Podcast: Nissan's Big Hybrid Bet, 3D Printing Your Future Home, NYPD's RoboPup

In this episode, we talk about Nissan’s new 50% thermally efficient internal combustion engine, the first 3D printed home for sale in the United States, and how NYPD is adding Boston Dynamic Spot robots to the police force.

16 Mar, 2021

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The Spot robot from Boston Dynamics

The Spot robot from Boston Dynamics

In this episode, we talk about Nissan’s new 50% thermally efficient internal combustion engine, the first 3D printed home for sale in the United States, and how NYPD is adding Boston Dynamic Spot robots to the police force. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.  

EPISODE NOTES

(0:50) Nissan Reduces CO2 Emissions With Gas Powered EV

Nissan newly developed STARC system allows for a 50% thermally efficient internal combustion engine and by placing it in their hybrid powertrain, they are able to offer a vehicle with lower total lifecycle carbon dioxide emissions than current battery powered electric vehicles.

(8:30) First 3D Printed Home In The United States -

SQ4D achieved a major milestone in North American real estate history: they made a functional home with 3D printed walls in Long Island, NY that is currently up for sale.

(14:00) Digidog: The Real Life RoboCop -

The New York Police Department has purchased a Spot robot from Boston Dynamics (renamed DigiDog) to inspect risky areas before officers are sent in.

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16 Mar, 2021

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