Technology

January 14, 2021

High-Tech Pet Door and Smart Collar Lets Your Dog Come and Go While You’re Away

For many pet owners, leaving your dog home alone for a few hours is sometimes unavoidable. When that time comes, it can be worrying to think of them stuck inside and wanting to go out. That’s why garage door company Chamberlain designed the myQ Pet Portal, an award-winning solution that gives dogs the freedom to safely go outside whenever they want or need.

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January 4, 2021

Boston Dynamics Robots Celebrate New Year With Choreographed Dance to “Do You Love Me?”

The innovative robotics company Boston Dynamics is world-famous for its development of dynamic and intelligent robots. Recently, their crew put together a video with some of their well-known robots to ring in the new year, in a choreographed dance to the song “Do You Love Me?” by The Contours. The upbeat video has already gained millions of views and comments.

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December 5, 2020

Kintsugi-Inspired Bluetooth Speaker Cracks Open To Beam Light and Play Sound

At first glance, this beautiful object looks like a piece of Japanese pottery that was mended together using the Kintsugi technique. But it’s actually a Bluetooth speaker and light called Teno. Designed by Lumio and made from cast resin and natural sand, the sculptural piece of technology is designed to evoke calm and tranquility. The concept for Teno was born when former architect and Lumio founder Max Gunawan was taking a walk in the woods.

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September 23, 2020

Japan’s 60-Foot-Tall ‘Gundam’ Robot Can Now Walk, Kneel, and Turn Its Head

Earlier this year, we introduced Japan’s gigantic RX-78-2 Gundam robot that’s currently undergoing a series of movement tests at Gundam Factory Yokohama, just south of Tokyo. In July, the engineers released a video, showing how the 60-foot-tall droid was able to lift and lower its huge mechanical legs. Today, around eight weeks later, new videos have surfaced that show how Gundam’s movements have progressed.

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