Eleven gold medals, two silver medals and one bronze medal were awarded to Polish scientists and engineers during the 21st Moscow International Salon of Inventions and Innovation Technologies ARCHIMEDES 2018. Nearly 700 inventions from 28 countries were presented at the event.
Polish electric vehicles Triggo combine features of a motorcycle and a car. A fully enclosed cabin will guarantee driver`s comfort in any weather. Sliding wheels will be useful when parking and avoiding the worst traffic jams. The first Triggos could appear on Polish streets in a few years.
"Chrząszcz" (Beetle) is an autonomous robot that can avoid obstacles and find its way to the destination. It was constructed by Wrocław University of Science and Technology students. At the end of April the robot will start in international competitions in Silicon Valley in the US.
It would seem that the structure of the human eye does not allow us to see infrared light. This is not entirely true! It turns out that we are able to see short laser flashes in the infrared range. Polish scientists were among the scientists who explained this phenomenon. Now they are looking for possible applications of this discovery.