Boeing to upgrade software for 737 MAX 8 aircraft by April

Boeing had been working on the software upgrade since Lion Air’s crash in October 2018. Following a statement from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration that it would mandate “design changes” in Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 aircraft, the airplane maker confirmed that it would do so by April. On Sunday, Ethiopian Airlines crash in connection to…

Google’s Soli sensors herald the coming age of realtime 3D portable motion sensors

Google Soli sensors have won approval from the FCC, which includes their usage aboard aircraft. Google’s Soli sensors, which use radars to capture motion in realtime in a 3D space, can enable touchless control of functions. Google’s Project Soli got a shot in the arm after it received an approval from U.S. regulators to deploy…