Category: SCI/TECH

Oct 15, 2009

The Bladeless Fan

The Bladeless Fan

From the makers of the $400+ vacuum with the big ball, comes the $300+ bladeless fan! Inventor James Dyson unveiled his latest product earlier this week. While the design aesthetic has garnered universal praise, the main focus has been on the audacious price given the times. Will people pay $300 for a 10″ oscillating fan?…

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Oct 8, 2009

Philips Carousel: Best Continuous Shot Ever?

Philips Carousel: Best Continuous Shot Ever?

Back in April, Stink Digital and Tribal DDB Amsterdam unleashed the fury with an incredible campaign for Philips’ Cinema 21:9 HD Television. Scoffing at conventional product launch wisdom (i.e., television commercials, print ads, repeat) Philips’ brand team put their eggs into the digital basket; creating a flashy micro site with dreams of deeper consumer engagement.…

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Sep 22, 2009

What Costs $1.3 Billion, Holds 111,000 people and Has the World’s Biggest TV?

What Costs $1.3 Billion, Holds 111,000 people and Has the World’s Biggest TV?

AP Photo/Brandon Wade Jerry’s World The Dallas Cowboys new stadium of course! First conceived 15 years ago, owner Jerry Jones has finally realized his vision of creating an entertainment Mecca in the city of Arlington, Texas. The stadium will also host College bowl games, major concerts, the 2011 Super Bowl and any…

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Sep 8, 2009

BMW Unveils Stunning Hybrid Concept Car

BMW Unveils Stunning Hybrid Concept Car

On July 29, 2009, BMW announced that they would exit Formula 1 at the end of the 2009 season. Dr. Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG explained: “Premium will increasingly be defined in terms…

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Aug 24, 2009

A Brief Introduction to 3D Printing and Scanning

A Brief Introduction to 3D Printing and Scanning

Who better than Jay Leno to demonstrate the phenomenal capabilities of 3D printing and scanning? Check out the 7-minute video below and watch your jaw hit the floor: For those that don’t have that kind of time, here’s a teaser in three easy steps and $20,000 dollars: STEP 1: SELECT AN OBJECT …

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Aug 6, 2009

Experience The Joy of Flight in the Icon A5 Light Sport Aircraft

Experience The Joy of Flight in the Icon A5 Light Sport Aircraft

In 2004, a category was made (Light Sport Aircraft), a license was created (Sport Pilot), and the notion of consumer recreational flight was realized. The following year, Stanford Business Graduate Kirk Hawkins founds ICON. Hawkins, an accomplished engineer and former Air Force F-16 pilot oversees the creation of the A5 Light Sport Aircraft, available at…

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Jul 30, 2009

INSANE: yellowBird 3D Video Technology With Full 360 Viewing

INSANE: yellowBird 3D Video Technology With Full 360 Viewing

Netherlands-based YellowBird (longest corporate URL ever?) has just put out a demo video that shows off their glorious 3D video technology. Sure we’ve seen image technology that lets you pan around, but video? This is next-level. Now DO NOT press play, sit back and enjoy. Hunch forward, grab your mouse and interact. Pretty impressive huh?…

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