Gadgets

This drone shrinks to fit

Researchers at the University of Zurich and of EPFL created a robot that shrinks to fit the gaps, a feature that could make it perfect for search and rescue missions. The researchers originally created a drone capable of assessing human-created gaps and sneaking into it in seconds with the help of a single camera. This […]

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OffGridBox raises $1.6M to charge and hydrate rural Africa with its all-in-one installations

The simplest needs are often the most vital: water supply and clean water will take you a long time But in rural areas of developing countries, they can be hard to find. OffGridBox attempts to provide both, in a sustainable and cost-effective manner, while respecting humanitarian and ecological objectives. The company has just raised $ […]