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As tablets become more valuable and integrated in the mobile community, tech giants such as Apple and Samsung are in constant search of innovative means to put their creative content on the map. The Business Insider said that these gizmos are expected to exceed the mobile budgets in the next four to five years. While 2013 has been witnessing a profound improvement in terms of tablet innovations, mobile developers and analysts are still showing a glimpse of the near future, with a large potential of changing the dimension of the mobile ecosystem.
Now here’s something worthy of a Sheldon Cooper ‘BAZINGA’! Holographic Displays which generate richly textured images in thin air have so far been imagined to be restricted to sophisticated labs and studios. But HOLHO aims to bring that same experience to us all owning smartphone and tablets with HOLHO holographic displays.
Coolest accessory for your wrist can be a watch. But not unless you have the new Tokyoflash Kisai Neutron Watch that tells you the time through LED’s stuck on its face. The watch features a futuristic design and comes equipped with a motion sensor that enables a wearer to see the time with a flick of wrist. Time is presented via flashing LED’s and can be set to be displayed in a wavy or fade mode.
Carrie Segal, a 27 year old Makebly user has built a brass and glass USB keyboard that’s absolutely dissimilar to any regular keyboard. The image you see here is not a techie weapon instead it’s a keyboard consisting of all 36 vital writing keys. The keyboard called Hemisphere Keyboard looks like a sphere with multiple spikes. Each spike is having a glass ball at the end with letters encrypted on top.
Students at London’s Imperical College have developed a surgical knife that can detect cancer within seconds. They call it the iKnife that stands for “Intelligent Knife.” The wand like device can detect where the cancerous tissue lies in the body and whether it has been removed or not. Zoltan Takats is the key brain behind the device. He says that the iKnife will pace up cancer surgeries and will make it more effective and efficient.
Have you ever wished to transform normal things around you in a way that would allow them to respond to your touch like touchscreen tablets do? Yes, isn’t that amazing? Two PhD students, John Hardy and Carl Ellis of Lancaster University have made this possible by creating a technology that can transform any object into a tablet computer. This new technology is christened ‘Ubi Displays’ and it requires a computer and a projector along with a camera to complete the touch display.
There are some very interesting changes in Spider-Man’s suit that are going to be featured in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”. One of the major changes is a music player embedded into the Web-Slinger’s costume. Yes, you read that right. Our very own friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is gonna enjoy music while fighting crime.
Institute of Optics and Electronics has developed a 100MP camera that can capture 10,240 x 10,240 resolution images through its square-format sensor. The work was done under Chinese Academy of Sciences and right now it’s the highest pixel camera in China. The IOE3-Kanban camera, as it is known, is actually very small in size measuring just 7.6” and is lightweight too.
No matter how hard you try you can’t resist feasting on the delicious food. If you are a foodie as well as a dieter, HALVED is the thing meant just for you. It’s a funny dinnerware comprising of a ceramic plate, mug and bowl and it forces you to eat less. The dinnerware is literally shaped in half so that you may serve only half of the meal for yourself and hence control your diet.
Everyone surviving on earth needs to have basic amenities i.e. food, clothes and shelter. Ragnhild Lübbert Terpling, graduate from Kolding school of design, wants to help people to have one of these basic amenities i.e. shelter in a very easy and affordable way. The shelter which is in form of a backpack has been termed as ‘urban rough sleeper’ and provides space, mobility and place to live.
LG has created yet another marvel for the modern techie world. The world’s slimmest display might not be a necessity for you but it certainly can be a show-off. The world’s slimmest display produced by LG is a 1080p LCD that will enhance the viewing experience as well as provide a better grabbing ability to the users. Thickness of the LCD is just 2.2mm that is adequately enough to grant it the world’s slimmest title.
How we wished someone could open the main door for us, do all our household chores and even water our plants. Technology has already made most of the things possible but watering plants was always manual. But not anymore. A plant watering system named as “botanyBOT” has been created by a team Arduino garden. The system has got a pump and water storing capacity along with other electrical parts.
With the advancement in technology, the size of gadgets is reducing considerably. The nano-breakthroughs have revolutionized the entire world and this time it is an entire operational computer which has been miniaturized. This tiny computer is less than one cubic millimeter in size and is a brain child of a team from the University of Michigan. The most fascinating part is that it is the world’s smallest computer. It has been named as Michigan Micro Mote or M3 and can efficiently perform functions like data storage, wireless communication etc.
I’ve always wanted an easy and fun way of travelling short distances. I am quite sure you too wanted the same. Just for some guys like us, Inventist, a company that makes compact personal transportation vehicles, has unveiled Hovertrax. Hovertrax is a self-balancing, light-weight and small transporter that can carry you around at 6mph for 4 miles on a single charge. It can be used for both indoor as well as outdoor transportation.