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Futuristic Airport Security Measures Unveiled at Farnborough

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July 12, 2012
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Surveillance and security detection company FLIR is offering visitors to the Farnborough International Airshow a preview of what they believe will be the airport check-ins of tomorrow. They've devised a series of new high-tech security measures designed to detect dangerous substances both inside and outside the airport terminal, hoping to make international travel safer.


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Llamas Keep Grass Cut at Chicago's O'Hare Airport

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AFP (Aug. 14, 2013) Airplanes fly over the head of 25 llamas, donkeys, goats and sheep used to keep the grass cut at Chicago's O'Hare airport on August 13, 2013. The airport authority has hired the herd to help it maintain its sprawling grounds in order to keep wildlife away from the tarmac.
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Kawasaki Concept Bike Offers Transformative Vision of the Future

Kawasaki Concept Bike Offers Transformative Vision of the Future

Reuters (Nov. 21, 2013) Kawasaki Motors is turning heads at this year's Tokyo Motor Show with its futuristic, transformable motorcycle, called simply the "J". There are no plans to commercialise the three-wheeled concept vehicle, but the "J" does offer a glimpse into what commuters might be driving in the future. Ben Gruber has more.
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Environmentally-Friendly Prototypes Dominate Tokyo Motor Show

Environmentally-Friendly Prototypes Dominate Tokyo Motor Show

EFE (Nov. 20, 2013) The Tokyo Motor Show opened its doors Tuesday with the latest from the automobile sector, which is increasingly dominated by sustainable vehicles, technology and unbelievable futuristic designs The 43rd biennial event, which will be open until 1 December, has brought together 180 companies from 12 countries, which will present 76 new models.
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