We have already come across products [lighting fixture, shoes etc.] that were created by 3D printing techniques. Now it is time to get ready for the 3D Food Printer which prints out food for real. The 3D Food Printer which was an ongoing research project at Cornell University is now being used at the French Culinary Institute in Manhattan to print out a variety of edibles.
New Rule is an improvised version of our old school ruler that assists in lending a helping hand to people who have problems in seeing markings as small as a cm/mm. Firstly to make the graduations easily visible, the New Rule has been made to have high contrasting measurement marks [white nos. on black background].
Recently, Yahoo! installed poster-sized touchscreen gaming systems across 20 different bus-stops in San Francisco. The games are multi-player and therefore will allow commuters to play games with people at other bus stops. This surely sounds cool!
Three different teams from Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, have been assigned by NASA to come up with the design for the “perfect” plane of the future. The deadline set is the year 2025. The “perfect” plane should be silent, fuel efficient, cruise over 7000 miles with a load of 50,000 to 100,000 pounds, and can travel at 85% of the speed of sound.
LEDs have a wide area of application but how about them being used in carpets. Cell Carpet with LEDs from Lama concept is one such example which sport embedded LEDs. The carpet with LEDs ” was first shown at the Paris Airshow into the Airbus A350 businessclass. The LED’s are fitted into the aisles to guide your way.”
What you see above isn’t a Photoshop-ed image. It is literally an old rail engine turned into a giant vacuum cleaner. Objective is simple, suck all the garbage in while moving down the railway track. Located in India, this idea came from Indian Railways who instead of discarding this rather ancient rail engine, put it for a much better use.