Panasonic’s Sept. 29th press release features the company’s bendable lithium ion battery device. Still in its development stage, the flexible battery stands to transform the wearable tech industry. With wearable consumer technology products like the Myo Armband, DigitSole Smartshoe 001, and the PoloTech Shirt all set to hit the market, this is a welcomed innovation. […]
With safety being at the forefront of Tesla’s engineering, the Model 3 will now come fully equipped with their proprietary self-driving hardware. According to an October 19th blog article published by the Tesla Team, the full autonomy-driving feature will be safer than a human driver. “The person in the driver’s seat is only there for […]
In a recent LiveScience article entitled, “Augmented-Reality Helmet Could Give Cyclist Extra Eyes on the Road,” author Edd Gent interviews Richard Price, Industrial Engineer at British design firm DCA, about his firm’s newest concept called the Optic Helmet. The Optic Helmet, according to the article, uses augmented reality to give cyclists a 360-degree view of […]
The advances in virtual reality technology, although groundbreaking, have yet to break a very important barrier: full immersion. This is where the user transforms from an observer to a participant. The HTC Vive, for example, is arguably the most sophisticated VR systems ever sold but can you call it full-immersion? More like unparalleled immersion.
Advancements in display technology, whether it’s in the form of 3D holographic technology or acoustic levitation, seem to be breaking new barriers and it can only be described as fascinating. A recent Engadget article entitled, “Forget holograms, here’s a ‘floating e-ink’ display,” showcases JOLED, an acoustic elevation system that uses sound waves to suspend objects […]
Tesla can’t have all the fun, right? The growing market of high-performing zero-emission vehicles has its eyes set on electric motorcycles and Europe seems to be the innovation hub. BMW just introduced its Motorrad Vision Next 100 – a shape-shifting, hyper-connected, crash-proof motorcycle that looks like it came out of a blockbuster sci-fi tech movie. […]
Germany’s Bundesrat, one of its two top-level legislative bodies, voted in favor of banning internal combustion engines from its roads by the year 2030. Even though the ban has no teeth in Europe until the EU gives its stamp of approval, according to Bertel Schmitt’s Oct. 8th Forbes article, “German regulations traditionally have shaped EU […]
The Verge published an online article on October 10th entitled, “These are three of the biggest problems facing today’s AI,” where author James Vincent interviewed three influencers in the field of robotics on the future of Artificial Intelligence. There seems to be a rather resounding consensus amongst the experts: AI has yet to be perfected […]