Bionic eye restores limited vision to blind man , Larry Hester has been blind for half his life, but thanks to new bionic eye hardware, he's able to "see" for the first time in 33 years.
Amazing invention Sound Extinguish Fire:The fire extinguisher uses low-frequency sound waves to douse a blaze. Engineering seniors Viet Tran and Seth Robertson now hold a preliminary patent application for their potentially revolutionizing device
Some brilliant Ideas to Capture the Ocean's Energy
The world's ocean waves hold as much as 10 trillion watts, and engineers and scientists trying to find the best ways to get the incredible resource that's washing up on our shores every day.
ATLAS robot is approximately 6 feet tall and weighs about 330 pounds. The ATLAS is made out of aircraft-grade titanium and aluminum with blue LED lights mounted inside its chest. The humanoid owes its agility and balance to an onboard computer that receives information from a laser rangefinder and stereo cameras that survey and gauge the robot’s immediate surroundings.
See successful flight of a human-powered helicopter
A human-powered helicopter (HPH) is a helicopter powered solely by one or more persons carried on board. As in other human-powered aircraft, the power is usually generated by pedalling. It remains a considerable engineering challenge to obtain both the power-to-weight ratio and rotor efficiency required to sustain a helicopter in flight.
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Kitepower: Kite Wind Turbine Demonstration video Wind energy harvesting at a higher altitude by using a kite results in a eco and cost friendly solution. This demonstration system is developed by the Asset Group of TU Delft. Roland Schmehl and Rolf van der Vlugt explain current developments and the future of the project.