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NVIDIA QUADRO K6000 becomes new world’s most powerful graphics card for professionals

NVIDIA QUADRO K6000 becomes new world’s most powerful graphics card for professionals

This week at the annual computer graphics conference known as Siggraph, NVIDIA has let loose information on their next-generation NVIDIA QUADRO K6000. This is NVIDIA QUADRO release is the new most powerful graphics card on the market - so says NVIDIA, bringing the world's largest graphics memory with 12GB onboard. This isn't the sort of processing power you'll be using for anything less than the most power-hungry tasks on the planet.

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Quadrocopters perform impressive pole acrobatic stunts

Quadrocopters perform impressive pole acrobatic stunts

Quadrocopters are pretty cool -- there's no doubt about that, but a student at ETH Zurich's Institute for Dynamic Systems and Controls has taken it to a completely new level. Dario Brescianini programmed two small quadrocopters to perform stunts and balance poles, as well as toss poles to one another without a hitch.

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Damage Inc: Pacific Squadron WWII Review

Damage Inc: Pacific Squadron WWII Review

World War II is something that we haven’t seen in too many games lately. It used to be that World War II was the focus of a lot of military shooters – the Call of Duty series was all World War II before Modern Warfare came along, and the Medal of Honor and Battlefield series did their part in making sure that there was never a lack of World War II games. Then, World War II as a setting for war games seemingly vanished, thanks in no small part to the fatigue players began feeling after a while.

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Nano Quadrotor robot swarm video is mesmerizing, terrifying

Nano Quadrotor robot swarm video is mesmerizing, terrifying

If you fear the rise of intelligent, collaborative robots swarming together and gathering human prey for the battery tanks, look away now: the Nano Quadrotors have taken to the skies and they're terrifyingly adept. The handiwork of researchers in the GRASP Lab at the University of Pennsylvania, the latest-gen Quadrotors can not only handle being tossed, inverted or generally batted around without crashing, but fly in formation.

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CrazyFlie quadrocopter uses a Playstation controller for control

CrazyFlie quadrocopter uses a Playstation controller for control

I am a sucker for anything remote controlled. I particularly like remote control flying whatnots. I really liked the looks and cool factor of the AR.Drone, but that quadrocopter was just more than I could bring myself to spend on a toy. Three hackers from the Daedalus Project banded together to build their own tiny quadrocopter that is very small and looks pretty darn cool. The little copter is called the CrazyFlie and is small enough to sit in the palm of your hand.

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Kinect Quadrocopter is your autonomous AR.Drone [Video]

Kinect Quadrocopter is your autonomous AR.Drone [Video]

Parrot's AR.Drone - which we reviewed over the weekend - is clever, but it still requires a meat pilot; strap on a Kinect sensor bar, meanwhile, and a quadrocopter is capable of going it alone. The autonomous 'copter is the handiwork of the Hybrid Systems lab at the University of California at Berkeley, with the Kinect feeding positioning data to an onboard 1.6GHz Atom Ubuntu computer.

Video demo after the cut

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