100 lucky customers will be given the opportunity to ride around in a car that does their driving for them. Sweden has just announced that they will play host to self-driving cars in the next couple of years. England, Japan, Singapore and the U.S. have already announced that they will host fleets of self-driving automobiles, but Sweden’s [...]
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Will high-speed car chases become a thing of the past? A company in the U.K. has developed a prototype that could stop cars in their tracks by blasting electromagnetic waves.
Jeff Bezos expects the drones to be fully autonomous and in operation within four or five years. In a “60 Minutes” interview Sunday night with Charlie Rose, CEO Jeff Bezos made the announcement that Amazon is experimenting with drones that will deliver packages within 30 minutes. (Video)
Both Evacuated Tube Transport Technologies (ET3) and Hyperloop want to compete against California High Speed Rail (HSR). So, ET3 has begun an Indiegogo campaign to fund the legal research and drafting of a California proposition that will remove the obstacles holding back ET3 and Hyperloop from competing to deliver a next generation ground transportation system that the traffic and [...]
Devices with “smart” technology these aren’t only our phones. It seems as if everything from watches to toothbrushes are integrating intelligent tech into its design.
SpiderFab 3-D robotic printer Since the 1970′s, space-based solar power has been a futuristic fantasy but the advent of 21st century 3-D printing may bring it a step closer to reality. (Video)
Volocopter VC200 Greener transportation options have become a priority in the modern world. Greener and more efficient vehicles of all types are eventually becoming the standard. Even helicopters are becoming greener. One German company, E-volo, designed several electric helicopters, and one of its models, the Volocopter VC200, recently passed its first flight tests. (Video) [...]
littleBits is a company that mixes hardware and software in a delightful way that is part of the human computer interaction theme. It’s roots can be traced to the MIT Media Lab. They have done a promotional video for their product (the Synth Kit) with Reggie Watts.
Flying robotic jellyfish. Leif Ristroph, an applied mathematician at New York University, wanted to build the “simplest possible” flying machine. Ristroph glued together several tubes of carbon fiber to build this: a sphere with four wings attached to it that propels it as a jellyfish swims. (Video)
Circuit Scribe, a new Kickstarter project, seems to have made laying out a new electronic circuit a less cumbersome task. Instead of fiddling with those components, you can just draw a circuit on paper, hook up a battery to it, and go on your way.