Hottest cars showcased at Delhi Auto Expo 2016

Delhi Auto Expo 2016

At the ongoing Auto Expo 2016 in Delhi, India, major auto manufacturers showcased their production, prototype and concept cars/bikes at the show. This major automotive event for the Indian subcontinent provides a platform for automotive giants to show-off their technology and innovation in design. I got the chance to visit the show and it was a great experience being able to touch and feel the supercars, hybrids and sports cars that everyone dreams to own someday. The event flocked-in a huge number of people, primarily automotive enthusiasts and for the remaining two days of the event, even a greater number is expected to come in. If you missed out the action from Auto Expo 2016 here are the major cars and bikes at the event that turned eyeballs.
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Contact-free Flo thermometer syncs with iPhone over Bluetooth

Flo thermometer

Thermometers have become digital but they are yet to become smart. Flo by Eddie Cheung of Zeraph takes the opportunity. Flo is one-of-its-kind social thermometer, which takes temperature without touching the body, sync with the iPhone and allows caretakers to share the data with doctors. Flo never touches the body, which means it doesn’t require constant cleaning, and can still provide very accurate temperature readings. Flo thermometer, developed over a period of two years is simple to use. The Flo needs to be placed about a centimeter from the patient’s forehead and with a simple press of a button, Flo can instantly record temperature. Read More…

Predator-themed motorcycle helmets with dreadlocks from Nitronos Motostudio

Predator-themed motorcycle helmets

Nitronos Motostudio has been designing and creating some of the most breathtaking motorcycle helmets for some time. The Russian motorcycle helmet company’s most exciting range of helmets includes the Predator-themed motorcycle helmets, which feature dreadlocks hanging down from the back. The helmets are made in a variety of variants, with myriad shield colors and LED / laser lights embedded into them. The eye-catching helmets are dedicated to bikers who want to stand out in the crowd and are made from state of the art composite manufacturing technique to ensure safety in addition to style. Read More…

Two mechanics build world’s fastest mobility scooter

Fastest-mobility-scooter

Crazy inventor Colin Furze is certainly not an inspiration for many (thanks to all the bizarre and scary things he makes), but who knew his crazy record setting mobility scooter (that clocked 71.59 mph) would become an inspiration for the world’s fastest mobility scooter ever made. Drawing inspiration from Furze’s scooter, two mechanics David Anderson and Mathew Hine from Isle of Man built a vehicle that normally does 10 mph, into the fastest mobility scooter that broke into Guinness World Records clocking 173.16 km/h (107.6 mph). Read More…

Australian artist hand-builds iconic Millennium Falcon from wood

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For all Star Wars fans, an Australian woodwork artist Martin Creaney has built a highly detailed wood version of the iconic sci-fi ship. Martin, who has previously build various Star Wars memorabilia’s including a X-Wing Fighter, R2D2, and an AT-ST Walker, this time around, inspired by a toy model of the ship bought 10 odd years back, has hand-built the iconic Millennium Falcon from more than 3,000 individually carved wood pieces. Read More…

Microsoft Hololens shows the future of interactive sports viewing in livestream

Microsoft Hololens NFL mashup hologram

Holographic display and augmented reality are going to be the future of technology in the coming decade, just like the mobile devices have dominated this one. Taking a step into that future is Microsoft Hololens which mixes reality and holographic imaging together to turn them into visual treat for your eyes. To give you another peak into the future is Microsoft Hololens un-tethered holographic computer’s mashup with Super Bowl. This is a concept video which shows how the viewers will watch and interact with live sports right in their living room.
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Google ready for testing self-driving car in rainy conditions of Washington

Google self-driving cars

Google’s self-driving car project has been under development, testing and improvement for a long time now and the internet giant wants to make it 100% full-proof before even thinking of rolling it out for commercial use. One thing that Google haven’t demonstrated so far is their self-driving car’s ability to drive in adverse conditions like rain or snow. However, Ford have been proactive with their self-driving car which they tested in snowy conditions. Most probably this has prompted Google to test its self-driving cars with over 1.4 million miles to prove their metal in rainy conditions.
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The cheapest and lightest exoskeleton suit guaranteed for worldwide acceptance

Suitx exoskeleton

Exoskeletons have come as a boon for paraplegics but most of them come at sky rocketing price that everyone cannot afford. Berkley-based company SuitX is about to change that notion with its $40,000 exoskeleton dubbed Phoenix. This exo-suit was designed for BMX bike rider Steven Sanchez who met with an accident and is paralyzed from waist down. The story imitated when Sanchez walked into SuitX’s office and after half-an-hour he came out in an exoskeleton which costs almost half that of other exoskeletons in the market like ReWalk.
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Custom-build Batmobile Casket for ailing kid that’ll put you to tears

Batmobile Casket for Andrew Peck

Christmas last month was very festive and there was a lot of stuff that we came across since we are the geeky lot. There were DIY’s and other gadgets which make Christmas a lot more special. One of the things we always like to write about are gifts from loved ones to their kids. But why are we talking about Christmas right now? Because we missed this gift from a grandmother to her special grandson.
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And now eagles will hunt down rouge drones in your alley

Eagle catches drone

There is no end to the drone menace, and most probably people are smart enough to employ their notorious drones to new mischiefs. Obviously, authorities and other independent town keepers have developed their own ways to shut down rouge drones. A new weapon in the fight against drones going bad is apparently developed billions of years ago by evolution. I’m talking about eagles and the Dutch National Police is using Eagles as its latest weapon against drones. To do this, the authorities have partnered with raptor training company Guard From Above to teach eagles how to pluck unwanted drones from the sky and bring them to a safe location.
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