Entry: Emerging Technologies
Focus: IFTF Future Now

IFTF's Future Now draws on research and forecasting at the Institute for the Future, a Palo Alto, CA think tank specializing in the future of technology, health, and organizational change.


Entry: Engineering
Focus: Bini Systems

A web site deals with research and development in the use of automation in constructing building structures for a variety of purposes. The applications range from affordable housing, schools and shopping centers, etc., built in different countries of the world, to conceptual cities' infrastructures to be built from the sea floor or in deserts. Extra terrestrial projects where construction automation using applied physics and robotics are also envisioned and described herein.


Entry: Smell
Focus: Nasal Ranger

The Nasal Ranger Field Olfactometer is the “state-of-the-art” in field olfactometry for confidently measuring and quantifying odor strength in the ambient air. The Nasal Ranger Field Olfactometer, a portable odor detecting and measuring device, determines ambient odor “Dilution-to-Threshold” (D/T) values objectively.