Is Your Automated Home at Risk Because of Computer Viruses?

The dream of home automation has become reality in the past several years. “Smart” thermostats, security systems, and lighting are just a few of the innovations available today. However, as convenient as all of these products are, they also... January 11th, 2017

24 Hours of IoT at CES 2017

The Internet of Things, or IoT for short, has been a common topic at the Consumer Electronics Show, and this year is no different. Monolithic companies and boot-strapped start-ups alike have shown off their products, ranging from smart watches to... January 6th, 2017

Improving Smart Home Security

Without even darkening the doorway, someone has burglarized your home. And there were no broken windows, no crowbars, no ski masks or vinyl gloves –  just a hacker with a digital key to, say, your fancy new thermostat, toaster, or TV. So-called... December 5th, 2016

The Futurist and the Door Lock

Doors are portals. Sometimes they’re just a means to an entrance, and sometimes they lead to other worlds. If you had a wealthy friend, maybe you remember walking into their house for the first time as a kid and being amazed by what you saw. If... November 14th, 2016

#CES2017 Self-Driving Vehicle Test Ride

Look Mom: No hands on the wheel, or eyes on the road! What is normally a dangerous activity in a vehicle is arguably dangerous no more. Hyundai demonstrated – spectacularly – just how well an autonomous, or self-driving, vehicle can... January 5th, 2017

Recording Motion with Golden Harper

Running has an oddly high injury rate for a sport with no contact. Golden Harper founded Altra Running as a way to help runners reduce injury. Next up for Altra? The IQ series, which places sensors inside the shoes, allowing them to analyze your... December 16th, 2016

Google's self-driving car project gets its own name

"For nearly eight years, we’ve been working towards a future without the tired, drunk or distracted driving that contributes to 1.2 million lives lost on roads every year," writes John Krafcik, CEO of Google Self-Driving Cars, on a recent post on... December 15th, 2016

The Top 4 Electric Supercars

Not very long ago, the word “hybrid” sparked the thought of a Toyota Prius or a radically sluggish competitor that would get almost 50 miles to the gallon. Little thought was given to performance or style. All that mattered was fuel... December 12th, 2016