Episode #45 - Friday, May 11, 2018 Tech Talk - Airplane Eco-Seat, Smart Window for Blind Passengers, Telsa Model S Crash, Phone Emergency Tests and more...

by: Adam

If you missed last weeks topics on AM900 CHML here is what you missed with Adam Oldfield on the Bill Kelly Show! Building a better airplane seat: London-based design firm PearsonLloyd is looking to give the dreaded economy chair a reboot with the goal of making planes more fuel-efficient and giving passengers some relief. The Eco Seat has a carbon fiber composite shell and a curved spine, which reduces the chair’s weight, creates additional free space for passengers and is more ergonomically friendly than standard airplane seats. It’s also made of recycled aircraft aluminum and wool, adding to its environmental benefits. https://www.dezeen.com/2018/04/24/pearsonlloyd-economy-class-aeroplane-seat-design/ The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a fatal crash involving a Tesla Model S. The car crashed and caught fire in Florida on Tuesday, killing two teens and injuring a third. The probe will focus on the vehicle’s battery — not the semi-autonomous Autopilot system, which is…