bae-smart-skin

Human-like skin for aircraft under development

Stuart O'Connor Computers, Concept, Crazy Future Stuff, Gadgets, Science, Transport, Vehicles Leave a Comment

A so-called "smart skin" – made up of tens of thousands of tiny sensors – could be fitted to future aircraft so that they can "feel" changes in speed, temperature, physical strain and movement. The system, which is being developed by BAE System's Advanced Technology Centre in Essex, will also allow the exterior of aircraft…

Read more | Comments (0)

Ford announce latest app additions to in-car AppLink system: TomTom join Spotify and others

Gerald Lynch Tech Digest news, Vehicles Leave a Comment

Ford Motor Company have taken this year's IFA 2013 tech conference to reveal a number of new app additions to the company's in-car AppLink system. AppLink (which connects a smartphone to Ford's SYNC connected dashboard system) will welcome voice-activated versions…

Read more | Comments (0)

CeBIT 2011 PREVIEW: Ford SYNC

Gerald Lynch CeBIT 2011, Features, Previews, Tech Digest news, Transport, Vehicles, Wi-Fi 2 Comments

Click here for more images of the Ford SYNC system Car giants Ford took this week's CeBIT technology expo in Hanover, Germany, as an opportunity to announce the global launch of their new connected dashboard system, SYNC. Already available…

Read more | Comments (0)