Tag: technology

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SunGlacier Makes Water From Thin Air

For the last six years Ap Verheggen has been developing a way to produce water from only two elements, sunshine and air! The form taken by this exploration is that of a ‘water-fountain’ (currently on display at the ‘Hague’). There,…

OLED SURFACE TO AIR

Carrying on our recent aeronautical theme at EM, we introduce the work of the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI). This UK-based company have recently revealed a windowless airplane that can project its surrounding views onto itself. In doing so, it…

INFLATABLES ON VENUS

A research project to send astronauts to Venus has been unveiled by NASA. The project involves ‘lighter-than-air’ pods that accommodate explorers as they hover above the clouds. The NASA website shows a movie depicting a conceptual design that uses inflatable…

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…

Down-Sizing at IBM

There’s an awful lot of energy that goes into recording and storage of information, so when such systems get smaller and/or more efficient, it has a big impact on the overall global energy consumption. Now, IBM has begun to develop…

FUTURE-VISION

The architecture firm of ‘Foster + Partners’ is collaborating with the auto brand ‘Nissan’ on a project that combines different types of technology. Together, they have developed a link between ‘wireless charging’, ‘autonomous driving’ (driver-less) and ‘battery storage’ for a…

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Greens in Queens

Were in the USA! Here, Gotham Greens is helping plenty of New Yorkers stay healthy and trim via locally grown vegetables. However you’ll have to look towards the skyline if you want to catch a glimpse of them. Their new…

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WHOLE-IN-ONE

The ‘Sollys’ lamp is the design of Alexander Main. It is well known that the popularity of solar has depended on two main factors, cost and aesthetics. Now Alexander has offered a new and innovative take on solar technology. In…

WINGING IT IN 2018

An American company (featured previously) claims their flying car may soon be part and parcel of our daily transportation. Terrafugia is the company attempting to manufacture their (unmanned) TF-X flying car. They say it will be available for testing as…