#12: January – Refugees
Using Oculus Rift and a treadmill, This Page Amsterdam created an installation that lets people experience the story of people searching for refuge through direct narratives. ‘Run Like a Refugee’ provides a clearer view of the stories of millions of people using virtual reality.
Solar Impulse – Flying Without Fuel
Solar Impulse – Flying Without FuelWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Solar Impulse is the first airplane to fly around the world only on solar energy, delivering the message of using clean energy technologies!”
#11: February – Energy
It took a year, but later this year (in July) the airplane SOLAR IMPULSE would complete its flight across the globe relying only on solar energy. Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg have been taking turns to fly the plane, thereby pioneering the use of clean energy technologies.
Rise Of LETRONS (Official Video)
Rise Of LETRONS (Official Video)WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “The Turkish company Letvision has transformed a BMW into a real life Autobot! ”
#10: March – Robots
This September, the Turkish company Letvision has surprised the world with its real-life Transformer that is made out of BMWs. Have a look at this promising innovation and let us know what you think.
These Gloves Allow You to Feel Virtually Reality
These Gloves Allow You to Feel Virtually RealityWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “This VR-glove, dubbed GloveOne, makes it possible to feel sensations while interacting with objects in Virtual Reality.”
#9: April – Virtual Reality
NeuroDigital Technologies has created a pair of smart gloves called GloveOne with built-in sensors, that allow users to feel sensations such as heat and interact with objects in virtual reality.
Space Debris discussion with Nobu Okada
Space Debris discussion with Nobu OkadaWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Astroscale will tackle the problem of space debris with its ADRAS satellite; gluing debris to smaller catcher satellites.”
#8: May – Space
Space debris is a serious issue that threatens mankind and vital satellites. Listen to Nobu Okada, CEO of Astroscale, who speaks about his plan to reduce the danger of space debris.
Cities of the Future (Niko Mohr, Assaf Biderman, Claudia Nemat, Andrian Kreye) | DLDsummer 16
Cities of the Future (Niko Mohr, Assaf Biderman, Claudia Nemat, Andrian Kreye) | DLDsummer 16WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Panel at DLD (Digital - Life - Design) conference discusses how cities will change through smart buildings and connectivity.”
#7: June – Smart Cities
This summer the DLD Conference held an informative panel on Cities of the Future. Speakers discussed how new technologies and connectivity will impact future smart cities. You can watch it here!
Changing Faces of Mobility (Hildegard Wortmann, Alejandro Agag, Tom Goodwin) | DLDsummer 16
Changing Faces of Mobility (Hildegard Wortmann, Alejandro Agag, Tom Goodwin) | DLDsummer 16WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “A panel on the future of mobility at DLD Summer Conference, kicked off by the VP of BMW: Hildegard Wortmann.”
#6: July – Mobility
Hildegard Wortmann, Vice President of BMW and Alejandro Agag, founder of FIA Formula E, discuss the changing faces of mobility and the rise of e-mobility.
D3O Protective Material in CCM Gear
D3O Protective Material in CCM GearWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “D30's shock absorption material is the future of protective gear in a range of industries: sports, electronics, military and footwear.”
#5: August – Sports
This protective material from D3Olab stands at the top of the list of sports innovations this year! The product has a potential application in sports, electronics, footwear and the motorcycle market! Check it out in the video below.
The Sound Shirt | Junge Symphoniker Hamburg
The Sound Shirt | Junge Symphoniker HamburgWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Impressive wearable technology: The Sound Shirt achieves innovation by enabling death people to feel the music on their body!”
#4: September – Fashion
The Sound Shirt is an extraordinary piece of clothing that allows people who are deaf to feel sounds and the music of the Junge Symphoniker with their body. Have a look at some of the first impressions people had with this exciting new technology.
Warka Water 3.2
Warka Water 3.2WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Great example of architecture with a mission. These Warka towers harvest water from the air for the people of rural Ethiopia.”
#3: October – Design
Potable water is a scarce resource in many African and Asian countries. Warka Water is a project developed by Architecture and Vision which harvests water from thin air. The project takes its name from the Warka Tree — a symbol of public gatherings in Ethiopia.
Primates Regain Control of Paralyzed Limb
Primates Regain Control of Paralyzed LimbWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Non-human primates can control a paralyzed leg due to an interface that connects the brain to the spine, overcoming the injury.”
#2: November – Health
Researchers at the University of Lausanne have developed a brain-spine interface, that allows non-human primates to regain control of a paralyzed limb. The interface bypasses the injury, thus acting as a connection between the brain and the spine. Consequently, a clinical study has began in Switzerland to test the interface for humans.
The Future of Autonomous Vehicles
The Future of Autonomous VehiclesWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Autonomous cars will be our near future, but will it be heaven or hell? Listen to Robin Chase and her suggestions for mobility: car sharing!”
#1: December – Sharing Economy
Robin Chase, co-founder of Zipcar explores two possible futures that autonomous cars may bring: heaven or hell. Listen to her ideas on the subject and her suggestions for the future of mobility.