Jet Suit rocket backpack manufacturer Gravity Industries and Dubai Sports Council announced a month ago the launch of the Jet Suit Race Series, the first major Jet Suit competition to be held in Dubai, which will see participants wearing the company’s jetpacks. A similar event was previously held during last year’s Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix, but only three drivers took part and the race was more of a demonstration.
At first glance, the Model A by Alef Aeronautics might deceive you into thinking it’s just another car blending into the urban landscape. However, as one draws nearer, the illusion dissipates, unveiling a marvel of modern engineering: a cabin encapsulated within a robust carbon fiber mesh. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill vehicle; it’s Alef Aeronautics’ inaugural foray into the realm of flying cars, a concept straight out of science fiction, poised to enter commercial production by 2025.
In an age where innovation intersects with tradition, drone light shows have emerged as the quintessential attraction at premier global festivities. From the vibrant pyrotechnics of Sydney’s New Year’s Eve to the dazzling displays post-Super Bowl, the world has been witness to this technological marvel. However, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) recently set a new benchmark in this arena, presenting an unprecedented visual feast that left spectators in awe.
In an era where the demand for uninterrupted power is escalating, Betavolt, a visionary startup based in Beijing, has taken a significant leap in battery technology. The company has developed the BV100, a nuclear battery smaller than a coin, promising to revolutionize how we power our devices. This innovative battery, utilizing the energy from decaying nickel-63 isotopes and a diamond semiconductor, can potentially supply power for an astonishing 50 years without the need for charging or maintenance.
The aviation industry, a major player in global CO2 emissions at approximately 2.4 percent, has long grappled with the challenge of going electric. It’s an essential move, considering the escalating need to address climate change. Euronews highlights this global push towards electrification as both a challenge and an opportunity.
Dubai has long been recognized as a city that consistently pushes the boundaries of innovation and technological advancements. With projects like the awe-inspiring Burj Khalifa, the futuristic Museum of the Future, and some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, it is clear that the city’s ambitions are sky-high.