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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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Volvo Super Fast Electric Charger Getting Ready

Volvo Super Fast Electric Charger Getting Ready

The Volvo C30 Electric prototype charger The Volvo flexible charger diagram The Swedish automaker recently introduced a new technology into its C30 electric car which will enable it to fully charge in only 90 minutes. Most current generation electric cars ...

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TireCheck Lite – App for your Tire’s Air Pressure

TireCheck Lite – App for your Tire’s Air Pressure

TireCheck Lite home screen A new Israeli start-up company developed a unique application for smartphones and mobile devices which can help you check tire pressure without having to bend down or get your hands dirty. Checking tire pressure is extremely ...

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ORU – The Foldable Kayak

ORU – The Foldable Kayak

ORU – lightweight foldable kayak ORU – folded like a messenger bag Kayaks can be lots of fun in the water, but getting them to the water can be a hard work mainly because of their size which require complicated ...

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HIRIKO – Collapsible Electric Citycar

HIRIKO – Collapsible Electric Citycar

The HIRIKO Citycar The HIRIKO Project is a tiny 2 seat car powered by an electric engine and capable of folding for storage/parking. The car which was originally conceived by researchers in the MIT-Media lab is now in final development ...

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RYNO Unicycle Electric Scooter: 2013 Availability?

RYNO Unicycle Electric Scooter: 2013 Availability?

The RYNO Unicycle (credit:RYNO motors) Segway has become unanimous with advanced one person short distance transportation. Now, RYNO Motors – a tiny company with a big dream to create the first functional one wheeler is getting closer to launching its ...

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Concorde’s Successor will have a Double Wing?

Concorde’s Successor will have a Double Wing?

Conceptual drawing of a supersonic biplane.(Image: Christine Daniloff/MIT News based on an original drawing courtesy of Obayashi laboratory, Tohoku University) Almost a decade after the only supersonic passenger airliner retired from active service, a group of researchers at MIT stumbled ...

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Killer Whale Personal Submarine

Killer Whale Personal Submarine

Killer Whale Submarine (credit: Hammacher Schlemmer) Killer Whale Submarine (credit: Hammacher Schlemmer) Killer Whale Submarine interior (credit: Hammacher Schlemmer) After personal jets and personal yachts comes the turn of a personal submersible. What used to belong only to the military ...

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Tesla Motors Model X – The Electric SUV

Tesla Motors Model X – The Electric SUV

Tesla Motors Model X – Electric SUV The U.S. car manufacturer Tesla Motors unveiled the upcoming Model X an all-electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) that will combine high performance with environment friendliness. The original Tesla Roadster introduced in 2008 is ...

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Rapid Recharge Improves Electric Vehicles

Rapid Recharge Improves Electric Vehicles

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently demonstrated a rapid-recharging system, designed to improve electric vehicles’ operation. Their project aims to change public perceptions about the practicality of such vehicles. MIT Electric Vehicle Team member Radu Gogoana works on ...

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