Design

  • European aviation firm unveils ‘electric flying car’ concept

    Slovakian aviation firm AeroMobil has unveiled its futuristic electric flying car concept which is set to go into production in 2020. At a press briefing, the company introduced its AeroMobil 5.0 VTOL which has been specifically designed for intra-city travel in an effort to alleviate the chronic traffic issues posed by urban congestion.

  • Gunshot detection technology to be introduced as part of Smart City project

    ShotSpotter which provides incredible technology for sound detection of gunshots has revealed it has engaged in talks with Current by GE to include its sensors in streetlights in Smart City initiatives all over the world.

    Shot Spotter is already in over 90 cities across the US - and law enforcement officials say it's now a critical tool for them as they attempt to fight violent crime which has devastated many neighborhoods in America.

  • Toyota invests in ‘flying car’ project which will be used to light Olympic flame in Tokyo 2020

    Toyota has invested 42.5 million yen into a project to develop a 'flying car' which they hope will be subsequently used to light up the Olympic flame for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games. Engineers showcased a demonstration of its 'flying car' at an event last week -and expressed their confidence that it will be able to design a model that will light the Olympic torch.