Carlo Ratti Associati is planning to paint empty urban surfaces using a fleet of one-meter wide unmanned aerial vehicles carrying spray paint tanks. The drones are programmed to draw content submitted digitally via an app.
A giant aircraft intended to launch rockets into space, has been publicly seen for the first time. Launching rockets from the Stratolaunch will give them a head start on their journey, and make access to space more convenient, reliable, and routine.
Cyclists can now set out carefree with Bridgestone’s new air-free bicycle tyre. A unique structure of spokes made from thermoplastic resin is stretched along the inner sides of the wheel, supporting the rider and reducing wasted energy.
Mastercard has unveiled a payment card featuring a fingerprint scanner, after two successful trials in South Africa. This will bring consumers the convenience of biometrics while delivering additional security.
Elon Musk has a vision for a super system of tunnels under Los Angeles to ease traffic congestion. The multi-layered tunnel network will enable cars and other small vehicles to bypass traffic and quickly reach destinations.
After living in highly constricted spaces for a year, Kasita CEO Jeff Wilson conceived an innovative solution to housing demands for a growing population. This modular, versatile and transportable housing pod can be installed almost anywhere and fitted for almost any purpose.
High-level underfoot technology is woven into this shoe’s 3D-printed lattice sole. This other-worldly footwear design is intended to represent Under Armour’s past, present and future of changing the way that athletes dress.
A new Augmented Reality system from Gravity Jack tracks real-world objects and components in 3D, instead of using tags and trickery. The company believes it could feature prominently in industrial applications and spread from there.
Recycled plastic, which looks like canvas, makes up part of the new line of boots, bags and T-shirts from Timberland. The ‘material’ comes from Haiti, which has excess trash and a desperate need for jobs.
Receive a perfectly tailored sweater, based on results of a body scan – and augmented reality pattern creation – at the new Adidas pop-up store. The ‘video game’ type experience records various potential patterns for interested buyers.