Category: New Tachnology

  1. Space Elevator Project Shoots for the Moon

    LiftPort Group, a company lead by former NASA researcher Michael Laine, is currently raising money for an exciting project: a space elevator on the moon. Men of science and imagination, like author Arthur C. Clark, have been discussing the idea of an elevator in space for over sixty years. Unfortunately, a host of complications, such…

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  2. The History of Elevators

    In this age of modern miracles, it is easy to take technology for granted. Many people do not realize that when they step into an elevator, they are enjoying an invention that has evolved over thousands of years. This Elevating History Timeline includes the most important advances in the science of lifting, from the moving…

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  3. Elevator of the Future: Space Elevator

    According to The Daily Yomiuri, Tokyo construction company, Obayashi Corporation, hopes to construct a space elevator by 2050. The space lift would carry passengers and cargo along a carbon nanotube ribbon from a terrestrial terminal to a spaceport nearly a quarter of the way to the moon. Sounds crazy right? Here’s how it works: at the end of…

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  4. Bogota, Colombia builds outdoor escalator for residents…

    For generations, the 12,000 residents of Medellin’s tough Comuna 13, which clings to the side of a steep hillside, have had to climb hundreds of large steps authorities say is the same as going up a 28-story building. Now they can ride an escalator Medellin’s mayor says is the first massive, outdoor public escalator for…

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  5. A look into the future:

    The big problem for builders of luxury homes in the cities where wealthy people choose to live is the sheer lack of space, especially for parking a small fleet of vehicles. Which is why one Miami Beach condo developer plans to build a new skyscraper with a robotic parking deck built in. Read the full…

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  6. American Museum of Natural History Highlights Lunar Elevator:

    Artist Rendition of Space Elevator   NEW YORK – A new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History will highlight some of the cutting-edge space technology in hand or under way, from a rover that looks for life on Mars to an elevator that rises into space from the moon. The exhibit opening Saturday…

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  7. DID YOU HEAR THE NEWS: MUZAK SOLD

    The Wrather Corp. purchased Muzak in 1957, followed by Teleprompter in 1972, then Westinghouse in the early ‘80s. It has been recently confirmed that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Mood Media Corporation (TSX:MM/ LSE AIM:MM), a leading in-store media specialist, for an enterprise value of up to approximately US$345…

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  8. 10 Most interesting elevators in the world:

    Out of all the elevator in the world there are many which are actually enjoyable to ride. Here are SEES top 10 elevators in the world! 10. Elevador Lacerda This striking construction in salvador transports the public from one level of the town to the next, at the same time providing a perfect view of…

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  9. Mitsubishi Creates Voice Activated Elevator:

    Mitsubishi Electric Corp has developed a voice-activated elevator technology to benefit wheelchair-bound and visually impaired people who have trouble pushing buttons. The company is aiming to put the technology to practical use by the end of next March by installing it in newly built elevators as an optional function. The price has not yet been…

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