The latest innovation videos compiled for you.
Researchers at Michigan State have developed a paper-thin, motion-powered device able to function as both a speaker and a microphone.
The MistForm shape-shifting fog display opens up a new world of holographic displays.
The WatchSense system from Saarland University can put smartwatch controls on the back of your hand.
Designed for use over water, The Flyer from Kitty Hawk can be flown without a pilot’s license.
The Lilium Jet all electric flying taxi promises to save energy and ease transportation hassles.
Using a metal-organic framework, researchers have developed a solar-powered device able to harvest water from the air.
The SAM100 Semi-Automated Mason from Construction Robotics can lay bricks six times faster than a human worker.
Young inventor Ashton Cofer discusses his intriguing plan to recycle Styrofoam into activated carbon to purify water.
The ThreadRobe wardrobe automatically sorts and stores clean clothes, freshening and dispensing the chosen outfit on demand.
The haptic space boots from MIT’s Man Vehicle Lab could help keep astronauts on their feet.
Researchers at the University of Bristol are developing a wearable robotic system that will allow surgeons to perform more delicate minimally invasive surgeries.
Costing about as much as an iPhone, the small and tidy home wind turbine from Avant Garde Innovations can generate enough energy to power a home.
Apis Cor has developed a mobile 3D printer able to print an entire house in only a day.
Inspired by the water boatman insect, the tiny Row-bot robot cleans dirty water as it feeds on the pollution.
The edible Pouncer drone from Windhorse Aerospace can deliver aid to disaster areas, and then be consumed on site.
The Vaquform digital desktop vacuum former takes home inventors from prototype to product, right at their desk.
A team of MIT students demonstrate their Hyperloop Pod design, set to head to the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition.
The CalTech Bat Bot drone flies like a real bat, offering greater maneuverability as well as a safer alternative to spinning blades.
Architect Jeanne Gang explores how building design can also help to preserve the planet and shape human interactions.
Biologist Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado shares why we need to study a wider range of species to solve new problems.
George Tulevski describes the future of nanotechnology, and how self-assembling nanotubes could usher in the next generation of computers.
A new 3D material from the team at MIT is stronger and less dense than steel—and can be crushed in a controlled manner.
The Ocado next-generation automated warehouse coordinates the movements of hundreds of thousands of crates to deliver good to customers in record time.
A team from the Technion−Israel Institute of Technology has created an AI-powered breath detector able to diagnose 17 different diseases.
The Airbus A3 Transpose modular cabin concept could pave the way to customizable air travel.
The EU-funded FloraRobotica project envisions a bio-hybrid society that merges technology and nature to explore the potential of a plant-robot cooperation.
The HiRO (Health Integrated Rescue Operations) drone system delivers medical supplies and a Google Glasses system to help guide civilian first responders through the treatment steps.
The Project Nourished company combines virtual reality and molecular gastronomy to allow people to eat any food, “without the regret.”
THK’s lightweight and simplified SEED Solutions components for next-generation robots could help encourage engineers to create their own autonomous robots.
Ford has launched a new vehicle testing facility able to simulate extreme weather, from the desert the arctic.
Ecotricity’s founder Dale Vince explains the company’s Green Gas Mill, which will generate biogas using grass.
The Vinci 3D Smart Headphones are powered by voice recognition and artificial intelligence to offer much more than music.
Researchers have demonstrated a spinal implant that allowed a paralyzed primate to walk again.
Reebok has developed a new Liquid Factory that uses 3D technology and a proprietary liquid to draw shoes in all dimensions.
The Horus device from Eyra uses computer vision and deep learning software to help the visually impaired navigate via audio cues.
Todd Coleman discusses a temporary tattoo that could let doctors monitor patients at home, eliminating the need for a hospital visit.
The ViBand smartwatch accelerometer upgrade can be fitted onto existing smartwatches to enable them to recognize gestures and objects.
The radar-based RadarCat system can identify an object through touch, opening the door to applications from smartphones to recycling centers.
David Camarillo discusses what occurs during a concussion, and how they can be better prevented.
Nanobiotechnologist Oded Shoseyov discusses how biomimicry is driving some of today’s most innovative creations.
The Sewbo robotic arm can sew pieces of clothing using a standard machine—potentially revolutionizing the sewing industry.
The RePlast technology from ByFusion turns plastic ocean waste into valuable building materials.
The game-changing Infinite-Build 3D Demonstrator and Robotic Composite 3D Demonstrator from Stratasys open the door to new manufacturing methods and virtually unlimited part sizes.
Ben Krasnow explains an innovative refrigerator system that operates by harnessing the temperature change in stretched rubber bands.
The Case IH autonomous tractor concept would take some of the farmer out of farming, resulting in a robotic tractor able to work fields and avoid obstacles.
USDA researchers are investing in making biodegradable, edible food packages out of milk proteins that are 500 times better than plastic wrap at preventing spoilage.
The innovative WatchMI system aims to add gesture control to smartwatches by taking advantage of the devices’ pre-existing sensors.
The wearable Vibeat devices from Liron Gino would allow the deaf and hard of hearing to experience music.