Tag: Flying

Boeing Sponsors Global Contest in Search of Consumer-Grade Jetpack Technology

Jetpacks are often considered to be a thing of the future. In fact, we may never see consumer-grade jetpacks in our lifetime. Boeing certainly thinks there are people out there right now who are capable of building such devices with current technology and materials. In this regard, it’s not entirely surprising to see the company offer US$2 million to anyone building a functional jetpack. That’s a very different take on …
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The Birdly VR Simulator Lets you Feel What it is Like to fly

Virtual reality is still a form of technology underappreciated by most consumers and enterprises. Thankfully, things are slowly changing in favor of VR and the technology is being used in many new¬†ways. One particular project, called Birdly, allows people to experience flying. Birdly Lets Humans Fly, Sort of Most people have wondered what it would feel like to fly under their own volition, like birds. Given our lack of wings, …
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