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AI knitting system designs and creates garments

If you've ever wanted a custom bobble hat but your knitting skills aren't up to par, let the robots do it. Researchers at MIT's Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a computer-aided knitting system which ca… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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UK design student creates a smart chest binder for trans people

A UK design student created a smart wearable that could make chest binding safer, easier and more comfortable for transgender men and non-binary people. Chest binding is the act of flattening one's breasts using a tight garment in order to … Read the rest of this entry

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Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training

Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. They've… Engadget RSS Feed

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Audi smart home battery grid creates a ‘virtual power plant’

Audi isn't going to let rival automakers like BMW and Tesla corner the market on home batteries. The German badge is testing a Smart Energy Network where solar-powered batteries not only help your home minimize use of the electrical grid, … Read the rest of this entry

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Genetic engineering creates an unnaturally blue flower

Blue flowers are rare in nature, and for good reason: the color is usually the result of mutations and quirks of acidity levels rather than an actual blue pigment. That makes genetically engineering a blue flower tricky, since you can't … Read the rest of this entry

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Fan creates ridiculously cool “Ultimate Gwent Set” for Witcher 3

Gwent is a Witcher 3: Wild Hunt minigame that, unlike Geralt’s other tavern-based pastimes (drinking and fighting), proved to be wildly popular in its own right: A couple of CD Projekt developers posted a tutorial video on YouTube to help … Read the rest of this entry

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Guy creates handheld railgun with a 3D-printer

YouTube user "Xtamared" built a partly 3D-printed railgun that can fire aluminum or graphite projectiles at over 250 meters per second (560 mph). No, this isn't Quake, and it's no janky, all-plastic weapon, either. The "handheld" weapon houses six… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Nestle’s working on a kitchen appliance that creates custom vitamin cocktails

If NestlĂ©’s new “Iron Man” project ends up a success, your morning routine could go like this: 1.) Take a shower. 2.) Eat breakfast. 3.) Brew your very own vitamin supplements. According to Bloomberg, the NestlĂ© Institute of Health Sciences … Read the rest of this entry

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Relightable Dome creates interactive images where you control the light source

Stitching together a bunch of images to create a single picture is hardly a new concept. Panoramas are old hat, and Google is even using 360-degree photos to help guide your shopping decisions. But a team of students at NYU’s … Read the rest of this entry

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Experimental 3D scanner creates clear images with almost no light

We’ve seen seen single-pixel cameras, and now MIT researchers have figured out how to create clear images of dimly-lit objects using single photons — in 3D, no less. The technique doesn’t involve any fancy new hardware, either, as the team … Read the rest of this entry

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