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2021
27 Oct 2021

New Passive Cooling for Buildings

With global warming kicking in and rising sea levels displacing millions to arid regions, there needs to be much more cooling of buildings. Two new passive options need to be welcomed that use readily available, non-toxic substances - metamaterials and unprecedentedly white paint reflecting maximum sunlight away from a building.
25 Aug 2021

Tiny Robot Earns World Record

The creator hopes his robots can someday be used to solve tricky engineering problems by emulating talented creatures like squid or mice that can seamlessly squeeze themselves like liquid into tight places. Biology, particularly insects, still surpass their robotic counterparts in almost every aspect, but he hopes to develop robots in the next decade that are significantly better at mimicking natural systems.
8 Jan 2021

3D Printing Helps Create Guinness Record Breaking Diamond Ring

The process to design The Divine began in September 2018, and the design team ran through multiple iterations before deciding on the form of a flower.
2019
14 Oct 2019

Patrol boat created in 72 hours by 3D printer

The new 3D printer is designed to print objects as long as 100 feet by 22 feet wide by 10 feet high, and can print at 500 pounds per hour. The one-of-a-kind printer will support several ambitious initiatives, including development of biobased feedstocks using cellulose derived from wood resources, and rapid prototyping of civilian, defense and infrastructure applications.
2018
17 Sep 2018

Guinness World Record for smallest medical robot

It can't be seen with a human eye. But, nevertheless, it is a robot (all 120nm of it) and its creators are now world record holders in the Guinness World Records for creating the Smallest Medical Robot.
12 Feb 2018

Drone light show breaks Guinness World Records

1,218 I drones made history for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 Opening Ceremony with the Winter Olympics' first-ever drone light show that also set a Guinness World Records title for the "most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne simultaneously."
2017
8 Dec 2017

Energy Independent Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2018-2038

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
27 Oct 2017

Electric vehicles deliver two killer blows

The total cost of ownership of an electric vehicle is usually lower than the TCO of the smoking alternative but that is just the beginning.
23 Oct 2017

Record for longest range of an electric vehicle

IT Asset Partners have claimed the official Guinness Book of World Records title for the Longest Range of an Electric Vehicle by traveling more than 1600 kilometers at the Auto Club Speedway of California in Fontana over a two day consecutive run.
19 May 2017

Fastest electric go-kart in the world

Daymak Inc has announced its new product called Daymak-C5-Blast Go-Kart, what the Daymak team believe will be the fastest electric go kart in the world.
18 May 2017

Swarming robots and autonomous blimps

Researchers have created a team of free-flying robots that obeys the two rules of the air: don't collide or undercut each other. They've also built autonomous blimps that recognize hand gestures and detect faces.
16 Feb 2017

New drive for tiny vessels

Nanorobots and other mini-vehicles might be able to perform important services in medicine one day - for example, by conducting remotely-controlled operations or transporting pharmaceutical agents to a desired location in the body.
2016
13 Dec 2016

Robot walks over 134 km to set new record

A Chinese developed robot has set a new world record for furthest distance covered by a quadruped robot
7 Sep 2016

3D printed tool for building aircraft achieves world record

A 3D printed trim-and-drill tool has received the title of largest solid 3D printed item by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™.
17 Aug 2016

Guinness World Record for most efficient electric vehicle

After one year of preparation the TUfast Eco Team achieved their goal: "most efficient electric vehicle."
16 May 2016

World's tallest 3D printed human

Backface were challenged by the popular television program 'The Gadget Show' to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the tallest 3D printed human.
2015
22 Oct 2015

Guinness record for world's largest 3D printed structure

On the 30th September in Beijing, China the Guinness World Record for the largest 3D printed structure was awarded.
2013
19 Dec 2013

Pascal Chretien consultancy

Pascal Chretien is an aeronautical design engineer focussed on electric aircraft. In collaboration with Synper 3 & Solution F for finance, he designed, made and flew the world's first pure-electric manned helicopter, this being independently professionally witnessed and accredited as being the world's first pure electric vertical take-off and landing VTOL vehicle in the Guinness Book of records for example
25 Sep 2013

Shattering records: thinnest glass in Guinness book

At just a molecule thick, it's a new record: The world's thinnest sheet of glass, a serendipitous discovery is recorded for posterity in the Guinness Book of World Records.
31 Jan 2013

Electric vehicles land, water and air in 2013 - PART ONE

The hybrid and pure electric vehicle business will continue to prosper in 2013, with profits and growth the norm in most sectors. Laws will proliferate that make electric vehicles the only way to go.