The Future of Transportation, Automotive and Mobility

Here are some emerging technologies and trends that could influence the way we drive and get to work in cities and travel around the country in the future.

Volvo semi-autonomous “road train” car technology

The Chinese “Straddling” bus concept

Siemens eHighway

General Motors “Windows of Opportunity” (WOO) project

Lit Motors C-1

Toyota i-Real concept

Toyota Winglet concept

Honda UNI-CUB concept

General Motors EN-V concept

bizarre concept cars at Japan’s motor show 2007

Toyoda Fun-Vii concept

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Real Life Gaming – The Beginning and Future

Jesse Schell gave a great talk at DICE2010 “When games invade real life” where he speaks about the implications of applying of game mechanics in to the real life.

Here is part 1 of the long DICE2010 version:

Here is the short version he explained at Fora TV:

The second talk about the topic real life opportunities of game mechanics is by Tom Chatfield:

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Blekko Search Engine – SEO Screenshots

Screenshots of the new search engine blekko, with SEO slashtag example (blekko status: private beta)

URL SEO – overview

URL SEO overview – additional data

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12 Future Input Devices That Will Rock Your Socks Off

Forget about Star Trek. I guess we live in fantasy land (the future), now.

1. Voice recognition

Status: commercially avaible

2. Multi-Touch Screen

Status: commercially avaible

3. Tangible Interface

Status: commercially avaible

4. Head Tracking / Hand Tracking (Marker Based)

5. Laser Keyboard / Projected Mouse

Status: commercially avaible

6. Gesture Recognition (Markerless with Computer Vision)

Status: commercially avaible / research

7. Full Body Motion Tracking (Markerless with Computer Vision)

Status: development / soon commercially avaible

8. Wearable Gestural Interface (Marker Based)

Status: research

9. On-Body Interactive Surface (Vibration Analyzation)

Status: research

10. Brain Wave Signal (EEG)

Status: research / commercially avaible (NeuroSky, Emotive)

11. Eye Control Interface (Electroculogram – EOG)

Status: research

12. Neuro-Muscular Interface / Brain-Machine Interface

Status: research


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Future computers could be ‘mouseless’

Mouseless is an invisible computer mouse that provides the familiarity of interaction of a physical mouse without actually needing a real hardware mouse.

via: MIT Media Laboratory, Fluid Interfaces Group

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Revolutionary Times

The strange thing about living through a revolution is that it’s very difficult to see what’s going on.

source: Guardian – The internet: Everything you ever need to know

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