Shopping just got easier: Robotic cart that obediently follows you in supermarket

Robotic Shopping cart by Omri Elmalech and Ohad Rusnak

It’s not an innovation from the house of Unarco Industries; rather it’s an undergraduate project by two enthusiastic students Omri Elmalech and Ohad Rusnak from electrical engineering faculty at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Cousins and childhood friends, Omri and Ohad have programmed and developed an autonomous tracking shopping cart, which uses real-time image processing, 3D kinect camera and an Arduino board to track an individual and follow him/her obediently around supermarket aisles, in airports or maybe even in libraries. Read More…

Hankook unveils transforming tires that adapt to any terrain

Transforming tires for all terrain

It has become increasingly fun to witness motor shows around the world. Most innovations set to change the face of driving are shown/displayed at various automobile exhibitions. Case in point, transforming tires by Hankook, which change with the terrain you’re driving in. Designed with the motive to present an innovative idea for future of driving, Hankook in collaboration with the Pforzheim University has developed futuristic concept tires – Boostrac, Alpike and Hyblade that were unveiled at the Essen Motor Show 2014 earlier this month. Read More…

ZeWatch2 and ZeBracelet smartwatches keep you connected and motivated all day

zewatch2 Red

If you have already shopped for Christmas, but have some scope in your wallet for the New Year; here’s Kronoz in Switzerland presenting MYKronoz-brand ZeWatch2 and ZeBracelet – smartwatches with activity and sleep tracker. Scheduled to be released on December 26, the smartwatches are made to keep you connected with the smartphone via Bluetooth, and lets you keep track of your fitness. While both the ZeWatch2 and ZeBracelet have similar features, the difference lies in their design – the ZeWatch2 is a wristwatch-style wearable device and the ZeBracelet is, as the name suggests, a bracelet-style device. Read More…

GPS-enabled wallet that’ll ensure peace of mind

Royce Leather Freedom Wallet GPS Technology

Into the habit of forgetting your wallet? A habit that won’t die soon? Then you better consider buying the Royce Leather Italian Saffiano Freedom Wallet with GPS tracking technology exclusive to Macy’s. This GPS enabled wallet connects to your iOS or Android mobile devices to ensure the safety of your money. The wallet has a GPS range of 100 yards and when you activate it the GPS tracker pinpoints the exact location of the stolen wallet. To prevent identity theft there is RFID blocking technology by blocking waves from scanning devices.
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Chinese veteran makes world’s smallest drivable car

Xu Zhiyun invents worlds smallest car

To combat the crowded streets of Shanghai, a 60 year old Chinese inventor Xu Zhiyun has invented the world’s smallest drivable car. The car has been in the making for two years and comes with engine, brake lights, hear system, horn and sound system to complement its miniature build. It cost Xu just £155 ($243 USD) to complete this mini car which is quite economical. The car measures just 60cm in length, 35cm in width and 40cm in height.
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With Lymbit you won’t lose anything ever again

Lymbit tracker

In our busy schedule, we always somehow manage to forget one thing or the other once in a while. Be it our wallet in the closet, bag in a subway or even pets that like to explore more than needed. There have been a lot of tracking devices that help you locate the exact position in case an object is misplaced. And now, another one comes to the foray and it looks good. Lymbit is a sensor enabled device that you can hook onto things that are the most susceptible to getting misplaced or lost. For example your wallet or keys that often get misplaced in home and can’t be found in the rush of moment.
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Bionic Bra automatically adjusts the support level according to breast movement

Bionic bra

Professor Julie Steele from the Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Professor Gordon Wallace and Dr Sheridan Gho at the Innovation Campus at the University of Wollongong have invented a Bionic Bra that will revolutionize this age old accessory for women. The bra is loaded with sensors and actuators that detect the movement of breasts and determines the amount of support and tightening to be provided for comfort at all times. It is made from a smart yarn that does all the sensing and sets the bra into action.
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Must have Android Apps in 2015 for every geek

Must have Android apps in 2015

Android mobile devices have dominated the market in the last few years, and owing to the endless list of Android apps the portfolio keeps getting bigger and stronger. To complement the thumping hardware that Android OS powered devices have, apps have increased the utility of smartphone and tablets by three folds. Let’s have a look at some of the must have apps for your Android powered smartphone or tablet in 2014 and the upcoming year 2015.
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Hands-on review: Olixar Light Beats Bluetooth Speaker bulb

oxilar light bulb speaker review

Olixar Light Bulb Speaker

We got this cool looking Bluetooth light bulb speaker from Accessories Lab for a review and we liked it on first look as we unboxed it. The packing looks robust, and secures the light bulb tightly to prevent any damage during shipping. Olixar Light Bulb Speaker (a.k.a Olixar Light Beats Bluetooth Speaker) is a very innovative product that not only sets the mood with soothing light in the room but also fills it with your favorite melodies to relax after a long day’s work. We used it over a two week period in our office to wirelessly play music from our mobile devices and laptops during work, and quite frankly enjoyed the whole experience.

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HexH2o amphibious drone captures land and underwater footage

QuadH2o hexcopter drone

Drones that can shoot high quality videos and stable images are always in demand. Doing it on land as well as underwater truly adds to the feature list. Going one step ahead of the WBDroneV waterproof drone, this hexcopter can shoot watersport activities in action. Dubbed as HexH2o, this hexrotor drone is tailor-made for speed and agility to keep-up with jet skis, speedboats or water powered exoskeletons.
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