Popular Science Radio
Chicago Auto Show | FULL SHOW | #25502/17/15
Alan and BJ are at the Chicago International Auto Show exploring all the amazing new technology great companies like Chevrolet, Nissan and Hyundai are bringing to the table. We take a look at Google Glass and its practical application in the EMS...
"It Can't Help But Help" | SEGMENT 1 | #255
Michael Pieroni, Director of Operations at MedEx, has finally found a use for Google Glass! He has an ambulance that acts as a mobile hot spot and in conjunction with Google Glass they can have live feed video from the scene to doctors back at the...
Apple Car Play | SEGMENT 2 | #255
Are you a rebel that throws caution to the wind and texts while driving? Now you can regain that caution with Apple Car Play, soon to be available on the Hyundai Sonata. Rob Lescaille gives us the run down of how Apple Car Play works.
#NextGenVolt | SEGMENT 3 | #255
Head of Consumer Affairs at General Motors, James Bell, gives us insight on the overhaul of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt. This model boasts a 50 mile electric range with 32 MPG among other technological advancements.
Next Gen Electric | SEGMENT 4 | #255
From regenerative braking, smartphone compatibility, to a range increasing (minimally used) gasoline generator, the 2016 Chevrolet Volt IS the future. James Bell continues to fill us in.
Technology at Car Shows | SEGMENT 5 | #255
"The auto show really has become auto and technology because of all the technology in these cars," BJ comments. Alan and BJ review some of the great cars they've seen at the Chicago International Auto Show.
No Wash Needed | SEGMENT 6 | #255
Travis Parmin of Nissan joins us to explain why they were coating their Nissan LEAF in chocolate among other things. Nissan is testing the use of a paint coating called Ultra-Ever Dry on their cars that keeps the car from getting dirty!
Smart Tech & Snot | FULL SHOW | #254
We're dreaming of spring after learning about Minn Kota's smart trolling motors. Then, we learn how to upgrade our old homes, avoid the flu, and throw the perfect Super Bowl Bash. Segment 1: Autonomous Boat You've heard about autonomous cars, but what...
Autonomous Boat | SEGMENT 1 | #254
You've heard about autonomous cars, but what about boats? Minn Kota's new Ulterra trolling motor is an evolution of boating with auto stow and deploy, power trim and i-Pilot functionality. Dave Maryanov tells us more.
Minn Kota Ulterra Motor | SEGMENT 2 | #254
Boating is fun. Boating with a robot is better. Minn Kota Senior Product Manager Dave Maryanov walks us through the GPS navigation features in the new Ulterra trolling motor.
SNUPI Technologies | SEGMENT 3 | #254
How connected is your home? You can up-fit your older home with SNUPI Technologies. CEO Jeremy Jaech explains how the existing electrical wires within your home can be utilized as a gigantic receiving antenna.
Bacterial Potpourri | SEGMENT 4 | #254
(Gross out alert!) What color is your phlegm? Dr. Cort Stoskopf discusses the science of snot, and why this year's flu shot isn't effective.
Spare Tire | SEGMENT 5 | #254
Could your muffin top could help save your life in a car crash? Dr. Cort Stoskopf sounds off.
Super Bowl Science | SEGMENT 6 | #254
USA Today Consumer Reporter Regina Lewis has a game plan to make your home party-central without breaking the bank.
2015 CES Continued | FULL SHOW | #253
This week we're continuing our 2015 CES coverage with hot gadgets for your connected home to haptic footwear and a mobile skincare coach. Segment 1: DigitalSTROM Do more with electricity. DigitalSTROM, a microcomputer system that resembles Lego...
DigitalSTROM | SEGMENT 1 | #253
o more with electricity. DigitalSTROM, a microcomputer system that resembles Lego blocks, will transform your house into a smart home. Martin Vesper explains how this technology is revolutionizing the connected home.
LECHAL Haptic Footwear | SEGMENT 2 | #253
Imagine strapping on your favorite kicks, programming a destination into your phone, and being led by the soles of your shoes. Co-Founder and CEO of Ducere Technologies Chris Lawrence explains the possibilities of LECHAL Haptic Footwear.
Get Better Skin | SEGMENT 3 | #253
How youthful is your skin? OKU is the World's first mobile-connected personal skin coach. Rahul Mehendale explains how OKU looks beyond skin deep to help you achieve an enviable glow.
Schlage Sense | SEGMENT 4 | #253
Schlage has launched the next generation of smart locks that will have you going keyless. Ann Matheis fills us in on Schlage Sense will improve home security and add convenience.
Internet of Things: CES 2015 | FULL SHOW | #252
We're broadcasting from the heart of the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to report on the latest technology to be hitting store shelves. Segment 1: Staying Selective With so many options available in the consumer electronics industry, how...
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