VIDEO | Could a $34 smartphone device improve HIV diagnosis in Africa?

March 2, 2015 | 2:52 pm | Reuters video,

A dongle that plugs into a Smartphone mimics a lab-based blood test for HIV and syphilis and can detect the diseases in 15 minutes, say researchers.

VIDEO | Project Anywhere takes virtual reality gaming to new level

February 18, 2015 | 5:28 pm | Reuters video,

A student at ETH Zurich creates what he believes is the most advanced virtual digital avatar ever seen. Constantinos Miltiadis says his Project Anywhere will allow multiple gamers in separate continents to compete in the same virtual space.

Britain gives go-ahead to test driverless cars on roads

February 12, 2015 | 6:54 am | Sarah Young, Reuters

Britons will from next summer be joined on the roads by driverless cars, after the government gave the go-ahead for the vehicles to be tested on public roads in a bid to encourage companies developing the technology to invest in the country.

VIDEO | Could drones replace waiters?

February 11, 2015 | 12:16 am | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

A drone called the ”Infinium Serve” could revamp your dining out experience. The flying robot is part of the wait staff at a Singapore restaurant and delivers food directly to patrons.

VIDEO | Smart glasses augment reality to help visually impaired

February 3, 2015 | 1:09 pm | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

New augmented reality smart glasses developed by researchers at Oxford University can help people with visual impairments improve their vision by providing depth-based feedback, allowing users to ”see” better.

VIDEO | Robot mimics a giant stick insect

January 28, 2015 | 11:35 am | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

A robot based on a stick insect can navigate difficult terrain autonomously and adapt to its surroundings.

VIDEO | Smart wristband to shock away bad habits

January 26, 2015 | 5:54 pm | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

A Boston start-up is developing a wristband they say will help users break bad habits by jolting them with an electric shock.

SMART PLUMBER | Researchers develop self-aware Super Mario who can play by itself

January 21, 2015 | 7:13 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

An artificially intelligent Super Mario that can respond to voice commands and learn to play the game by himself has been created by a team of researchers in Germany.

VIDEO | Life-saving app detects car accidents

January 21, 2015 | 11:39 am | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

A smartphone app developed by a Chilean student could save lives by detecting potentially fatal car accidents and instantly notifying friends, family and even emergency services.

CES 2015 | Daimler’s self-driving concept car turns into mobile living room

January 7, 2015 | 2:38 pm | Paul Lienert, Hayley Plat, Reuters

Germany’s Daimler AG wants to reset consumers’ expectations about self-driving cars with its futuristic Mercedes-Benz F 015 concept, unveiled Monday evening at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

VIDEO | ECG shirt warns wearer of heart problems via smartphone

January 7, 2015 | 12:57 am | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

Israeli entrepreneurs weave ECG into a stretchy shirt to monitor heart activity, warning patients and their doctors of abnormalities on their mobile devices.

VIDEO | Touch-free smart phone empowers mobility-impaired

December 22, 2014 | 9:49 am | Reuters video,

A touch-free phone developed in Israel enables the mobility-impaired to operate smart phones with just a movement of the head.

VIDEO | 3D printed cookies just in time for Christmas

December 19, 2014 | 3:00 pm | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

A Spanish company has combined technology with cuisine to develop the ‘Foodini’, a 3D printer designed to print the perfect cookie for Santa.

VIDEO | Digital knitwear puts new spin on festive fashion

December 17, 2014 | 3:04 pm | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

London-based design studio KNYTTAN has developed a system to let shoppers design their own unique woollen sweaters and scarves.

VIDEO | Cableless elevator system promises greater efficiency

December 10, 2014 | 6:35 am | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

A German company develops a new cableless, magnetic elevator system allowing multiple cabins to use one lift shaft, and to travel horizontally as well as vertically.