Designed by French architect Jacques Rougerie, the 170 feet (51m) tall SeaOrbiter will be the first vertical skyscraper ship of its kind. Two-thirds of the spectacular vessel is underwater, perfect for accommodating a team of 18-22 researchers who will be able to spend 24 hours a day underwater.
Researchers will use the facilities for a variety of purposes,…
Wouldn't it be great if we no longer needed a physical keyboard? Korea based company Celluon is highly invested in the idea of portability and cutting-edge technology. Both these ideas are brought together in one sleek and minimal design, the Celluon Magic Cube. The device is made from highly durable materials and features a very easy-to-clean exterior. The Magic Cube is…
Pittsburgh-based 4moms is getting ready to launch their newest product - the Origami - the worlds first power folding baby stroller. With the goal of designing better baby products for both new and old mothers, the company feels that the Origami is "everything a stroller…
The iPhone's camera has been getting better and better with each new generation. However, due to some shortcomings, such as a small lens, they haven't been able to completely overtake the small personal camera market. With DeRosa's Italian designer Antonio DeRosa revolutionary iPhone case concept, that could soon change.
Toyota will be presenting the revolutionary "Fun VII" concept car at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. The car will be 13-ft-long and capable of holding three people, including the driver. What makes the Fun VII stand out the most, however, is its digitally customizable interior and exterior.
With the use of touchscreen digital surfaces that make up panels in the cars interior and…
Would you ever want to wear these contact lenses? Possibly in a few years, advances in technology will allow us to fit hardware onto contact lenses that would project our emails right in front of our eyes! Thanks to a team from Washington University, this far-fetched idea may soon become a reality.
Prototype trials have recently been completed. By putting nanometer…
I think we all know how frustrating it is when we lose something such as our keys or cellphone. Especially when we just had it. Thanks to designers Chu Wang, Qiujin Kou, Qian Yin and Yonghua Zhang we may never have to deal with this problem again!
Their concept is a new and improved object finder. Appropriately called Finder, it works by having the user put a small… Continue
National Geographic is having some fun with one of their newest PR stunts. By building an augmented reality set-up, with the help from company Appshaker, visitors at the mall experienced a shocking surprise; they were able to see animals, both alive and extinct, come to life before their very eyes. Not only animals, but also weather systems and even the historic moon walk. This… Continue
Many of you are familiar with Jawbones' famous designs such as the Icon headset, or the phenomenal Jambox Smart Speaker. Now Jawbone is finally releasing their newest product called UP, a simple wristband that monitors your activity level and overall health.
While this idea isn't new, Jawbone adds another level to the UP. The band syncs to your iphone thanks to the… Continue
How cool would it be to fly off to work like this? While that day may be a few years away, it certainly has gotten a lot closer thanks to a team of German designers, physicists, and programmers. The E-volo mulitcopter is a new prototype design that has just completed its first test flight.
Many of the necessary functions such as balance, altitude control, and directional… Continue
Microsoft just released a new video that visually demonstrates how the company believes technology is poised to evolve over the next five to 10 years. The results are based on the trends its researchers and engineers are seeing in software, devices, displays, sensors, processors and intelligent systems.
The video reflect Microsoft’s core belief that intelligent systems will provide information when we need it, allowing us to work effortlessly across devices… Continue
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Unveiled at the Paris Airshow in London last week, the Airbus 2050 Concept Cabin offers a whole new flying experience inspired by nature. The aircraft’s bionic structure mimics the efficiency of bird bones, which are optimized to provide strength where needed. An intelligent cabin wall membrane controls air temperature and can become transparent to give passengers open panoramic… Continue
Earlier this month, Eurocopter’s X3 hybrid helicopter reached a speed milestone during stable, level flight. Maintaining a true airspeed of 232 knots (450 km or 279.6 miles per hour), it can cruise at more than half the speed of a commercial jet.
Aboard the aircraft were Eurocopter test pilot Hervé Jammayrac and flight test engineer Daniel Semioli. “We were impressed by the ease at… Continue
When making a transaction, actual human interaction can make a world. There's nothing quite like being able to ask a person a question, something those annoying automated systems don't provide.
3Live Shop is an incredible interactive sales system created by B-Reel. It's developed completely within Flash, but looks surprisingly easy to use. The high-tech system allows companies to interact with customers through video and a touchscreen. This concept should be… Continue
Updated with today's best technology, TDK's stylish new boombox pays tribute to old-school ghetto-blasters. Instead of cassette tapes and CDs, the boombox has USB and RCA auxiliary ports to connect a huge variety of music sources. The instrument input can be blended with other audio, allowing for iPod karaoke or street-corner performances.
Here's a cool kitchen appliance perfect for all who love to cook in the kitchen. Brizo's exclusive, first-to-market SmartTouch Technology allows you to activate water flow with a simple touch to the faucet. The touch-sensitive spout and handle can keep water at a constant temperature and pressure from use to use.
And here's an added bonus: Brizo's exclusive MagneDock Technology features a patented… Continue
Added by Eugene on June 26, 2010 at 12:00pm —
A great speaker and incredible performer, Natasha Tsakos presents part of her one-woman, multimedia show, "Upwake." As the character Zero, she blends dream and reality with an inventive virtual world projected around her in 3D animation and electric sound. A Swiss-born artist living in Miami, Tsakos skillfully shows us how awesome theater can be when combined with modern… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 1, 2009 at 9:00am —
How ridiculous is technology getting? This will blow your mind.
At the E3 conference that's going on right now in Los Angeles, Microsoft just released Project Natal, a revolutionary hands-free motion-sensitive controller system. The technology, as demonstrated above, allows users to control games, movies, and anything else on their Xbox system with their hands alone, and without touching any hardware.
Here is Project Milo (thanks for the tip… Continue
Could you imagine taking off and landing on the freeway?
Although it's not going to win first prize for the world's sexiest vehicle, the Terrafugia Transition may offer a big clue about the type of transportation we can expect in the future. The world's "first flying car" took its first official flight on March 5th, 2009 out of Plattsburgh International Airport… Continue