Wearable technology is increasingly augmenting the human senses through hearing, sight and smell aids. But how far will technology go before the lines are blurred?
A student at London’s Royal College of Art has developed a process that can 3-D print impact-resistant material. Oluwaseyi Sosanya hopes that his new fabric can defend against knife stabs and lacerations.
Scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi have created a “Smartcane” that uses ultrasound waves and vibrations to detect obstacles in the user’s way.
Using a combination of biology and engineering, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed robots with bio-based muscular engines. The robots walk when a current is applied to their engines.
The New York Times reports that EMC Corp researchers have discovered a cybercrime operation targeting Brazilian online transactions worth $3.75 billion. The ring specifically targets Boleto Bancário, or Boletos, a popular form of payment that can be issued online.
As Android migrates to the world of wearable tech, Google is moving to limit the control hardware makers have over its operating system and contain Android fragmentation, which has been viewed as a contributor to the operating system’s security woes.
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