Posts Categorized: Transportation

New aircraft tech designed to make takeoff safer

Researchers at a university in Lithuania have developed software that lets pilots know if conditions will result in a compromized takeoff.

Prototype steering wheel makes driving easier

A new soft robotic steering wheel aims to improve the wellbeing of Gig economy drivers.

On demand office spaces for Tokyo commuters

A new partnership brings bookable office booths to its busy stations, with users able to book space via an app.

Engineers produce biofuel from mushroom waste

A naturally occurring bacteria turns cellulose into a petrol substitute that gas-powered cars can use without requiring any modification.

Smart tire reduces air pollution

A new concept tire uses moss and onboard electronics to reduce urban air pollution.

Inflight yoga program helps boost wellbeing of passengers

A long-haul carrier has introduced a series of yoga and meditation videos for use before, during and after a flight for increased passenger wellbeing.

Smart bike light could make cycling safer

A new smart light improves bicycle safety by alerting road users when a rider is turning, and sending an alert when there is an accident