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Back to the Future . . changing the way we get around !

Slovakia – Commuters of the world, rejoice. The long-promised age of the flying car is almost here. Big-name companies around the world are...Read More

Cars Of The Future May Be Purpose-Built For Your Lifestyle

South Korea – As the auto industry grapples with change, carmakers are looking for fresh new ways to impress an increasingly selective target...Read More

Emoji Style Advertisements Come to iOS Messaging

Belgium –  Working with the Brussels-based communication agency Happiness, the Belgium eBay equivalent, 2deHands, has enabled promotion of...Read More

Samsung’s Emoji Translation Is Helping People With Speech Disorders

Italy – Samsung’s Italy-based group makes it easier for those who have aphasia to communicate in text messages by creating an...Read More

A Dance Party Lamp Empowers Girls To Like Science and Mathematics

USA – There definitely has been an increase in toys aimed at getting children interested in STEM early on. However, most of the toys are...Read More

Programmable Bricks Teach Children the Basics of Robotics

Austria – Robo Wunderkind is a new kind of toy that lets its users build a robot using module bricks. It’s designed to get children from...Read More

Teaching Teens How To Drive Using Virtual Reality

USA – Learning how to drive is a rite of passage and sometimes, it begins with a few bumps. One program is trying to minimize real-world...Read More

Robots Will Park Your Car At Charles De Gaulle Airport

France – When running late for a flight, the last thing you need is to get stuck in the airport parking lot trying to find a space.  Enter...Read More

This Wine Bottle Was Cut Into Pieces To Make A Slick 2-In-1 Product

USA – There’s a certain luxury in pouring wine from the bottle into a decanter and watching the liquid flow between the two vessels, but...Read More

Origami-Like Utensils Morph Into Multiple Kitchen Tools

USA – Ori-Kit’s futuristic eating instruments take inspiration from origami to transform into different utensils. The space-saving...Read More

Sensors Alert Drivers to Oncoming Traffic on Hairpin Turns

India – National Geographic lists India’s Jammu-Srinagar Highway as one of the world’s most dangerous. Numerous hairpin turns with...Read More

Mercedes Is Using Noise To Improve Pre-Crash Safety

USA– The technology blasts drivers with a “pink noise” bubble to protect hearing during an accident. While automated cars can work...Read More

Wheelchairs Become A Fashion Statement With These Designer Covers

Ireland – For those who use wheelchairs daily, it can be hard when all people see is the chair. Enter Izzy Wheels, a company that brings...Read More

Design Students Give Their Interpretation Of The Future Of Hotel Furniture

Switzerland – Homes encompass a variety of different rooms, each with a distinct personality depending on the room’s purpose. In hotels,...Read More

Connected Walker is a Medical Tool and Personal Trainer in One

Germany – FriWalk is a four wheeled walker, equipped with depth sensors and cameras, that can function as a mobility aid, analysis system and...Read More

Connected Dancing Shoes made to Improve Your Moves

USA – If you are cursed by the “two left feet” syndrome, a new pair of smart shoes come to the rescue. The rhythm smart dancing...Read More

Smart Tires Alert Drivers When Maintenance is Needed

Italy – Italian company Pirelli’s new smart tire system, the Connesso, records miles driven and alerts drivers via cloud-based app when...Read More

Ford Is Working To Make Car Repair More Automated

USA– Hate the effort involved in dropping off your car for repair? Ford Motor Company wants to make the process a whole lot easier. Having...Read More

Discarded Flip Flops Turned into Gifts and Works of Art

Kenya – Kenya’s Ocean Sole flip flop recycling company turns potential marine pollution into employment opportunities for artisans who...Read More

Fully Recycled Shampoo Bottle Made From Beach Plastic

USA – P&G has partnered with TerraCycle and Suez Environmental to create a pipeline for recycled beach fodder –  Head Shoulders is...Read More

Mobile Office Gets Workers Out Of Cubicles And Into Nature

USA – A San Diego-based company, One Wild Life, is bringing a breathe of fresh air to the co-working experience by parking a “mobile...Read More

Office Shuttle Buses Turn Commutes into Work Opportunities

Belgium – The Office on Wheels project, by Flanders Institute for Mobility, plans to transport commuters to work by shuttle bus between...Read More

The World’s First Commercial Hoverbike Has Arrived

Russia – A Russian startup called Hoversurf has designed the first commercial hoverbike called the Scorpion-3. The fully-manned quadcopter...Read More

Dubai Introduces Electric Passenger Drone Taxi Service

China– China’s intelligent aerial vehicle company Ehang is providing Dubai’s Roads and Transportation Agency with passenger drones...Read More

Planetarium Runs Simulated Forest Relaxation Sessions

Japan – Tokyo’s Konica Minolta Planetarium recreates Japan’s UNESCO world heritage Yakushima forest for regular relaxation therapy...Read More

DIY Vertical Garden Helps Feed Local Communities

Denmark – Designed by SPACE10 as part of the Ikea Lab idea development program, the Growroom is an open source vertical garden. Described by...Read More

AI Wedding Planners

USA – Wedding Nook is described as the world’s first AI wedding planner. This wedding planning service uses artificial intelligence to...Read More

Pizza Wedding Registry Now Available!

USA – For couples more in love with hot cheese than fine china, Domino’s Pizza now offers a wedding registry in the form of eGift...Read More

Land Rover Is Resurrecting Old Vehicles to New Condition

UK – Nostalgia will always be a potent selling tool, especially for automotive aficionados. Land Rover is capitalizing on that with the...Read More

Volkswagen Remakes Their Classic Van Into An All-Electric Vehicle

Germany– Blending past with present, Volkswagen’s 60s camper van was given a modern makeover to become the I.D. Buzz. It has an electric...Read More

Children’s Artwork Made into Jewelry

Turkey – Turkish jeweler Tasarim Takarim is making modern heirlooms of children’s artwork. Rather than let a favorite creation gather...Read More

Personalized Jewelry Design with New Image App

Finland – Using the iOS app or uploads via the website, Finnish company Jevelo turns personal images into necklaces, bracelets, charms and...Read More

New Smart Monitor for Children

Leveraging technology for the sake of weary (and wary) mothers and fathers everywhere is toy maker Mattel, who has debuted a new device that is meant...Read More

Stuffed Animal Lets Parents Leave Voicemails

Toymail Talkies are plush dolls that enable parents to exchange voice messages with their children by syncing their phones to the doll or allows...Read More

BMW is Shaping the Future of Mobility

Germany – The BMW i Inside Future previews what the car interior of the future might look like as well as what the space could be used for...Read More

Hyundai has Cars Docking with Homes and Becoming Shared Living Spaces

South Korea– Hyundai has joined the flock of automakers revealing future ideas around autonomous car technology. Their ‘Mobility...Read More

Land Rover’s Foldable Cabin for Two

UK – Jaguar Land Rover teamed up with Danish architects LUMO to create a compact, foldable cabin that can comfortably house two adults with...Read More

Wireless Headphones Act As Personal Trainer

Denmark – Jabra announced a generation of in-ear wireless headphones that are specifically designed for active people. The key feature is...Read More

Smart Watchband Answers Calls with a Fingertip to Ear

South Korea – The Sgnl smart strap uses Bluetooth to connect calls coming in to a wearer’s phone. The smart strap vibrates to indicate...Read More

Headphones Create A Personalized Noise-Cancelling Bubble Around Wearer’s Head

France – Sounds in the workplace, especially those created by coworkers, are ranked as the number one distraction for productivity. To help...Read More
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    If it were a movie you might call it Google Glass 2: Enterprise Rises. After halting sales of Google Glass in 2015, Google's parent company, Alphabet, has announced it will be re-releasing the headset, this time with a target toward enterprise over consumer. In a blog post Jay Kothari, the Project Lead for Glass, said […]
  • Adidas Unveils the ‘Futurecraft’ of 3D-Printed Footwear July 21, 2017
    Global footwear company Adidas has teamed with Silicon Valley-based startup Carbon to develop a sneaker partially fabricated using a new manufacturing method that uses light and oxygen as the first product of its next-generation Futurecraft 4D brand. The shoe represents a new direction in digital footwear creation that eliminates traditional prototyping or molding and will […]
  • Engineering a Robot for a Specific Job July 20, 2017
    With labor costs increasing and robot costs declining, collaborative robots have become an increasingly popular alternative to human labor. More and more, robots are filling a skills and cost niche – provided you have the right robot for the right task. One of the most efficient ways to replace labor with a robot is to […]