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World's Fastest, Electric, Autonomous Car
World's 1st Electrified, Autonomous Hypercar
Source: Geneva Auto Show 2018
Rimac's C Two: World's Fastest Car
Croatian startup Rimac, with the financial backing of Porsche, Kia and Hyundai, has developed the world's first electrified, autonomous hypercar, the limited edition C Two. The vehicle was unveiled at the 2018 Geneva Auto Show as a concept close to production. It received great reviews and orders for the $2 million vehicle sold out in record time. The company is now closing in on delivering those orders by late 2020. Porsche has at least a 15% investment stake in Rimac.
Loaded with Highly Advanced Technology: Electric and Level 4 Autonomous
The vehicle has four electric motors that deliver 1,914 horsepower. It may be the world's fastest car. Rimac says in 1.85 seconds it accelerates from 0 to 60 mph. To go autonomous, the technology suite includes 6 radar sensors, lidar, 8 cameras, 12 ultrasonic sensors. All of that technology delivers Level 4, hands free driving. The tech for Level 4 driving generates 8 terabytes per hour. Rimac CEO Mate Rimac says he and his engineering team used detailed computer simulations to design the car.
17 Prototypes and Back to Geneva Auto Show 2020
The Rimac team has created 17 different prototypes which they're testing around the world to pull together a vehicle with the best performing components in it. The final prototype will be unveiled at the 2020 Geneva Auto Show. And, the 150 pre-ordered vehicles will be delivered by late 2020.
Robot, Cut My Lawn Source: Husqvarna Mowers Robo Mowers Powered by Batteries - No Gas It's at the top of my robotic wish list. A robot lawn mower. No astronomical bills and upselling from lawn service companies. Just a nicely cut lawn and no hassles. Innovation seems to be knocking at the front door with news on robotic mowers. Green Robots at the Cutting Edge There's a slew of new robot mowers. Models include Worx Landroid for smaller lawns, Honda that cuts and feeds lawns, Robomow for all-purpose mowing and Husqvarna that's loaded with cell & GPS tech. These mowers aren't cheap. Prices range from $1000 to $3500. They're powered by rechargeable batteries so they're quiet. You pay more for online enhancements. And, if your lawn is loaded with trees and hills, your robot mower is going to be a lot more expensive. Grass Vacuums Robot mowers look a lot like big robot vacuums such as iRobot's Roomba. They roam and groom your lawn. Their
Watch, Fitness/Health Tracker & Phone Source: Oshen Watch New, Connected Smart Device OshenWatch Gen 2 is a top smartwatch that can help you meet your fitness and health goals while staying connected. The watch is equipped with biosensors that automatically measure your blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen level and even the quality of your sleep. The smartwatch is the invention of Oshen Watch, a company headquartered in Hong Kong. Exercise App and Advanced Bluetooth The watch helps the wearer calibrate their exercise. For instance, during a run, apps calculate distance, number of steps and the amount of calories burned. The watch also keeps the wearer constantly connected. It uses advanced Bluetooth 4.0 technology to wirelessly connect with any Android or iOS device. It provides phone calls and text messages. The battery provides 96 hours of use and there are 15 days of standby time. And, it's priced starting at $49.95
New Fun Tech - Powered, Standup Water Board Source: Yanmar's on-water gadget Wheeebo From Japan, for Calm Waters It's called Wheebo and it's new, fun tech from Japan. Wheeebo is a battery powered, standup water board that can glide you across the water up to 3&1/2 mph. Invented by the marine engine manufacturer Yanmar, it's designed for relatively calm waters, controlled by shifting your weight on the board, has a hand held remote control for acceleration and is said to be easy for anyone to enjoy. For more details, go to Important Innovations Collection: New Water Sport - Wheeebo : Powered Board "Water Gadget" Source: Yanmar's Wheeebo From Japan at Speeds Up To 3&1/2 MPH This looks like a fun...