Tag: Lab

MIT Media lab shows off urban, electric vehicles

At the opening of its new Media Lab, MIT showed off green urban transportation work. The different vehicles are known as the Smart Cities project. One such vehicle is the CityCar, a compact vehicle that can carry two passengers. Four of the electric vehicles can fit in a parking space that would normally accommodate only […]

EBike Battery Pack || DIY or Buy || Electric Bike Conversion (Part 2)

in the last episode of this video series I showed you how to create your own sensored ESC in order to power an electric bike wheel with low voltages but since the achieved rotation speed was too slow and not many people want to create their own ESC for an E-bike conversion let’s rather switch […]

The Next Step For Bike Helmet Safety?

(bang) – I’m glad that wasn’t my head. (intro sound) I’ve been lucky enough to be invited out here to the Volvo headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, to check out the collaboration between Volvo and POC. They will, for the first time ever, test exactly what happens in a collision, between a car and a bike. […]

New tests show some bike helmets protect heads better than others

David Zuby>>We collaborated with Virginia Tech researchers on a pilot program to look to see what was the range of impact protection offered by current designs of bicycle helmets. The pilot program found that while helmets were providing pretty good protection against severe-type injuries that might lead to skull fractures, not all were providing equally […]