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The Aeon Project Egg-Shaped Flying Car Envisions the Future of Transportation

Posted By Laura K. Cowan On August 3, 2011 @ 8:46 am In automotive,carousel showcase,gallery,Green Transportation | 4 Comments

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The Aeon Project was created by design team Akki Reddy Challa, Fabien Chancel, and Michael Harboun, and takes on the challenge of melding interactive apps with a flying car that can be driven manually or in automatic mode to create an interactive vision of sustainable transportation [8]. The vehicle allows the driver to sit in a traditional position and steer via a wheel that emerges from the flexible dashboard, or recline and steer via holographic steering wheel. Apps connect the driver with social networks, GPS maps and directions that are transposed on the windshield. There’s even one unexplained app titled “Space Travel” – we’re not at that point with personal vehicles yet but it looks like we’re getting closer…

+ Michael Harboun

+ Fabien Chancel

Via Yanko Design [6]


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[3] flying car: http://inhabitat.com/index.php?s=flying+car

[4] architecture: http://inhabitat.com/architecture/

[5] steering wheel: http://inhabitat.com/index.php?s=steering+wheel

[6] Aeon Project: http://www.yankodesign.com/2011/08/02/going-beyond-augemented-reality/

[7] Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjnbiaY1JCE

[8] sustainable transportation: http://inhabitat.com/transportation/

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