Posts Tagged ‘Prototypes’
 
 
 
Autos
 
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googlecarpromo

4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be Excited About The Googlecar… Yet (List)

Today, Google debuted the Googlecar, a car built from the ground up for short hops done safely. It's not going to excite anyone's inner speed demon; it's got a front end made of foam, it only goes 25 miles per hour, and it look...
 
Bikes
 
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Samsung And Trek Team Up To Make Smartphone-Friendly Bikes

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 t...

 
Cell Phones
 
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iPhone prototype
iPhone prototype

iPhone Prototype: This is what the iPhone Should’ve Looked Like

Samsung and Apple have been in a heated legal battle for sometime now. It seems to be a case of she said, he said, which is a total over simplification on our behalf.  Nevertheless, sometimes we feel like it's the equivalent of...
 
Autos
 
Porsche 918 Spyder
Porsche 918 Spyder
Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder Prototypes Begin Testing

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 effici...

 
Autos
 
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Sea Lion
Sea Lion

Project Sea Lion is World’s Fastest Amphibian Vehicle (video)

[GR]TtHH0mkh-I0[/GR] Marc Witt’s Project Sea Lion has been named the world’s fastest amphibian vehicle after he entered it in an unofficial competition for the world's fastest amphibious "land speed" vehicle. The idea for the p...
 
Concepts
 
Neptune Flipper Concept
Neptune Flipper Concept
Neptune Flipper Concept

Neptune Flipper Concept (video)

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 ma...

 
Videos
 
Brain Port Device
Brain Port Device
Brain Port Device

Brain Port Device Let’s The Blind See With Their Tongue (video)

Remember that story about the Brain Port device that let blind folks see using their tongue, yes tongue.  Well, the device is back in the news today as Britain's first citizen received the prototype device.  Pretty cool stuff, ...
 
Solar Power
 
Solar Roadways Prototype
Solar Roadways Prototype
Solar Roadways Prototype

Solar Roadways Completes Prototype, Sends Us Pics

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...

 
Concepts
 
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timetable
timetable

The ‘TimeTable’ Gets You Down To Brass Tacks

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 t...
 
Cars
 
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autoventolater-1

Flying Car, The Autovolantor, Gets Semi Legit

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 tak...