6
Oct
2016

Verizon trials drones as flying cell towers to plug holes in internet coverage

Verizon's recent trials involved an unmanned aircraft with a 17-foot (5.2 m) wingspan

Verizon has joined the likes of Facebook, Google and fellow telecommunications giant AT&T in exploring the potential of internet-connected unmanned aircraft. While its vision involves expanding 4G coverage across the US, it has an immediate focus on shoring up communications for first responders in emergency situations, and recently carried out trials to that effect.

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Category: Drones

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6
Oct
2016

Hydrogen-powered ferry idea floated for San Fransisco

The team at Sandia National Laboratories believes San Fransisco could be the perfect place to set ...

Along with cars and planes, hydrogen power has the potential to make boat travel cleaner and quieter than possible with internal combustion power. The team at Sandia National Laboratories believes San Fransisco could be the perfect place to set hydrogen boat travel afloat, arguing a fuel cell commuter ferry would be feasible running in the Bay Area.

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Category: Automotive

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