Gizcast 1: hi-capacity batteries, explosive smart guns and the Scuderi split-cycle engine


June 1, 2009

We're happy to present the first installment of Gizmag's Emerging Technology Podcast with Loz Blain - our weekly news wrap of the biggest, brightest (and sometimes weirdest) products, ideas and innovations from the wide world of emerging technology.

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Lead stories this episode include the STAIR high-capacity battery, the XM25 high explosive smart weapon, the Scuderi spit-cell air hybrid engine and Swinburne's supersized DVD technology.

Further reading on the topics covered in this week's podcast (in the order they're mentioned):

  1. The STAIR air-fueled battery
  2. The XM25 high explosive smart weapon
  3. The Scuderi air-hybrid split cell engine
  4. The supersized DVD
  5. The Orange Power Pump phone charger
  6. The Eyenovations slow-release medicated contact lens
  7. MIT's latest Global Warming predictions
  8. Arizona's solar-powered 220mph bullet train
  9. The 6 million frames per second camera
  10. How to get rid of quizzes and other crap from your Facebook news feed
  11. The portable self-inflating spa for four people
About the Author
Loz Blain Loz has been one of Gizmag's most versatile contributors since 2007. Joining the team as a motorcycle specialist, he has since covered everything from medical and military technology to aeronautics, music gear and historical artefacts. Since 2010 he's branched out into photography, video and audio production, and he remains the only Gizmag contributor willing to put his name to a sex toy review. A singer by night, he's often on the road with his a cappella band Suade. All articles by Loz Blain

Awesome! I'd been hoping for this for a long time. Is there a way to subscribe to the Podcasts?


I second that! Any chance we can get Gizmag goodness through iTunes?

David Fromant

3rd'd .. excellent content .. thanks !


We're working on it - will let you know when we've got it happening.

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