Microsoft boldly predicts enterprise technology 5 to 10 years from now. Aside from wall-sized and borderless touchscreens, the company imagines we’ll have more mature augmented reality and wearable devices.
The station wagon version of the Prologue Concept sedan. The Prologue Avant is a hybrid – a 3L V6 diesel engine and an electric motor produce 455hp and 553lbft of torque, which are delivered through Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive system.
Currently in development at Quirky, Track is a concept for a lamp that follows your movement. Like Soloshot, the lamp works by tracking a wristband. It can be placed on a flat surface, hung or mounted on a tripod.
Kia has been on a roll with its concept designslately, and the sleek Sportspace is no exception. We don’t have specs yet on the car, but it certainly looks better than most other station wagons. And those wheels are just stellar.
The Trail’ster gives the Soul more oomph, with a 185hp 1.6L turbo 4-banger up front, and a 35hp electric motor in back, giving the quirky little vehicle AWD traction. It’s also been lifted nearly 3″ and bestowed with a rugged body kit.
A sport-tuned version of the 370z convertible. The 370z NISMO Roadster Concept has a 350hp 3.7L V6 engine, NISMO-tuned suspension, Recaro seats and integrated aerodynamic parts, including a carbon-fiber rear spoiler.
Former NASA employee Mark Rober has a patent for a microwave with an infrared camera and an LCD display on its door. The idea is for users to see when food is fully heated. Show your support for the project by simply signing the petition here.
Michal Bonikowski’s conceptual electric snowmobile features a sleek lightweight shell and an enclosed passenger compartment. While it might isolate you from the outside world, you could go insanely fast in this thing – if it existed.
A computer animated simulation of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy. It will be the world’s most powerful operational rocket, able to lift the equivalent of a fully-loaded Boeing 737 into orbit. It will also support reusable booster rockets.
At just 70″ long, the AirBoard aims to be a flying Segway, offering personal transportation on a quadcopter style flying platform. A safe flying mode will limit flying to just five feet off the ground. Fundraising soon on Indiegogo.
Graphic Design student Florence Meunier was required to make a printed user-friendly version of the End User License Agreement (EULA) of the Apple iCloud. To entice people to read it, she created an appropriate story from the document.
The Q60 Concept serves as the blueprint for Infiniti’s future sports coupes. Its production versions will be equipped with a new line of 3L twin-turbocharged V6 engines and more (hopefully intuitive) touchscreens on their dash.
The Avenir is a statement of Buick’s hopes to make its way back to country clubs and maybe even a rap song or two. The flagship sedan concept has a direct-injected V6, AWD, a long and low profile and a rear inspired by shooting brakes.
Jaguar Land Rover’s augmented reality concept includes vehicle pillars that show what’s directly behind them, a ghost car for navigation and various heads up displays such as traffic light timers and parking locators.
Travis Purrington’s concept for new US banknotes each have a monochrome illustration of a building block on one side and a colored illustration of the building block’s manifestation on the other side. Also, triangles.
Unlike previouslyunveiledGran Turismo 6conceptcars, the Chevrolet Chaparral 2X VGT is as fictional as it gets. It’s powered by a non-existent laser-based engine and is worn like a wingsuit, with the driver lying on his belly.
The Audi Prologue serves as the blueprint to the carmaker’s near future models. This hulking block of sculpted steel has a 4L TFSI engine that produces up to 605hp and 553.2 lb-ft of torque and is filled with passive 3D displays inside.
The Lexus LF-C2 Concept is a luxury 2+2 roadster. Its mix of curves and sharp lines and edges is no doubt polarizing but will be familiar to Lexus fans. The car’s leather interior is lit by its LEDs and touchscreen monitors.
Inspired by the Silver Arrow, these street bikes both have a 43hp 400cc water-cooled engine and weigh only 297lb. The White Arrow is designed to be clean and simple, while the Black Arrow can handle off-road use as well. More here.
A concept for an electronic whiteboard. The WriteBoard is a 27″ 1080p LCD touchscreen that comes with a marker-sized stylus. Anything you write on it will be sent to other WriteBoards as well as to connected mobile devices.
A couple of years from now, you won’t need to touch or talk to your phone to interact with it, thanks to Elliptic Labs. The company came up with a technology that uses ultrasound to detect gestures made around a device.
The Evo bicycle lost to the Denny in the 2014 Bike Design Project, but it’s a great concept as well. It has mounts at the front and rear for a variety of cargo accessories. It also has a built-in lock, headlight and brake light.
This concept by ÉCAL design student Alice Robbiani, is comprised of a magnetic smartphone charging case with a wall-mounted charging base. What makes it truly special is the interactivity, offering charging feedback and a clock display.