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Hendo Hover: the world's first real hoverboard?

Despite many efforts to make the hoverboard a reality in the more than two decades since Marty McFly zipped around on one in Back to the Future Part II, we're still waiting. Does the arrival ...

10 hours ago from Gizmag

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First highway with glow-in-the-dark markings opens in the Netherlands

Drivers on a road in the Netherlands are now being guided by glow-in-the-dark road markings. The N329 in Oss is being used to pilot the concept, which is part of the Smart Highway project by ...

9 hours ago from Gizmag

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Speedy Citation X+ continues record-setting ways

Even before it received FAA type certification, Cessna's New Citation X, now known as the Citation X+, had claimed the title of the world's fastest civilian aircraft. After receiving certification ...

10 hours ago from Gizmag

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User-friendly electronic 'EyeCane' enhances navigational abilities for the blind

White Canes provide low-tech assistance to the visually impaired, but some blind people object to their use because they are cumbersome, fail to detect elevated obstacles, or require long training ...

Mon 20 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Vello bike combines rear shock with quirky folding system

Remember the baby stroller/scooter hybrid known as the Roller Buggy? Even if you don't, its Austrian creator is now part of the team behind another unique mode of human-powered transportation. ...

Fri 17 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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Sony Announces Automotive CMOS Image Sensor

Sony Corp announced Oct 16, 2014, that it has developed a CMOS image sensor for automotive cameras and will focus on the automotive market.

Sun 19 Oct 14 from Tech-On

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Wasp's 3D printers produce low-cost houses made from mud

A need to address a lack of housing for the globe's growing population has turned up some eye-catching efforts, blending creative architecture with new, sustainable technologies. And it is increasingly ...

Tue 21 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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Audi RS 7 concept completes hot lap at Hockenheim sans driver

Audi has delivered on its promise to send a driverless Audi RS 7 around the Hockenheim Grand Prix track at racing speeds. Although those who tried to view the live stream yesterday were left ...

Mon 20 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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Designing tomorrow's air traffic control systems

On a good day, flying can be a comfortable and efficient way to travel. But all too often, weather or overcbooking can cause delays that ripple through the system, inducing missed flights, anxiety, ...

Wed 15 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Volvo's 360 view technology aimed at making accidents a thing of the past

Driver assistance technologies are becoming more common and more sophisticated with each passing year, but despite this, their function is still to reduce accidents rather than eliminate them ...

Tue 14 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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