While the Razor scooter is built for kids, the BMW SlideCarver is made for stylish cruisin' for adults (and kids with high standards). A three-wheeled scooter, it has 5 Series Sedan pendulum support in the aluminum chassis, and steering both in the front and back for pivot-point turning. And riders may maintain full control while shifting weight and changing direction. A sister product design of the StreetCarver skateboard, the SlideCarver is priced at $695 and has a patented folding mechanism that allows it to be stored easily in a trunk. To check it out, go to www.bmw-online.com.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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