Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Electric Vehicles

Distributed Electric Aviation – a New Model of Intercommunity Connection

Electric aviation is more than just cleaner and quieter skies. It has the potential to be a catalyst for both the revitalization of rural towns and outmigration from urban areas. These are a couple of the implications of the recent report, Distributed Aviation – A New Economic Model for Electric Aviation, from the United Kingdom-based, Advanced […]

Viodi View

06/11/21 – Viodi View

There is nothing like a shutdown to make one appreciate travel, particularly travel by airplane. By entering a portal of sorts, it is possible, in a few short hours, to come out the other side in a completely new environment. And seeing something in person or meeting an old friend face-to-face cannot compare to a […]

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Viodi View – 12/13/20

Telecommunications is fundamentally about connecting people. Despite the amazing things that broadband and the associated video conferencing ecosystem have done to keep us connected in 2020, it isn’t the same as face-to-face for capturing non-verbal communications. An anecdote from Brent Christensen’s eulogy about his late father, Everett, and the non-verbal communication he would use to […]

Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

A Phoenix Rising from the Ashes

In the midst of economic gloom, a phoenix rising from the ashes is the metaphor that comes to mind when reflecting upon this week’s ongoing Agility Prime Launch Event. Agility Prime is a non-traditional Air Force program with the intent to “accelerate the commercial market for advanced air mobility vehicles.” Leveraging government testing and revenue-generating […]

Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Technology

Hydrogen: The Future of Sustainable Air Transportation?

The first word that may come to mind when seeing hydrogen and air travel in the same sentence is Hindenburg. Future generations, however, may think of sustainability when they hear the words hydrogen and aviation in the same breath. The April 7th, 2020 webinar, “Powertrains for the air transportation market: Hydrogen vs. Lithium – what’s […]