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New High Tech Way To Food Shop

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  GetGo - New Technology Experiment at Tesco in London                                             Source:  Tesco Supermarket Chain UK & Amazon Palm Pay Mobile Apps & Seamless Checkouts - Big New Grocery Trend Tesco, the United Kingdom's largest supermarket chain, is testing a scan-less - just walk in and walk out - grocery payment system that is based on a mobile app.  The trial is called Tesco GetGo.  To buy groceries without scanning the items or going through the checkout, the shopper, when they enter the store, needs to download the Tesco mobile app.  All items that the shopper selects are tracked and charged to the shopper's Tesco account.  The transaction is finalized on a QR code that is scanned by the customer's phone. Tesco says a receipt is provided to the customer within minutes.  This time-savings, no customer lines, seamless paying method appears to be a mega-trend for grocery shopping as big retailers are latching onto it, including retailing giant Am

Food Shop - No Checkouts, Scanning, Lines

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  GetGo - New Technology Experiment at Tesco in London                                             Source:  Tesco Supermarket Chain UK & Amazon Palm Pay Mobile Apps & Seamless Checkouts - Big New Grocery Trend Tesco, the United Kingdom's largest supermarket chain, is testing a scan-less - just walk in and walk out - grocery payment system that is based on a mobile app.  The trial is called Tesco GetGo.  To buy groceries without scanning the items or going through the checkout, the shopper, when they enter the store, needs to download the Tesco mobile app.  All items that the shopper selects are tracked and charged to the shopper's Tesco account.  The transaction is finalized on a QR code that is scanned by the customer's phone. Tesco says a receipt is provided to the customer within minutes.  This time-savings, no customer lines, seamless paying method appears to be a mega-trend for grocery shopping as big retailers are latching onto it, including retailing giant Am

Personal eVTOL You Can Park In Garage

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  Israeli Startup AIR's "Flying Car"                                                         Source:  AIR Working With FAA For US Take-off Israeli startup AIR has revealed a 2 seat, electric "flying car" eVTOL designed for personal travel and recreation. The revolutionary new flying machine is called Air One. With collapsible wings and retractable landing gear, it can fit in a garage, so there's no need to rent hanger space. AIR hopes to start selling the personal, electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle (eVTOL) directly into the individual consumer market, primarily in the US, by 2024.  The company has smartly jumpstarted the process by working directly with the FAA for two years on licensing and regulations to ensure that it is safe and legal.  AIR says that it expects to be cleared for takeoff by the FAA by the end of 2023. Cutting Edge Aviation Software With a maximum speed of 150 mph and a flying range of 110 miles, the Air One is equipped with a

Your Next Flying "Car" eVTOL

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  Israeli Startup AIR's "Flying Car"                                                                                     Source:  AIR Working With FAA For US Takeoffs Israeli startup AIR has revealed a 2 seat, electric "flying car" eVTOL designed for personal travel and recreation. The revolutionary new flying machine is called Air One. With collapsible wings and retractable landing gear, it can fit in a garage, so there's no need to rent hanger space. AIR hopes to start selling the personal, electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle (eVTOL) directly into the individual consumer market, primarily in the US, by 2024.  The company has smartly jumpstarted the process by working directly with the FAA for two years on licensing and regulations to ensure that the vehicles are safe and legal.  AIR says that it expects to be cleared for takeoff by the FAA by the end of 2023. Cutting Edge Aviation Software With a maximum speed of 150 mph and a flying range of 110

Google AI Accurate WX Forecasts

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  Google DeepMind AI Accurately Forecasts the Weather                                     Source:  DeepMind AI & London Brand New, Breakthrough Weather Forecasting System Weather forecasting historically has been very challenging and too frequently inaccurate.  The primary reason is the many variables that play a major role in the outcomes because of the volatile nature of the atmosphere.  Enter Google DeepMind AI which provides a new, high accuracy way to predict weather forecasts. Google DeepMind AI Accurate in Short Term WX Forecasts Learning based AI systems from DeepMind, which is based in London, are making real progress in expertly predicting short-term weather changes.  Researchers at DeepMind have been able to accurately predict the location and probability of rainfall within a 90 minute timeframe. DGMR's Highly Advanced Technology The new system has been developed by Google and the United Kingdom's meteorological office. DeepMind's prediction model Deep Genera

Google DeepMind AI Weather Forecasts

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  Google AI System Accurately Forecasts Rain in 2 Hours                                     Source:  DeepMind AI & London Brand New, Breakthrough Weather Forecasting System Weather forecasting historically has been very challenging and too frequently inaccurate.  The primary reason is the many variables that play a major role in the outcomes because of the volatile nature of the atmosphere.  Enter Google DeepMind AI which provides a new, high accuracy way to predict weather forecasts. Google DeepMind AI Accurate in Short Term WX Forecasts Learning based AI systems from DeepMind, which is based in London, are making real progress in expertly predicting short-term weather changes.  Researchers at DeepMind have been able to accurately predict the location and probability of rainfall within a 90 minute timeframe. DGMR's Highly Advanced Technology The new system has been developed by Google and the United Kingdom's meteorological office. DeepMind's prediction model Deep Gene

Your New Robo-Puppy - Border Collie Smart

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  Mini-Pupper Robotic Dog For Under $300                                         Source:  MangDang Robo Companion for Kids, Pets and Adults If you're looking for a companion for your pet, your child or yourself, or something highly educational for your school that's the size of a chihauhau, a Hong Kong company may have just the thing - Mini-Pupper, a small robotic dog at a very affordable price of under $300.  MangDang, in conjunction with Stanford Puppy, has designed the Mini-Pupper, a small dog sized automaton.  It's a four legged, educational robot that can be configured to your liking.  The company calls it an "educational, quadruped robot at a reasonable price".  It is designed to enable anyone, including kids at school or being home-schooled, to do fun robotic research and experiments.  The company and Mini-Pupper are currently on Kickstarter to sell the product and raise investor money. They are exceeding their initial goals. Small But Advanced Robotic Tech

Mini-Pupper - Robo Smart as Border Collie

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  Mini-Pupper Robotic Dog For Under $300                                         Source:  MangDang Robo Companion for Kids, Pets and Adults If you're looking for a companion for your pet, your child or yourself, or something highly educational for your school that's the size of a chihauhau, a Hong Kong company may have just the thing - Mini-Pupper, a small robotic dog at a very affordable price of under $300.  MangDang, in conjunction with Stanford Puppy, has designed the Mini-Pupper, a small dog sized automaton.  It's a four legged, educational robot that can be configured to your liking.  The company calls it an "educational, quadruped robot at a reasonable price".  It is designed to enable anyone, including kids at school or being home-schooled, to do fun robotic research and experiments.  The company and Mini-Pupper are currently on Kickstarter to sell the product and raise investor money. They are exceeding their initial goals. Small But Advanced Robotic Tech

Lexus' Hydrogen Dune Buggy

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  Off-Highway Vehicle Powered by Hydrogen Source:  Lexus Lexus Goes on the Road Less Travelled With a Mystery Vehicle Lexus is taking a drive in its new bronze colored, off road dune buggy on the road less travelled.  The new vehicle, dubbed the Off-Highway Recreational Vehicle concept, is powered by hydrogen.  Not only is the new hydrogen dune buggy unique for Lexus.  So too is the hydrogen powertrain that powers it.  Lexus is using compressed hydrogen to fuel an internal combustion engine.  The vehicle is not equipped with the traditional hydrogen fuel cell and electric motor.  Parent company Toyota has been experimenting with this new hydrogen technology for several years and has incorporated it into the new Lexus dune buggy. Lexus Innovation Mystery Vehicle Lexus disclosed the existence of this mystery concept dune buggy/recreational vehicle (RV) at the end of a video announcing its all new 2022 LV SUV.  Interest in the RV vehicle has caught fire.  The off-roader is edgy, stylish a

Lexus' Mystery Hydrogen Dune Buggy

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 Lexus Teases an   Off-Roading, Fun, Hydrogen Vehicle Source:  Lexus Lexus Goes on the Road Less Travelled With a Mystery Vehicle Lexus is taking a drive in its new bronze colored, off road dune buggy on the road less travelled.  The new vehicle, dubbed the Off-Highway Recreational Vehicle concept, is powered by hydrogen.  Not only is the new hydrogen dune buggy unique for Lexus.  So too is the hydrogen powertrain that powers it.  Lexus is using compressed hydrogen to fuel an internal combustion engine.  The vehicle is not equipped with the traditional hydrogen fuel cell and electric motor.  Parent company Toyota has been experimenting with this new hydrogen technology for several years and has incorporated it into the new Lexus dune buggy. Lexus Innovation Mystery Vehicle Lexus disclosed the existence of this mystery concept dune buggy/recreational vehicle (RV) at the end of a video announcing its all new 2022 LV SUV.  Interest in the RV vehicle has caught fire.  The off-roader is edg

Germany's New Digital Intelligent Train

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  Siemens & Deutsche Bahn Innovation - Digital Train Source:  Siemens & Deutsche Bahn No Special Tracks or Infrastructure Needed for New Automated Train German industrial giant Siemens and Deutsche Bahn have developed the world's 1st automated, driverless, digital train that requires no special tracks or new infrastructure.  The "intelligent" train is controlled by digital technology and is fully automated. Four new driverless trains will be deployed first in Hamburg as part of the city's $70 million urban rail system modernization program. They become fully operational in December 2021.  Bringing the Railroad into the Digital Future Siemens and Deutsche Bahn believe that their new driverless train brings the global railroad industry into the digital future.  The companies call the vehicle landmark innovation in "intelligent trains" and add that it is more energy efficient and punctual than traditional trains.  What is breakthrough and a world first