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Honda Robot Conducts Detroit Symphony

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008 Posted in New Technologies | No Comments »

By DEE-ANN DURBIN The lights dimmed, the sold-out hall grew hushed and out walked the conductor -- shiny, white, 4 feet 3 inches tall. ASIMO, a robot designed by Honda Motor Co., met its latest challenge Tuesday evening: Conducting the Detroit Symphony ...

Printed solar cells coming to windows, clothing

Saturday, March 29th, 2008 Posted in New Technologies | No Comments »

By Martin LaMonica, CNET Solar company Konarka wants to bring plastics to life with the sun. Konarka has developed technology to create rolls of plastic that can convert light to electricity--a design that will result in solar power being embedded in everything ...

Blu-Ray Wins After HD DVD Is Scuttled

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008 Posted in New Technologies, Science and Technology | No Comments »

Excerpt of a story by Peter Svensson The HD DVD is now the Highly Dead DVD. Toshiba Corp., creator of the HD DVD, dropped out of the battle Tuesday over the next generation of movie-disc technology and conceded to Sony's rival Blu-ray ...