World’s first manned flight with an electric multicopter. At the end of October 2011, Thomas Senkel of e-volo had completed a series of unmanned tests and was ready for the first manned flight on an airstrip in the southwest of Germany. The flight lasted one minute and 30 seconds, after which the constructor and test pilot stated: "The flight characteristics are good natured. Without any steering input it would just hover there on the spot". This could be the future of flight, piloting a device as simple as a car.
"The KumoTek-X (KT-X) is a low-cost, bipedal robot that can walk, run, somersault and pick up itself up from lying down ... The 13.5-inch-tall robot is available either fully assembled or in a kit, and can be programmed with little or no experience necessary. Give the KT-X a test run in person in the Fast Forward gallery." For more information http://www.kumotek.com/products/humanoid.htm
The carbon fiber in the i3 city car and i8 sports car significantly reduces the weight of the vehicle and the size of its frame, giving designers more flexibility and creating more interior space for passengers, said Richard Kim, who designed the exteriors of both vehicles. For Artical
Power of Dream.Dream vs Nightmare.The thinking of what we want to or not do to.The created barrier in our mind by someone or created by ours. We see the pursuit of impossible dreams as an empowering force, capable of producing revolutionary ideas. Dreams inspire us to create innovative products that enhance human mobility and benefit society. Honda encourages all of its associates to pursue their dreams. And it's our mission to share these dreams with others and to make them a reality.www.corporate.honda.com/about/
Nokia HumanForm was created in a joint effort to translate the most promisingnew nanotechnologies into meaningful user experience, prototype those for decision making; and transfer and set aspiration for future portfolio.
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