DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist


By Journalists Edward Kane & Maryanne Kane 


                                            Source:  LG

  • LG has innovated a smart TV and squeezed it into a suitcase to enable travelers to play games, watch TV, listen to music and watch movies on the go
  • Here's what we know:
  1. Very smart new TV unveiled at IFA 2023 Berlin
  2. 27" touch display
  3. 20W 4-channel speaker system
  4. Packed inside a suitcase
  5. Called Standby ME GO
  6. All-around entertainment on the go anywhere
  7. Built-in battery good for 3 hours
  8. Rotatable touch screen with tablet mode
  9. Weighs 30 pounds
  10. Costs $999.00
  11. TV display tilts, rotates, rises & falls in landscape or portrait positions
  12. Supports Dolby Vision & Dolby Atmos Sound tech
Very unique and cool new innovation for anyone on the go.


Source:  Alef

  • California-based Alef Aeronautics says it will be delivering its flying and driving cars to consumers in 2025
  • Here's what we know:
  1. All-electric, 2-seat flying and driving car called Model A
  2. Vertical takeoff and landing like a helicopter
  3. Takes off vertically and then turns on its side for forward flight
  4. First flying car cleared by the FAA for flying and driving tests on the road and in the air
  5. Range of 300 km on land
  6. Range of 177 km in the air
  7. 8 rotors
  8. Carbon fiber body with open mesh top that houses 4 propellers on each side
  9. No pilot's license needed
  10. Company says it will go into production and deliver the flying cars in 2025
  11. Can get on the waiting list for $150.00 deposit
  12. Current price is $300,000.00
  13. Company targets offering a $35,000 Model Y by 2030
  14. Alef is backed by investor Tim Draper, who was also an early investor in Tesla and Space X.

                                            Source:  Tipsy Robot

  • In Las Vegas, robots are the new normal in the workforce, including Tipsy Robots that will pour you a drink
  • Here's what we know:
  1. Las Vegas is becoming the gold standard for the robotic workforce
  2. Robots are an integral part of the workforce, serving food, pouring drinks, greeting guests at hotels, serving as robo-concierges and even doubling as friendly bartenders, known as Tipsy robots
  3. These service robots are more than up to the job and their use is burgeoning, particularly in tourist and resort destinations like Vegas
  4. Now, with the of rise of AI, unions like Nevada's biggest, the Culinary Workers Union of America, are threatening to strike in order to secure and protect their membership against job threats from AI
  5. Not just blue-collar jobs are at risk 
  6. With the accelerating acceptance of generative AI like ChatGPT, white-collar jobs like accountants and writers are also at risk
  7. This battle of people vs robots for jobs is just beginning here in the US and globally.

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"Daily Innovation Brief" © By Edward Kane


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