Osteoid medical cast with attachable bone stimulator promises quick healing

Osteoid medical cast

Medical casts that we use are made ideally for structural integrity. These casts are made of plaster and they sacrifice ventilation leading to itching, bad smell and unnecessary bulk. To offer a new, lightweight and durable alternative for such orthopedic casts, Deniz Karasahin has designed a customizable 3D printed medical cast dubbed the Osteoid. Osteoid is designed primarily to improvise on the healing experience of a broken or fractured bone. Being lightweight, easy to build, and fully customizable to need, the Osteoid can be easily combined with low intensity pulsed ultrasound bone simulator. The combination together allows healing process to be reduced by almost 38 percent in most critical cases. Read More…

Russian photographers illuminated Arctic Ice Lake for a car photoshoot

Illuminated Artic Lake

Playing with lights is every photographers favorite pass time. Some photographers take the liberty to stretch their imagination beyond parameters, and this illuminated Artic ice lake setup, created for a photoshoot of a new car, is just one fine example. The set-up looks spectacular, you cannot take your eyes off it for even a second, but creating it was not an easy task. Russian photography duo Dmitry Christoprudov and Nikolay Rykov drilled a fully frozen lake and installed a powerful lighting system and a 1000 lumen Chinese torch under the iced lake – the magnificent outcome is right here for you to see.

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Mobile device power bank that functions as a powerful LED lantern

Hitachi Maxell MPC-CLT6600 power bank LED light lantern

Power hungry gadgets demand a constant backup for juicing them up when you are out on adventure trips. And also there is a need for a good lighting solution to light up the dark. Keeping this in mind, Hitachi Maxell MPC-CLT6600 outdoor lighting solution that also functions as a power bank is one accessory you want to have in your backpack every time you go on a hiking trip. And it is no ordinary mobile device charging device as it has 6600 mAh capacity, enough ti charge 3 smartphones or 2 tablet devices before needing a recharge. Moreover it also functions as a lantern or LED light that can continuously work for a staggering 50 hours in LED/lantern mode.
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Amphicruiser all-terrain vehicle rides on water too

Amphicruiser amphibious 4WD SUV

For those looking to get a SUV that can traverse off-roads and rapid waters with the same dexterity, Amphicruiser might be the apt choice. Developed by Dutch Amfibious Transport (DAT), this all-terrain 4WD (4 wheel drive) vehicle is built on a 4.2 liter Land Cruiser engine which pushes it at a speed of 8 miles per hour on water. And on road, it goes much faster, as you would expect with any Land Cruiser engine powered vehicle. Amphicruiser can drive on land and then in water without any hassle or need to change any physical components.

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Knotch bluetooth smartwatch by Akira Deng

Knotch Bluetooth Writswatch

Smartwatches have become so common these days that the end-user is spoiled for choices when it comes to choosing the right one. There are smartwatches from major gadget manufacturers, concept smartwatches and smartwatches that are slated for release in the coming months. Amongst all this smartwatch frenzy, it is always refreshing to see a niche design, and that is what Knotch Bluetooth Writswatch by Akira Deng, Samson So is about. This award winning smartwatch pairs with Android or iOS mobile phone and synchronized up to the minute notifications that might be important to you.
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Apek MaxPad – World’s first Windows 8.1 Multitouch TV that doubles as desktop display

Apek MaxPad Windows 8 TV

World’s first multi-touch TV with Windows 8.1 operating system is here and it boasts-off a 100 degree wide angle camera for video conferencing in high resolution. Announced by Apek (Brazil-based company), the MaxPad Touch TV has multi-point touchscreen, is powered by 3.8Ghz Quadcore AMD chip and ATI Radeon HD7660 graphics accelerator further enhances its performance for video output in high definition. And all this high-end hardware is stuffed in a 10mm thick frame and the total weight of 75grams makes it a light-weight LED TV for portable use. Apex MaxPad can be used like a desktop and an inclined table attachment orients it in any direction at a maximum angle of 45 degrees.
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Vending machine that tweets whatever unhealthy you eat

Tweeting vending machine by Nottinghack

How would it feel if everytime you use a vending machine to get a snack or sweet, a tweet about your purchase is relayed back to your followers? That is what a bunch of UK-based group of artists called Nottingham Hackspace have managed to do. They have hacked a vending machine bought from eBay with Arduino controller and somehow connected the cash payment system with a small little reader which has RFID chip. Once the payment is authenticated the information is send over to Nottingham Hackspace server named Holly and it tweets your name along with the purchase you have made.
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Amoeba 3D printed glasses let you pick content of interest

Amoeba 3d printed glasses

Every single day you get overloaded with web information that is very difficult to organize. Although, some data does get stored sub-consciously in your mind; but the amount of information we get fed with daily on our computers and smartphones is gargantuan. With the advent of wearable technology, it is only matter of time before we have devices that’ll help us document this big data. 3D printed glasses dubbed Amoeba is one bold stride in this direction. In its prototype stage for now, Amoeba is designed by students of Royal College of Art and Imperial College, led by Sanya Rai. The pair of glasses is equipped with sensor to monitor and analyze your bio-parameters to understand your interest of web content. Read More…

Teenage inventions that are changing the world we live in

Teenage-Inventors

While most of the teenagers out there are busy enjoying their life to the fullest, a small bunch of them are always putting their mind into overdrive for innovative solutions to problems the world is plagued with. They don’t tinker around with fancy gadgets or upbeat toys, rather they make gizmos that even a veteran would be proud of. These kids might look innocent but what’s churning up in their mind is for all to see. And what’s important is that they rejoice every moment invested in creating these game-changing innovations. So, Let’s see what these teenage prodigies are doing to change the world we live in, and will one day become the pioneering entrepreneurs that world will remember for a long time.
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X9 Follow Bluetooth-powered Golf trolley makes golfing fun and relaxing

X9 Follow Bluetooth-powered Golf trolley

We’ve seen some really innovative creations to facilitate golfers on the course. Yet, the X9 Follow – the first of its type Bluetooth-powered golf trolley makes a mark for itself. Designed and created by Stewart Golf, the X9 Follow is a compact and foldable trolley, which unfolds in one smooth movement. When unfolded for use, you simple have to open its front cover, connect the lightweight lithium-ion battery and put the cover on. X9 Follow comes with anti-rotation bungee cords, which are used to secure your bag with the trolley, so that when you are pushing it in the parking lots of pathways, your bag doesn’t tumble over.
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