Innovation Archive

This page lists articles added here to the Wizards of Technology on May 2014.

Robotic Arm Can Catch Objects in Fractions of a Second

Robotic Arm Can Catch Objects in Fractions of a Second

May 30, 2014

It looks like a simple mechanical arm that you might find stationed in a factory or warehouse anywhere in the world, ready to move items from one area to another. However chuck something at that arm and you’ll see ... Full Story

Prototype Smartwatch Controlled by Twists, Tilts, Turns

Prototype Smartwatch Controlled by Twists, Tilts, Turns

May 30, 2014

Touch screens are all the rage in mobile computing, and have even gained a modicum of success in desktop computing. For mobile computing especially, the benefits are clear: less need for buttons and other means of manipulating the device leaves ... Full Story

Pwn Phone Prepared to Pwn Your Network (in a Good Way)

Pwn Phone Prepared to Pwn Your Network (in a Good Way)

May 20, 2014

With a name like the Pwn Phone, you know this phone has been designed with a very specific purpose in mind; to pwn something. The two groups that love to pwn stuff are gamers and hackers, and since the phone ... Full Story

Google’s Self-Driving Car Surpasses 700,000 Miles

Google’s Self-Driving Car Surpasses 700,000 Miles

May 17, 2014

Google’s latest update on their self-driving car tests reveals that the cars have now eclipsed 700,000 total miles of self-driving since the project was first launched in August 2012. Perhaps more important, they’ve now logged thousands of ... Full Story