MM: Robots Power Grocery Delivery Service
Grocery delivery service Ocado, located in Andover in the United Kingdom, uses a fleet of robots to gather groceries at a high-tech warehouse.
May 16th, 2018
Video: A History of Artificial Intelligence
Apr 6th, 2018
Apple Plans Upgrades For 10th Anniversary iPhone
Apr 21st, 2017
MM: Super Clean Hydrogen Production; Edible Robots
Mar 21st, 2017
These Spiderbots Could Help Build A Colony On The Moon
Nov 28th, 2016
NASA Crowdsources Robot Arm Design
The arm would be attached to Astrobee, a flying, 1-cubic-foot robot that will patrol the ISS and assist astronauts with experiments and routine chores.
Jan 21st, 2016
MM Blog: LG’s Dual-Sided Flat Screen
A look at the new two-sided OLED flat screen LG showed off at CES.
Jan 19th, 2016
Maker Of Hacked Radio Says System Is Unique To Fiat Chrysler
The hack began the recall of 1.4 million vehicles from Fiat Chrysler.
Aug 5th, 2015
Boeing CEO Transition Could Impact Relationship With Unions
Chicago-based Boeing saw record revenues and profits from orders for its new planes, but McNerney also oversaw dramatic cuts in benefits for union workers at the company's Washington State plants, along with the addition of a non-union facility in South Carolina and the shifting of thousands of engineering jobs from the Seattle area to other states.
Jun 26th, 2015
Battle of the Flying Cars
Small companies from around the world are racing to commercialize their flying cars in the next few years, convinced their vehicles will transform the transportation sector.
May 20th, 2015
Ex-Nokia Engineers Launch New Smartphone
A team of ex-Nokia engineers is launching a smartphone based on the former world No. 1 cellphone maker's old software, hoping to grab a share of a highly competitive market. The Jolla handset's Sailfish operating platform is based on MeeGo software, which Nokia abandoned in 2011 when it switched over to using Microsoft Corp.'s Windows system.
Nov 27th, 2013
Apple Shareholder Drops Lawsuit On Preferred Stock
A disgruntled shareholder pressing Apple to create a new class of preferred stock has dropped a lawsuit that became a moot point after the iPhone and iPad maker changed the agenda at its annual meeting earlier this week. Lawyers for hedge fund manager David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital notified U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan in a letter sent Thursday that they no longer plan to pursue the lawsuit.
Mar 4th, 2013
Innovations To Change The Way We Manufacture
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers announces its 2013 list of Innovations That Could Change the Way You Manufacture. “While much of the tech world discusses the latest phone, computer, etc., the SME Innovation Watch Committee discusses what makes that new gadget possible,” said the manager of the Innovation Watch Committee. “They don’t stop at what we can do today, but look to what is possible.”
Mar 4th, 2013
The New Horizon In Tech
As devices get smaller and smaller, tech companies are looking for the next innovation that will keep consumers coming back for more. IBM Fellow and Vice President of Innovation Bernie Meyerson offers five new innovations that could change our lives within the next five years.
Jan 30th, 2013
Perfect Experiences Are Ruining Tech Education
Better, and more polished, interfaces make it easier for more people to sit back and play iOS games or watch something on Netflix, they also create a dangerous abstraction — a distance between the user and the actual technology that functions it.
Dec 3rd, 2012
Motor Trend's Car Of The Year: Tesla Model S
Motor Trend made a truly revolutionary choice for its car of the year this year, choosing the Tesla Model S. The Model S is Tesla's all-electric, plug-in luxury sedan. With prices ranging from $50,000 to over $100,000, the Model S is priced to compete against big luxury cars, and stands up well against its competition, according to the magazine.
Nov 14th, 2012
Motorola's Answer To The iPhone 5
How do you differentiate your new smartphone with the coming onslaught of the new iPhone 5? Motorola says that its new RAZRi smartphone is powered by an Intel chip and boasts impressive specs. However, is Motorola's latest offering enough to top iPhone 5 sales? It doesn't look like that's going to be the case.
Sep 24th, 2012
Boeing Offers Clues On 787-10
Boeing Co. is getting closer to figuring out what the next version of its new 787 would look like, although it still hasn't decided for sure whether to build it. The aircraft manufacturer has been delivering the base model of the new 787 for a year now.
Sep 14th, 2012
Four Lessons From Robots About Being Human
The more that robots ingrain themselves into our everyday lives, the more we're forced to examine ourselves as people. Ken Goldberg shares four very human lessons that he's learned from working with robots.
May 29th, 2012
Chewing Jockey Puts Crunch In Your Lunch
A team of computer scientists from Keio University in Japan are turning up the volume on meal-times with what they call the ''chewing jockey,'' a headset designed to enhance the eating experience. Part novelty, part therapeutic aid, the chewing jockey is aimed at anyone who wants to add bite to their meals.
Jan 4th, 2012
Extreme Picking & Packing
Vince and Allison take us on a tour of a high-speed warehouse that features packing machines operating at ground speeds of over 70 miles per hour. If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department. Have any comments or questions about our video editions of IMPO? Or do you have a video you'd like to see featured in one of our deployments? Email me at Rachel.
Dec 1st, 2011
Making Innovation A Life's Passion
Sir James Dyson, the inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, has made it his life's passion to take the everyday product and make it more unique. He's also trying to spread that message of innovation to today's youth. If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department.
Nov 16th, 2011
Immelt: More Confidence, More Jobs
General Electric's CEO, Jeff Immelt, talks about the President's Job Council's approach to unemployment: treat it like a turnaround in a company! Hear what he told Reuters' Chrystia Freeland. If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department.
Oct 19th, 2011
Meet 'The iPhone Doc'
''Dr. Brendan' (also known as the 'iPhone Doc') has seen his iPhone repair business boom as Apple's popularity soars. Just last year, he was fixing a wide range of Apple products from a tiny New York City apartment. Now he has four stores, eight employees, and boasts 300 percent growth since January.
Sep 27th, 2011
The Future Of Air Traffic Control
Technology normally used for organizing pit stops will map runways like they would a Formula 1 track in order to cut emissions. If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department. Have any comments or questions about our video editions of IMPO? Or do you have a video you'd like to see featured in one of our deployments? Email me at Rachel.
Aug 31st, 2011
Cutting A New Cloth For Growth
A factory in mid-town Manhattan remains a testament to one man's determination to keep jobs local as the economy slowly recovers. If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department. Have any comments or questions about our video editions of IMPO? Or do you have a video you'd like to see featured in one of our deployments? Email me at Rachel.
Aug 3rd, 2011
Scientists See Nano-solution To Airplane Safety
U.S. researchers have developed a new technology they say will make air travel safer. Scientists at Rensselear Polytechnic Institute are making microscopic nanotubes that can detect and repair fuselage cracks as they occur. If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department.
Jul 12th, 2011
On Last Week's Disappointing Jobs Numbers
CNN Money reports on last week’s disappointing news that jobs aren’t being created as quickly as economists would hope, and sits down with Secretary Hilda Solis of the Department of Labor to ask if we’re falling into a double-dip recession. The truth is that while many businesses are doing better than a year ago, and want to hire, the economy isn’t as supportive as it could be.
Jun 6th, 2011
Apple Announces iPhone, iPad Subscription Policy
Apple says if publishers want to sell digital newspapers and magazines for the iPhone and iPad, they must give customers the option of paying through its iTunes store.
Feb 15th, 2011
It's Full Of Hot Air
A full line of hot air process heating systems that can uniformly inject heat directly where it is required is now available from Malcom Company, Inc. (Tiverton, RI). The Leister Process Heating Tools can be integrated into any process to provide controlled heat from ambient to 1,600°F with ±1° accuracy and infinitely-adjustable airflow from 3 to 300 CFM.
Jun 11th, 2010
Dell Increases Presence In India
New manufacturing facility will be located in Tamil Nadu; operations expected to begin in early 2007.
Sep 14th, 2006