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SmartPlanet’s technology videos portray technological solutions for our future world, from aerospace to design, supercomputers to transportation.
This NASA/Goddard animation shows ice moving from the continent's interior to the coast. Red and purple areas indicate where ice is moving the fastest. Note that this animation depicts the natural...
1 | August 19, 2011 9:41am
At ID Tech Camp, kids as young as 7 years old can start learning how to program their own smartphone apps. SmartPlanet correspondent Priya David Clemens meets some kids who just might be the...
1 | August 15, 2011 3:30pm
Scientists discovered DNA in meteorites on Earth decades ago. Now there's new evidence that these genetic instructions for life weren't created here, but rather in outer space. Learn more in this...
8 | August 10, 2011 12:20pm
Check out the interior of BMW's i3 electric concept car in this BMW Group animation. The i3 will be one of the company’s first electrically powered production cars and is expected to hit the...
4 | August 1, 2011 4:35pm
Cisco Systems is bringing its popular TelePresence technology to the health care industry. Through high-definition video conferencing and the aid of an on-site nurse, patients go through a consult...
18 | August 1, 2011 7:32am
An estimated 6,000 people die each year when feeding tubes are accidentally placed into their lungs. Veritract, a University of Utah start-up, hopes to make feeding tube placement safer and more...
4 | July 28, 2011 8:08am
Drivers and pedestrians often can't hear traditional sirens from approaching emergency vehicles. The Rumbler creates low-frequency tones that penetrate solid materials and enable people nearby to...
10 | July 21, 2011 4:51pm
Autism Spectrum Disorder is on the rise, with as many as 1 in 100 children born with the condition. Children with the neurological condition often struggle with reading and comprehension. But...
5 | July 15, 2011 10:42am
Analysts discuss how your smartphone could become your digital wallet as banks bring new technologies and apps to these devices.
3 | June 27, 2011 10:56am
The International Air Transport Association recently unveiled this prototype at its annual general meeting in Singapore. After arriving at the airport, passengers would enter one of three security...
4 | June 23, 2011 10:50am
The new pharmacy at the University of California at San Francisco is believed to be the most automated hospital pharmacy in the country. Robots now track and prepare doses of pills, IV bags, and...
3 | June 8, 2011 12:00am
At AT&T Park in San Francisco, SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi Das talks to Ford's Mike Shulman about the company's research into intelligent vehicles. Ford's new technology allows vehicles to...
4 | June 1, 2011 4:13pm
California-based Ion Torrent’s DNA machine uses chemistry and semiconductor technology to deliver fast results. Researchers can run samples, go for a coffee break and come back a few hours later....
2 | May 27, 2011 9:47am
San Francisco software developer Otavio Good created Word Lens, an app that uses your smartphone's camera to translate language from English to Spanish and vice versa. SmartPlanet takes a trip...
4 | May 24, 2011 8:49am
Are robotic vehicles the future of driving? Stanford University researchers think so. They've invented, Junior, a four-wheeled autonomous vehicle that drives just like a regular car, but without...
1 | May 18, 2011 4:49pm