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Added 31 December, 2018

We already know that most pet owners see their dogs as members of the family, so it makes sense that there is now a rise in fitness trackers for pets. The 'RAWR' collar, positioned as a feature-rich smart collar for your canine, is outfitted with activity tracking technology, health monitoring, GPS tracking technology and even a personal...

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Added 20 December, 2018

The world's first fully autonomous ferry has been demonstrated in Finland. The Falco used a combination of Rolls-Royce Ship Intelligence technologies to make the outward journey. The vessel detected objects using sensor fusion and artificial intelligence and conducted collision avoidance. It also demonstrated automatic berthing with an...

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Added 9 December, 2018

Nera, the world’s first 3D-printed electric motorcycle is an electric vehicle with many unique features including airless tires, embedded electronics, and forkless steering. Developed by the German innovation lab, NOWlab, Nera features fully 3D-printed parts such as tires, rims, frame, fork, and seat, excluding only electrical components. Plus...

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Added 7 December, 2018

Wearable smart devices are now monitoring many aspects of our daily lives. So it makes sense that the same people who like to keep stats on themselves want to know how good the air around them is. There are many devices coming to market now, including Airthings Wave Plus, a smart IAQ monitor packed with sensitive electronics that keep tabs on...

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Added 6 December, 2018

Automated technology is showing up in more places than ever as brands seek to offer consumers an enhanced level of convenience with everyday processes, which is what brings us to the 'SmartCup' automated beverage brewer. Working with tea, coffee and more, the solution works by gets liquids to the optimal temperature in a short amount of time...

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Added 5 December, 2018

One of the biggest problems of getting more gadgets is that you need to worry about powering more things. Batfree is a unique band that charges your Apple Watch using embedded batteries and an easy connection to the device, adding more than 27 additional hours of battery life to your Apple Watch. Super light, powerful, and convenient. Batfree...

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Added 5 December, 2018

A new service has launched in Milton Keynes in the UK that allows people to order deliveries by robot. Residents can get parcels sent to a depot and receive a notification once they arrive. They can then get the items delivered to their door by robot, at a time of their choosing. A monthly £7.99 ($10) app subscription covers an unlimited number...

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Added 2 December, 2018

A company called Buglife has found a way to use the infrared depth sensors found on some iPhones to analyze facial expressions. The company has designed a software development kit that works in any iOS app. The product can help companies and marketers capture user reactions to a product or a piece of content. It offers two modes of operation:...

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Added 29 November, 2018

In Scotland, driverless buses will be tested on public roads for the first time as part of a major expansion of the technology. Under the government-funded trial five autonomous single-deck vehicles will run between Edinburgh and Fife, although regulations mean that a driver will remain on board during all journeys. The buses will carry up to...

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Added 28 November, 2018

PNC Bank is piloting dynamic CVV cards that use an e-ink screen on the reverse of the card to display a continuously updated three-digit CVV security code. The US-based bank plans to begin offering the cards to its Treasury Management division’s commercial cardholders in early 2019. PNC is using cards based on Visa’s Dynamic CVV2 Specification...