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Transportation

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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Self-Repairing Aircraft

Self-Repairing Aircraft

Aerospace engineers at Bristol University have devised a new composite material for aircrafts that can self-repair. The new technique is based on hollow glass fibers that contain epoxy resin, which can be released into fractures created in the material. The ...

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Triton 1000 Personal Sub

Triton 1000 Personal Sub

U.S. Submarines has developed a 2-person model submarine called the Triton 1000. The small submersible is lightweight and engineered specifically for deployment from medium-to-large yachts. With an overall height of 1.8 meters and an overall length of only 3.0 meters ...

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Cars that Talk

Cars that Talk

The European Commission has recently decided to reserve, across Europe, part of the radio spectrum for smart vehicle communications systems. The decision is part of the commission’s overall fight against road accidents and traffic jams, and the hope is that ...

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Diving to the Bottom

Diving to the Bottom

On July 29, 15:15 local time, Russian scientists from the P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology managed to dive using a manned MIR submersible to a depth of 1,680 meters — the very bottom of the world’s deepest lake, Lake ...

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BRP Spyder

BRP Spyder

Bombardier Recreational Products developed the Can-Am Spyder, a three-wheeled vehicle, as a solution for those who wish to have a motorcycle but are hindered by the lack of security. Although the new vehicle isn’t exactly a trike or a three-wheeled ...

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M-22 Voyager

M-22 Voyager

Aeronautics manufacturer Magni Gyro has introduced its new M-22 Voyager, an innovative two-seat gyroplane with a listed range of 300 miles and an endurance of over 3 hours in the air. Since its introduction in 2005 the M22 and its ...

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Sky No Longer a Limit

Sky No Longer a Limit

The Israeli firm “Paralight Aviation” has developed a unique aircraft designed to take aerial photographs under remote control. The system, including the craft itself and the controls on the ground, is entirely mobile, light, and according to the developers, exceptionally ...

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ICON A5 – Foldable Aircraft

ICON A5 – Foldable Aircraft

ICON, a company founded in 2005 by former U.S. Air Force F-16 pilot and engineer Kirk Hawkins, introduced a foldable aircraft named ICON A5 in a private unveiling that took place in Los Angeles this month. The ICON A5 is ...

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