You're currently staring at the best-looking electric and foldable bike around. Batteries in the downtube and a hub motor on the front wheel make the JIVR good for 20 miles of 15mph, with a full charge claimed to take only a few hours.
OK, yes, these are just renderings but they're computer renderings of the future - a future where we all drive around in cars that can take to the skies at the press of a button. Exciting eh? If you can’t wait the 8-12 years of development time, Terrafugia already have a road-legal flying car called the Transition.
The Gest is a motion-sensing strap-on with a mission to aid humans in their desire for mastery over the third dimension. A generation of geeks for whom multitouch and VR is the norm, who aren’t satisfied with the mouse and keyboard as input devices.
Each of these happen to harbour servo motors, sensors, microprogrammed control units and lockable connectors. Why? Because you can connect them together to go on a modular robotic rampage or, you know, make a wheelie lamp, or something. The possibilities are almost infinite.