Panasonic, the world’s one of the most respected brands for digital technology is now all set to take Blu-Ray to a whole new level. Currently, they have submitted their proposal for 3D Blu-Ray technology to the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA). The request for proposal is basically for a standard to store 3D left/right-eye, two-channel Full HD imagery.
The world’s second largest IT company, IBM, announced that it will soon make electronic circuits that will be as complex as a brain. As the part of “cognitive computing”, this research will need to include all the smartest people and will consists of “neurobiologists, computer and materials scientists and psychologists”.
NASA celebrates the 75th anniversary of their airfield and research center at Moffett Field in Mountain View (California), by dedicating a brand new Zeppelin…yes a Zeppelin ! Surprisingly there are other fully functioning Zeppelins in the world, although the number is only two. Now Zeppelin NT a.k.a. “New Technology” is the largest of its kind standing tall at 246 feet. Its official name is “Eureka” and is owned by a company called Airship Ventures.
Senior SETI astronomer Seth Shostak recently said, “We’ll find E.T. within two dozen years,” at a conference in San Francisco. Incase you are not aware SETI is an organization looking for intelligent life in outer space and have been very active for the past few decades, unfortunately without much success.
NASA wanted some assistance from other bright people for designing aircrafts of the future. A group of people/scientists from MIT have been chosen. They have till 2030 and a funding of $2 million to help achieve NASA’s goals. As of now MIT professor, Edward Greitzer has come with the following exterior design. Next comes how to make the airplane more ‘greener’ and environment friendly. We plan to keep you posted on this.
Everybody dreams of taking a ride in a flying car. No exceptions. Looks like our prayers may just well be answered. Designer Giles Cardozo is the brainchild behind…well…a flying car. The vehicle is estimated to hit the market as early as 2009 ! The car called ‘Parajet Skycar’, has a range of 110 miles and is fueled by bioethanol.