Notch is made up of a series of wireless sensors that can attach to clothes via small straps. Packed with accelerometers, gyroscopes and compasses, it’s able to record the user’s motion and then relay that information in real time to the companion smartphone app to see a 3D view of the movement.
Unfortunately there was a fatal car accident on May 7th that involved a Tesla Model S in autonomous driving mode.
It appears that the accident was a combination of unfortunate circumstances and timing.
While activists lobby for more stringent pollution-cutting measures around the world, and policymakers grapple with how to write them, some scientists and designers have turned to the power of innovative technology to raise awareness and save lives with the help of wearable pollution sensors.
Rolls Royce has revealed plans for fleets of ‘drone ships’ to ferry carry around the world – all controlled from a central ‘holodeck’. It believes an entirely unmanned ship could take to the seas by 2020.
From hotel lobbies to restaurant floors, robots have started servicing customers’ basic requests. According to the European Commission, the market for service robots will reach €100 billion a year by 2020.
We’ve heard a few politicians and automotive execs say that driverless cars need to be “perfect” before they’re safe enough to put people in them — that “99% isn’t good enough.” Trouble is, “perfect” is impossible.