Friday Five

Lixar I.T. Tech

Here’s today’s top 5:

Automating air traffic control
British airports are looking to automate air traffic control on a broad scale. Already in use in Sweden, systems like these are promising to be less expensive and more efficient than ever before.

Racing without a driver
Roborace launched the world’s first driverless, electric race car. Dubbed the Robocar, it will be making its debut appearance within the next few months

Making smartwatches for the blind
The Dot Watch is a smartwatch designed to allow members of the blind community to take advantage of wearable tech. Offering social media notifications, directions, and more, it will be available as of this month.

Autonomous delivery vans address demand from online sales
Ford is working towards autonomous delivery vans designed to deliver online purchases. Once loaded up, a van will drive to an address, and drop off packages using a drone.

Kaz Grala becomes the youngest NASCAR national series race winner at Daytona
Last week, GMS racer Kraz Grala snuck through a wreck on the backstretch of Daytona to win the NextEra Energy Resources 250 . If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s definitely worth a look: