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iCandy September 2010: A Vehicle You Don't Need to Fill Up or Steer

This month's iCandy includes an autonomous solar-powered truck, a 3-D TV, and a device that might reveal the secret identity of dark matter

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Photo: Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images
This is one of a hundred miniature microcontroller-powered cars designed from the wheels up by teams of Japanese technologists for the annual Micom Car Rally. An optical reader keeps the car on the track by signaling the vehicle to maintain its position with respect to the tiny roadway’s centerline.

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