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Sep 4, 2019
Franky Zapata: the flying car from the inventor of the Flyboard will be ready "before the end of the year"
Franky Zapata, or "the Flying Man" as he has been known since France’s recent Bastille Day parade, has pulled it off, flying to England from France over the sea using his Flyboard. Th [...]
Sep 2, 2019
When boiled in hydrogen peroxide, wood relinquishes lignin, a molecule that binds its cells, fibres and vessels together. This causes the material to change properties and absorb part o [...]
Aug 30, 2019
France’s Alexandra Ivanovitch wants to use virtual reality to benefit the elderly. Her project, called “VR Genie”, aims to fight loneliness and depression in senior citizens.
Aug 19, 2019
In 2017, Elon Musk created and financed Neuralink, a start-up specialising in the development of exchanges of data by means of thought between human beings and machines. The CEO and hi [...]
Aug 2, 2019
The MS Roald Amundsen is the world’s first hybrid propulsion cruise ship and emits 20 per cent fewer emissions than conventional liners. The ship will operate along the Norwegian coas [...]
Jul 9, 2019
Dutch researchers are currently working on a project for a commercial airplane which can carry as many passengers as a large jet but using less fuel, chiefly due to its aerodynamic desi [...]
May 10, 2019
Aurora will be the name of America’s first exascale supercomputer. Commissioned by the American Department of Energy with the aim of carrying out medical and environmental research pr [...]
May 9, 2019
Scientists have identified a protein that could play a key role in fighting skin ageing. They successfully tested treatments that “significantly promoted wound repair,” claimed the [...]
May 7, 2019
Inspired by the ability of dogs to sniff out certain illnesses in their initial stages, a number of teams of researchers are currently working on perfecting bioelectronic medical noses. [...]
Apr 29, 2019
Two Romanian engineers have just presented a new type of aircraft, which looks just like a flying saucer. It is capable of taking off vertically like a drone and flying horizontally. Th [...]
Apr 27, 2019
A new video teaser has been broadcast for Xiaomi’s forthcoming foldable smartphone. The Chinese manufacturer uploaded a video showing a large, tablet-like screen that can be folded no [...]
Apr 24, 2019
A vase that serves two functions, capable not only of holding flowers but also putting out domestic fires when thrown at them like a grenade, is the amazing new product on offer from Sa [...]
Apr 22, 2019
Will Alexa androids be helping us out on a daily basis in the future? This is one of the possibilities currently being studied by Amazon to make their personal assistant more efficient. [...]
Apr 10, 2019
Flying cars turned heads at the Geneva International Motor Show, with Dutch company Pal-V unveiling a production model that has already sold nearly 100 units, the first of which should [...]
Mar 29, 2019
What kind of innovations will we be able to count on in the years to come? The MIT Technology Review has drawn up a list of the most promising discoveries for the planet and the people [...]
Mar 25, 2019
The Tesla electric pick-up truck, which has been shrouded in mystery to date, is set to be unveiled at some point this year, according to Elon Musk last Sunday in a series of tweets. Th [...]
Mar 7, 2019
The legendary Danish building toy is set to take on a new dimension with the integration of augmented reality. LEGO have unveiled a brand new collection called “Hidden Side”, which [...]
Feb 5, 2019
2019 began with Elon Musk tweeting a visual of Starship, SpaceX’s next rocket, providing a glimpse of the spaceship that will make Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa the world’s fi [...]
Jan 17, 2019
As part of its recent partnership with retailing giant Kroger, Nuro is set to test a delivery service using autonomous vehicles. If the initial test phase, limited to a store in Arizona [...]
Jan 10, 2019
Customers in a hurry at the airports in San Jose, Los Angeles and Dallas Fort Worth will soon be able to test out the "Amazon Go" concept of a store where you can shop without having to [...]
Jan 7, 2019
Researchers at the CNRS and doctors working for governing bodies running world athletics have come together to develop an IT-based model which is capable of detecting unusual results in [...]
Dec 31, 2018
The result of a collaboration between Rolls-Royce and Finferries, Falco is the name of the world’s first fully autonomous ferry. The smart boat completed a trial in the waters of Finl [...]
Dec 29, 2018
A predictive policing system could soon be used to identify potential crimes before they are even committed. This controversial tool, which would not have looked out of place in the fil [...]
Dec 12, 2018
By 2020, the Dubai police force is set to be equipped with airborne motorbikes that can fly above traffic jams. A number of videos currently circulating on the Internet show officers le [...]
Dec 10, 2018
SpaceX’s first uncrewed test flight has just been scheduled for 7th January 2019. The aim of these test flights is to prepare for future flights to the International Space Station (ISS) [...]
Dec 4, 2018
German manufacturer BigRep has unveiled the prototype for a 3D-printed electric motorbike. Dubbed the Nerabike, it combines a number of innovations with a futuristic design.
Dec 3, 2018
An international team of researchers led by University College London (UCL) has discovered a way of detecting the early signs of dementia. Patients can be diagnosed up to 10 years befor [...]
Nov 27, 2018
Australian researchers have developed a therapeutic contact lens that can help heal cornea injuries. When installed, it encourages repair of injuries on the eye’s surface, which are e [...]
Nov 16, 2018
Using airborne taxis to avoid traffic jams could soon be a reality for the inhabitants of Singapore, with a company by the name of Volocopter set to test its flying half-drones, half-he [...]
Nov 8, 2018
Is this the end of tedious training courses for nursing staff? A new professional training system based on virtual reality has been tested by nurses in Rennes (France) in early October. [...]
Oct 16, 2018
A start-up by the name of Orii has developed a smart ring which enables the wearer to send and receive messages by simply placing a finger on their ear and then interact with their sma [...]
Sep 14, 2018
An interactive map is now helping people plan their trips to admire the USA’s beautiful fall foliage at its best. Based on an algorithm that can process millions of data pieces in rea [...]
Aug 30, 2018
South Korean tech giant Samsung have announced that they are planning to launch a new foldable smartphone. In taking on this technical challenge, they are hoping to beat rivals Huawei t [...]
Aug 17, 2018
According to a recent report by the IDC, the sudden rise in investment in blockchain solutions could see spending jump 800% to $12bn by 2022, driven largely by their adoption in banking [...]
Aug 13, 2018
Luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce announced at the Farnborough Air Show on 15 July that it is designing and developing a flying taxi. Dubbed EVTOL, the futuristic vehicle would have s [...]
Aug 9, 2018
Since 9th July, Stela, a subsidiary of Total, is offering road transporters an IoT solution that enables them to locate their trailers and optimise their use. Connected to the Sigfox ne [...]
Jul 6, 2018
The company AirPod is planning to install a dozen or so Sleeping Pods across Europe over the summer. Thanks to these connected capsules, business travellers will be able to rest or work [...]
Jul 3, 2018
Houses printed in 3D are set to make an appearance in Eindhoven by 2019. Five homes will be built as part of Project Milestone – a joint venture between the University of Eindhoven an [...]
Jun 13, 2018
By making diesel engines less polluting, Bosch could indirectly contribute to a slowing down in the transition towards electric cars among European constructors. The German giant has pe [...]
May 17, 2018
200 years after it was first created, the stethoscope has just been modernised by Steth IO. The American company has now developed a version for smartphone.
May 2, 2018
Ford’s engineers are currently developing a collaborative application whose aim is to make it easier for drivers to find a parking space.
Apr 27, 2018
US startup Orion Span Inc. has announced plans to open a luxury hotel in space, 300km from Earth, in 2021.
Chine, Apr 25, 2018
Almost entirely made from parts created by a 3D printer, the LSEV is expected to launch in China in early 2019. Weighing 450 kilos, this electric car will cost €6,000 and can carry tw [...]
Apr 23, 2018
Announced at the latest CES trade fair, the new range of Philips outdoor lighting has just been unveiled and includes a spotlight, a bollard light, a wall light and a post light.
Apr 20, 2018
There is a growing interest among air transport companies and passengers for biometric technologies, which enable simpler and quicker processes and provide greater levels of security.
Apr 19, 2018
American researchers have developed a new protocol to repair the sensory cells in the inner ear. This discovery is a source of hope for millions of people with hearing difficulties.
Apr 18, 2018
Elon Musk has announced that the latest version of a pusher pod designed by Tesla and Space X will soon be attempting to travel at 600 km/h in a Hyperloop tunnel. The speed record for [...]
France, Apr 17, 2018
An electric motorbike taxi service developed by a Parisian startup, Felix offers its passengers fast, clean and inexpensive transport around town.
France, Apr 12, 2018
On 28 March, Samsung’s head of strategy had a meeting at the Elysée palace with Emmanuel Macron to discuss developing artificial intelligence in France.
France, Apr 11, 2018
In Dijon, contactless-enabled Visa or Mastercard charge cards can now be used on the city’s tram network, in place of traditional tickets or other travel passes.
Salvador, Apr 9, 2018
ICON, a newly-formed company based in Texas, has just unveiled a house made in less than 24 hours and entirely from 3D printing. The start-up is aiming to print around a hundred of them [...]
Apr 6, 2018
Two start-ups specialising in autonomous vehicles and financed by Larry Page, co-founder of Google, have unveiled Cora, a driverless taxi which is set to be tested soon in New Zealand.
USA, Apr 4, 2018
Designed by Waymo, the first U.S. commercial ride-hailing service without human drivers received approval in January.
China, Apr 2, 2018
Baidu, which is the Chinese equivalent of Google, has just obtained the necessary authorisations to begin tests of its autonomous vehicles on certain streets in Beijing (China) and hope [...]
Mar 12, 2018
On 6 February, SpaceX sent a Tesla Roadster convertible into space, atop the first Falcon Heavy rocket, with the car ultimately due to make its way to Mars’ distant orbit.
Jan 8, 2018
Chicago’s success as a smart city can be put down to open data, teamwork and the use of smart platforms.
Dec 18, 2017
Engineers from the CNRS in Grenoble (France) are teaching Nina, the robot they created four years ago, to adopt human social behaviour. The robot is being trained using deep learning an [...]
Dec 15, 2017
Albert Einstein’s work on the concept of relativity shows that a phenomenon called worm holes can be created, which would enable time-travel into the past. The possibility of going ba [...]
Dec 13, 2017
On 13 December in Moscow, a model of the very first Russian automobile that can be entirely driven by the thoughts of the driver will be unveiled. Here is a brief insight into what we c [...]
Nov 17, 2017
In the tourism sector as well as other fields of activity, the rise of voice-controlled smart speakers is opening up new horizons. However, this innovative way of booking and purchasing [...]
Nov 6, 2017
In scheduling initial testing for 2018, Airbus hopes its self-piloted four-seater air vehicle will be in the sky by 2023. Dubbed CityAirbus, the environmentally friendly flying taxi is [...]
Sep 30, 2017
At a conference at the IFA 2017, Samsung unveiled a range of sports wearables as well as various innovative projects for smart homes.
USA, Sep 25, 2017
In the US state of Michigan, Ford and Domino's Pizza are about to launch a new initiative that will see some of the fast-food giant’s deliveries carried out by driverless vehicles des [...]
Japan, Sep 21, 2017
A brand-new type of intelligent wheelchair is currently being tested in Tokyo airport (Japan). Created by Panasonic, the WHILL NEXT transports passengers with reduced mobility independe [...]
Sep 7, 2017
The e-commerce giant has just created a new laboratory dedicated to healthcare technologies.
Sep 6, 2017
With help from automotive giant Daimler and other investors, German company Volocopter has raised close to 25 million euros to finance its flying car project.
Sep 2, 2017
First it was mutual health funds, now the city of Nantes in western France is trying to provide greater access to home insurance for those of its inhabitants who are the least well-off. [...]
France, Aug 28, 2017
Appearing at CES 2017, French company Miliboo unveiled EKKO, an Android-compatible smart mirror.
Aug 26, 2017
3D printing is now turning to food. There is a growing number of food printing projects being carried out by professionals, who can now make pizzas or intricately-shaped pancakes in jus [...]
Aug 23, 2017
The final obstacle for consumers when it comes to buying an electric car, battery charge times are coming down fast. Leading the way, Porsche has just installed its first ultra-fast cha [...]
Aug 21, 2017
An Amazon futurist believes that technology will enable us to translate the language of our pets within the next decade...
France, Aug 19, 2017
Designed by the French company of the same name, the Jeedom-compatible TheKeys smart lock has just been launched on the market.
Aug 17, 2017
Though many are still in the prototype phase, a number of innovations could help the daily lives of people who are mute, by helping them to communicate with those who do not know sign l [...]
Londres, Royaume-Uni, Aug 14, 2017
Designed by French start-up Plume Labs and unveiled at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, the smart air-quality tracker Flow is now undergoing testing in London.
Aug 12, 2017
Apple might well be on the verge of replacing fingerprint scanning with face scanning to secure access to its forthcoming iPhone 8. This new smartphone, which the brand is set to unveil [...]
Chine, Aug 7, 2017
The Chinese government last week revealed its strategy to make up the ground that is has lost in the artificial intelligence race, and eventually step up to become world leader in the f [...]
Aug 5, 2017
The Moley cooking robot can accurately mimic the actions of a chef, so it can do your cooking for you.
Aug 1, 2017
German start-up Lilium Aviation recently conducted a successful test flight of its Lilium Jet prototype, the world’s first electric-powered vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet, w [...]
France, Jul 25, 2017
First seen at the Paris Climate Conference in 2015, the eTree has made its debut in Nevers, in the Nièvre department of France. The first ever European tree with photovoltaic leaves wa [...]
Jul 24, 2017
Louis Vuitton will soon offer a deluxe Android Wear watch for just under €2,500…
Dubaï - Émirats arabes unis, Jul 18, 2017
Dubai Police Force will start using O-R3 autonomous patrol cars before the end of the year.
Jul 7, 2017
Far removed from the world of sci-fi, with its high-speed chases on flying bikes, the hoverbike unveiled by the US Army a few days ago is a prototype designed to carry equipment rather [...]
Jun 30, 2017
The car-of-the-future designed by Jaguar-Land Rover is able to self-drive its way around town and has just passed a series of determining tests.
Jun 29, 2017
Spanish researchers have managed to create a living human epidermis with the same characteristics as natural skin, from scratch using a 3D printer! The process uses biological ink that [...]
Jun 6, 2017
Automobile manufacturer Toyota is financing a new flying car project called ‘SkyDrive’. Engineers hope to have the vehicle ready by 2020, in time to light the flame at the opening c [...]
Feb 10, 2017
America’s second-hand car market turns to vending machines : An American online car dealership has cut out the salesman by using vending machines to sell its used cars, a system that c [...]