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App provides poor sighted cinema goers descriptive audio

 "Movie Reading" detects where the user is up to in a film then delivers relevant audio description via headphones. This is the first time...

Underwater robot to probe inside nuclear reactor

A Japanese industrial group unveiled a swimming robot designed to be used underwater to probe damage from meltdowns that occurred at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi...

Imaging device for breast cancer helps surgeon’s accuracy

Australian researchers have developed a prototype tool they claim will improving the accuracy of surgeons removing breast cancer. It's been designed to help surgeons...

India launches rocket to transport satellite

India's space agency launched its heaviest ever rocket carrying a communication satellite. The Indian Space Research Organisation said the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk...

Toyota developing ‘flying car’ and luxury boat (Video)

From the skies to the seas, Toyota Motor Corporation is aiming to change the nature of mobility. A startup backed by the Japanese auto...

Preparing for the domestic rise of the robots

The popularity of voice assistant devices like Amazon's Echo is bringing greater automation into homes, but is tech fans ready to go one step...

SpaceX launches rocket to put satellite in orbit

SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The rocket was to put into orbit a satellite for...

Laser show on Mount Roland tells Tasmania’s history

A festival in Tasmania is using a mountain as a cinema screen in what's being described as the world's biggest drive-in. Laser specialists are...

Printing clothes: Digital knitting machine empowers designers

A new digital knitting machine let’s budding fashion designers "print" clothes just like a 3D printer creates plastic objects. London-based Kniterate hopes to empower...

Flying cars now available for pre-order (Video)

Some of the world’s most lavish supercars took a backseat to futuristic flying cars at the Top Marques Monaco luxury car show. Once just...