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Encouraging viewers to become a part of the technology and artwork …

Ad agency Ayzenberg Group have curated a new exhibition which highlights the possibilities of mixed reality. The exhibition, which centres around spatial reality, wants to immerse visitors in technology which goes beyond augmented and virtual reality. By encouraging viewers to become a part of the technology and artwork, it emphasises how these devices can simply

Your next postman could be a drone! …

With 7 million drones estimated to be in the sky by 2020, the commercial uses will increase in popularity. One of the most advantageous ways drones will be used is for deliveries, but how will they work? One of the main perks of drone delivery is that they will offer quicker and more convenient delivery,

Virtual reality could change the way people think and act socially …

Recent virtual reality experiments have been testing how embodiment could change the way people think and act socially. The experiments ranged from users being placed in Lenin’s body to increase their interest in history, to becoming Einstein to increase their cognitive abilities. More serious issues have also been addressed; white users were placed in a

Can Technology be fast enough to save the world? …

Can technology be fast enough to break these previous trends and make #RenewableEnergy fast enough to save the world?  Daniel Schrag shares with the MIT Technology review his thoughts about how the climate change is going to be affected by the speed of renewable energy projects. Forecasting a low development with the stain point that

Travel at the Speed of Sound

Five years ago, Elon Musk announced his plans for Hyperloop transport, a system which uses magnets to cary pods through large tubes at 760mph. This week, the first full-size passenger capsule was unveiled which the company believe could be fully functioning in 3 years, with worldwide adoption in 5 to 10 years. With competitors such

Taking Indoor Farming to the Next Level …

Iron Ox is an indoor hydroponic facility – an indoor farm ran by robots. The autonomous farms produce leafy greens at 26,000 heads a year, in a space that is 5 times small of a farm of the same production. The company believes that having an automated farm means robots will make up for jobs

World’s first autonomous tram launched right here in Potsdam

The world’s first autonomous tram, developed by a team of 50 experts, was launched in Potsdam. With its radars, lasers and camera sensors, the tram responds to trackside signals and brakes when it spots an emergency hazard.   The tram is not the only autonomous vehicle to be launched, with other commercial trails happening in cities

Flying into the Future …

We may not have got flying cars in 2015 as predicted in Back to the Future, but Uber have announced they want to implement sky taxis in our cities in two years times. Although it seems very ambitious, UberAir have announced models of their on-demand air vehicles, which can travel at speeds of 150 to

Two sides of the same coin

In today’s ever-growing competitive market, there is no doubt that technology has become the main driving force for innovation. Whether it is a single click on the Web or a gentle tap on our smartphones, we continue to move forward into the future. Despite global warming and the upcoming wars that our friends are lamenting