VIDEO | Disney unveils wall-climbing ‘gravity defying’ robot

May 17, 2016 | 2:13 pm | Reuters video,

VertiGo is a wall-climbing robot that is capable of transitioning from the ground to the wall using propellors; it was designed in a collaboration between Disney Research Zurich and ETH.

VIDEO | Helping the blind with free smart glasses

May 16, 2016 | 7:42 pm | Reuters video,

Fund-raising has begun for what developers say will be the world’s first free smart glasses to help the blind and visually impaired.

NO BLINDSPOT | Ultra-sensitive camera sees around corners

May 13, 2016 | 2:25 am | Reuters video,

An ultra-sensitive camera that can locate single photons, by firing laser pulses on the ground and imaging return signals at the speed of light, can locate hidden people or objects in real time.

Kiwi cops’ ‘running man’ video goes viral

May 4, 2016 | 5:18 pm | Agence France-Presse

A New Zealand police video of cops performing the latest “running man” Internet craze has gone viral, attracting millions of hits and prompting a response in kind from the New York Police Department.

THERE IS HOPE | ‘Brain chip’ gives paralyzed man control of hand

April 16, 2016 | 11:10 am | Reuters video,

An Ohio man paralyzed in an accident while diving in waves can now pick up a bottle or play the video game Guitar Hero thanks to a small computer chip in his brain.

RETROTECH | The Computer Chronicles: Consumer Buyers Guide (1990)

April 15, 2016 | 3:19 pm |,

Let’s go back in time when floppy disks, DOS, Wordstar, and CRT monitors ruled the computer world.

WATCH | Thanks to smart windows, say goodbye to curtains

April 14, 2016 | 12:52 am | Reuters video,

Researchers at Harvard are developing the next generation of windows that utilize nanotechnology to transition between clear and cloudy with the flip of a switch.

WATCH | Bionic fingertip gives sense of touch to amputee

March 9, 2016 | 6:51 pm | Reuters video,

An amputee is able to feel rough or smooth textures in real-time using an artificial fingertip connected to nerves in his upper arm.

WATCH | Emotionally intelligent robot comes to life

March 8, 2016 | 1:25 pm | Reuters' video,

Scientists in Singapore introduce ”Nadine,” a humanoid robot, who can think, feel and even recognize people.

WATCH | Dronebox could allow drones to work for months

March 5, 2016 | 10:49 am | Reuters' video,

A Singaporean company has launched a device which fully automates drone services, potentially allowing UAVs to operate for months without human intervention.

WATCH | Smart band-aids on the horizon

February 4, 2016 | 2:06 pm | Reuters' video,

By incorporating sensors and electronics into a gel-like stretchable material that mimics human tissue, researchers hope to develop new biomedical tools to monitor and heal the body.

WATCH | Chilean-designed battery could take homes off grid

January 26, 2016 | 6:04 pm | Reuters' video,

A new battery made in Chile could allow households to take themselves off the power grid and store excess energy.

WATCH | State of play for virtual reality

January 23, 2016 | 4:03 pm | Reuters' video,

2016 will be a breakthrough year for virtual reality, as the technology starts evolving past a gaming platform towards a new tool to experience live content, according to experts.

WATCH | Is your dog unhappy? Hi-tech collar could give a clue

January 18, 2016 | 4:04 pm | Reuters' video,

A hi-tech collar which claims to measure the mood of your dog and cat is unveiled at an expo of wearable devices in Tokyo.

VIDEO | App blends social network and virtual reality

January 18, 2016 | 3:50 pm | Reuters' video,

Software company hopes to bring social interaction to the growing virtual reality industry.