We thought we had a suitable replacement for all of the in-service US helicopters in the Boeing-Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche. But then, this next-gen stealth chopper vanished in a puff of bureaucratic smoke.
Researchers at Disney have developed a system to perfectly capture a performer's eyes, which promises to make CG characters finally appear more lifelike and convincing – avoiding the 'uncanny valley' effect.
Despite calling themselves the Useless Duck Company, the creator of this utterly brilliant automatic toilet paper dispenser clearly has some great ideas when it comes to making everyday tasks just a little easier.
The PR2 robot is designed to work in factories performing repetitive tasks, but it's not purpose built for a single job. Instead, it can be easily taught to perform almost any task -- including doing the washing.