Google just introduced Project Loon, a global balloon-powered Internet access. It’s is a network of balloons traveling on high altitudes, designed to connect people in rural and remote areas. Have a look at the videos…
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Project Loon “help fill in coverage gaps and bring people back online after disasters.”
“We believe it’s possible to create a ring of balloons that fly around the globe on the stratospheric winds and provide Internet access to the earth below. Balloons present some really hard science problems, but we’re excited about the progress so far.”
To learn more, visit: http://google.com/loon.