KLM and TU Delft are taking flying to new heights! The new Flying-V model is designed for long-haul flights and will use 20% less fuel. The name is derived from the v-shape wings which contain the passenger cabin, cargo hold and tanks.
Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi is in the lead in bringing the future to now. The company announced the “world’s first mass-produced” see-through television on Tuesday. This comes in commemoration of their 10th year anniversary in the industry. The 55-inch device will cost 49,999 yuan (roughly $7,200). “When Mi TV LUX OLED Transparent Edition is turned off, it looks like a mere glass display,” said the company in a press release. It’s fair to say this is a little ridiculous, but ridiculous is a good place to be sometimes.
Toshiba, the world’s first creator of the IBM-compatible laptop will longer be making laptops. Business has been tough for a while for the Japanese company, with a major sales decline in 2017, probing it to sell most of the company shares.
Toshiba first sold the majority of its shares to Sharp in 2018 and has now transferred the remaining 19.9% of shares to the tech firm. Accordingly, this stops all further production of laptops by the company. “As a result of this transfer, Dynabook has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sharp.”, wrote the company in a press release.
Having to do an MRI is one of the most dreadful of procedures. The older standard machines made of confined narrow tunnels trigger claustrophobia and anxiety. Researchers from Victoria University Of Wellington have developed a seated solution.
The new patient handling system is more comfortable, accessible and affordable. Patients sit in a chair with their head covered by a helmet-like scanner while the rest of their body is free- a great move from the narrow tunnels. The patient receives a remote control to adjust their seating and head support. They also have an open window to see out in the process to reduce claustrophobia.
Sweating under your t-shirt is just a thing of the past. Sony has recently dropped a wearable air conditioner that swears to keep you 73 degrees cool.
The Mini AC Unit that fits in a special pocket behind your neck is now available in stores for $120.