Tag: concept

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Optimal Battery

Biological scientists are developing new materials inspired by leaf veins. These materials are making ‘energy transfer’ extremely efficient. The concept is now being translated to improve rechargeable battery performance allowing them to last much longer and charged more rapidly. (a)…

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Here is another vid we found extremely intriguing! It shows five cool approaches to futuristic living. Some have been operationalized and can house occupants. Others remains simply conceptual. All are inspirational. Enjoy! }

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FLYING MOTORCYCLE

A recent collaboration between BMW and LEGO has led to a new BMW hover motorcycle that looks like something right out of a science fiction movie! The process to arrive at this conceptual vehicle has however been an unusual and unique…

Sun Seeker

A self-driving garden may seem far-fetched but now, the University College London’s (UCL) Interactive Architecture Lab has created a nomadic, self-cultivating garden that moves around all by itself! The sphere has been designed by UCL students William Victor Camilleri and…

Two Peas in a Pod

The GreenPod ‘renewable high-tech workspace’ sets you up for a completely different workspace experience. It forms part of the ‘Pre-order of the Future‘ project unveiled by Neste. It appears as an egg-shaped workspace created from renewable materials. This multipurpose space…

DISCOVERY

This month, EM have decided to draw to our members’ attention, diverse programs useful to understanding what kind of a future we could all soon be facing. This is a program we recommend this week. We hope you will be able…

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URBAN FARM TOWER

As the density of our urban fabric ever increases (along with the number of residents), city-dwellers become further distanced from the growth of the food they consume. This distance still remains an ecological problem! However, ‘urban vertical farms’ have taken…

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Aeolus Airship

Meet the feather-light airship called ‘Aeolus’! It is designed by Christopher Ottersbach. This air-craft gently lifts-off from the Earth using helium gas. It has a serene presence in these images that is totally eye-catching! The dirigible has been named after…

ELECTRIC V.T.O.L.

A US government agency responsible for developing military technology has produced a prototype for an ‘unmanned electric aeroplane’. The plane is capable of taking-off and landing vertically without the need for a runway. The manufacturer developing these advanced aircraft is ‘Aurora‘. They have…

BMW UNVEIL

It’s officially one-hundred years of BMW. To celebrate, the car manufacturer has unveiled its new shape-shifting autonomous car with artificial intelligence. BMW are attempting to predict what cars might become for drivers in the future. Enter ‘driverless vehicles’ with ‘artificial intelligence’ that…