Switzerland to host world's first 'Cybathlon'

  • Breaking
  • 30/03/2014

It sounds like science fiction, but the world's first bionic Olympics is being organised. It's called the Cybathalon and will be held in Switzerland in 2016.

An athlete has to have a prosthetic or some other kind of technological aid in order to qualify – and some events will be for people using brain-computer interfaces.

Robotics companies say it will improve awareness of human assistance devices.

Elsewhere in tech news, scientists believe we could one day catch criminals using just a DNA sample and a 3D printer – could DNA samples left at crime scenes provide clues as to what suspects look like?

And lastly, the Entertainment Book is getting into the app market.

Watch the video for the latest tech breakthroughs with Emma Brannam.

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