The Mitsubishi Air-Lubrication System (MALS), developed by the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Corporation, is a technology designed to reduce the skin-friction resistance on the hull of a ship by sending air to the bottom of the hull to create a layer of air bubbles between the hull and seawater.
Evacuated Tube Transport Technologies (ET3) is a company based out of Colorado that is dedicated to the promotion of “Space Travel on Earth,” a network of sealed tubes that could propel people and commodities throughout the world safely, sustainably, efficiently and extremely quickly.
Transportation is a huge obstacle for people with disabilities, who are often unnecessarily disconnected from their communities. The idea behind the Kenguru car is to allow people in wheelchairs to gain mobility and independence in their communities.
Experts suggest that 30% of urban traffic is caused by drivers looking for parking spaces. In order to combat this problem and reduce emissions, Streetline is using wireless mesh sensor networks to connect parking spaces with mobile parking applications.
YikeBike is an organization dedicated to providing an alternative source of transportation to solve the problem of congested transport in crowded cities. Bicycles remain the most popular transport device in the world after 120 years with unchanged design.