The latest innovation videos compiled for you.
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.
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.
An innovative new clothes dryer from the team at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory saves energy by drying clothing with ultrasonic waves instead of heat.
A new type of fire called “Blue Whirl” is more stable than traditional fire tornadoes and could be used to help clean up oil spills.
The Air-Rops vehicular rollover protection system will deploy automatically when it detects that the vehicle is about to overturn.
Abe Davis of MIT demonstrates how motion microscopes can be used to capture the vibrations of objects and translate motion into sound.
Lisa Dyson discusses how a NASA technology could lead to a new way of growing crops here on Earth.
The Obi robotic feeding arm helps to restore independence and a sense of dignity by allowing disabled individuals to feed themselves.
The Chemputer concept from BAE systems would see the military growing made-to-order drones in huge vats of chemicals.
Hailed as the world’s first black box for vehicles, the vPinPoint from Roke offers near-perfect 3D reconstruction of an accident via computer vision algorithms.
Researchers at Duke University have developed a motion planning processor that lets robotic arms plan their motions up to 10,000 times faster, while also requiring less operating power.
The TS-5000Z taste sensor from Intelligent Sensor Technology uses a proprietary artificial lipid membrane to measure tastes by voltage.
Being touted as a game-changer, the smartphone-sized LiquidPiston X Mini rotary engine is strong enough to power a go-cart.
Engineers at the Spanish National Research Council have created the first child-sized exoskeleton, designed to help children with spinal muscular atrophy.
The HoloAnatomy app adds a new dimension to education by letting medical students explore the human anatomy via virtual reality, complete with sounds.
A new commuter bus from designers in China straddles smaller vehicles to avoid traffic jams.
Hailed as the first fully integrated lower limb system, the Linx prosthetic leg features a microprocessor control system that adjusts the support based on the wearer’s gait.
Michael Bodekaer demonstrates how virtual reality could be used in science classes to engage students on a whole new level.
The alternative hyperloop concept from Hyperloop Transportation Technologies envisions a system made up of magnetic pods and battery-operated motors.