concepts

Eyes on me, please

Here are the COMEDD glasses Try to imagine a mechanic with greasy hands trying to leaf through the pages of a car maintenance guide. Every time you put down the wrench, clean yourself carefully so as not to get dirty, turn the page and start over. They must have tried many ...

Flying salvation: a network of aerial drones for first aid

The statistics released by the WHO tell us that of the millions of cases relating to fatal cardiac arrest occurring outside hospitals, more than a third would be manageable: the timely arrival of an ambulance, the use of a defibrillator and a lot, a lot of speed (6 minutes is the time window that ...

Memoto, first steps for the digitization of memory

Memoto is not a camera like any other: you cannot control it, it has no button to shoot. It takes automatic photos every 30 seconds from the position you place it in (it comes with a clip to fix it on a jacket, on a bike, wherever you want) and creates a kind ...

The beauty of landing on a flying airport.

Size matters, even in terms of aircraft: the bulkier the aircraft the better they fly, with more stability and efficiency (think of the recent, huge Airbus A380). Nothing prevents us from imagining, therefore, a timeline in which we will aim to build ever larger aircraft, to the point of launching real ...

Smart steering wheel controls vital signs while driving

We've already said a lot about the devices that check if you're too drunk to drive, but today a group of German researchers want to take this concept a little further: their 'smart steering' constantly monitors the driver's vital functions and modifies behavior. of the car in them ...

Vertical bed, relaxation becomes urban

New York inventor Jamie O'Shea will not be remembered for giving the world civil flight, nor electricity: he probably won't be remembered at all. His creature, the Vertical Bed, is just what can be deduced from his naked name: a bed that allows you to sleep .. standing up. The brilliant ...

Airdrop, water from the air in real time

There is nothing more devastating than drought for agriculture: hectares and hectares of cultivated land literally go up in smoke due to the prolonged absence of rain: a prototype developed by Edward Linnacre, a student at Swinburne University in Australia, promises to clear this problem in the future. His name is Airdrop ....

physaia vincent callebaut

An amphibious garden to clean European rivers

Belgian designer Vincent Callebaut, who has always been committed to finding solutions to the problem of water shortages that will hit the planet with the demographic explosion that has already begun, has developed over the years several concepts that provide new perspectives. One of these is the 'Physalia Project', a cluster of amphibious gardens capable ...

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