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DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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  D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane YOUR TRIP TO OUTER SPACE IN STYLE                                                                                Source:   Space Perspective Florida-based, space balloon company Space Perspective just unveiled the world's most luxurious space capsule for tourist trips to the edges of space.  Here's what we know: The space vessel is called Neptune It's like a swanky space lounge with a bar, reclining chairs, massive windows and a lot of passenger space Space Perspective is a hot, space balloon tourism company with 1600 passengers booked for trips, to the tune of $200 million in sales Its giant space balloon propulsion system lifts it to the edges of space and back at 8 miles an hour for the 8-hour trips Reaches the edges of space at a maximum altitude of 100,000 feet 16-foot diameter sphere with an internal volume of 2,000 cubic feet Company claims this is the world's largest space tourism caps

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane YOUR LUXURY TRIP TO THE EDGES OF SPACE                                                                               Source:   Space Perspective Florida-based, space balloon company Space Perspective just unveiled the world's most luxurious space capsule for tourist trips to the edges of space.  Here's what we know: The space vessel is called Neptune It's like a swanky space lounge with a bar, reclining chairs, massive windows and a lot of passenger space Space Perspective is a hot, space balloon tourism company with 1600 passengers booked for trips, to the tune of $200 million in sales Its giant space balloon propulsion system lifts it to the edges of space and back at 8 miles an hour for the 8-hour trips Reaches the edges of space at a maximum altitude of 100,000 feet 16-foot diameter sphere with an internal volume of 2,000 cubic feet Company claims this is the world's largest space tourism ca

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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  D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane FLYNOW eCOPTER COULD REVOLUTIONIZE TRAVEL                                                        Source:  FlyNow Australian startup FlyNow Aviation has developed a small, electric helicopter that's being called revolutionary for city commuters.  Here's what we know: It's an eCopter, all-electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle eCopter uses a co-axial drivetrain with 2 rotor propellers The company says the 2 rotor propellers make it more efficient and stable Range is 31 miles on a charge Top speed is 81 mph Said to be quiet as a dishwasher Comes in 3 versions:  1 or 2 passengers and cargo transport Flown autonomously by auto-pilot Powered by battery electric powertrain with lithium-ion batteries Company is working on a hydrogen fuel cell version for longer range FlyNow says their eCopter could be operated as an air taxi and charge passengers the same price as a ground taxi This eCopter is said

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane YOUR DOG K NOWS MORE ABOUT YOU THAN YOU KNOW                                    Source:  Winnie Kane & Stock For many of us, our bond with our dog is ultra special and irreplaceable. I know mine is with my girl Winnie. Now, new scientific research underscores just how unique and special that relationship is.  Here's what we know: A new study by scientists at Queen's University in Belfast shows that dogs can detect when their owner is stressed by detecting chemical changes in their breath and perspiration The dogs' accuracy rate is uncanny - 94% on average and 97% for the top performers The scientists believe that the dog detects hundreds of VOCs or volatile organic chemicals emitted by the body of their owner under stress The scientists say that is the reason that dogs seem to be able to notice and offer comfort and support to their owners when they are under stress or going through hard times S

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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  D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane WORLD 1ST E-CAR/BOAT HYBRID THAT FLIES OVER THE WATER                                                                                Source: Poseiden AmphibWorks Trident LS-1 is an electric car-boat hybrid that flies over the water like a plane.  It's a technological first.  Here's what we know: It's a revolutionary electric car-boat hybrid - the world's 1st hydrofoil electric car-boat Invented and developed by Poseiden AmphibWorks of San Diego and Miami; founder and CEO Steve Tice Uses hydrofoils to fly over the water at 3-feet Designed for smooth travel on water to prevent seasickness On land it drives on 3-wheels On land can travel up to 60 mph To operate it, you need a driver's license and proper boat registration Can drive directly into the water Expected to appeal to people who live on the coast, near rivers and on islands Trident LS-1 is designed for easy day-to-day commuting on lan

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane WORLD 1ST E-CAR/BOAT HYBRID THAT FLIES OVER THE WATER                                                                                Source: Poseiden AmphibWorks Trident LS-1 is an electric car-boat hybrid that flies over the water like a plane.  It's a technological first.  Here's what we know: It's a revolutionary electric car-boat hybrid - the world's 1st hydrofoil electric car-boat Invented and developed by Poseiden AmphibWorks of San Diego and Miami; founder and CEO Steve Tice Uses hydrofoils to fly over the water at 3-feet Designed for smooth travel on water to prevent seasickness On land it drives on 3-wheels On land can travel up to 60 mph To operate it, you need a driver's license and proper boat registration Can drive directly into the water Expected to appeal to people who live on the coast, near rivers and on islands Trident LS-1 is designed for easy day-to-day commuting on land

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane ARE AI ROBOT DATES A RISK?                                       Source:  AI stock & Lexi Love According to experts, some dating robots have serious risks.  Here's what we know: AI companion apps are usually vague about the robots' training, how they protect information and their responsibility if there is a breach There have been 100 million downloads of AI companion apps Some experts warn that although they are marketed to enhance your mental health and well-being, they actually bring a sense of dependency and loneliness while they are stealing your data Researchers claim some steal personal data and don't meet even basic privacy standards New AI model Lexi Love makes $30,000 a month as a virtual girlfriend to many lonely men and looks like a success so far for the AI startup behind her - have no info beyond that on security issues Nearly indiscernible from real humans, experts warn, AI compan