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Iconic Metal Toy Meccano Goes Robotic

Iconic Metal Toy Meccano Goes Robotic

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 22, 2015) — Classic children's toy Meccano has gone digital, releasing a programmable kit robot that can be controlled by voice recognition. The toymakers say Meccanoid G15 KS is easy to use and is compatible with existing Meccano pieces. Jim Drury reports. Video provided by Reuters
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High-Tech Haiti Company an Example for the Country?

High-Tech Haiti Company an Example for the Country?

AFP (Jan. 9, 2015) — Economists have long hoped that Haiti could create jobs as a 'Taiwan of the Caribbean', and with Sϋrtab producing Android tablet computers bearing the stamp 'Made in Haiti' they could set an example for other manufacturers to follow. Duration: 02:28 Video provided by AFP
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Tennis Technology That Keeps an Eye on the Court

Tennis Technology That Keeps an Eye on the Court

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 8, 2015) — An Israeli company has developed a low cost computer vision based tracking and analysis system for amateur tennis players. Called Smart Court, the system provides instant replay, line calls and performance analysis - tools that until now have been only been accessible to the world's tennis elite. Ben Gruber reports. Video provided by Reuters
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CES 2015: This Jaguar F-Type Can Tell If You're Too Tired To Drive

CES 2015: This Jaguar F-Type Can Tell If You're Too Tired To Drive

Popular Science (Jan. 7, 2015) — Soon, your car will know when you’re not fit to drive it. An Australian startup called Seeing Machines has created an in-dashboard camera that uses facial recognition technology to determine if a driver is too tired or too distracted to be behind the wheel. The technology measures everything from head position to blink rate, and if it thinks you’re not focused enough, it will alert you before an accident occurs. This year, Seeing Machines showcased their camera in the dashboard of the Jaguar F-Type at CES. Video provided by Popular Science
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