Tierney King
Associate Editor

Tierney is Associate Editor for Product Design & Development and Medical Design Technology. She graduated from UW-Madison with a Journalism degree and received her MBA in Marketing.

Yuneec has added the Mantis Q drone to its existing line. It features foldable arms, a 33-minute battery, 4K camera and portable controller...
8.16.2018
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Flanders is kick starting the internet of Water, an intelligent water management system that is based on a network of connected sensors. These sensors enable...
8.9.2018
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Tiny, single-seat electric cars may be good for congested city environments, but what happens when you have a passenger? Now, the iEV X car simply makes itself...
8.8.2018
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A team of researchers from Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is creating a Transformable Hovering Rotorcraft (THOR) and hopes their design...
8.7.2018
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It took approximately 100 years of virtual computing time for Elon Musk’s non-profit artificial intelligence lab, OpenAI, to teach a robotic hand how to juggle...
8.3.2018
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The future of homes may be seeing more integration of robotics according to Colin Angle, CEO and co-founder of Roomba creator iRobot. In an interview with The...
8.1.2018
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It’s a battle of the phones with constant shattered screens. So, in response to our inability to keep screens crack-free, Samsung has revealed an “unbreakable...
7.30.2018
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Ronald Rael’s “Cabin of Curiosities” is not only a livable, water-tight house, but is entirely constructed from 3D printed material. The cabin uses upcycled...
7.27.2018
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Vincent Callebaut’s projects may seem unbelievable, but his designs could have insight on a more sustainable future. Although his designs seem almost mythical...
7.26.2018
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Soon, a giant Pac-Man-like design will help “eat up” the ocean’s garbage. The Ocean Cleanup’s trash collecting barriers have gone through many design changes,...
7.25.2018
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The Gladius is an underwater drone capable of diving for over four hours to depths of 330 feat, featuring a 4K camera and 2,400-lumen spotlights...
7.24.2018
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Larry Page is starting a flying car empire, although having even one flying car seems like quite the venture. It started with Cora, a two-seated flying taxi,...
7.23.2018
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Scientists who study deep-sea organisms often want to capture fragile-bodied animals like jellyfish or octopi. Now, Harvard University has created a Rotary...
7.20.2018
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Researchers have developed a fabrication method that allows tiny, thin-film electronic circuits to stick and peel from a surface. These stickers could initiate...
7.18.2018
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For firefighters, the combination of augmented reality (AR), smart wearables and drones are all becoming life-saving additions to rescue teams. Firefighters...
7.16.2018
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Scientists are ‘popping’ the question on how popcorn can be used in robotic applications such as a jamming actuator filled with kernels or a scenario involved...
7.16.2018
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Archie O’Brien wanted to swim below the water with a device that could pull him underwater at a fast speed. He decided to take matters into his own hands and...
7.16.2018
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Innovator John Dingley has been working on a self-balancing electric unicycle using a brushless motor. The Mega Hub motor Electric Unicycle is built around a 3...
7.12.2018
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A 3D printed house in Nantes has received a lot of attention, mostly because it was printed in 54 hours. The windows and doors took additional time, but the...
7.11.2018
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The Thai cave rescue team now has a new option thanks to Elon Musk and a team of SpaceX Engineers. A kid-sized submarine has been built and features the liquid...
7.10.2018
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Aergility has spent years testing a vertical take-off and landing aircraft (VTOL) called ATLIS. The autonomous delivery drone has no wings, but is designed to...
7.6.2018
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When Fred Bould—product designer for projects at Roku, Nest and Beam, and Founder of Bould Design—starts working on a project, he keeps in mind a hierarchy of...
7.3.2018
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In order to better assess the biomechanics behind overuse injuries, James Onate and Mike McNally designed a device that monitors a player’s movements to...
6.28.2018
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This fall, two volunteer students will move into a 'smart apartment' to be observed by 60 researchers. The apartment hopes to answer questions such...
6.27.2018
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Researchers have created electronic e-whiskers using shape-memory polymers inspired by seal whiskers. They believe the two biggest applications for e-whiskers...
6.26.2018
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At the Medical Sensors Design Conference June 25 through 26 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, attendees will learn about the impact current and...
6.22.2018
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KiwiBots are strolling the halls at the University of California Berkeley. When founder of the robot food-delivery company, Felipe Chavez, visited Berkeley, he...
6.11.2018
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'Hazel, the Relay robot' is the newest staff member at Hotel Interurban, a 185-room hotel in Tukwila, Washington. She 'runs' around...
6.8.2018
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Japan engineers have created a prototype of a fire-fighting robot known as the Dragon Fire Fighter to help handle disasters. The research project is a type of...
6.7.2018
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A ‘mammal-inspired’ robot called DyRET may at first struggle to even walk, but as time progresses it becomes more proficient...
6.4.2018
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Household chores give us a sense of accomplishment, but they are something we often dread doing. Now, computer scientists are working on teaching machines...
6.1.2018
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Technavio market research analysts have acknowledged technological advancements as a main reason that the robotic lawn mower market will increase. Technavio...
5.31.2018
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In a recent article Matthew Hutson discusses how robots need to think and learn more like humans. He suggests the core of robotic development will require...
5.30.2018
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Robotics has traditionally been associated with industrial applications such as manufacturing, but the market is now shifting to rapidly growing segments such...
5.30.2018
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When Nik Wright and Yulin Chu helped create a robot that dispenses frozen yogurt, they did not expect the creation to be selling in places like the Pentagon,...
5.25.2018
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Mouser Electronics and engineer Grant Imahara released the second video for Generation Robot series to delve into the concerns and misconceptions of robots...
5.25.2018
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Students had to submit a microgravity flight experiment that could be used on the International Space Station (ISS) US National Laboratory with one small twist...
5.24.2018
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Using the technology used in video games, researchers created an immersive and interactive tool for city planners to develop plans, make changes and share...
5.24.2018
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A new research roadmap by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed guidelines for eliminating flammable materials and providing...
5.23.2018
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