly revealed Audi Q5. The compact crossover made its official debut at the Beijing Motor Show. The decidedly sporty vehicle comes with large 19-inch wheels, a long 2.81 meter wheelbase, and an extra roomy interior. The platform underpinning the Q5 crossover is […]