Emerging Tech

Multitalented Curiosity rover snaps a selfie, performs a chemistry experiment

NASA’s Curiosity rover took this selfie on Oct. 11, 2019, the 2,553rd Martian day, or sol, of its mission. The rover drilled twice in this location, which is nicknamed “Glen Etive.” NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS Everyone’s favorite Martian resident, the Curiosity rover, has proudly snapped a new selfie while performing an unusual experiment. The selfie is composed of […]

Emerging Tech

Small country, big dreams: Israel’s tiny spacecraft posts a selfie from orbit

Selfie image from Beresheet, taken 37,600 kilometers (23,400 miles) from Earth SpaceIL Curiosity and InSight aren’t the only spacefaring crafts snapping selfies — Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft shared an image of itself floating far above the Earth this week. The first privately funded mission to the moon was launched by the Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL at the […]

Photography

This A.I.-powered camera follows the action to produce epic selfie videos

[embedded content] Trying to shoot a selfie video, but can’t stay in the frame? An artificially intelligent camera could soon help. During CES, Remo Technology teased the Obsbot Tail, what the company calls the first artificial intelligence-powered autonomous director camera. The camera-gimbal combo uses A.I. to keep the subject in the frame. Now, the Obsbot Tail […]