Posts Tagged: "Prototypes"

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Samsung And Trek Team Up To Make Smartphone-Friendly Bikes

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The bicycle is one of the more effective means of conveyance out there. But it’s also not necessarily one best-suited to our connected lifestyle; if you see a cyclist on his or her phone, you’re probably seeing somebody about to get hit by a semi. But that doesn’t mean there...

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Porsche 918 Spyder Prototypes Begin Testing

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Porsche has announced that it’s currently testing its 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid prototypes. The car as certainly involved since we last seen it flex its 770 hp and has emerged as a head-turning high-performance vision of efficiency.  It’s designed as a plug-in hybrid vehicle combining a high-performance combustion engine with cutting-edge...

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Neptune Flipper Concept (video)

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Everyday I take for granted my ability to run, walk and even swim.  Not Richard Stark, a Swede who built, tested and designed the Neptune.  It’s a prosthetic flipper for leg amputees and its got a variety of adjustments that make it one bad ass piece of tech.  There is...

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Solar Roadways Completes Prototype, Sends Us Pics

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Remember Solar Roadways?  They’ve finally completed their first USDOT prototype.  In addition to providing carbon free energy (aside from the manufacturing process), the Solar Roadway can display traffic info using the built-in LEDs and perhaps even melt snow and ice from its surface. For now we’ll have to settle with...

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The ‘TimeTable’ Gets You Down To Brass Tacks

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When I was ‘corporate’, to combat long and drawn out meetings bosses would implement the ‘standing meeting’.  In short, employees were required to physically stand during the meeting which in turn would force them to get down to brass tacks. The TimeTable incorporates a similar philosophy, but instead of requiring...

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Flying Car, The Autovolantor, Gets Semi Legit

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Prototype people, prototype. Crafted from dreams and grid lock frustration, the Autovolantor’s design is based off a Ferrari 599 GTB, just add on wings. The idea is that if you’re stuck in traffic you just flip a switch and take off to free skies. It’s produces lift from 8 fans...