transportation

Car Illumination that can Work Through Rain

Car Illumination that can Work Through Rain

Car’s headligths in the snow – illustration (Credit: Carnegie Mellon University) Naive illumination ((a) and (c)) versus fast reactive illumination ((b) and (d)) with the prototype running at 120Hz (system latency of 13ms) (Credit: Carnegie Mellon University) Driving through rain ...

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Treadway Personal Electric Transport

Treadway Personal Electric Transport

Peter Treadway of Los Angeles, California has invented a pair of motorized electronic sneakers designed to augment standard walking as needed. Currently in the prototype stage, the Treadway shoes are capable of reaching up to 15 miles per hour and ...

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Green Electric Scooters

Green Electric Scooters

MyGoPet, an Oregon-based company, has introduced an innovative, personal vehicle named GoPet, which is powered solely by electricity, thus making it a convenient green transportation solution. Although the GoPet is similar to scooters it has three wheels and thanks to ...

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Segway and GM Unveil PUMA

Segway and GM Unveil PUMA

Segway, Inc. of Bedford, New Hampshire, has partnered with General Motors Corporation of Detroit, Michigan, to create PUMA – Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility vehicle. A small personal vehicle operating on a rechargeable battery, the PUMA is designed for efficiency ...

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Toyota Plans 1/X Seaweed Car

Toyota Plans 1/X Seaweed Car

Toyota will be showcasing a new plug-in hybrid concept car called 1/X, made with seaweed, at this year’s Melbourne International Motor Show. Toyota is calling their newly developed plastic “Ecological Plastic” (EP), and the company is planning to increase use ...

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Luxofor Traffic Lights

Luxofor Traffic Lights

Art Lebedev Studios has designed new LED traffic lights based on the concept that squares are more noticeable than circles. The attributes of the new traffic light enable customization and various modifications to suit different countries and cities needs. The ...

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Non-Stopping Train

Non-Stopping Train

Peng Yu-lun, a Taiwanese inventor who works in a sand and construction materials plant in Sanwan, has recently revealed his latest invention: a train that doesn’t need to stop or slow down, not even in order to pick up or ...

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Toyota Winglet

Toyota Winglet

Toyota Motor Corporation has recently announced the development of a new Segway-like vehicle, called Winglet, which is controlled (like the original Segway) by the user’s weight shifting. The company defines the new vehicle as a personal transport assistance robot and ...

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L15 – The Autonomous Airship

L15 – The Autonomous Airship

The Nevada based company Airship Surveillance has announced the successful trial flight of a new surveillance airship called L15. The long loiter time of the airship is expected to make it a supreme surveillance tool. The new automated built in ...

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Wheelsurf- Reinventing the Wheel

Wheelsurf- Reinventing the Wheel

The Wheelsurf is a single-wheeled ride-inside vehicle. Featured in this year’s ‘Future of Transportation’ exhibit, there are many possible applications for this unique vehicle. It can be used in theme parks as an amusement ride, provide a new advertising method ...

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