Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'Technology' (14)

Revolutionary Ocean Skyscraper Designed for Research

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,…

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Added by Eugene on June 28, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Microsoft Envisions the Future

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

Added by Eugene on October 28, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Microsoft's Interactive Table of the Future

Ever since the promo video of Microsoft Surface launched, I've been a firm believer that It's only a matter of time till everyone has one of these in their home or office.… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 2, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Cabin of the Future: Airbus 2050



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

Added by Eugene on June 17, 2011 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

The World's Fastest Hybrid Helicopter



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

Added by Eugene on May 25, 2011 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

The Future of E-commerce

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

Added by Eugene on April 14, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Stylish Modern Boombox (3 pics)

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.



Old analog… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 5, 2010 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

Modern Design: Hands-Free Faucet w/ MagneDock Technology

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 — No Comments

Theater Combined with Modern Technology - Natasha Tsakos: TED

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 — No Comments

Amazing Technology - Microsoft's Project Natal

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

Added by Eugene on June 3, 2009 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

World's First Flying Car - Terrafugia Transition

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

Added by Eugene on March 18, 2009 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Sweet Ad - Evolution of Technology: Saturn



Rad commercial showing the evolution and food-chain of technology.



Client: SATURN

Advertising Agency: Scholz&Friends, Berlin, Germany (www.s-f.com)

Creative Director: Oliver Handlos

Art Director: James Cruickshank, Michael Hess

Copywriter: Felix Fenz, Sebastian Plum, Bastian Engbert



Management Supervisor: Uli Schuppach

Account Supervisor: Sandra Ortmann, Jürgen Fink

TV-Producer: Claudia Knipping, Nina Heyn, Mathis… Continue

Added by Eugene on January 7, 2009 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Want to race a bullet? At 1000mph, with Bloodhound SSC you might just win.

Do you feel the need? The need for speed? Meet Bloodhound SSC. England’s Science Minister Lord Drayson recently announced plans to create a car that is capable of reaching 1,000 mph. The car is an attempt to break the previous world land speed record of 760 mph set in 1997. In it's quest for land speed superiority, Bloodhound SSC will use a Eurojet EJ200 jet… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 27, 2008 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

The World's First High Speed Amphibious Vehicles Have Arrived - The Aquada, Humdinga, and Amphibious Combat Craft

All of us have dreamed about it - now it's finally here. Take off from a boat ramp, a slipway or the beach, and glide effortlessly as a speed boat across rivers or out to sea. All you have to do, apparently, is press a button and accelerate. The wheels rise automatically, and thrust pushes the Aquada over the water. The whole process takes less than 12 seconds,… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 10, 2008 at 9:00am — No Comments

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