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Toyota Building City in Japan
Global Automaker to Build Autonomous, Green City in Japan
Source: Toyota's Woven City
New Test Ground for Latest Technology
This is another breakthrough global innovation development for investors to explore. Toyota is building what it calls "Woven City". It's a futuristic city powered by the latest technologies to be built at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan. Ground is going to be broken in 2021. Toyota has selected renowned Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, who designed 2 World Trade Center and the new Google headquarters, to design the new city.
Woven City will serve as a test ground for Toyota's emerging tech lab, the Toyota Research Institute to help shape the future of cities. The city will be powered by solar panels and hydrogen fuel cells. Driving will be autonomous. Homes will be equipped with robots. Underground robots will provide package delivery services. Self-driving electric vehicles will shuttle people around town. Self-driving EVs will also deliver food and service retail organizations.
Novel Travel Systems
As a global automotive leader, Toyota has designed three rings around the circumference of the city. The outermost ring is a lane for autonomous vehicles. The second lane will be for micromobility vehicles like bikes and scooters, as well for use by pedestrians. And, the innermost ring will be a "park-like promenade" for pedestrians. It's Toyota vision into the future of global cities that are green, autonomous and robotic. And it is soon to be built as a real test ground for building the urban future. For a sample read of journalist Ed Kane's latest book "Investing in Disruptive Innovations", go to https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B083LGWYWK&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_iXlgEbX1PRBDT
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
Amazon Book Promotion Source: Amazon Special Deep Discount for a Limited Time I'm pleased to announce that Kindle and Amazon are beginning a promotion on journalist Edward Kane's book "SPACE 2020's: WHAT'S UP THERE?". Starting May 27 through May 30, the book goes on sale for $3.99. That is a deep discount off the regular price of $6.99. And, on May 31 through June 2 8AM PDT, it will be selling for $4.99. It then returns to its regular price of $6.99 Great Deals on a Great Resource If you enjoy learning about WHAT'S UP THERE? in space, you'll love the book and find it a great resource on the top space missions and very recent space discoveries of the 2020's. Here's a link for access to the book ASIN: B087DV4DZ6 And for access to Ed's Amazon Author's Page, click here amazon.com/author/ekane I co-authored the books with Ed. ... ...
New Invention: Tablet Toothpaste "Change Toothpaste" Source: Change Toothpaste Potentially Cuts 900 Million Plastic Toothpaste Tube Throwaways Per Year Tubes of toothpaste aren't something you think about but their impact on the global environment is hugely negative. 900 million toothpaste tubes are discarded into oceans and landfills globally every year. Importantly, it takes 500 years for them to breakdown, which means virtually every toothpaste tube created is still discarded someplace in the world. And, the tubes, which contain multiple layers of plastic, polymers and resins, can't be recycled. A company headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta Canada just came up with a solution in the form of tablet toothpaste. "Paste with No Waste" Entrepreneurs Mike Medicoff and Damien Vince are the inventors and founders of CHANGE Toothpaste. Their tablet toothpaste is an all natural vegan substance that works just like toothpaste but has no harsh chemic