Hyperloop is a new form of ground transport currently in development by a number of companies, which could see passengers travelling at 700 miles an hour in floating pods within low-pressure tubes.Rather than using wheels like a train or car, the pods are designed to float on air skis, using the same basic idea as an air hockey table, or use magnetic levitation to reduce friction. A number of different companies are working to turn the idea into a functioning commercial system.Read More
A press release called the announcement part of the company’s “vision to enable customers in the future to push a button and get a high-speed flight in and around cities”, saying it hoped to initiate tests by 2020 and have the airborne ride industry in rude health in time for the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles.
Uber has inked a partnership with NASA over its flying taxi plans and says now it’s aiming to get demo flights up and running in Los Angeles by 2020. Specifically it’s signed an agreement to work with the federal government agency over the development of unmanned traffic management at a low altitude. Which makes a change from being investigated by federal agencies.Read More
AI (pronounced AYE-EYE) or artificial intelligence is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems. These processes include learning (the acquisition of information and rules for using the information), reasoning (using the rules to reach approximate or definite conclusions), and self-correction. Particular applications of AI include expert systems, speech recognition and machine vision.Read More
Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment. On a computer, virtual reality is primarily experienced through two of the five senses: sight and sound.Read More