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Mercedes cars can now park themselves WITHOUT a human at the wheel

The companies are currently trialing the project in the Mercedes-Benz Museum parking garage, Stuttgart, where the service is accessed via a smartphone app.

58 minutes ago from Daily Mail

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Hyperloop hits record speeds at SpaceX's 2019 Pod competition

Now in its fourth instalment, SpaceX's Hyperloop Pod competition continues to bring out the very best in student engineering teams from all around the world, with the 2019 edition again ...

Mon 22 Jul 19 from Gizmag

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New sensor network reveals telltale patterns in neighborhood air quality

Black carbon, commonly known as soot, is a significant contributor to global warming and is strongly linked to adverse health outcomes. Produced by the incomplete combustion of fuels—emitted ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Five ways buildings of the future will use biotech to become living things

What if our homes were alive? I don't mean smart homes with the disembodied voice of Alexa deciding the setting for your living room spotlights. I mean actually alive—growing, living, breathing ...

Mon 22 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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Apple files patent for mixed-reality headset - CNET

The AR/VR headset would come with multiple sensors.

22 hours ago from CNET

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Bizarre 'bird of prey' airliner concept design revealed

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has revealed an airliner concept design that bears a striking resemblance to a ‘bird of prey.”

23 hours ago from FOXNews

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New Jammer Technology Was Used By The U.S. To Down Iranian Drone

Dalton Swanbeck/U.S. Navy/Handout via Reuters President Donald Trump had announced a couple of days ago that the USS Boxer had taken down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz. It wasn’t ...

Mon 22 Jul 19 from Ubergizmo

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Researchers develop MEMS accelerometer with higher sensitivity and improved noise reduction

A significant increase in the demand of accelerometers is expected as the market for consumer electronics, such as smartphones, and social infrastructure monitoring applications are expanding. ...

8 hours ago from TechXplore

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Stretch-sensing glove captures interactive hand poses accurately

Capturing interactive hand poses in real time and with realistic results is a well-examined problem in computing, particularly human-centered computing and motion capture technology. Human hands ...

2 hours ago from TechXplore

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Peloton's Level 4 connection could turn page for trucking industry

A Mountain View, California, company has a vision of driver assistive truck platooning as a potential change maker for the trucking industry—in a good way, namely, carrying with it safety and ...

Thu 18 Jul 19 from TechXplore

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