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Lyft Improves Accessibility For Drivers Who Have Hearing Impairments

Last year Lyft introduced a new feature in their cars called Amp. This is basically a device placed on the dashboard of a Lyft car in which it will glow various colors that will help riders ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from Ubergizmo

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A Key Piece of Self-Driving Cars Is About to Get a Lot Cheaper

Velodyne, which leads the world in making lidar sensors for autonomous cars, just announced a brand-new design.

Thu 20 Apr 17 from MIT Technology Review

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5G enables precision road weather services and provides robot cars with the ability to hear

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is coordinating the 5G-Safe project, which aims to reduce traffic accidents. This involves the development of new vehicular network solutions and the ...

Fri 21 Apr 17 from

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Renault looks to the future of racing with R.S. 2027 Vision

Renault has let its designers run wild ahead of Auto Shanghai, and the result is the eye-catching R.S 2027 Vision, a look at where Formula 1 might be in (you guessed it) 2027. Although ...

Wed 19 Apr 17 from Gizmag

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System sorts granular bulk materials faster and more accurately

Sand, gravel, coal, deicing salt or diamonds, grain, sugar, coffee or grapes and waste a lot of everyday goods are more or less grainy. To classify this bulk material by quality and size, ...

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System helps racing cyclists adapt sitting position exactly to physical conditions

Participants in the hardest bicycle races in the world, such as the Race Across America (4800 km), the Race Around Austria (2200 km and 30,000 meters difference in altitude) or Cape Epic in ...

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Sling TV streams live broadcasts to your LG Smart TV

If you're a cord cutter, you no longer have to worry about buying a dedicated media player just to watch live broadcasts on your LG TV. Sling TV's internet-only service is ...

Wed 19 Apr 17 from Engadget

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Birds sing shorter songs in response to traffic noise

Birds sing differently in response to traffic noise, which potentially affects their ability to attract mates and defend their territory, according to research published in Bioacoustics. The ...

Tue 18 Apr 17 from

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Rethinking traffic theory in the age of Uber

If you've got the feeling that your morning commute keeps getting longer, chances are you're right.

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Plywood Drones Could Help the Marines Safely Deliver Supplies

A cheap, disposable glider that can carry 700-pound payloads could fly one-way cargo missions.

Tue 18 Apr 17 from MIT Technology Review

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