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Added 14 July, 2018

A roadside system that detects if a mobile phone is in use in a passing vehicle is being piloted in the UK. It is hoped it will act as a deterrent to people making calls behind the wheel. The technology picks up the phone signal in the vehicle and activates a roadside warning sign of a mobile with a red line through it. Using a directional...

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Added 10 July, 2018

The fleet will initially comprise four Renault ZOE all-electric cars equipped with Renault and Transdev technologies. At a later date, a shuttle using Transdev technologies will complete the fleet. The vehicles will run on three circuits covering a distance of ten kilometres in Rouen’s Technopole du Madrillet (Saint Etienne du Rouvray). After...

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Added 8 July, 2018

Wireless Charging enables electric energy from the mains supply to be transmitted to a vehicle’s high-voltage battery without any cables – when the vehicle is positioned over a base pad. This can be installed in the garage, for example, and the charging process started as soon as the vehicle has been parked in position (without any further...

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Added 8 July, 2018

According to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, self actualization is at the top of the human pyramid of human needs. Maximizing personal potential, self-fulfillment, and spiritual growth is what many rich people do after they have their more basic needs covered. Rich people hotel chain Four Seasons is aware that there are more rich people than ever...

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Added 7 July, 2018

Air New Zealand says they're giving business class customers a taste of the future, by being the first airline in the world to serve the award-winning, plant-based Impossible Burger. The new inflight collaboration with Silicon Valley food tech start-up Impossible Foods is now available as part of its business premier menu on flights from Los...

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Added 5 July, 2018

The booming expedition cruise sector is getting a little more crowded. Seabourn, the luxury cruise line owned by Carnival Corp., announced plans on Monday to build two 264-passenger expedition ships arriving in 2021 and 2022. The ships will visit Antarctica, the Arctic, and other hard-to-reach global destinations. They may have company....

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Added 29 June, 2018

An executive for Blue Origin says the aerospace company will begin selling tickets for suborbital space flights in 2019. Senior Vice President Rob Meyerson delivered the news during a keynote speech at Amazon Web Services Public Sector Summit in Washington, D.C. The flights will be aboard New Shepard, a rocket Blue Origin first started testing...

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Added 27 June, 2018

Florida’s busiest airport is becoming the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, including U.S. citizens, according to officials there. The expected announcement Thursday at Orlando International Airport alarms some privacy advocates who say there are no formal rules in...

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Added 25 June, 2018

Emirates is testing virtual windows in the first-class cabin of their newest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Instead of windows, external fiber-optic cameras stream images to virtual windows, offering high-quality images of the outside. Windowless cabins would give the aircraft more structural integrity while making it lighter, allowing for faster...

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Added 23 June, 2018

DFW International Airport is now home to what's being touted as the first airport emergency room in the world. Along with doctors and nurses, the facility has CT scanners, a full lab, a pharmacy, and X-ray and ultrasound machines. “What we’re seeing a lot of is chest pain from arriving flights as far as the traveling public goes,” de Moor said...