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The Single-Person Commuter Car of the Future

The Electra Meccanica SOLO is believed to be the car of the future. The car resembles your everyday vehicle, but sliced in half right down the middle. This electric one-person vehicle is believed to be the vehicle of the future, because we live in a world where 119 million North Americans are commuting to and […]

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Creating a World Without Language Barriers – The Pilot Translating Earpiece

We live in a world that has 6,500 unique languages and at some point in our lives we are bound to run into someone who speaks a different language than us. Many of us only speak one or two languages, severing ourselves from communicating face-to-face with those who speak any of the other 6,000+ languages. […]

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The Hog that went Electric: Harley Davidson Livewire

Project Livewire initially started started in 2014 as a prototype. It was a test to gauge the interest of the public and potential consumer towards a new technology , an electric motorcycle from Harley-Davidson aimed for urban commuters. They went on a tour demonstrating the motorcycle and collecting feedback. HD decided to continue working on […]

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Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist back to Girl Scouts: Sylvia Acevedo

Sylvia Acevedo was born near Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota. As a child, Acevedo and her family moved to New Mexico, where she became involved in her local Brownie troop. Acevedo’s grandparents were from Mexico and she said her family was close but they “didn’t fully assimilate into the community.” However, Acevedo found […]

Peoria PTC User Group Events

Peoria PTC User Group — 2019

Peoria PTC User Group  We enjoyed putting on the event last year, and meeting many interesting people!  Thank you to all who turned out. Peoria PTC User Group will be back for March 29, 2019 for yet another great event held in conjunction w/ Bradley University. When: Friday, March 29th, 2019 Presentations: A few topic […]


 
 
 

 

Craftica: A Material Exploration of Leather and Life for Fendi

In the artistic world of design, it takes more than just rich fabrics and luxury furnishings to inspire, but the challenge of making the natural world elegant, which is exactly what design company Formafantasma excels at in Cra...
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Bluetooth Enabled “I’m Watch” for Smartphones

Milan based company I’m has created a great bluetooth watch that will connect directly to your iPhone or Android based phone. It comes in a simple, matte black plastic band, but you can purchase the watch with a red, yellow, ...
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Idae, The Notebook for Extreme Situations

The extra-ordinary notebook that protects your ideas in extreme situations. Waterproof, Unbreakable, Recyclable. Idae This object was born by the combination of our professional background – we are an architectural and de...
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Chicago 2013 Home and Housewares Show

Chicago 2013 Home and Housewares Show With the winter waning and the onset of March Madness means the International Home and Housewares Show comes to Chicago’s McCormick Place. This year there were over 400 added exhibitors t...
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GUNNAR OPTIKS – Eye-Strain Reducing Glasses

GUNNAR OPTIKS – Eye-Strain Reducing Glasses For people who spend hours a day in front of a computer screen like I do, eyestrain is a common occurrence. With this comes headaches and fatigue. In my search for ways to deal ...
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RALLY FIGHTER – Car Designed by the World

Local Motors design of the Rally Fighter is believed to be the first production vehicle to be designed through crowd sourcing, the process of drawing input from a global community of interested people via the Internet. The desi...
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