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20 Ways Travel is Changing (Part 2)

20 Ways Travel is Changing (Part 2)

Self-driving cars, space simulation and urban water worlds? Here’s the second instalment of Azure’s exploration into future-­forward travel ideas.

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5 days ago

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20 Life-Changing Gadgets of the Last 30 Years

20 Life-Changing Gadgets of the Last 30 Years

When Azure first launched, in 1985, the technological landscape was very different: telephones had cords, answering machines used magnetic tape, and most televisions were deeper than they were tall. Here are the 20 gadgets that brought us closer to today’s wired society.

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March 19, 2015

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Top 5 Tech Breakthroughs of the Past 30 Years

Top 5 Tech Breakthroughs of the Past 30 Years

From concept to construction, here are five influential technologies that have shaped the field of architecture and design over the past 30 years of Azure.

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March 10, 2015

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6 Cars Revving Up for the Future

6 Cars Revving Up for the Future

It’s car show season, with Toronto’s own international auto show running until February 22. Here are six models, from Audi, BMW and others, that are pushing the realms of style, technology and fuel efficiency.

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February 17, 2015

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6 Exciting Wearable Devices

6 Exciting Wearable Devices

These new and upcoming gadgets – by Lexon, Apple, Opening Ceremony and more – will keep you stylish and connected at all times.

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November 25, 2014

Section: Design

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Designs For the Near Future: Higher Technology

Designs For the Near Future: Higher Technology

Azure explores new and upcoming innovations that will make a positive difference on every scale, from the individual to the city. Here, we look at Imogen Heap’s musical gloves and Google Lens – for keeping an eye on diabetes.

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October 14, 2014

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5 Ways LEDs Have Revolutionized Lighting

5 Ways LEDs Have Revolutionized Lighting

Shuji Nakamura, Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano, the three innovators who made the white LED possible, have just won the Nobel Prize in Physics. Here are five ways their breakthrough has changed the course of lighting design – and everyday life.

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October 9, 2014

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Designs for the Near Future: Lighter Travel

Designs for the Near Future: Lighter Travel

Azure explores new and upcoming innovations that will make a positive difference on every scale, from the individual to the city. Here, we look at fuel-less flight, safer cycling and the Google self-driving car.

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October 7, 2014

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<em>Print the Legend</em>, Televising the 3D Printing Revolution

Print the Legend, Televising the 3D Printing Revolution

Available on Netflix – as well as in theatres in New York and Los Angeles – the feature-length documentary Print the Legend depicts the larger-than-life characters behind the consumer 3D printing phenomenon.

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September 25, 2014

Section: Design

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The Front Door: There’s an App for That

The Front Door: There’s an App for That

Entry systems today are smarter than ever, and app-controlled designs by August, Kwikset, Lockitron and more are leading the way to a keyless future. Plus, three door handles with major design cred.

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August 14, 2014

Section: Design

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