DJ put out my fire – Intuitive fire extinguisher makes it a literal possibility!

Fire extinguisher George Mason University students invention

Next time you see a DJ pumping up the bass, it could be in a forest putting out a fire! However crazy this statement might sound, but it is the low frequency sounds that could be the key to dozing colossal fires in forests or urban settings. A duo of engineering students at the George Mason University in Virginia have invented a fire extinguisher that uses bass to put out fires. Engineering seniors Viet Tran and Seth Robertson have got the preliminary patent for their application to make a device that uses low-frequency sound waves to annihilate out of control fires.
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Facebook’s solar-powered drones will provide free internet access to remote regions

Solar-powered Facebook Drone

Facebook is looking for social-networking dominance for quite some years now, and doing pretty good to be frank. But Mark Zuckerberg is not content with that success and wants to extend it beyond anyone’s reach. Almost a year ago Facebook was speculated to be making a solar-powered drone that provides internet to the remote areas of Earth. Now, it’s no more a speculation as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg officially announced the development of drones that will bring internet to billions of people around the world. This revelation was made during the F8 conference at Ford Mason in San Francisco.
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Audi’s Disappearing Billboards – Apparition like visual effect created by water vapors

Audi A7 Sportback H-Tron Quattro Disappearing billboards

Audi always finds itself amidst niche advertising campaigns and proactive development of future automotive technologies. A few months ago we saw the Audi RS7 become a canvas for the Castrol’s 3D projection mapping at SEMA Show, and now recently they embarked on an ad campaign for the hybrid-electric Audi A7 Sportback H-Tron Quattro. They formed alliance with German advertising firm Thjnk to make disappearing billboards that are reminiscent of the Audi class. The ads were placed in different areas of big cities and those who watched it just could not imagine their eyes.
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Gaudy Chinese 3D printed car reaches speeds of 40km/h

Shuya 3D printed car

With 3D printing anything is possible when it comes to manufacturing custom-made components. But 3D printing a functional automobile is another thing. Sanya Sihai, a Chinese 3D tech company has created China’s first ever 3D printed car dubbed Shuya. And to add to the feat, it is all-electric. The company showed the car on Tuesday in Southern Hainan province and also revealed that it took their team 1.5 months to create it.
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Tag Heuer smartwatch being developed in collaboration with Intel and Google Android

Tag Heuer Smartwatch

Apple Watch is going to get some stiff competition from Tag Heuer as they are all set to release their smartwatch this year. With the backing of Intel’s technology and Google Android Wear operating system, this Swiss smartwatch is going to be a perfect combo of Swiss watchmaking and Silicon Valley’s technology. Tag Heuer made the official announcement during a press conference held at Baselworld 2015. The leader in Swiss watch-making has a vision to fuse technology and stunning looks into a smartwatch that compliments its functionality.
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Vector Watch: A smartwatch that hones 30-day battery life and custom OS

Vector Meridian Smartwatch

Vector Watch smartwatch

You ask for a smartwatch and there are innumerable ones that you can go for. Another one in the reckoning is Vector Watch collection that is highlighting itself as a smartwatch with an impressive battery backup that lasts 30 days! This fashion-forward smartwatch is developed by a team of professional watch designers including former Timex CEO Joe Santana and ex-Nike Designer Steve Jarvis. Apparently the watch was revealed at the ongoing Baselworld 2015.
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Machine washable Solar Shirt charges your mobile devices on the go

Solar Shirt by Pauline Van Dongen

Wearable Solar Shirt fitted with 120 solar cells

There’s no doubting that wearable technology, and smart clothing in particular are the destined trends of the near future. With demanding consumers looking for embedded electronics in their everyday clothing that can make life seamless, development of such wearable devices is very much in demand. Fashion designer Pauline Van Dongen has come up with Solar Shirt as a part of her Wearable Solar Collection that juices-up your gadgets on the go. Now, that is a good use of the abundant natural source of energy, literally converting yourself into a charging station for your smartphone, tablets or MP3 players.
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Dirt cheap smartphone-controlled prosthetic hand that is 3D printed

Exii Handiii 3D printed prosthetic limb

Smartphone controlled 3D printed prosthetic limb

3D printing has undoubtedly taken the world by the storm, and there is no stopping it as far as the possibilities of this technological evolution goes. One segment that 3D printing has affected profoundly is the development of prosthetic limbs for the unfortunate disabled people. Going a step ahead with the advancements is a Japanese company Exii which has created a bionic arm dubbed Handiii that pairs with your smartphone to facilitate nifty movement of limbs. And all this at a very economical cost with the option to 3D print in your favorite color.
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Ambitious line of wearable drones for the future take limelight at SxSW!

Frog Design Wearable drones Flare

Frog Design reveals line of wearable drones for the future

Wearable Nixie Drone showcased at CES 2015 set the bar for futuristic wearable robots that more than meets the eye. And now a Frog Design, an ambitious new venture that eyes the future is embarking on a sci-fi ride that will leave most of us flabbergasted. Their primary focus is on wearable technology that can impact your lives in n number of ways. To be precise, they are working on wearable drones that assist you through chalk and cheese.
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Apple Drone looks cool, but is it for real?

Apple Drone Concept by Eric Huismann

If one has to go by what can be seen in the above photo, Apple could be on the brink of creating one of the coolest quadcopter out there. But don’t let your eyes fool you, as this is just an iteration of what an Apple Drone would like, if there was ever one! Created by graphics designer Eric Huismann, this concept Apple Drone looks like the real thing. With smooth flowing design and hallmark white and black colors accentuated by the shiny look, Apple Drone promises non-stop quadcopter fun for demanding users.
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