Welcome to the Engineering Update. In this week’s video:
The Million Dollar Drone-Racing Prize
While drone racing has only recently emerged from basements and warehouses, the World Drone Prix in Dubai is clamoring to be one of the biggest drone races of the year.
Toyota’s Wearable Helps the Blind See
Toyota is developing a wearable device that can take in the user’s surroundings, and then relay that information via audio and haptic cues. This will make it easier for the blind and visually impaired to get around.
A Germ Free Airplane Bathroom
Boeing has designed a prototype bathroom uses ultraviolet light to kill 99.99 percent of germs and disinfect all surfaces in just three seconds after every use.
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