Category Archives: future

My search for the self driving car_E01

I’ve being following the development of self driving cars from early stages (see:Inside the google self driving car). Getting the vibe from the media, one could think they are readily available for anyone to use. In summer 2016, I’ve set on a quest … Continue reading

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Mitsubishi Strikes again

An impressive revival of the Mitsubishi spiral escalator product was announced last month in a Shanghai shopping mall. This impressive 12 machine setup stands as the largest spiral escalator arrangement in the world to date. like so many other things coming from China, it lacks … Continue reading

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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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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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New year visit to SkyView Stockholm

The SkyView is probable to be one of the most significant elevator project of recent years. engineered by swedish liftbyggarna (http://www.liftbyggarna.se) it is characterized as a funicular system with a sophisticated leveling system. built on a structure argued as the … Continue reading

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