Category Archives: Ultraperformance

Aegis Walls?

The Aegis Pollution-Sensing Parka is a garment that warns its wearer that pollution is present which could be harmful. It uses sensors to check for the presence of several different pollutants and then illuminates light-emitting diodes (LEDs) to alert the

Aegis Walls?

The Aegis Pollution-Sensing Parka is a garment that warns its wearer that pollution is present which could be harmful. It uses sensors to check for the presence of several different pollutants and then illuminates light-emitting diodes (LEDs) to alert the

Re: Energy on the Go

The blog entry “Energy on the Go” makes some very good points about the power used by consumer devices like cell phones, and how frustrating it is to have them run out of power. That poster’s conclusion that piezoelectric power

Re: Energy on the Go

The blog entry “Energy on the Go” makes some very good points about the power used by consumer devices like cell phones, and how frustrating it is to have them run out of power. That poster’s conclusion that piezoelectric power

Energy on the Go

Electronics are things that are typically thought of as needing to be plugged in, charged, or dependent on disposable batteries in order to run, and this has been fine for the most part in the past when these sorts of

Energy on the Go

Electronics are things that are typically thought of as needing to be plugged in, charged, or dependent on disposable batteries in order to run, and this has been fine for the most part in the past when these sorts of

Passive Design and Bio-mimicry

Until about a year ago one topic that I was not aware of was that of bio-mimicry, and now that I have heard about it, read papers about it, and seen dozens of examples of how it is being used

Passive Design and Bio-mimicry

Until about a year ago one topic that I was not aware of was that of bio-mimicry, and now that I have heard about it, read papers about it, and seen dozens of examples of how it is being used

RE: Solar Roads and the Urban Fabric of the Future

Overall, I think that the idea of using new technology to inform drivers, pedestrians, any user of the road/sidewalk is a great idea. However, when I think of bright LED lights filling up the roads, I think accident but also

RE: Solar Roads and the Urban Fabric of the Future

Overall, I think that the idea of using new technology to inform drivers, pedestrians, any user of the road/sidewalk is a great idea. However, when I think of bright LED lights filling up the roads, I think accident but also

Thermo Bimetal

For years man has been creating or attempting to create things that are better then humanly possible, and with computers this is actually possible. At this point there are few ways, if any in which humans can outdo what technology

Thermo Bimetal

For years man has been creating or attempting to create things that are better then humanly possible, and with computers this is actually possible. At this point there are few ways, if any in which humans can outdo what technology

GINA the Clothed Automobile

Who is GINA? Essentially, GINA is a dream. She will never be realized to her fullest potential because, simply put, GINA is a concept car. Like a myriad of other automobile corporations, BMW uses the concept car as a way

GINA the Clothed Automobile

Who is GINA? Essentially, GINA is a dream. She will never be realized to her fullest potential because, simply put, GINA is a concept car. Like a myriad of other automobile corporations, BMW uses the concept car as a way