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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

Jaguar Appoints A Virtual Band Member As Its Brand Ambassador

UK – The automaker has announced its new global representative to help inspire the next generation of engineers. Noodle, the Japanese...Read More

Lexus Creates A Sriracha Car

USA– Lexus celebrated the launch of the 2017 IS by creating a spicier, customized version of the sports sedan: The Lexus Sriracha IS. Lexus...Read More

Audi And LEGO Exhibit An Autonomous Vehicle Installation

USA – Self-driving cars relieve the strain on drivers while also giving them precious added time, since their hands and minds are freed up for...Read More

Smog Vacuum Cleaner Turns Pollution into Jewelry

Netherlands – Rotterdam-based Studio Roosegaarde created a giant smog vacuum cleaner that creates bubbles of clean air and then turns the...Read More

Wastewater Turned into Furniture

Netherlands – Designer Nienke Hoogvliet has partnered with the Dutch Water Authorities to produce a range of homeware that celebrates the use...Read More

Giant Coffee Cups Encourage People To Recycle Their Morning Cup of Joe

United Kingdom – The Hubbub Foundation has created a set of themed bins meant to inspire recycling on a large scale. Coffee is one of the...Read More

Flying Water Taxi Transporting Parisians Across the Seine

France – Paris plans to test a futuristic flying water taxi – dubbed Sea Bubbles – next year that will be able to...Read More

Airport Offers Robo-Assistants to Help Travelers Find Their Way

Japan – The variety of tasks which robots now undertake is mind-boggling from cooking fresh meals from a menu in under 5 minutes to checking...Read More

Major Airline Announces New Low-budget, No-frills Fare

USA – With a few additional restrictions, United Airlines‘ Basic Economy fare offers customers the lowest possible price. Available...Read More

An Extra Helping Hand for New Parents

Israel – New parents are busy and anything that helps them navigate the stress of constant multitasking is welcomed. Now, NoomiNoomi offers...Read More

Scientifically-Crafted Song Keeps Babies Happy

UK – What’s one of the greatest universal truths? That parents want their children to be happy. Luckily for parents everywhere, C&G...Read More

Smart Crib Helps Babies (and Parents) Back to Sleep

USA – Fuseproject design studio has developed a wifi-connected smart crib, that detects when babies cry and safely rocks them back to sleep,...Read More

Truckside Ads Provide Real-Time Updates For Drivers

Germany – RoadAds Interactive has partnered with Visionect, a digital signage brand, to offer truckside ads with location-specific features...Read More

Earn Money Just By Driving Your Car Around

UK – If you’re willing to put advertising stickers on your car, StickerRide can make your driving time profitable.StickerRide is an app...Read More

Highway Signs Help Truckers Find Available Spaces

USA – According to the Department of Transportation, 75% of US truck drivers often struggle to find a safe space when it’s time to park...Read More

Modern Home Created Entirely Out Of Modular Shipping Crates

Ecuador – Generally speaking, shipping crates and other containers are used for transporting goods, unless of course you’re looking to...Read More

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  • Instead of Flying Cars We Have... September 18, 2019
    Is Back to the Future Part II still a sci-fi movie or is it a piece of historical fiction? We certainly don't have a lot of the technologies it promised us – most namely flying cars. Many of us grew up hoping we'd be living in a world that looked like The Jetsons by now (that […]
  • Ultra-Thin Rust Layers Generate Electricity from Water September 18, 2019
    Researchers are finding many new creative ways to generate electricity to create renewable forms of energy. Now a cross-institutional team of researchers have come up with a new one that uses rather unique sources--a combination of rust and salt water. Scientists from Caltech and Northwestern University have demonstrated how thin films of rust, or iron […]
  • Here Comes the Tech Future for Design and Manufacturing September 17, 2019
    At the Siemens Media and Analyst Conference in Brooklyn earlier this month, Tony Hemmelgarn, CEO and president of Siemens Digital Industries Software (previously Siemens PLM), sat down to answer questions about new technology for design and manufacturing. Much of the conversation involved finding the balance between getting ahead of customers with technology and – on […]