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Technology Update

  • Reuters / Chris Wattie
    Get your skates on and tune into Technology update as we check out some of the cool tech used in Europe's largest ice rink. If you thought that 3D films were popular, wait until you see the 360-degree cinema. We also learn how to put an organ...
  • We travel across the biggest country in the world to tell you all about the most important advances in science and technology on the planet, and we won't let anything hold us back. From the new generation of nuclear ships roaming the high seas, to innovative ways to walk our programme brings you the cutting edge of tomorrow, today. Technology Update on RT. We've got the future covered.
  • Reuters / Chris Wattie
    Get your skates on! (E82)
    Get your skates on and tune into Technology update as we check out some of the cool tech used in Europe's largest ice rink. If you thought that 3D films were popular, wait until you see the 360-degree cinema. We also learn how to put an organ...
  • ​Breaking waves (E81)
    This month, we get 2015 off to a flying start! Join us as Russia's next gen heavy-class launcher takes to the skies for the first time. We really push the boat out and visit the world's longest pool to play with models, and we check out...
  • GoBe watch
    ‘Tis the Festive Season! (E80)
    This December Tech Up gets in the festive spirit. On this month's show, Christmas comes early for Russia's brightest and best. We learn about the history of Russia's oldest factory and how it built the world’s largest mechanical clock....
  • Illustration of a carboxysome in the X-ray laser. (Max Hantke / Uppsala University)
    Unlocking mysteries of micro universe (E79)
    In this month's special edition of Technology Update, we travel to Hamburg to learn about a European scientific mega-project to build the most powerful X-ray machine on the planet. Just as digital cameras revolutionized photography, the European...
  • Reuters / Thomas Peter
    October Innovations (E78)
    It's October and that means one thing in Moscow, it's time for Open Innovations! Join us as we explore one of the highlights of the tech calendar. We also learn how one man's waste really is another man's treasure with a machine that not only...
  • An aerial view of St. Isaac's Cathedral, ahead of the G20 Summit, is seen in St. Petersburg, August 29, 2013. (Reuters/Guneev Sergey)
    St. Peterburg Special: Wireless wonders, Internet innovators (E28)
    St. Petersburg may be best known for its imperial palaces, famous museums, and White Nights, but it is also a growing hub of Russian hi-tech. Join us on the fast train to the Northern Capital, and we will take you off the typical...
  • R1 streetcar made by the Uraltransmash plant at the V Innoprom International Industrial Exhibition in Yekaterinburg.(RIA Novosti / Pavel Lisitsyn)
    ​Unparalleled Tech (E76)
    This month, we make the most of the sun with Ryazan's solar regatta team, while Russia's trams and metro get a facelift in Ekaterinburg. Science flourishes in Tomsk as a versatile new compound promises to make life on the farm a little...
  • Two-wheeled Tech (E75)
    Join us in Barcelona this month as we follow a team of Russian students looking for racing glory in the Smartmoto Challenge. Back on home tarmac, we delve into the cloak and dagger history of a Russian cult classic and a sparky ebike pulls...
  • Reuters / Gary Cameron
    ​Technology Update (E74)
    AR technology makes the line between virtual and reality even more blurred. Russia and America work together on a new nano-medicine to fight cancer. 3D printers haven't quite made their way into everyone's home yet, but a spin-off from...
  • Yuri Gagarin (RIA Novosti)
    We have lift off! (E73)
    Russia celebrated Cosmonauts' Day on 12 April in honor of Yury Gagarin's historic flight in space, so we wanted to get into the spirit of things and see what's changed since then. On this month's cosmic special, Russia's latest space capsule...