Shanghai Just Hosted An Ecstatic Indoor Drone Racing Tournament

An ecstatic drone racing tournament has just been held at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017 event last Saturday. Drone pilots from around the world and all over China gathered in the largest indoor drone racing event in Asia to compete for the tournament title.The 2017 Mobile World Congress in ShanghaiThe international group of drone pilots who competed...

NASA Plans to Deflect an Asteroid by Crashing a Satellite Into It

A NASA mission that will take place in the year 2022 will see the crashing of the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft into an asteroid binary system. The space agency essentially wants to study the effectiveness of the technique called kinetic impactor in diverting hazardous asteroids away from Earth.The DART missionAn asteroid binary system known as the...

What Types of Drone-Related Careers Are There?

There are a predicted 100,000 drone-related careers set to flood the jobs market over the next few years. These will range from aerial photography and/or cinematography to mapping and modeling, not to mention thermography to name but a few. It is potentially a very exciting job market and promises to be a pretty rewarding career.Drone-related careers are opening up...

Einride Launches a Full-Prototype for Its Driverless Electric Truck T-Pod

Einride, a startup based in Scandinavia has just released a full-scale prototype of its much anticipated T-Pod. The T-Pod is a fully electric truck. With a range of 124 miles and a 20kWh capacity, it is designed to replace small heavy duty fossil fuel reliant trucks on short trips.Without the need for the driver’s cab, the prototype looks...

This Cleverly Designed Park Reduces Noise Pollution Around Amsterdam’s Busy Airport

Noise pollution is a huge problem for all cities but Amsterdam is tackling this problem with a very beautiful solution.The source of the noise is Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. The transport hub is located just 9 km out of the city center. But it isn’t just close, it’s also really busy. More than 479,000 flights come and go from...

All New Volvo Cars Will Be Electric or Hybrid Starting in 2019

Goodby internal combustion, hello electric. Volvo just threw in the towel for traditional fossil fuel consuming cars, announcing every car it produces after 2019 will be electric. In this brave move, Volvo becomes the first traditional car manufacturer to go fully electric joining the ranks of all electric companies like Tesla. Volvo’s president Håkan Samuelsson proclaims, “This announcement...

iPhone 8 Is Expected to Feature 3D Face Scanning Instead of TouchID

Apple has unveiled some of their latest techs this first half of the year since their WWDC2017 a few weeks ago, including ARkit, the HomePod, and the most powerful Mac in the world. However, there is still half a year left for Apple to surprise the market even more. And these latest predictions regarding the new iPhone 8...

Operation Camouflage: Hiding an Entire Aircraft Plant Under a Fake Subdivision

The massive production of air force vehicles in World War II gave rise to a machine wielding unprecedented force. More shockingly, aircraft finally had the ability to take the war around the planet much faster, with more power, and with more devastating effect than ever before. The importance in deceiving axis enemy intelligence of allied force aircraft factory...

MIT Develops Gas-Powered UAV That Can Stay Aloft for Five Days

MIT engineers have developed and built an unpiloted aerial vehicle, or UAV, that is expected to provide temporary telecommunications service to areas affected by disasters and calamities. The UAV technology is considered inexpensive and is capable of flying and providing service for several days.{|('http://interestingtechnology.info/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/MIT-UAV-1.jpg','MIT's UAV technology')|}The MIT-developed droneThis is not the first time UAV technology has been exploited...

Volvo Admits Its Self-Driving Cars Are Completely Thrown off by Hopping Kangaroos

Volvo has hit some challenges in the land down under while testing its animal detection system in its self-driving cars. The Swedish car company admits that kangaroos confuse the car’s Large Animal Detection system. The kangaroos are too unpredictable for the system which has been successfully tested against Scandinavian animals such as elk and moose. The erratic hopping nature...