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New defensive vehicle test successful

10/29/2007, A defensive vehicle powered by a rocket engine control system from Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne was successfully tested when it neutralized a target in a situation that simulated a hostile, in-bound missile. This is the seventh successful test of its...

BVSA Rocket Bike

10/29/2007, The BVSA Rocket Bike definitely looks mean enough to take on the Batmobile, at least where their respective exhausts are compared anyway. Made by Jason Broemmel so that he could jump across Islais Creek in San Francisco for a bike rodeo, the BVSA Rocket...

FPD Day 4 – Shinoda Plasma steals FPD International’s thunder

10/29/2007, In what certainly wasn’t a coincidence, the inventor of the plasma display, Tsutae Shinoda, chose the same time the FPD International 2007 event was being held to announce that his company, modestly known as Shinoda Plasma Corp. and based in Kobe,...

Smart Windows adjust tint level

10/29/2007, This concept motorcoach is different from others as it features Smart light control windows – a technology that blocks over 99% of UV radiation while enabling occupants within to control the amount of sunlight, glare and heat that are being passed...

Industry Pulse on Oct 26

10/26/2007, Our sister-site UberPulse has interesting posts from this week’s CTIA conference: Boingo Global Wi-Fi Access: $8 For Mobile Devices, $40 for Laptops $8 for Global WiFi on your mobile can be interesting, particularly if you can share the...

Suzuki Biplane concept

10/24/2007, The Suzuki Biplane motorcycle that is currently on display at the Tokyo Auto Show was inspired design-wise by the classic Wright Brothers biplane, but I personally think it looks more like that red mean machine that Akira rode in the groundbreaking anime...

i-mate 9502 Hands-On

10/24/2007, The device is bigger than a Blackjack (review), even with the extended battery, but not to the point that I would dismiss it as my everyday phone. It is more attractive than any sliding-keyboard smartphones out there. The 9502 feels solid, especially...

Samsung Builds Uber-High Capacity Memory

10/23/2007, Samsung has announced that it has created the densest memory chip to date. Each chip can store 8 Gigabytes (GB) of information. Up to 16 chips can be used together to build commercial NAND memory resulting in a 128GB flash card or other storage device....

World´s largest and thinnest E-Paper

10/22/2007, Previous color electronic paper (E-Paper) displays that we published about from Fujitsu measured a few inches big, that’s why Bridgestone’s A3-sized (435x326mm) color E-paper is so interesting. The thickness is even more incredible: a mere...

Airbag Jacket proven effective

10/19/2007, Motorcyclists are often at a disadvantage where safety is concerned since they are often left defenseless in the event of an accident. The Airbag Jacket aims to help reduce the number of injuries or fatalities on the road by puffing up at the point of...

AUO In-Cell Multi-Touch Panel

10/18/2007, AUO has released a couple of in-cell multi-touch panel technologies that will be showcased at FPD International 2007, from October 24 to October 26, in Yokohama, Japan. This newly introduced small- and medium-sized display technologies will integrate...

Toys R Us points out 5 key trends

10/18/2007, Toys “R” Us is gearing itself up for the inevitable holiday season by announcing toy trends which will definitely be the craze among kids. The top 5 for Holiday 2007 are :- Hey! You’re A Rock Star!; Pink Play; Get Up! Get Active!;...

Honda robotics used for rehab

10/15/2007, Using technologies developed during the design of ASIMO (honda’s humanoid robot), this device can learn how the user walks and assist with its electric motors. We have no word on how effective this is, but this is an interesting idea. Honda did not...