Designed by Alberto Villareal — but thought of by millions — this USB body implant isn’t likely to turn up in any Implementers Forum white papers any time soon!
The time to call-off the unforgettable memories of the DaVinci driving simulator has come. Virtual Driver Interactive dares to offer a highly interactive atmosphere for learning driving via its “VDI Driving Simulator” that puts you in the shoes of a driver.
Imagine being able to browse the web, write email and do everything else you need to do without touching your computer. What if it could all be done with a flick of your wrist or the movement of your eyes? Well, researchers at the Virtual and Interactive Simulations of Reality Research Group, at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia just might make that happen for you.
Honda is turning its 2009 Insight hybrid cars into acceleration nannies. This new Ecological Drive Assist System (EDAS) features a chameleon-like speedometer, turning blue if you’re driving too rambunctiously. It’s all in the name of saving the planet, encouraging drivers to ease off the throttle with an easily-seen color code.
Test of the new motor from ETH Zurich’s Department of Power Electronics exceeds 1,000,000 rpm in the digital readout.
Industrial motors can spin at a head-spinning 250,000 revolutions per minute. But a new matchbook-sized motor runs circles around the competition.
Put this USB drive in your laptop and you may get some kind of tech surprise in about nine months.
Sure, when the oil shortage becomes oil-no-more, it would be nice to drive around in search of fuel like Mad Max, but what would be even better is to have your own movable home to wander the wasteland in. Something on legs that can roam anywhere. Something like this. But faster.
Large animals are towards the top of the list when it comes to causing accidents in rural areas. Even though many measures are in place to keep these collisions to a minimum, some accidents are unavoidable. However, a new system is currently being tested that could help to reduce the number of animal related accidents even further.
Blow Me is an onsite breathalyzer service for your event.
Despite the overtly sexual connotation of the brand’s name Blow Me, it’s not what you think. Blow Me is a company that has found a way to make a profit from one of the other major vices on the planet; excessive alcohol consumption. Blow Me charges and fights the bad guys by administering onsite breathalyzer services.