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Bell Reveals Its 5-Seat Nexus Air Taxi At CES Las Vegas

January 16th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

The air taxi space is crowded — if not on paper, then with prototypes and flying demos. Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, is a global helicopter leader and no stranger to the vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) world. It announced the Bell Nexus, a hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft a few years ago at CES. This year, we caught up with the team at CES in Las Vegas to find out what it looks like and what it means for our future mobility needs by


Sea Cables Or Low Orbit Satellites — The Race For Internet Supremacy Has Begun

November 21st, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

The news about SpaceX getting the go-ahead by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for its next phase in deploying the low orbit Starlink satellite internet made me wonder how that many satellites would actually work together to provide the very high throughput and low latency network that Elon Musk has in mind.


2017 Electric Mobility Highlights

January 2nd, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

2017 was a strange year, with plenty to celebrate and plenty to ponder about. The wild ups and downs most of us have gone through, both personally and professionally, were reflected in the industries we cover as well. So let's take a look at what surprised us, what shows the most potential, and what was simply strange


IEEE Completes 62-Mile, ‘Super Wi-Fi’ Wireless Broadband Standard

August 7th, 2011 | by Andrew

The IEEE has completed its 802.22 'TV White Spaces' standard for wireless broadband networking. With a 100 km (62 mile) range, the so-called 'Super Wi-Fi' standard is expected to spur broadband adoption in rural areas, improve 'last-mile' network connectivity and alleviate broadband network congestion without interfering with VHF and UHF TV transmissions



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