Louvre Museum Makes Its Entire Collection Available Online

Louvre Museum Makes Its Entire Collection Available Online

The Louvre museum in Paris said Friday it has put nearly half a million items from its collection online for the public to visit free of charge…


Seoul Is Installing New ‘Smart Poles’ Which Act as Streetlights, Traffic Lights, Environmental Sensors, Footfall Counters, Smartphone Chargers, Wi-Fi Access Points, CCTV, and More

Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) is installing new ‘smart poles’ which act as streetlights, traffic lights, environmental sensors, footfall counters, smartphone chargers, Wi-Fi access points, CCTV and more…


Lithium Battery Costs Have Fallen by 98% in Three Decades – in a Few Years, Electric Vehicles May Cost the Same as Their Combustion-Engine Counterparts

BATTERIES HAVE come a long way in 30 years. In the early 1990s the storage capacity needed to power a house for a day would have cost about $75,000. The cells themselves would have weighed 113kg (250lbs) and taken up as much space as a beer keg. Today the same amount of power can be delivered at a cost of less than $2,000, from a 40kg package roughly the size of a small backpack…


Printers Shifting Away From Disposable Cartridges to Refillable Ink Tanks

With more people working from home than ever before, ensuring your home office is up to the task has become a high priority for many to maintain productivity. However, the one area that often incites sheer bewilderment and frustration are printers…


Swiss Robots Use UV Light to Zap Viruses Aboard Passenger Planes

ZURICH (Reuters) – A robot armed with virus-killing ultraviolet light is being tested on Swiss airplanes, yet another idea aiming to restore passenger confidence and spare the travel industry more pandemic pain…


Boston Dynamics Unveils Stretch: A New Robot Designed to Move Boxes in Warehouses

Boston Dynamics is best known for its robot dog Spot, a machine designed to work in a range of environments, from offshore oil rigs to deep underground mines. But in recent years, the company has increasingly focused attention on the logistics space, and today is unveiling a new robot with just one application in mind: moving boxes in warehouses…


The Radioactive Diamond Battery That Will Run For 28,000 Years

In two years, one startup says you’ll be able to buy its diamond nuclear-powered battery. Even cooler: The battery will last for up to 28,000 years…

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