Harry the bus wants feedback

(LONDON) Harry the bus wants to take you on a trip to see if you like it. This is reality for grown ups not the opening line to a children's programme. Minus a steering wheel or standard controls, Harry t...

Drones to spot killer sharks

(AUSTRALIA) Drones are to be used to reduce the threat sharks pose to swimmers in the seas around Australia's stunning beaches. Sharkspotter is a potentially lifesaving artificial intelligence technology ...

Firefighting robots access all areas

(JAPAN) Robot technologies are becoming increasingly useful in emergency situations. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has developed two prototypes to support firefighting efforts: the Water Cannon Robot and th...

‘How can you reimagine creativity?’

The iconic Tribeca Film Festival has always been a trailblazer for progressive ideas that challenge accepted norms and encourage fresh perspectives. Building on this spirit of innovative thinking, it has joined...

Thinking smarter ‘because we care’

By Peter Davies, the CEO of GreenRunning – the developers of Verv Question one: did you know the smart home means that your fridge will be able to order milk? Question two: do you care? Many connected ho...

Facebook ‘bot’ talks homelessness

(SCOTLAND) Attitudes towards homelessness are too often based on a misunderstanding of the issues. To help remedy that a company in Scotland has pioneered a new Facebook Messenger 'bot' to boost awareness. ...

3D solution for damaged knees

The knees' shock absorbers support our every step but for arthritis sufferers with damaged cartilage movement can cause excruciating pain. A graduate student in America may have found the answer though. Usin...

Robots and humans will work it out

Robots and humans working and living together in perfect harmony? For some the idea of a robot for a colleague might actually be quite appealing and new technology innovations point to a future where this scena...

Singapore pilots drone delivery service

(SINGAPORE) Drones will soon be delivering parcels to customers in Singapore thanks to a collaboration deal signed between Airbus Helicopters and SingPost. The pair are joining forces on the Skyways parce...

Manufacturers spell out AR needs

(USA) Some of the biggest names in manufacturing are collaborating to ensure the industry fully capitalises on the potential of augmented reality (AR) technologies. To help AR providers develop products w...