Hankook Hexonic Wheel
There are smart gadgets, smartphones, and soon, smart tires, starting with Hankook’s futuristic-looking Hexonic. Designed for autonomous cars of the near future, it sports a tread design that is sectioned into multiple hexagonal modules that can split apart to create water passages. Within each of these modules is a Y shape in the center for added grip on the road. Read more for two videos and additional information.

Samsung Galaxy Smartphone Sliding Display
Photo credit: Lets Go Digital
Samsung likes to be on the cutting edge of smartphone technology so it’s no surprise that they filed a patent for an ‘electronic device including flexible display’. This patent was published on October 17, 2019 and depicts a Samsung smartphone with a roll-up screen. Simply put, the entire front of the smartphone consists of bezel-less screen with a narrow metal frame at the bottom where the rollable display slides into. Read more for the patent sketches and additional information.

Alfa Romeo Montreal Vision GT Concept
Photo credit: Lucas Serafini
Automotive designer Luca Serafini, the same person behind the Mustang SUV concept, has just revealed his latest project, the Alfa Romeo Montreal Vision GT concept, which would look right at home in the Gran Turismo Sport game. In addition to taking design cues from the new Ford GT, it does draw inspiration from the original Montreal as well, which was produced between 1970 – 1977. Read more for additional pictures and information.

Alfa Romeo Concept Stradale
Photo credit: Oscar Johansson
In its history as a luxury car manufacturer, Alfa Romeo has competed successfully in various motorsport categories, including Grand Prix motor racing, Formula One, sports / touring races, and even rallies. They have competed both as a constructor and an engine supplier, with their first racing car making its debut in 1913, three years after the foundation of A.L.F.A., powered by a 6 liter straight-4 engine producing a 40-60 hp. Read more to see what a futuristic Alfa Romeo hypercar could look like.

Samsung Movable Display
Photo credit: Lets Go Digital
Samsung filed a utility patent with the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Office) for an ‘Electronic device with movable flexible display and operating method thereof’ that was published on October 3rd. It looks like a normal phone at first, but the housing houses a flexible display that can be moved up and down. When the screen is moved downwards, the camera, receiver, LED indicator and other sensors are revealed. Read more for the patent and additional information.

Renault Le Mans Concept
Photo credit: Esa Mustonen
The 24 Hours of Le Mans is the oldest active endurance racing series in the world, held annually since 1923 near the town of Le Mans, France. Nicknamed the “Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency,” the winner is the car that covers the greatest distance in 24 hours. This Renault Le Mans concept gives us a preview of what future vehicles might look like. Read more for additional pictures and information.

Ferrari F1 Landspeeder
Photo credit: Olcay Tuncay Karabulut
Star Wars fans know that landspeeders are anti-gravity craft used through the series in both civilian and military capacities, using a “repulsorlift” that allows them to travel above a world’s surface. If Formula 1 were to adopt similar technologies and created a racing series, this is what one of the first vehicles might look like, or according to designer Olcay Tuncay Karabulut. Read more for another picture.

Microsoft Surface Neo
During Microsoft’s Surface event today, the company unveiled its first dual-screen device, called the Surface Neo, running Windows 10X. No technical specifications were released, but we do know that it features dual 9-inch displays that open up like a book, using a hinge system equipped with micro-gears, a torque system, and ultra-thin components. This means that it can be used as a traditional laptop, tablet, or in other ways. Read more for two videos and additional information.

Samsung Galaxy S11 Air Projection Dock
Photo credit: Lets Go Digital
Samsung Electronics filed a patent with the USPTO for a ‘three dimensional imaging device and electronic device including the same’, published on September 19, 2019. In other words, this imaging device is capable of transforming a 2D photo into a 3D stereoscopic image or an ‘aerial image’, making it perfect for the company’s next-generation Galaxy smartphone(s). Read more for the patent and additional information.

Flexbook Laptop
Photo credit: Jonas Daehnert
It’s only a matter of time before tablets and laptops are seamlessly combined into a single device. Meet the Flexbook. This laptop is basically a giant flexible touchscreen display with a keyboard attached. Designed by Jonas Daehnert, the Flexbook features two sections connected by a hinge, with the main body consisting of the internal hardware components, while the other is just a flexible display that sandwiches the keyboard in the middle. Read more for additional pictures and information.