Ford invents smart mattress that keeps sleepers on their side of the bed


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Ford Lane-Keeping Bed smart mattress


Auto-maker Ford has dabbled in the world of home furnishing with the Lane-Keeping Bed, which promises to help couples get a better night’s sleep. Read more


Amphibious Velox robot uses undulating fins to swim and crawl


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Amphibious Velox robot uses undulating fins to swim and crawl


US company Pliant Energy Systems has turned one of its green energy technologies into a propulsion system for a swimming robot capable of exploring land and sea. Read more


“Metallic wood” is as strong as titanium but five times lighter


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Metallic wood by University of Pennsylvania


University of Pennsylvania engineers have altered a sheet of nickel to produce a material they call “metallic wood”, which is extremely strong and light. Read more


Motiv ring will be able to make payments and verify identity with a heartbeat


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Motiv ring will be able to make payments and verify identity with a heartbeat


US tech company Motiv has revealed its smart ring will soon use its wearer’s unique heartbeat to verify their identity and make payments. Read more


Bose develops noise-cancelling technology for cars


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Bose QuietComfort noise-cancelling headphones for cars


Bose has developed a version of its QuietComfort noise-cancelling headphones for cars, which promises to minimise unwanted sound inside the vehicle. Read more


Boeing’s self-piloted passenger drone completes first test flight


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Boeing electric autonomous passenger drone – flying car


Boeing has tested a prototype of its electric autonomous passenger drone — a vehicle that a year ago was just a concept design. Read more


Boeing’s self-piloted passenger drone completes first test flight


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Boeing electric autonomous passenger drone – flying car


Boeing has tested a prototype of its electric autonomous passenger drone — a vehicle that a year ago was just a concept design. Read more


Boeing’s self-piloted passenger drone completes first test flight


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Boeing electric autonomous passenger drone – flying car


Boeing has tested a prototype of its electric autonomous passenger drone — a vehicle that a year ago was just a concept design. Read more


Postmates’ delivery robot Serve is designed to be “lovable at first sight”


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Serve delivery robot by New Deal Design and Postmates


New Deal Design has collaborated with Postmates, to give the “on-demand anything” delivery company an autonomous rover capable of charming the pedestrians it shares the pavement with. Read more


Holoride creates carsickness-battling VR experience for self-driving-car passengers


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Holoride creates carsickness-battling VR experience for passengers in the self-driving future


German start-up Holoride has designed a virtual-reality experience for the backseats of taxis, for passengers in autonomous vehicles or for kids on long car trips. Read more


Holoride creates carsickness-battling VR experience for self-driving-car passengers


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Holoride creates carsickness-battling VR experience for passengers in the self-driving future


German start-up Holoride has designed a virtual-reality experience for the backseats of taxis, for passengers in autonomous vehicles or for kids on long car trips. Read more


NuraLoop adaptive earbuds deliver audio tailored to the wearer’s hearing


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Nura loop headphones


Australian audio company Nura has launched what it says are the world’s first adaptive earphones, which alter their output to suit the user’s hearing. Read more


195-gigapixel photo of Shanghai allows viewers to zoom in on street-level detail


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195-gigapixel photo of Shanghai by Bigpixel Technology


Faces and licence plates are among the details that can be clearly seen in an ultra-high-resolution bird’s-eye photograph of Shanghai, created by Chinese company Bigpixel Technology. Read more


Hoobox launches first wheelchair controlled by facial expressions


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Hoobox Wheelie 7 facial expressions wheelchair


Brazilian start-up Hoobox Robotics has collaborated with Intel to produce an adapter kit that allows almost any electric wheelchair to be controlled by the user’s facial expressions. Read more


Map, Universal Design Studio and IBM collaborate on world’s first commercial quantum computer


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Map, Universal Design Studio and IBM collaborate on world-first commercial quantum computer


Map Project Office and Universal Design Studio have worked with IBM to create the Q System One, the world’s first quantum computer intended for business use. Read more


Five designers awarded $500,000 each to develop mobility devices for lower-limb paralysis


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Mobility Unlimited Challenge shortlist


The designers of an electric wheelchair share scheme and two exoskeletons are among the five finalists of the Mobility Unlimited Challenge who will be given $500,000 each to develop their prototypes. Read more


Jony Ive and Marc Newson design all-diamond ring


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Jony Ive diamond ring designed with Marc Newson

Apple design head Jonathan Ive and renowned designer Marc Newson are creating a ring entirely from a single diamond for sale at a charity auction. Read more

Harley-Davidson debuts motorcycle “that just happens to be electric”


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Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle LiveWire

Harley-Davidson has launched its first electric motorcycle, the LiveWire, which is set to go on sale in 2019. Read more

Helm Personal Server lets users take control of their data security


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Helm personal server by New Deal Design

Gadi Amit’s studio New Deal Design has collaborated with tech start-up Helm to create a home server to save people from “being caught up in the next massive online breach”. Read more

Bio-bricks made from human urine could be environmentally friendly future of architecture


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Bio-bricks from human urine by University of Cape Town

University of Cape Town researcher Suzanne Lambert has created a zero-waste building material made with human urine, which hardens at room temperature, as an alternative to environmentally taxing kiln-fired bricks. Read more