Author Archives: Michel

About Michel

Researcher and developer of transportation technologies CTO of Helixator

Riding Heathrow’s PRT

Personal Rapid Transit systems have been built around the world since the early 1960’s. In their essence they are designed to solve complex local transportation problems. Many PRT’s system designs exist, and differ in all major subsystems including car designs, rails structures … Continue reading

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Inside the Google self driving car (video)

This video is a part of an ongoing search for new and exiting technologies for the transportation systems of the future. It was taken at Singularity University campus (NASA Ames) during the graduate summer program (GSP) 2012.  

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“The Flying Car is near”

“The Idea of a Flying car is not new; ever since we have developed airplanes and cars, people tried to combine them into one coherent vehicle that will take us from place to place”. Watch the “Flying Car is near” presentation as presented by … Continue reading

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In the Google Self-driving Car

One of the most prominent technologies being developed at the moment for the Future of transportation is the Google self driving car. This special project fosters the development of Driverless car, where a robotic system using sets of spatial sensors and highly sophisticated computing … Continue reading

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Helixator goes to the Future

Helixator CTO , Michel David, wins prestigious scholarship to Singularity university from the Ramon foundation. The prize was won after a multistage competition that included presentations of Helixator, company and technology. It was handed to him by Mrs.Rona Ramon, founder of the Ramon foundation, in … Continue reading

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More about the High speed Helixators

The high speed Helixator is a combination of emerging technologies and existing inventions into a machine for continuous vertical transport. The Helixator technology is flexible to the point it can be developed with any of the several existing acceleration methods, … Continue reading

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Escalators for the poors

As discussed in the past, there is a direct link between accessible transportation and poverty -The solution that the Helixator team suggest is connecting inner favels to the main roads by Helixator line in order to make social progress and economic development. https://helixator.wordpress.com/2011/02/11/a-new-way-to-reduce-poverty/ It has been … Continue reading

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