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Infineon SRAM May Increase On-board Capabilities Of Satellites

Satellites have limited processing capabilities due to the various technological constraints of operating in space. Space agencies such as NASA have been trying to increase on-board image processing, as opposed to transmitting it to Earth for processing. Having a satellite process its own data on-board is ideal because it won’t be subject to the latency…

How To Book A European Vacation From Your Smartphone

Your smartphone is a powerful planning tool that can help you handle everything from brainstorming to booking your vacation. Use these smart tips and apps to streamline European travel so you’re never more than a tap away from the city’s most comfortable rooms, best hidden gems, and most delicious dining options. Research Your Options The…

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Solar Impulse 2 Will Fly Around The World On Sunlight Only

In February or March 2015, the Solar Impulse 2  will begin its flight around the world in Abu Dhabi, UAE in late February or March. It will return in late July or August 2015. The Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) is a battery-electric plane  powered by an array of solar panels mounted on its wings. The…

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Bluesmart Is A Technology-Infused Suitcase That Weighs Itself

Since your grandparents were children, the only notable innovations to suitcases were the addition of smartphone and tablet compartments. Not much else changed apart from their colour. Now, a young group of designers has created the Bluesmart connected suitcase with modern technology. It weighs itself, you can lock or unlock it remotely via your smartphone,…

Imagine Flying From NYC To LA In 2.5 Hours In The N+2

Lockheed Martin has been developing the commercial N+2 jet to travel at supersonic speeds (this means it would be faster than the speed of sound) fast enough to transport 80 passengers from New York City To Los Angeles in 2.5 hours, instead of the 5 hours it would take using conventional technology. Unfortunately, this speed…

Newark Airport Is Getting A High-Tech Upgrade

Terminal C at Newark Airport will upgrade the environment in terminal C so that customers can dine in it. They will utilize up to 6,000 iPads in the terminal which will enable travellers to use their United reward miles or money to purchase meals (with delivery) and travel accessories. From Mashable: ‘[The] dining venues will…

Abu Dhabi Will Host The First Solar Impulse Flight Around The World

The Solar Impulse 2 is a solar-powered airplane that will make the first solar flight around the world. The flight will start and end in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to Masdar. H. E. Dr. Sultan Ahmad Al Jaber, UAE minister of state and chairman of Masdar said: ‘Abu Dhabi, Masdar and Solar…