Feds push hard for vehicle-to-vehicle communication, at least until Jan. 20

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants to see vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) connectivity on new cars within five years so the cars can talk to each about safety hazards and warn drivers to take action to avoid collisions. Using dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) radios, the cars would exchange information up to 10 times a second and […]

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Robots Are Reviving the Lost Art of Penmanship

There’s always been something warm and comforting about a handwritten note. They communicate a sense of intimacy that messages on machines can’t quite convey. But what happens when a machine is doing the handwriting, and beautiful handwriting no less? That’s the premise of the AxiDraw. Robotic writing isn’t new. It’s got a particularly noted history […]

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