Monohm Runcible – Smartphone that resembles a pocket watch

Monohm Runcible smartphone

These days if you go out to find a good smartphone, you’ll get a thousand options that will lure you. In this super crowded mobile device market there was a need for something that is out of the ordinary. This is Runcible, a Mozilla Firefox OS smartphone that is designed by Monohm (company based in Berkley, California), to look like a pocket watch. The minds behind this unique circular looking smartphone are Former Apple and Sony employees Aubery Anderson, Geroge Arriola and Jason Procter.
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Researchers developing talking drone with artificial intelligence

Parrot Jumping Sumo drone and rolling spider drone

Drones are one of the most exciting modern day toys that everyone wants to own because of their flying capabilities. They have been put to a number of uses and for good reason too as they are quite versatile. But sometimes their telemetry can go astray and put them in no man’s land during their flight. Such instances are very common as drones go out of the flight area and lose contact with the person flying them. That is why RMIT University in Melbourne have developed a drone that can communicate with an air traffic controller to get the waypoints and land safely back to a safe location without any damage.
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Designer builds exoskeleton suit for firefighters

AFA powered exoskeleton suit by Ken Chen

Firefighters are no less than super heroes but their physical capabilities also have a limit. Well, in an attempt to give these heroes some super powers, a Melbourne-based designer have developed an AFA (Advanced Firefighting Apparatus) Exoskeleton Suit. Ken Chen, a graduate of the Master of Industrial Design Program at Monash University undertook the project about two years ago after reading a report in which a high-rise building in Shanghai was engulfed in fire and killed over 50 people. The exoskeleton suit created by Ken Chen will greatly increase firefighter’s performance in walking, running and carrying up to 91 kg while high-rise firefighting.
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Diageo to showcase Johnnie Walker smart bottle at Mobile World Congress 2015

Johnnie Walker Blue Label smart bottle

Diageo, London-based multinational alcoholic beverages company have created a smart Johnnie Walker Blue Label bottle. Indeed an intelligent bottle, which with the help of a smartphone can detect if its seal has been broken. The smart bottle will allow distributors to track their stock better and can send personalized messages to users who will be able to read the bottle’s sensor tags with their smartphones. Developed in collaboration with Thinfilm Electronics, a Norwegian printed electronics company, the printed sensor tags uses Near Field Communication (NFC) technology which will allow smart bottles to carry digital information that can be accessed via NFC-enabled smartphones.
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Raht Racer Trike = Electric Bike + Pedal-Powered Commuter + Fitness Machine = Awesomeness!

Raht Racer electric pedal powered vehicle

How about a pedal-powered electric trike that can go at the top speed of 70 mph? Have a look at this electric three-wheeler that has pedals for charging the electric motor and moving forward on the road. A pretty unique idea perhaps for a hybrid vehicle that incorporates the best of environmentally-friendly commuting and boosts fitness too!
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World’s smallest folding bike can easily fit into your suitcase

Helix- world’s smallest folding bike

How about a folding bike that is small enough to fit into a suitcase? Handcrafted from titanium in Canada, Helix is one such compact folding bike that is designed to make the most efficient use of space possible. Peter Boutakis, founder and inventor of Helix has worked on various folding bike designs over the past 8 years and has worked with manufacturers in Asia to develop these designs. Helix- The world’s smallest folding bike is the result of Peter’s technical knowledge and his passion for cycling.
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Vulcan: Aston Martin unveils $2.3 million supercar

Vulcan supercar by Aston Martin

$2.3 million Vulcan supercar by Aston Martin

Aston Martin, British manufacturer of luxury sports cars have unveiled their new beast in the form of a $2.3 million supercar. Named Vulcan, the most extreme supercar yet is capable of giving chills to James Bond with its 800-horsepower. Tremendously powerful to be driven on normal roads, Vulcan supercar is built to be a track-only car. The rare and thrilling supercar is designed and engineered to deliver a genuinely bespoke driving experience that draws on the company’s rich heritage. The sports car tailors its power and handling to both the capabilities of the driver and the characteristics of the track.

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Swanky Lux Watch collection – Apple Watch embellished in diamonds and gold finish

Brikk Lux Watch diamond studded Apple Watch

Plush Apple Watch

Everyone is expecting the Apple Watch set to be finally released in April 2015, and the anticipation is building exponentially. In the shadow of that expectancy design and branding pioneers Brikk have announced Lux Watch collection that includes 30 plush models of the Apple Watch. Exclusively designed for the high-end of the consumer segment of-course. Essentially it will be an Apple Watch that is draped in opulence from edge to edge.
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Teen invents $500 dialysis machine for her school science project

Anya Pogharian invents $500 dialysis machine

Anya Pogharian, a 17-year-old girl from Montreal, Canada have invented a low-cost dialysis machine that can completely transform the future of dialysis care. Inspired by volunteering at a hospital and seeing the effect of dialysis on patients, Anya build a new kind of dialysis machine for her high school science fair project. She developed the prototype using simple technology after studying and examining dialysis machine owner’s manuals over the internet. She was required to spend a minimum of 10 hours on the project, well she invested about 300 hours on her invention.
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Motorola launches new Moto E with bigger screen and 4G LTE speed

second-gen Moto E

Those who think it’s too late to buy the Motorola Moto E, there is good news for them. Motorola have just rolled out the second-generation model of the smartphone which is packed with some additional features to offer people around the globe even greater access to life’s possibilities. Moto E has been the best-selling phone of the company along with Moto G, thus the second-generation variant of the smartphone hopes to attract more customer for Motorola.
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