Osaka University have developed a robot ‘deity’ that preaches Buddha’s scripture in Japanese temple

Osaka University have developed a robot 'deity' that preaches Buddha's scripture in Japanese temple Inside Kodaiji Temple KYOTO Japan - Inside the temple stands Mindar, a robot 6-foot-4-inch, 132-pound 'priest'. This robot is able to delivers a poignant sermon, hand gesture and has piercing gaze. Mindar delivers a poignant sermon on one of the most-read Buddhist scriptures, the Heart Sutra. The sermon is indistinguishable from the one given by the usual priest — until visitors n...
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Skarper has developed e-bike conversion kit to transform a regular bike into an high-performance e-bike.

Skarper, a United Kingdom-based startup, announced the inaugural Skarper system, an electric bike conversion kit. This kit transforms any disc brake bike into a pedal-assisted EV after a quick and easy installation. The system works by connecting to proprietary tabs that fasten it onto the chainstay of the bike, allowing it to increase the speed. An ultralight, clip-on drive system technology, DiskDrive™ avoids the many limitations of existing eBike drive systems. https://youtu.be/gij4KM...
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Uni-Solar PVL-136 136 Watt Triple Junction 24V Flexible Solar Panel 

Uni-Solar panels are lightweight, flexible and directly adhere to many roofing surfaces avoiding penetrations. Each cell is connected to each other via bypass diodes. Therefore, if one cell is shaded or soiled, only the power output of this one shaded cell is lost - usually less than 4.5%.These panels are less than 1/5th the weight of crystalline solar panels and are designed for membrane and metal roofing system applications. Uni-Solar PVL-136 136W 24-Volt Flexible Amorphous Solar Panel...
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Pedal-powered generator

K-TOR® designs and manufactures human powered portable energy generators that serve as portable outlets to provide electrical power on the go. Their power generators are driven by human bio-mechanical energy. They provide reliable, self-sustainable power anywhere, anytime. https://youtu.be/cLS5LWN-63w Human powered energy technology from K-TOR® is the new face of alternative energy. Complementing existing wind and solar technologies, K-TOR® generators deliver sustainable, green power wh...
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Edge Camera that performs analytics using artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning within cameras themselves.

Edge computing means building more capability onto the connected device itself, so information processing power sits as close to the source as possible. For Video surveillance, one of the primary benefits of edge computing is the ability to undertake advanced analytics using artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning within cameras themselves. AXIS Communication - AXIS Q1615-LE Mk III Network Camera AXIS Q1615-LE Mk III combines exceptional imaging and video performance with outsta...
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‘Lightelligence’ – fully integrated optical computing systems that leverages the speed, power, and efficiency of light.

Lightelligence build optical chips that empower the next generation of high-performance computing tasks by processing information with light, their chips offer ultra high speed, low latency, and low power consumption representing orders of magnitude improvement over traditional electronic architectures. https://youtu.be/Cc0KowZ1UEQ Artificial Neural Networks are computational network models inspired by signal processing in the brain. These models have dramatically improved the p...
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‘Stretch’ – Boston Dynamics mobile robot that can unload pallets from truck and shelf them in racks.

Stretch is a versatile mobile robot for case handling, designed for easy deployment in existing warehouses. Unload trucks and build pallets faster by sending the robot to the work, eliminating the need for new fixed infrastructure. https://youtu.be/-qIt6Acwc-A Stretch is a versatile, mobile robot that unloads floor-loaded trailers and containers for safer and more efficient warehouse operations. The robot works with a wide range of package types and sizes, from standard brown to highly ...
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Blaze Laserlight – keeping cyclists safe

Blaze Laserlight's goal is to keep cyclists safe with a new take on the bicycle light by using a Batman-like signal. It features a powerful LED light, combined with a green laser that illuminates a bike symbol onto the street in front of the cyclist. This makes the cyclist a lot more visibly to cars, especially if the cyclist is in back of the car. It projects a warning signal 16 to 20 feet ahead of a cyclist, to stop pedestrians and drivers from stepping/driving out in front of them....
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Stanford University – Stretchy LED screen

Stanford engineers develop a stretchable display that could revolutionize how humans interact with electronics. After discovering a groundbreaking way to create an elastic light-emitting polymer, Stanford chemical engineers have developed high-brightness, stretchy color displays. No one would ever imagine crumpling up their smartphone, television or another electronic device. Today’s displays – which are flat, rigid and fragile – lack the ability to reshape to interactively respond to use...
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CU-Brick robot system – robot for automated construction of brick structures

Developed by an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, CU-Brick is a cable-driven robot capable of building precise and intricate structures, piece by piece. https://youtu.be/2uoRek_Qi_E CU-Brick” system consists of a gripper end-effector and cable actuators which can be mounted on a range of different environments, from metal frame structures to the walls and roofs of buildings. The design is performed through developed intelligent software. ...
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LightMatter – photonic processor 10x faster with 90% less energy consumption

As artificial intelligence (AI) grows, researchers are exploring ways to push beyond electrons and into the world of photons. Technology is now available that is replacing electronic processors with photonic designs that incorporate lasers and other light components. Through the combination of electronics, photonics, and new algorithms, lightmatter has built a next-generation computing platform purpose-built for artificial intelligence. Photonic computing and especially the area of integr...
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) scientist (Anisur Rahman & Tomonori Sait and team) have developed glue so strong that it can hold 300 lbs at 400 F.

ORNL researchers used polymer chemistry to transform a common household plastic into a reusable adhesive with a rare combination of strength and ductility, making it one of the toughest materials ever reported. ORNL scientists Md Anisur Rahman, Tomonori Saito & team worked to develop this glue. Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used polymer chemistry to transform a common household plastic into a reusable adhesive with a rare combination of streng...
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Renogy Flexible Solar Panel

Renogy Flexible Solar Panel are highly flexible, lightweight panel that can easily be installed on curved surfaces.  Traditional solar panels are rigid and often enclosed in tempered glass. The Renogy 100W Flexible Solar Panel is anything but traditional. Perfect for marine use or placement on top of a van or vehicle, the Renogy 100W Lightweight Solar Panel is thin and capable of flexing up to 248 degrees. https://youtu.be/jq4QrFaMfHc At 4 pounds, this flexible solar panel weighs ...
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German Bionic’s Cray X – Exoskeleton Back support for lifting

Cray X provides immediate support for workers involved in manual handling tasks. German Bionic provides a complete system solution that can be integrated into digital logistics and smart warehouse workflows. The Cray X provides immediate support for workers involved in manual handling tasks. Additionally exoskeleton supports two regions of the body – the Cray X now adds walking assistance to 30 kg of lifting support. The fully connected German Bionic solution expands the possibilities...
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HIVECELL – Edge-as-a-Service Solution

An infinitely scalable big data, edge-as-service solution that pushes computing to the true edge. Crunching the data on-site, without a big data closet. https://youtu.be/FqdcdIwYOC8 Only sending the relevant data back to the cloud. Capable of instant deployment. Stack. Click. Run.A combination hardware and software service, programmed with your existing platform. Provider of Platform as a Service designed for deploying and managing complex distributed computing and AI at the e...
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Microsoft’s Pluton security chip

The Microsoft Pluton is a security processor, pioneered in Xbox and Azure Sphere, designed to store sensitive data, like encryption keys, securely within the Pluton hardware, which is integrated into the die of a device’s CPU and is therefore more difficult for attackers to access, even if they have physical possession of a device. This design helps ensure that emerging attack techniques cannot access key material. https://youtu.be/BWOOmsf2ULs In collaboration with leading silicon partn...
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BioLite wood-burning stoves that use thermoelectric technology to produce usable electricity from the heat of their fires.

BioLite, a startup based in New York City founded in 2006, develops and manufactures off-grid energy products for both the outdoor recreational industry and emerging markets. The company is most well known for their flagship wood-burning stoves that use thermoelectric technology to produce usable electricity from the heat of their fires. Turn Fire Into ElectricityCreate 3 watts of electricity from the heat of your fire and use it to charge devices in real-time or store for later use with on-...
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‘Dream Glass’ -AR Smart Glasses

Dream Glass 4K is a plug & play AR glasses with 90-degree FOV and 4K resolution which shows a 200" AR screen for all contents, from your smartphone/tablet, game consoles, PC & Mac, drones, and more. https://youtu.be/oIh0p68_-G0 The World’s first 4K Portable & Private AR entertainment system for the whole family. Dream Glass 4K is a plug &play AR headset with a 200" AR screen for all contents, from your smartphone/tablet, game consoles, PC&Mac, drones, and more. It f...
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‘PEKOKO’ – Mobile hand Held Color Printer

Pekoko is ultra-lightweight and fits your palm, allowing you to print high-quality and fast anywhere. It can be used in conjunction with your phone’s Bluetooth to easily upload any text, image or design, and print it to almost any object at the push of a button. Traditional printers can only print on paper and can print only one color. With Pekoko, virtually any object can be printed upon in many colors without paper. Fast data transfers and the flexibility to switch impressions easily just ...
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New Trend – Increased Compute and storage capability at the edge

More and More newer edge devices have increased compute and storage capability at the edge. At the Telsa's AI Day event - it had reveled D1’s 354 chip nodes reportedly that have one teraflops (1,024 gflops). The entire chip was capable of up to 363 teraflops of compute as well as 10tbps of on-chip bandwidth/4tbps of off-chip bandwidth. The D1 chip & training tile The aforementioned precursor cluster relied predominantly on Nvidia’s A100 GPUs for acceleration. Not so for Dojo, whic...
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Festo – Bionic Learning Network

Bionic Learning Network is a research initiative established by the German control and automation company Festo, in collaboration with universities, institutes, and other companies. The definition of the term bionics precisely summarizes the objective of the network: application of biological methods and systems found in nature to the study and design of engineering systems and modern technology. https://youtu.be/VOqpGkuZrV4 The Bionic Learning Network has developed many other fa...
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‘FLIR Firefly’ Integrates Three Devices into a Quarter-Size Camera

FLIR Firefly® cameras are the industry’s first deep learning inference-enabled machine vision camera. Integrating the Intel® Movidius™ Myriad™ 2 Vision Processing Unit (VPU), the FLIR Firefly is designed for image analysis professionals using deep learning for improved decision accuracy, and faster, easier system development. FLIR Firefly® camera family, which incorporates the Intel® Movidius™ Myriad™ 2 Vision Processing Unit (VPU) for artificial intelligence at the edge. The Firefly* co...
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‘Freevolt’ biometric smart card

Freevolt Technologies is a UK technology company developing next-generation biometric smart card products for the access control, cryptocurrency wallet, healthcare and payments sectors. Freevolt offers suite of proprietary, patented and patent-pending technologies that recycle and harvest RF energy from radio transmission networks (NFC, cellular, Wi-Fi, etc.) to power next-generation biometric smart cards. Radio Frequency Energy Harvesting Freevolt’s radio frequency energy harvesti...
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Moen’s The Flo – Smart Home Water Monitoring And Leak Detection System

The Flo by Moen monitors your water flow and can automatically shut off your water if it detects a major leak. In addition, the Flo checks your water pressure and temperature, and its app shows you how much water you're using per day. It also tells you what's using water, and it runs daily tests to determine if there's a water leak. Flo by Moen™ is a revolutionary smart home water security system that features a suite of products to protect your home from water damage and leaks, 24/7. Th...
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KEWAZO’s LIFTBOT -DIGITIZING CONSTRUCTION WITH ROBOTICS AND DATA

LIFTBOT - a robotic hoist system empowered by the data analytics platform. In scaffolding our solution addresses labor shortage, saves up to 44% of labor costs, and improves working conditions for your employees. The robotic system can be installed in under 20 minutes with the minimum space requirements, it operates completely wirelessly and provides autonomous control. It collects operational data and provide it to our customers in the form of a data analytics platform, enabling mor...
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Starscope Monocular Gen 3 Handheld – allows you to see for miles with precision and depth

Starscope Monocular Gen 3 is the optical instrument designed to help you see for miles with precision and depth for an experience that enhances wildlife and nature. The product offers a whopping 10x magnification – that’s the same degree of magnification as putting a 600mm lens on your DSLR! DSLR is a term that's become synonymous with digital cameras, but a digital single-lens reflex camera (notable for allowing interchangeable lenses on the same camera body) is just one type of digital...
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MagicBit – STEM learning kit for kids to help build cool ideas

Magicbit is an all-in one package to start learning microcontroller programming for everyone. Magicbit is a tiny computer which can be programmed to create different smart innovations with technologies like Internet of Things(IoT), robotics and electronics. Magicbit is fast to learn, easy to use and cost effectiveness to make technology more accessible and available to everyone. Magicbit is a platform to learn and practice new technologies like IoT, robotics, programming, electron...
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BENTSAI Portable Intelligent HD Handheld Inkjet Printer

BENTSAI Portable Inkjet printer is a handheld inkjet printer that can be used to directly print anything (images, text, Logos...) to ceramics, clothing, metals, and timber... It's Quick-Drying Solvent Cartridge can Print very Clear and Strong Adhesion. It supports multiple languages - chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, German, Spanish, Russian, Arabic... Suitable for Printing on Multiple Materials: This Handheld Inkjet Printer (BT-HH6105B2) can be Printed on a variety of Materials, Wo...
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‘Rango’ – Makes White cane for visually impaired into a smart cane that can help avoid obstacles.

France-based startup GoSense has developed electronic device that can be added to a white cane for visually impaired to help avoid any obstacles. By attaching it to a regular white cane, Rango allows users to sense and avoid any obstacles they may come across. It provides users with head to toe and shoulder-width protection. Rango is a fully virtual smart shield that protects users by locating and identifying obstacles that represent real danger. Used in combination with Wizigo’s feature...
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‘Seeed studio’ -‘M-A-R-K – Make A Robotic Kit’ – STEM Toy to help kids learn and build toys using Artificial Intelligence

MARK, short for Make A Robot Kit, is designed around a Kendryte K210-based machine vision module and an Arduino-compatible baseboard. With this AI robot kit, users can have the hands-on experience of constructing and assembling an AI robot car and implementing artificial intelligence technologies such as image recognition, object detection, computer vision, and automated self-driving controls. MARK simplify the learning process and help beginners get started with machine learning, computer vers...
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