World's first metal 3-D-printed bridge enters test phase

[ad_1] Credit: University of Twente The Netherlands will be testing the first metal 3-D-printed bridge in the world. Plans are to insert this bridge in its permanent location in Amsterdam at the start of 2020. The Dutch company MX3D produced the bridge after a design by Joris Laarman Lab in collaboration with lead engineer Arup. […]

AI Aristo takes science test, emerges multiple-choice superstar

[ad_1] Credit: aristo Aristo has passed an American eighth grade science test. If you are told Aristo is an earnest kid who loves to read all he can about Faraday and plays the drums you will say so what, big deal. Aristo, though, is an artificial intelligence program and scientists would like the world to […]

US traffic agency plans to test rearview camera systems for vehicles

[ad_1] In particular, the agency plans to monitor how the technology affects “driving behavior and lane change maneuver execution.” It will start its tests on smaller passenger vehicles before moving to larger ones. Side and rearview cameras are already allowed in other regions like Europe and Japan, which is why automakers are already working on […]

Starhopper aces test, sets up full-scale prototype flights this year

[ad_1] On Tuesday evening, Starhopper launched from South Texas. Trevor Mahlmann for Ars Here, the test vehicle is almost ready to launch. Trevor Mahlmann for Ars And up it goes. Trevor Mahlmann for Ars Trevor Mahlmann was on hand to capture these images for Ars. We like mach diamonds. Do you? Trevor Mahlmann for Ars […]

Starhopper aces test, sets up full-scale prototype flights this year

[ad_1] On Tuesday evening, Starhopper launched from South Texas. Trevor Mahlmann for Ars Here, the test vehicle is almost ready to launch. Trevor Mahlmann for Ars And up it goes. Trevor Mahlmann for Ars Trevor Mahlmann was on hand to capture these images for Ars. We like mach diamonds. Do you? Trevor Mahlmann for Ars […]

FAA puts out a call for pilots to test changes in Boeing jet

[ad_1] In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 file photo, workers stand near a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jetliner being built for American Airlines prior to a test flight in Renton, Wash. Federal safety officials are recruiting pilots from airlines around the world to test changes that Boeing is making in flight-control software on the grounded […]

Qantas to test 'ultra long-haul' Sydney to NY, London flights

[ad_1] Qantas will use Boeing 787-9 aircraft for three test flights from Australia’s east coast to London and New York Qantas on Thursday said it will run “ultra long-haul” test flights in the coming months from New York and London to Sydney in order to assess the health of pilots and passengers, as it eyes […]

Chicago will test Samsung's DeX in-vehicle solution in cop cars

[ad_1] The pilot test will first roll out to officers from CPD’s 11th district this year. According to Samsung’s announcement, the DeX system will allow them to accomplish tasks like accessing computer-aided dispatch and other CPD systems to conduct background checks from their cars. Further, they’ll be able to immediately attach any photo or video […]

Autonomous vehicle company Waymo to test in Florida rain

[ad_1] In this March 27, 2018 file photo, the Jaguar I-Pace vehicle outfitted with Waymo’s suite of sensors and radar is introduced in New York. Google autonomous vehicle spinoff Waymo says it will start testing on public roads in Florida to better experience heavy rain. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) Google autonomous vehicle spinoff Waymo says […]

Air Force achieves record-setting hypersonic ground test milestone

[ad_1] The AEDC Aerodynamic and Propulsion Test Unit at Arnold Air Force Base supports recent testing for the Air Force Research Laboratory Medium Scale Critical Components Scramjet program. The Northrop Grumman-produced engine was successfully operated at conditions above Mach 4 and has set the record for highest thrust produced by an air-breathing hypersonic engine in […]