Wish you were here News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - Gizmodo. Toys & Gadgets & Stuff. Brain-Machine Interface @ EPFL: Wheelchair. IBM ParkBench. AI vs. AI. Two chatbots talking to each other. Jumping Sand Flea robot reaches new heights in latest video. The Sand Flea robot can leap to heights of 30 ft (9 m) thanks to a CO2-powered piston visible on the rear Image Gallery (2 images) When we first spied Sandia National Laboratories' Precision Urban Hopper Robot back in 2009 it employed combustion-driven pistons to propel it into the air and allow it to clear obstacles.
In the same year Sandia handed development of the jumping robot over to Boston Dynamics, the company behind robots including PETMAN, BigDog and CHEETAH. Now known as Sand Flea, Boston Dynamics has released new video of the robot showcasing an updated jumping mechanism. New and Emerging Technology News. 4ICj7.jpg (600×389) JwFSL.jpg (529×383) Quantum Levitation. 1701_0dff_500.jpeg (500×1667) Technology News, Computer and Notebook Reviews, Computer News, Computer Mods, PC News. 3722269_700b.jpg (700×546) Google unveils 'Project Glass' smart glasses - Apr. 4. Google is developing a wearable smartphone screen as part of its 'Project Glass' initiative.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Siri is about to get one-upped by Google. The company on Wednesday unveiled a long-rumored concept called "Project Glass," which takes all the functionality of a smartphone and places it into a wearable device that resembles eyeglasses. The see-through lens could display everything from text messages to maps to reminders. Project Glass: One day... Technology News, Computer and Notebook Reviews, Computer News, Computer Mods, PC News.