Digital Trends magazine has this piece on an robotic electric lawnmower developed by Bosch capable of cutting up to 1,000 square meters on a single charge -- best of all, it does this all by itself. Needless to say: I wants.
Using the provided wiring, the Indego owner must define the perimeter of the yard in order to help the electric lawn mower understand the boundaries of the property. The robotic lawn mower will automatically avoid obstacles in the path of the mower such as large rocks, lawn decorations, toys left out by kids and other small objects.
Bosch Indego on Charging PadThe mower can operate for twenty minutes before automatically returning to the charging pad and recharging the lithium-ion battery. After spending 90 minutes to recharge the battery, the mower returns to the process of cutting the grass. Using the charging pad as a navigation point, the mower returns to the exact spot that it stopped mowing and cuts the grass in straight lines to avoid missing any patches of grass.
|Disney's Research Hub Showcases their Physical Face Cloning for Animatronic Characters|
|“The company’s first robot, named Virgo, is designed to pick tomatoes.”|
|“Long live the instant gratification economy—and the increasingly sophisticated technology that’s enabling it.”|
|Boston Dynamics Plans to Build 1,000 Robot Dogs Per Year by 2019|
|7-11 Delivers Slurpees by Drone|
|“Cheap fakes' are the new fake news.” #DeepFakes|
|“Airbus says his company already has the technology to fly passenger planes without pilots at all.”|
|“They created a dictatorship without mercy.”|
|“Canada is warming at twice the global average.”|
|CaptchaTweet: Write Tweets in Captcha Form|
|How to Avoid Jury Duty|
|iPhone 6, the First Smartphone to Disrupt NSA's Spying|
|The (Very Scary) People of Public Transit|
|Fake Name Generator|
|“A decentralized network of 3d gun-printing advocates has mobilized online.” #3DPrinting #GunControl #Decentralized|
|“Self-driving vans are actually the least novel-seeming part of the unveiling.”|
|Recycled Vacuum Lamps|