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Berkeley Robotics & Human Engineering Laboratory. The Human Universal Load Carrier (HULC™) is the third generation exoskeleton system.

Berkeley Robotics & Human Engineering Laboratory

It incorporates the features of ExoHiker™ and ExoClimber™ exhibiting two independent characteristics: It takes up to 200 pounds without impeding the wearer (Strength Augmentation)It decreases its wearer’s metabolic cost (Endurance Augmentation). National Geographic Channel: Make me Superman While the first characteristic requires little explanation, the 2nd characteristic is a compelling and competitive advantage of HULC™ completely absent in any other exoskeleton system.

During preliminary evaluations, oxygen consumption of users walking at a speed of 2 MPH, decreased by 5%~12% when using our Alpha test unit without a payload. The reduction of the wearer’s metabolic cost is of paramount importance for long duration missions. CubeStormer II Video. Hydrogen Combustion - Video - StumbleUpon.

World Builder on Vimeo. Godden Structural Engineering Slide Library. Future of Clean Energy. ‘Artificial leaf’ makes fuel from sunlight. Researchers led by MIT professor Daniel Nocera have produced something they’re calling an “artificial leaf”: Like living leaves, the device can turn the energy of sunlight directly into a chemical fuel that can be stored and used later as an energy source.

‘Artificial leaf’ makes fuel from sunlight

The artificial leaf — a silicon solar cell with different catalytic materials bonded onto its two sides — needs no external wires or control circuits to operate. Simply placed in a container of water and exposed to sunlight, it quickly begins to generate streams of bubbles: oxygen bubbles from one side and hydrogen bubbles from the other.

If placed in a container that has a barrier to separate the two sides, the two streams of bubbles can be collected and stored, and used later to deliver power: for example, by feeding them into a fuel cell that combines them once again into water while delivering an electric current. The creation of the device is described in a paper published Sept. 30 in the journal Science. Hydrogen produced by earth friendly WINDHUNTER Maritime Hydrogen Generation... - StumbleUpon. Top 10 Ways to Turn Your Retired Gadgetry into the Technology of the Future.

Flexbook – Laptop Concept by Hao-Chun Huang. Flexible Notebook Has Sexy Features I call myself a concept technology glutton because I can devour the most bizarre and hypothetical features, in the hope that someday we will make those advances and sexy, psycho gadgets will rule!

Flexbook – Laptop Concept by Hao-Chun Huang

My hope is kept alive with concepts like the Flexbook that sports key features like a flexible joint that allows you to fold and configure the laptop to become tablet or a notebook in a jiffy. Specs include a waterproof keypad, swappable rubber skins, 21:9 – 180-degree swivel touch screen that make it an eBook, tablet and notebook in one go. I’m so happy! Designer: Hao-Chun Huang This Fujitsu concept is a part of the Fujitsu Design Award that was organized by Designboom. Kate Hartman: The art of wearable communication. Maptor – a Map and a Projector 2 in 1 « Gadget Reviews, Gift Ideas, Latest Cool Gadgets.

Facebook sienta las bases para ser el nuevo Google. Mientras el presidente de Google, Eric Schmidt, defendía el pasado miércoles ante el senado de EE UU la imparcialidad del algoritmo de su buscador, Mark Zuckerberg ultimaba el anuncio del mayor giro estratégico de Facebook desde que se lanzara en 2006.

Facebook sienta las bases para ser el nuevo Google

La red social, con 800 millones de usuarios en el mundo, ha dejado de ser un sitio que solo conecta a personas para pasar a ser, además, una plataforma que conecta a la gente con las cosas que recogen su actividad diaria (servicios de música, cine, periódicos...). Un cambio que, aunque pueda parecer nimio sobre el papel, deberá preocupar a Google y a Apple, porque como el famoso caballo de Troya, el anuncio de Facebook esconde armas para dar la batalla a ambos rivales. Y a cada uno donde más le duele: al buscador, en la publicidad, y a Apple, en los contenidos. Igualmente, ahora, además de "me gustas" en otro sitios que luego aparecen en Facebook, se puede hacer cosas y que aparezcan "verbos" y "objetos directos".

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