Scientists from Auburn University have built what they're calling "a system for autonomous canine guidance," a.k.a. a dog remote. The system is made up of a microprocessor, a GPS receiver, a wireless radio and an attitude and heading reference system. It replaces spoken commands with vibrations or tones. The system works pretty well. In preliminary tests, dogs responded correctly to cues 98 percent of the time.
With a GPS chip you can keep track of where the dog is and send commands wirelessly to the device. It would also enable guide dogs to follow directions from place to place. So, no more talking to your dog now? What do you think? [Science Daily]
A significant number of people may wish to the audio instead of sitting down to watch a video. In essence, preference for audio does not mean that people do not like watching video clips, but it is just that they do not have time to sit down to watch a preferred video. For this reason, as well as others, individuals are increasingly contemplating converting videos they may want to watch to mp3. Read more
Are you contemplating purchasing the best night vision optics? Are you confused about choosing the most suitable set for you? A majority of people feel that they get a bad deal when they purchase night vision products inclusive of infrared night vision goggles. However, the problem may not be the device, but in the myths that people have about night vision technology specifically about thermal infrared goggles. Read more
You might be familiar with the term digital currency. Digital currency is a very independent and noncentralized venture or manifesto that works in a very amazing fashion so that it can facilitate its users in the best possible way. Out of several digital currencies that are available for digital traders some have very reputed and well-known identity. Bitcoin cryptocurrency is one of these. Read more