On April 15, just days after Copernicus' Sentinal-1 sent its first images back to earth, the Copernicus Masters opened its application process for its 4th annual competition that recognizes outstanding ideas, applications, and business concepts based on Earth observation data.
Looking to draw our eyes away from our smartphone screen and onto the world around us is Dhairya Dand, whose SuperShoes insoles use tickling patterns to communicate navigation services from your smartphone functions to your feet.
This no-nonsense Russian seven-seater looks like an apocalyptic off-roader that happily handles river and lake crossings, but behind its muscular looks hides a surprisingly meek 1,770cc engine. Which makes this an excellent amphibious off-road tank if you’re looking for something ... fuel efficient?
U.K. campervan specialist Wellhouse Leisure has released its first VW T5 camper. The camper van seamlessly transforms between living and hauling configurations thanks to an electric rear bench that slides forward to open up space in the rear.
Carbon capture and storage has long been considered a costly but necessary step in reducing emissions and protecting our environment. New research by Sintef scientists has found that refrigeration technology may reduce cost by up to 30 percent, increasing the potential for faster implementation.
At the Beijing Auto Show on Sunday, Mercedes Benz took the wraps off its new Concept Coupé SUV. Building on the compact GLA SUV launched last year, the new concept flags the company's intentions to carve out a new class merging on and off-road vehicle design.
There are already plenty of solar-powered phone chargers out there, but they won't do you much good at night, when it's cloudy, or even if you live too far north. That's where the Trinity portable wind turbine comes into play.
Hitachi has announced that it’s installing the world's fastest ultra-high-speed elevators in the Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre skyscraper in Guangzhou, China. Making up two out of a total of 95 elevators in the building, the new lifts can reach record-breaking speeds of 1,200 m/min.
It's important for firefighters to stay in touch with one another during operations, which is of course why they carry two-way radios. Researchers from Norway's SINTEF group, however, are developing a system that could allow users to receive and read text messages hands-free, via their jackets.
Charitable organization the Wellcome Trust hopes to develop the ability to manufacture blood outside of the body. Last week, it announced that test subjects should begin receiving transfusions of blood made with lab-grown red blood cells by late 2016.