Would you drive a transparent car?

Transparent Nissan 370z

In order to promote their new Helix Oil, the oil giant Shell wanted to show how their oil worked within a car engine and demonstrate how it would actively clean the engine. They didn’t want to resort to computer generated imagery (CGI) or X-ray images of the car and it’s engine, so they hired and … Continue reading

The promise of the flying car still unfulfilled?

Fifth Element flying cars

TECHOCULAR HAS MOVED: FOR THE MOST RECENT VERSION OF THIS POST PLEASE VISIT http://www.techocular.co.uk/flying-car-promise/ Flying cars have been an obsession for scientists and engineers for a long time now. Many have tried and failed to build a car that can defy gravity, just search Google for flying car images for some examples. However one company keeps … Continue reading

Holograms, have we done it or just a visual trick?

HoloAD 3D hologram

Ever since Holograms have been appearing and made popular in sci-fi movies, particularly Star Wars and Star Trek, scientists and engineers have been trying to crack the techniques on how to create a realistic 3D hologram system. So has it happened? Innovision Labs have created the HoloAD Diamond, a 3D holographics device thats to be … Continue reading

Ever wanted a Millennium Falcon? Here are the blueprints

Millennium Falcon

TECHOCULAR HAS MOVED: FOR THE MOST RECENT VERSION OF THIS POST PLEASE VISIT http://www.techocular.co.uk/millennium-falcon/ If you’re like me, a sci-fi junkie, you’re not doubt a fan of Star Wars (even if you think there are only 3 movies instead of 6…). The Millennium Falcon for me was the epitome of cool. It was the hot rod of … Continue reading

A glorified wheelchair or new age of getting around?

Toyota iReal

Having briefly touch on the Toyota iReal in my previous post about wearable transportation, I thought it would be only appropriate to write a full post about this wonderful looking gadget. It’s been described as a Wall-E fatboy, a glorified wheelchair or an OAP mobility scooter, whatever you think about it you have to admit you … Continue reading

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