According to a study published by the team, the EagleRay uses little energy, has all the secrecy of a submersible and the speed of an aircraft, and uses a passively flooding and draining wing and a single electric motor/propeller combination that works in both the sky and the sea. At about 55 inches (140 centimeters) long with a wingspan of 59 inches (150 centimeters), it’s far too small for people to ride inside, but it’s a step toward the fancy cars that science fiction is so fond of.
In frames of the project Talk to the hand the British designer Sean Miles in cooperation with O2 mobile network operator presented the phone glove, which is the glove and at the same time a font for the mobile phone. In a thumb of the phone glove the loudspeaker, and there is a microphone built in a little finger. Having connected the phone glove to the smartphone through Bluetooth and having as appropriate put fingers, the user can have telephone conversation. The electronic components placed in a glove, Miles borrowed from obsolete mobile phones. Gloves were taken from old collections of brands of Miu Miu and Pineider. The glove font became part of the Talk to the Hand project, which task is to draw attention to a problem of utilization of old phones.
The Screen Innovations Company filled up the popular series of projective Zero Edge screens with two models from a new material: the Pure White screen with strengthening 1.3 and the Pure Gray screen with strengthening 0.8. Both models have a firm frame of Zero Edge. The material, of which projective Pure White and Pure Gray Zero Edge screen made, is called as Micro Texture. Used for material creation the technology allows to do screens nine times thinner more smoothly, in comparison with the best development presented in the modern market. Besides, on assurances of the Screen Innovations, new models are capable to reproduce permission from 1080p to 8K and it not a limit of opportunities.
At the CTIA 2013 exhibition Yota Devices presented a wireless router of Ruby. Feature of the device is the E-Ink display. Such display is usually used in electronic “eReaders”. On the black-and-white screen, which is in the lower part of Ruby, are displayed the accumulator charge, force of a signal and number of the devices connected to a router. The advantage of displays on e ink display is profitability: they spend the electric power only at the time of picture updating. The wireless router is equipped with the accumulator with a capacity of 2100 milliampere-hours. The battery is charged to seventy percent for an hour. Ruby promises to become one of the most “long-playing” routers of Yota: it can work till twelve o’clock if on the connected devices playing videos, till twenty four o’clock if web surfing, and till sixty o’clock in a waiting mode.
Robots bartenders are not novelty, but attitudes towards them a little cool. To awaken to them interest, researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in cooperation with Coca-Cola and Bacardi Rum developed Makr Shakr. Makr Shakr is the robot specializing on mixing of drinks, which debuted at annual conference of the Google developers in San Francisco as the first-ever controlled robot bartender. It uses three hands and programmable system of mixing. Working “hand in hand”, they do drinks and distribute them with help of a set of conveyer belts. The user orders drinks by the appendix in the smartphone, but it not simply choice from in advance defined list. The robot bartender uses the Coca-Cola Freestyle technology for mixing of drinks, which can create more than hundred various mixes. Using the appendix, users can order the alcoholic and soft drinks complete with suitable ornament, which will mix up by means of standard shakers with use of specially developed manipulators.
Today announced a new version Yandex Browser. The new version made with synchronization. All those data, which do the browser personal, are synchronized: bookmarks, expansions, settings of auto filling of forms, history and the sites fixed in the Board. For implementation of this decision used the Disk of Yandex technologies. Now each user will be able to open the browser on any computer. Modern browsers are not only simply programs which show a site on gathered in the address line URL. They have to help the person to be guided on the Internet. This task including is assumed by the Clever line into which it is possible to enter and search inquiries. On the page of delivery of a search engine the address line is necessary to the majority of users for continuation of search session. It will be so more clear that was looked for and that was, and the main thing, the person will have an opportunity to add and reformulate inquiry directly in omni-box. The searching works not only for Yandex, but also for any search engine, which supports the Opensearch standard.
The designer of Danielle Trofe designed unusual sand LED lamps. Could you think that the lamp can work from sand, is truer than the energy created at oversleeping of sand? Remember the well-known hourglasses, which were quite often used earlier, for example, in physioprocedural offices of hospitals, and also it are frequent and at schools during laboratory works on chemistry or physics. The designer from Brooklyn created LED lamps on the basis of usual hourglasses. The lamp is shining while sand pours. With this creation, the author wanted to show that alternative energy sources can be the most various and not less effective, than traditional power sources. In order that the hourglass lamp continued to shine, it needs to be turned.
Evernote is an internet service, where are stored the users text notes and documents of web pages, and the service has about 50 million visitors. Because of attack of the anonymous hackers the administration of Evernote was dumped all the passwords of users. The representatives of Evernote service claimed that the Investigation showed, that unknown persons had an opportunity to get access to the user data, including names of users and the e-mail address to which the accounts Evernote are connected.
This Volkswagen hover car is a concept vehicle that is used for personal transportation in the same way a modern car is employed. You must steer it, like you would a normal vehicle, but the only difference is that it’s flying in the air. So far we’ve seen a few of them, in movies that is. But little did we know that Volkswagen is already working on a hover car concept. The German car maker challenged a few of the folks in China to submit their ideas of what the car of the future must look like.