Unlike its competitors, the UJET folding electric scooter was designed to include smart connectivity, and will be available in two different models with swappable suitcase-sized batteries that boast an estimated range of up to 43 miles or 93 miles respectively. Users can control the scooter directly with their smartphones, as the app allows its owner to lock / unlock and get step-by-step directions to find exactly where it’s parked. This app is voice controlled, enabling you to stream music, make phone calls, can use the front-facing HD camera to take videos, with ease. The scooter has a SIM card with 3G connection, GPS, WiFi, and Bluetooth. Expect to pay $9,900 for a top-of-the-line model when it’s released. Continue reading for two more videos, pictures and information.
The Airlander 10, a 302-foot-long hybrid airship, is currently the world’s largest aircraft, but managed to crash softly on its second flight into the grass near its hangar at a U.K. airfield shortly after take off. Fast forward to today, Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), the aerospace company behind the airship, showed the public what traveling inside one would be look. The interior by Design Q features a full, spacious bedrooms, glass floors, and room for up to 19 passengers on three-day expeditions. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
City Hall was the original southern terminal station of the first line of the New York City Subway, built by the Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT), and opened on October 27, 1904. This station is located underneath the public area in front of City Hall and designed to be the showpiece of the new subway. Due to the infrastructural shortfalls, as well as its proximity to the nearby Brooklyn Bridge station, passenger service was discontinued on December 31, 1945. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Missouri government and businessmen partnered with Virgin Hyperloop One to conduct a feasibility study, and they discovered that such a transport system could save commuters between the two cities $410-million per year. It would be built alongside the I-70 corridor and offer people an alternative to standard driving, with up to 6,000 people during peak transportation hours utilizing HyperLoop. They estimate that it takes just 31 minutes to travel the 248 miles between St. Louis and Kansas City, whereas currently, the trip takes 55 minutes to travel between the cities by plane and nearly 4 hours in a car. Continue reading for another video and more information.
How about a self-driving airport shuttle that offers the comforts of home all the way to your hotel? Meet the “Autonomous Travel Suite”. This vehicle aims to merge transportation and hotel into one, or the Autonomous Hotel chain to be more specific. Simply step into the suite, input your destination on a tablet device, and you’ll be transported straight there. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Think of the HyperSub MSV, described to be a “multipurpose sub-sea vehicle,” as what happens when a speedboat meets submersible. Developed by HSP Technologies, it can smoothly coast over water, dock like a regular boat, and the capability to submerge itself up to 500-feet underwater. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.
Rolls-Royce created a plan to deploy autonomous ships 3-years ago, but now, they’ve partnered with Intel to make it reality. These high-tech vessels can navigate without a human crew onboard, instead relying on LIDAR, radar, thermal cameras and HD cameras as well as its artificial intelligence awareness system. Its AI system will analyze the information gathered by the sensors and then use Intel’s Xeon Scalable processors for decision-making. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Luxury superyachts are nothing new, but the 106-meter Mirage 106 M by Van Geest Design is one unlike any other that you’ve seen before. How so? This vessel will be built from mirrored glass, enabling it to easily blend in with its surroundings and allegedly completely ‘vanishes’ when viewed from more than 50 meters away, according to its designers. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Say goodbye to the now out of style hoverboards, and hello to Stator, a self-balancing vehicle designed to simplify personal transportation. This scooter features extreme off-the-line torque and speeds up to 30 mph with a 20-mile range, thanks to high-output lithium batteries located in the base that power an efficient 1000W geared hub motor housed within the rear wheel. It can be ridden stripped down or customized to your liking, while a quick-folding handlebar gives the vehicle pack-ability for quick storage. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
From afar, this could be mistaken for a Star Wars movie vehicle, but in reality, it’s just Hoversurf’s HOVERBIKE S3, an all-electric, four-rotor flying machine. Featuring a carbon fiber frame, anatomical, adjustable leather joysticks, and a hybrid 12.3 kWh battery that is good for up to 40-minutes of flight, depending on weight as well as weather conditions. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.