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Uber steps up its efforts to create a flying taxi. . The second annual Uber Elevate Summit was held in Los Angeles on May 8-9. It brought together over 700 of the world’s foremost on-demand aviation leaders in industry, government, and academia for two full days of programming. The event hosted by the ride-sharing venture is dedicated to exploring advances in urban flight technology. . During the summit, the attendees had a privilege to have the first look at Embraer’s new electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) aircraft. Like the rest of Uber’s partners, including big aviation names like Bell Helicopter and Mooney, Embraer hopes its design will be adopted by Uber for its Elevate air taxi ecosystem, which Uber anticipates will be operating in a limited number of cities by 2020. . The futuristic aircraft (presented thus far only in renderings) was designed by Embraer X, a skunk works–like arm of the Brazilian air manufacturer dedicated to developing innovations in transportation. Created following the last Uber Elevate Summit, during which Embraer announced a partnership with Uber, Embraer X is based in Melbourne, but has outposts in Boston and Silicon Valley as well. . The new eVOTL design will utilize eight electric rotors divided between two struts mounted to either side of the aircraft. These vertically oriented rotors will allow the craft to take off and land like a helicopter, giving it the versatility it needs to be truly convenient for customers. Once in the air, forward propulsion is taken over by a large propeller engine mounted to the back of the aircraft (similar to the Kitty Hawk Cora). . Since all of the motors onboard are electric, the Embraer X model should run quietly—an important requirement put forth by Uber to ensure that their air taxis do not disturb the community. From the renderings, it looks like the current incarnation will seat four passengers and a pilot, though autonomous flight is the inevitable goal. It is also worth keeping in mind that this is just one of the futuristic vehicles Embraer X is currently working on and may not be its only eVOTL concept in development.
Inspired by the form of natural beehives, Mega-Skyport is bringing #urbanairmobility to reality. Featuring an organic green facade, this vertical and cylindrical design uses Bio-Concrete walls and screens positioned around the structure for vertical farms, solar panels or advertising. Accommodating 5,400 passengers/hour, the 6-story project is designed to conserve space, keep passengers safe and deliver an #Uber customer experience like no other. To learn more about our safe and sustainable design visit link in bio. #Architecture #Design #MegaSkyport #Skyport #Uber #UberElevate #Sustainability #Sustainable #Green #eVTOL #OrganicDesign #UrbanArchitecture #Urban #UrbanDesign
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As a design finalist for Uber Elevate Summit, HPA was pleased to share our innovative ideas and vivid renderings that provide an aesthetically pleasing and functional solution for congestion through mass adaption, community integration and reduced noise and air pollution. This video is a glimpse into how architects play a major role in uberAIR and #urbanairmobility . To learn more about Mega-Skyport visit link in bio. #Architecture #Design #MegaSkyport #Skyport #Uber #UberElevate #Sustainability #Sustainable #Green #eVTOL #OrganicDesign #UrbanArchitecture #Urban #UrbanDesign
Up up in the sky! 不久的將來,美國各大城市的天空還將出現「共享計程飛車」。網路叫車軟體Uber(優步)昨日和美國航太總署(NASA)簽約,雙方將共同開發空中共乘運輸體系。NASA昨日宣布這項名為「都會空中移動服務」(urban air mobility)合作計畫,稱未來將和Uber合作進行空中運輸,而Uber用戶可望透過行動裝置軟體搭乘空中計程車。 #UBER #NASA #urbanairmobility #thefuture #共享 #科技 #蘋果日報 #followus #AppleDailyNA
VP of Design, Walter Hughes is excited to discuss concepts that fit present-day technology and existing developments, while adapting with ever changing trends at #UberElevate today. Join in on industry leaders thought provoking talks on #urbanairmobility and #skyportarchitecture at 1:00 PM PST/3:00 PM CST. Click link in bio to watch conference live stream. #Uber #HumphreysandPartners #Design #Architecture #Skyport #LosAngeles #California #Future #Futuristic #Innovative #Innovation
NASA, Uber to Explore Safety, Efficiency of Future Urban Airspace NASA has signed a second space act agreement with Uber Technologies, Inc., to further explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air transportation in populated areas. #airtransportation #UrbanAirMobility #urbanaviation https://spaceedge.com/2018/05/08/nasa-uber-to-explore-safety-efficiency-of-future-urban-airspace/
Taking Air Travel to the Streets, or Just Above Them There was a time when people and goods were moved through the crowded city on the ground, restricted to the busy street surfaces by necessity and gravity. #airtransportation #airvehicle #Travel #UrbanAirMobility https://spaceedge.com/2018/05/08/taking-air-travel-to-the-streets-or-just-above-them/
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Follow @tuviedesign for daily design ideas and inspiration More images and description: Tuvie.com . . . Airis founder John Narraway and Design Eye-Q founder Ray Mattison collaborated on previous aviation design projects, and when reading about and discussing the emerging urban air mobility industry, they both felt the time was right to show the world what was possible when taking a customer experience led approach to aviation engineering and development. Through an iterative process, Airis focused on a design aesthetic that would build confidence and trust with the passengers for this brand new category of transport. Here comes Airis x Design Eye-Q Urban Air Mobility Concept. #tuvie #design #designer #designlovers #designporn #productdesign #modernproductdesign #industrialdesign #modernindustrialdesign #designideas #designinspiration #likeforlike #instadesign #designgram #like4like #designdaily #airis #designeyeq #urbanairmobility #airtransportation #aircraftdesign #futuristic #transportationdesign #vehicle #urbanmobility #aviation #aviationdesign
Auf der #ila2018 gab es auch diesen #cityairbus zu sehen, der vielleicht auch bald über uns schweben wird wie in dieser Fotomantage 😉 #airbus #airbusspotter #ilaberlin #urbanairmobility Foto: privat Bearbeitung: Facebook Gruppe
Beginning this summer, #Airbus – through its on-demand helicopter platform #Voom – will partner with #Audi to deliver an end-to-end transportation service. #UrbanAirMobility #FutureOfMobility
Airfutura.wordpress.com - The startup world is a cruel one. The statistics make it clear – 90% of startups die prematurely. When it comes to hardware startups, the rate is even higher. With high entry barriers, high R&D risks, and long product development cycle, the aerospace industry is especially tough one to get through. The probability of success for NewSpace companies seems to be quite low, it seems. Yet, the governments and corporations are motivated to foster the growth of innovative small & medium enterprises (SMEs) in such specific domain as aerospace. The first ones are motivated to increase national technological capacities and spur economic growth. The second ones are willing to be competitive and embrace technological innovation originated outside of the organization. Startups are more dynamic at developing new, disruptive products. Their growth and agility led to the emergence of a specific type of development institutions – accelerators. Read full article on our blog. #technology #tech #startup #business #aerospace #startupaccelerator #airbus #nasa #urbanairmobility #uberelevate #aircraft #engineering #futurism #businessinsider #techcrunch ##techinsider #internetofthings #IoT #entrepreneur #airfuturablog
Getting to an Event has Never Been Easier! #helicopter #urbanairmobility #DFW #Dallas #experience
Itchy feet don’t do well in closed walls. Unless it’s inside a helicopter and up, up, and away from ever-increasing Makati traffic 🚘🚙🚎 #manilatraffic #ascentph #flywithascent #urbanairmobility
In prep for our Space Issue, Team 71 is hanging out at @nasajohnson today! Favorite takeaway from #StateOfNASA : Administrator Lightfoot says urban air mobility - aka flying cars - will be a thing by 2030. FINALLY! #nasa #nasasocial #johnsonspacecenter #address #update #flyingcars #urbanairmobility #thejetsons #vintagecartoons #retrofuturism #futureofnasa #technology #thefuture #team71 #spaceissue #research #represent
"Airbus: Altiscope builds blueprints for the sky". Read full article on Airfutura.wordpress.com #altiscope #airbus #airtrafficmanagement #urbanairmobility
It's official, this week we had a successful full scale test flight! Words can't describe how proud I am of my team for this history-making achievement. We are shaping the future of air mobility and I'm honored to be part of it. Yes, it's a self piloted flying car. MIND. BLOWN. . . . #flyingcar #thejetsons #vtol #vahana #urbanairmobility #selfpiloted #nerdlife #nerdgirl #blacknerd #stem #blackgirlsinstem #girlswhocode #blackgirlscode #proud #team #history #tech #blackgirlsintech #siliconvalley #startup #startuplife #airbus #aero #future #potd #instagood #instagram #omg #amazing #avgeek
‪First flight of #Vahana yesterday! Big congratulations to the entire team! A great day for all aeronautic pioneers.‬ ‪#UrbanAirMobility #eVTOL #avgeek #VTOL #futureofflight #FutureOfMobility #flyingtaxi #innovation
Thanks @bbc for visiting us in Donauwörth... Sorry, for the foggy weather ;-) Here the article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/disruptors_up_up_and_away?platform=hootsuite #UrbanAirMobility #eVTOL #FutureOfMobility #flyingtaxi #CityAirbus
Lars Thomson: „We have already conquered the skies in order to live and work. If we want to remain mobile we will need to add a third dimension to urban transportation." (Image: Airbus/Italdesign) #urbanairmobility #futureofflight #vtol #evtol #futureofmobility #flyingtaxi #flyingcar #technology #avgeek #future #tech #flight #aviation #thefuture #flyingcars #carstagram #makeitfly #flighttest #instaplane #fly #auto #flight #driverless #aerospace #carlife #airbus #italdesign
‘The Volocopter’ Demo’d by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich during his opening keynote at CES, Las Vegas. German based, the Volocopter has already made history as the world’s first passenger drone, implemented in Dubai last summer. . . . #volocopter #urbanairmobility #itshappening #demo #CEO #keynote #fromconceptintorealmofpossible #intel #technology #eVTOL #designed #passenger #transport #flight #intelligence #drone #powerful #autonomous #analysing #environmental #data #highly #redundant #sensors #CES2018 #worldfirst #Dubai #LasVegas #thinking #outsidethebox
Traffic too heavy? Airbus thinks so too. They’ve teamed up with HAX to create an accelerator program for flying taxi technology! Check out their 4-month accelerator program in our latest Facebook and Instagram posts. . . . #BocaTechTrends #BocaTrendWatch #BocaBearings #Tech #Technology #Innovation #Robotics #Drone #Traffic #Airbus #HAX #Flying #UrbanAirMobility #TechCrunch
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Have you ever entertained the idea of investing in Urban Air Mobility? Join us on the 27th of November as @Evgeni Borisov, CEO and Founder of @Vimana , discusses how to make the future of transportation real today. Register today to begin the qualification process and receive your personal invitation. Link in bio.
I'm really excited to share another glimpse of our Uber Elevate vision. Pictured above, is our #eVTOL Common Reference Model 001. It'll serve as the basis for continued design and analysis studies with academia, industry and our #Elevate partners. #closerthanyouthink #electric #aviation #urbanairmobility #uber #uberair #dep #skyport #vtol
What kind of digital framework do urban VTOL's require? Inspiring exchange with the #DigitalTransformationOfficer , yesterday. Thanks to Peter Weckesser. #CityAirbus #UrbanAirMobility #FutureOfMobility
#AirbusGroup plans to test a prototype for a #selfpiloted flying car as a way of avoiding gridlock on city roads by the end of the year, the #aerospace group's chief executive said on Monday. #Airbus last year formed a division called #UrbanAirMobility that is exploring concepts such as a vehicle to transport individuals or a helicopter-style vehicle that can carry multiple riders. The aim would be for people to book the vehicle using an app, similar to car-sharing schemes. "One hundred years ago, urban transport went underground, now we have the technological wherewithal to go above ground," Airbus CEO Tom Enders told the DLD digital tech conference in Munich, adding he hoped the Airbus could fly a demonstration vehicle for single-person transport by the end of the year. "We are in an experimentation phase, we take this development very seriously," he said, adding that Airbus recognized such technologies would have to be clean to avoid further polluting congested cities. He said using the skies could also reduce costs for city infrastructure planners. "With flying, you don't need to pour billions into concrete bridges and roads," he said. Enders said Airbus, as the world's largest maker of commercial helicopters, wanted to invest to make the most of new technologies such as #autonomousdriving and #artificialintelligence , to usher in what amounts to an era of flying cars. "If we ignore these developments, we will be pushed out of important segments of the business," he said. A spokesman for Airbus declined to say how much the company was investing in urban mobility.