DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist



                 By Journalists Edward Kane & Maryanne Kane


                Source:  Shenzhen UFO Science & Technology

  • China has created a first-of-its-kind aircraft that is as close as you can get to a UFO-flying saucer
  • Key details:
  1. eVTOL - takes-off and lands vertically
  2. Developed by researchers at Beihang University and Northwestern Polytechnical University
  3. Built by Shenzhen UFO Science & Technology Company
  4. Powered by ducted fan structure with 12 propellers that surround the pilot in the aircraft
  5. Design said to maximize stability and safety with equally distributed propulsion
  6. Top speed: 31 mph
  7. Altitude:  200 meters or 656 feet
  8. Flight time/range:  15 minutes
  9. Autopilot can be used to take you where you want to go
  10. Amphibious - lands on water or on land
  11. Has obtained global invention patents
  12. Primary current uses: sightseeing tours & advertising
  • Currently on the global A-list for its highly unusual design.


                            Source:  Sippd & Stock

  • Here's another great use of AI: an AI powered app that chooses for you the perfect bottle of wine by examining the labels and matching it to your taste
  • Called Sippd
  • Works on your smartphone
  • Learns about your taste preferences by your answers to 7 questions on wine sweetness, body, color & food likings
  • The app finds the perfect wine for you in seconds and provides a taste match score of 1 to 5 stars, based on the questionnaire
  • Here's how it works:
  1. Click the app & press Camera icon to activate wine scan
  2. Select bottle label icon
  3. Shoot picture of wine label 
  4. Read the taste match score of 1 to 5 stars
  • Also displays price, foods it's best with, overall rating
  • Cheers!!! Finally, what looks like the perfect, personal AI assistant to eliminate the worry of choosing a wine.


                                            Source:  Maserati

  • Maserati's new Grecale GT is being called an "exotic sport utility vehicle" with a lot of talent
  • It is big, chunky, roomy, ruggedly handsome and plush
  • Key facts
  1. Four-wheel drive
  2. Turbocharged 2.0-liter gas engine with additional hybrid electric motors that provide instant acceleration
  3. 8-speed, self-shifting transmission
  4. Accelerates 0 to 62 mph in 5.6 seconds
  5. Top speed - 149 mph
  6. Price - $73,845
  • Automotive experts are calling the SUV more than worthy to compete against Porsche, BMW and more.
For more news stories like this, LATEST INNOVATIONS FOR TOMORROW

"Daily Innovation Brief" © By Edward Kane


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