If you don’t want to spend a fortune going somewhere exotic on vacation, you can now have yourself photoshopped into a photo from anywhere in the world. Krome Photos can put you in front of the Eiffel Tower or in the basket of a hot air balloon for $12 or less per photo. Perfect for fooling instagram, but you can’t fool yourself!
Smart speakers and voice-activated assistants like Alexa are great, unless you can’t speak. That’s why software developer Abhishek Singh has been working on an app that allows Amazon Alexa to respond to sign language.
They might compete in various arenas on the internet but Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter have now joined forces to announce a new initiative called the Data Transfer Project.The plan is to create a new standard in moving data between platforms.
Rolls-Royce is working on tiny robot cockroachesthat could help them fix their cars. Each Rolls-Royce‘s robotic roach will stand about a half an inch tall and weigh just a few ounces, and will be equipped with a camera as well as optics for 3D scanning. So they could find problems and then be programmed to fix them too.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has created a robot that will carry your luggage for you and guide you to your gate. It’s called Care-E and it’s a little blue self driving robot trolley that can carry up to 85 pounds of luggage for you as it shows you to your gate, using real time data.