Soft exosuit for difficult terrains

In the future, smart textile-based soft robotic exosuits could be worn by soldiers, fire fighters and rescue workers to help them traverse difficult terrain and arrive fresh at their destinations so that they can...

The Lexus Hoverboard

For years, designers and startups have been attempting to mimic fiction and create a hoverboard like the one famously piloted by Marty McFly in Back to the Future II. Those efforts have only accelerated...
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EDAG – 3D printing, bionic LEDs and textiles

THE STUFF THAT CHANGE IS MADE OF EDAG LIGHT COCOON - POSSIBLE PARADIGM SHIFT FOR FUTURE MOBILITY It has always been difficult to assess the long-term significance of inventions. When Nikolaus August Otto invented the four-stroke engine...
ContiTech will unveil a complete suspension system for use in the secondary spring stage that meets the specifications of European standard EN 45545 at the very highest safety level, “Hazard Level 3” (HL3).

Fire Protection Standard EN 45545: New Products Increase Safety in Railway Transport

Air bellows for rail vehicle applications meet the requirements of European standard EN 45545, “Hazard Level 3” (HL3) New material for air actuator used in pantographs Potable water hose developed according to customer...
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Oerlikon solutions for HMLS yarn

The manmade fibres section of the Swiss firm, Oerlikon Group, is showing its solutions for safety and quality for HMLS polyester yarn (high-modulus low-shrinkage), to be used in tire cord, at the ongoing international...

Kite Buggy

Introduction and History While the idea of kite-powered land vehicles dates back a couple of centuries, a patent was issued in 1823 to George Pocock of Bristol, England for his “char volante” (wind chariot), recent...
Anti - Vandalism Curtains

Anti – Vandalism Curtains

Anti-Vandalism Devices When transporting goods it is essential that the load is secured and protected during transit. Vehicles parked overnight are particularly vulnerable to attack as the tarpaulin, if unprotected, can be easily cut open whilst the driver...

Voith to produce CFRP components for future Audi model

Audi AG has placed an order with Voith, a global supplier in markets like energy, paper, raw materials, transportation and automotive, for the high-volume production of a CFRP component for its future Audi model. Voith...

Bristol scientists produce aircraft wings that can fix themselves

Team of scientists at the University of Bristol have come a step closer towards developing a self-healing technology after producing aircraft wings that can fix themselves after being damaged. Working with Professor Ian Bond and...
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Sound of Silence with Lightweight Membrane

Lightweight Membrane can significantly reduce in-flight aircraft noise If you’re someone who enjoys the sound of airplane cabins and the constant drone of jet engines, then there’s an 11-hour YouTube video just for you, one that will...
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