I may be on an island alone but $1.2M for a re-bodied and tuned Lotus Exige??? There are some truly spectacular pieces of rolling art and engineering for that money (Mclaren P1, La Ferrari, Koenigsegg, Pagani..etc) that give a sense of exclusivity and excellence. Heck, the Venom uses a Chevy Corvette/Camaro LS engine with a transmission from a Ford GT. Where is the $1.2M? The car still has the Lotus title after you buy it from Hennessey. Who cares about 270MPH from any amount of Hp. The development time and money would have been better spent making a "full package" car. Something beautiful, fast, and functional for the viewing and driving pleasure of generations to come.
I don't think the average person can truly appreciate just how fast 270MPH really is. It'd be like telling an 1820's pioneer in a Conestoga wagon that vehicles of the future will travel at 70MPH; they just don't have any conceptual frame of reference for what it actually means. There's nothing in our routine lives I can think of that parallels this; even commercial airplanes during take-off don't go this fast.
Digital healthcare devices and wearable electronic products need to be thoroughly tested, lest they live short, ignominious lives, an expert will tell attendees at UBM’s upcoming Designers of Things conference in San Jose, Calif.
Designers of electronic interfaces will need to be prepared to incorporate haptics in next generation products, an expert will tell attendees at the upcoming Designers of Things conference in San Jose, Calif.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
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