Tag Archives: Emerging technologies

15May/17

Lyft partners with Waymo

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (MAY 15, 2017) (REUTERS VIA SKYPE) – U.S. ride services company Lyft Inc and Alphabet Inc’s self-driving car unit Waymo have launched a self-driving vehicle partnership, bringing together two rivals to dominant ride-sharing service Uber Technologies Inc.
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19Mar/17

Renewable energy storage gets boost from Namibian meteorite

Meteorite fragments could be used as a high performing catalyst to help store renewable energy cheaply and efficiently, according to Swiss scientists. Amy Pollock reports.
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07Mar/17

Future of mobility: a personal capsule which drives, flies and hops on train

Imagine ordering a capsule which can drive and fly on its own taking you across the city. The concept, called “Pop.Up”, was unveiled at the Geneva car show and is a big leap into the future.

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10Feb/17

French Polynesia to host world’s first floating city

A fully autonomous floating city was once just a libertarian fantasy, but is now just a few years shy of becoming reality.
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20Aug/16

Uber to roll out driverless car service in Pittsburgh

Uber is launching a self-driving car service later this month in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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07May/16
DroneWatcher

Crowdsourcing app could help national security

A new free smart phone app that tracks drone signals close to airports or crowded events could help prevent unmanned aerial vehicles being used for nefarious purposes such as terrorism. Sharon Reich reports.
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16Mar/16
Google's driverless cars take lawmakers for a spin

Google’s driverless cars take lawmakers for a spin

Executives behind Google’s driverless car program push U.S. Congress to grant national auto safety regulators new authority to get driverless cars on the roads. Gavino Garay reports. Continue reading

24Feb/16

NASA’s laser-powered spaceship could travel to Mars in 72 hours

NASA scientist Philip Lubin is working on perfecting laser technology that could propel a light spacecraft to Mars in as little as three days.
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07Feb/16
Cam Newton

2016 Super Bowl Sunday Sees Emerging Of Immersive Advertising And Virtual Reality Technology With Increased Live-Stream Viewers

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The face of brand promotion is changing for the Super Bowl and Immersive advertising with Virtual Reality technology that positions people as active users within the digital experience rather than positioning them as passive viewers – is leading the way. Continue reading

08Jan/16
the Ehang 184

World’s first passenger drone unveiled at CES

Chinese tech company Ehang unveils the world’s first autonomous passenger drone at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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