This Chicken Has Flown The Coop – El Pollo Loco To Launch First of Its Kind “Air Loco” Drone Delivery

Starting June 24, El Pollo Loco, the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, will become the first national restaurant company to test door-to-backyard drone delivery. The test-and-learn pilot of its drone delivery service is the continuation of the company’s digital evolution and focus on customer experience. El Pollo Loco is launching the pilot with TelContinue reading “This Chicken Has Flown The Coop – El Pollo Loco To Launch First of Its Kind “Air Loco” Drone Delivery”

Incredible Swinging Spider-Man At Avengers Campus Is Actually A Stunt Robot

While Anthony Mackie and Paul Rudd proved to be a captivating force at the grand opening of the Avengers Campus, the real star of the show was actually a robot. A host of high-profile figures were in attendance for the unveiling of the attraction at the Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California, on Wednesday—whichContinue reading “Incredible Swinging Spider-Man At Avengers Campus Is Actually A Stunt Robot”

Lockheed Martin & General Motors Team To Develop Autonomous Moon Rover

NASA plans to start several bases on the Moon with its Artemis program, and astronauts will need a mode of transportation to get around once they arrive.  Lockheed Martin and GM have joined forces for the Lunar Terrain Vehicle, one of a group of robots and vehicles that Artemis will need to explore the lunarContinue reading “Lockheed Martin & General Motors Team To Develop Autonomous Moon Rover”

Google’s Project Starline: The Next Generation of 3D Video Chat

People love being together — to share, collaborate and connect.  And this past year, with limited travel and increased remote work, being together has never felt more important. Through the years, Google has built products to help people feel more connected. They’ve simplified email with Gmail, and made it easier to share what matters withContinue reading “Google’s Project Starline: The Next Generation of 3D Video Chat”

Disney Imagineers Build A Walking Baby Groot Robot

The Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development team is developing a very short but freely mobile robot that can play the part of small characters in films.  According to Disney, the robotic actor can walk, gesture, and emote according to whatever is needed at the time. Their first prototype is a really adorable Baby GrootContinue reading “Disney Imagineers Build A Walking Baby Groot Robot”

Virgin Galactic Unveils VSS Imagine, The First SpaceShip III In Its Growing Fleet

Virgin Galactic today unveiled the Company’s first Spaceship III in its growing fleet, VSS Imagine. The spaceship showcases Virgin Galactic’s innovation in design and astronaut experience. Imagine also demonstrates progress toward efficient design and production, as Virgin Galactic works to scale the business for the long-term. VSS Imagine will commence ground testing, with glide flightsContinue reading “Virgin Galactic Unveils VSS Imagine, The First SpaceShip III In Its Growing Fleet”

Shudder Renews Creepshow For A Third Season

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, announced today the renewal of the hit anthology series Creepshow for a third season of six episodes, set to premiere later this year.  The renewal comes ahead of the series’ season two debut on Shudder and AMC+, the premium streaming bundle, on AprilContinue reading “Shudder Renews Creepshow For A Third Season”

Meet TIME’s First-Ever Kid of The Year

For the past 92 years, TIME has named a Person of the Year. In 2019, then-16-year-old Greta Thunberg became the youngest ever Person of the Year, and the first individual under age 25 to receive the title. Her movement to stop climate change, among other world-shifting youth movements of recent years, make clear that youngContinue reading “Meet TIME’s First-Ever Kid of The Year”

Looking Glass Portrait – Your First Personal Holographic Display

Looking Glass Portrait, the new personal holographic display, is already funded and primed for release in the first half of 2021. The new device from Looking Glass Factory, billed as a personal holographic display for your desk, will enable users to share 3D content and is a step toward holographic video calls. US holographic displayContinue reading “Looking Glass Portrait – Your First Personal Holographic Display”

TIME Magazine 100 Best Inventions of 2020

Every year, TIME highlights inventions that are making the world better, smarter and even a bit more fun.  To assemble our 2020 list, TIME solicited nominations both from their editors and correspondents around the world, and through an online application process. They then evaluated each contender on key factors, including originality, creativity, effectiveness, ambition andContinue reading “TIME Magazine 100 Best Inventions of 2020”

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