Mfg Min Recap: Augmented Reality Helmets, Beef-Powered Warships, Heat-Seeking Sprinkler System

This week in manufacturing, we looked at an augmented reality concept helmet, a naval fleet partially powered by beef fat and a water-conscious sprinkler system for house fires.

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This week in manufacturing, we looked at an augmented reality concept helmet, a naval fleet partially powered by beef fat and a water-conscious sprinkler system for house fires. Check out this week's Manufacturing Minute Recap. 

An Augmented Reality Helmet From BMW

In this episode, BMW's augmented reality concept helmet that displays useful information like speed, fuel and warnings about danger on the road ahead. See the concept in action here:

Beef-Powered Warships

In this episode, warships powered by a mix of petroleum and biofuels made from beef fat to reduce the Defense Department's reliance on fossil fuels. Hear how it works here:

A Heat-Seeking Fire Sprinkler System

In this episode, a wireless heat sensor that scans the room and detects the source of heat, directing a high-pressure jet of water mist into the flames. Take a look at the process here:

SO, WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Are these technologies reliable and safe for their respective industries? Will they see widespread use, or are they too niche? 

Email us or leave your comments below. 

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