Airbus designed a new chair to save passengers during a crash landing

Airbus has filed a patent application that reveals a kind of seat for its aircraft that in an event of crash landing will make sure a passenger doesn’t get hurt. In general, a floor of an aircraft has rails. Chairs are fastened to these rails so that they can slide independently – for adjustment or … Continue reading Airbus designed a new chair to save passengers during a crash landing

Boeing patent proposes installing solar panels in trains for contactless energy transfer

Boeing, no doubt, is one of the most innovative companies in the world. Time and again, they come with innovations that use to be out of the box and leave you in a state of awe – a method to harness noise in an airport into electricity, for example. While the whole world is using … Continue reading Boeing patent proposes installing solar panels in trains for contactless energy transfer

The Earth is running out of Helium and we can’t do anything about it

And the problem is way more severe than the problem of a world without petroleum. We have multiple alternatives for petroleum, ethanol-based fuel, for example. But for many practical applications, helium is non-renewable with no alternatives, whatsoever. At present, helium is available in the market at a cheap price – I will explain the reason … Continue reading The Earth is running out of Helium and we can’t do anything about it

Boeing will use 3D printed thermoplastic to kill a long standing problem in aircraft

Managing noise inside aircraft or within any enclosed space for that matter has been a challenge for engineers for a long time.  At present, drywall, foam sheets, end-grain balsa like materials are used as sound dampeners. The problems with these solutions are that they don’t absorb sound on the basis of their shape but on … Continue reading Boeing will use 3D printed thermoplastic to kill a long standing problem in aircraft

Sony: Wirelessly charging your phone using your friend’s phone will soon be possible

Whenever my battery was about to die while I was enjoying someone’s free WiFi, I always thought “how beautiful it would be if this WiFi hotspot could transfer the battery juice like it transfers data!”. I can bet I’m not alone. Charging your phone using your friend’s phone wirelessly is something you might have thought … Continue reading Sony: Wirelessly charging your phone using your friend’s phone will soon be possible

Qualcomm: Simultaneously Call Two Person Without Using A Conference Call or Putting Someone on Hold

Simultaneously receiving calls from your mother and girlfriend is like a sword hanging over your head. You can’t put anyone on hold and can’t even merge the two calls into a conference call. The blame is on smartphones, we own. At present, if you receive calls on both of your SIMs, your smartphone provides you … Continue reading Qualcomm: Simultaneously Call Two Person Without Using A Conference Call or Putting Someone on Hold

Boeing Files Patent to Generate Electricity from Airport Noise

Boeing using noise produced by an aircraft on a runway to generate electricity. The patent mentions installing multiple acoustic collectors on both sides of a runway, for this matter. The moment we step inside a subway or a city mall, the first thing that irritates us is the noise generated by the people rushing through, … Continue reading Boeing Files Patent to Generate Electricity from Airport Noise