Technology

PC-Aero’s zero emissions electric airplane recharges underneath solar hangar

May 27, 2010 / No Comments

While all electric vehicles have already become a road reality with newer energy, efficient additions made every day, how about an all-electric plane that glides green through the skies to your choicest destinations.

HYDRA, solar powered portable water purification unit provides clean drinking water

May 27, 2010 / 1 Comment

Water is the elixir of life, no life form can sustain without it. While lack of water to meet daily needs is a reality today for one in three people across the globe, around 1 billion people do not have safe access to clean drinking water.

Lenovo ThinkPad L series targets eco-conscious professionals

May 19, 2010 / No Comments

Lenovo may have missed out on the Earth Day for the release of its ThinkPad L Series laptops but the company has definitely been able to find an alternative for the eco-conscious professionals in the make.

View Sonic’s VOT125 PC Mini uses up to 90% less plastic and energy

May 19, 2010 / No Comments

You may not realize this at the first glance but View Sonic's VOT125 PC Mini is actually a full featured PC which opens your doorway to smarter greener computing. This small bundle is being sold as a compact, energy saving solution for business and home users.

MIT designed aircraft cuts fuel consumption to just 1/3 of the normal

May 18, 2010 / No Comments

It seems as if a wave of technological and scientific advancements is all set to revolutionize the aviation industry worldwide. After daily news snippets, citing one or the other breakthrough in the field, its researchers from MIT, that is once again riding the wave.

Futuristic hydrogen powered aircraft specializes in vertical take-off

May 17, 2010 / No Comments

This is an amazingly clever design concept aimed at removing one of the biggest hurdles that stand in our way of applying vertical take-off and landing to commercial aircrafts. With his Airbus A350H airliner, one particular designer Victor Uribe has tried ridding VTOL aircrafts off their extremely inefficient and heavy, smaller payloads and greater fuel needs reputation

Stylish Potenza promises an eco-friendly city ride

May 14, 2010 / No Comments

Each day we come across new designs and technologies that promise to make commutation lot easier for us in the future. Designed by Nicolás A. Jara, Potenza an innovative four- wheeled vehicle too reassures us with the same.

Sylvania unveils affordably priced LED lamp to replace 60W bulb

May 14, 2010 / 1 Comment

Only recently, we talked about the XL prize money announced by the US government for offering an alternative to the 60-Watt incandescent light bulb that would consume 10 Watts and give at least 900 lumens. Philips remains the sole contender with its USD $10 million LED light bulb that meets the criteria. Osram Sylvania too has introduced a general-purpose LED ...

Bio-diesel hybrid Beetle rolls down the street using solar energy

May 13, 2010 / No Comments

Beetle is a wonderful small car that is etched in the memories of the people for the manner in which it outshone other cars in the days gone by. Beetle has evolved gradually and though nothing much has changed in it other than a few nips and tucks, a group of six engineers who call themselves EcoHawks have envisioned a ...

Bio-Grow uses e-waste to produce bio-fuel for future cars

May 12, 2010 / No Comments

No need to worry anymore about ways to dispose off your electronic waste especially computers because now you can use it grow bio-fuel. Students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created Bio-Grow, an algae bio-reactor.