Jetson jet-propelled surfboard allows you to do more surfing

Jetson jet-propelled surfboard

Besides traditional boards, we have featured various types of modern and hi-tech surfboards here in the past that have brought smile to the faces of enthusiastic surfers. From carbon fiber made surfboards to the electric ones, these sports toys have always amazed us with their design and functionality. Now, again to the delight of surfing fans, we are bringing to you a contemporary surfboard. Jetson is a jet-propelled surfboard that is specifically designed so that users can catch more waves and do more surfing. The engine provides enough boost to the surfer when paddling or when to catch the wave.
Read More…

Opening Ceremony Limited Edition Mophie Varsity Jacket charges your iPhone 6

Opening Ceremony Limited Edition Mophie Varsity Jacket

Powering up your battery hungry gadgets can be such a hassle. There are many gadget accessories that vouch for their remote charging capabilities, but only few are practical enough to appeal to the masses. Whether this Opening Ceremony Limited Edition Mophie Varsity Jacket with a charging station concealed inside the inner pocket is practical enough is for you to decide. You can use this iPhone or Android phone charger as a substitute for portable charging stick and it adds to your style statement too, of-course if you are a big fan of retro style.
Read More…

Wearable technology: GE Scientists are developing a high-resolution brain imaging helmet

brain imaging helmet by GE scientists

Brain is one of the most complex body part of our body and from a very long time scientists have been trying to understand it intricate nature, but with a little success. However, with new technologies evolving in this field, we can hope for better methods in understanding the most complicated biological structure. GE scientists are building a wearable imaging helmet that will help doctors to observe the brain on the cellular level. The high-resolution imaging device will also help doctors in studying the motor activity of the brain. As the helmet is portable and doesn’t include any external wires and cables, patients can move around freely as the brain is being imaged by the helmet.
Read More…

Shape-shifting surfboard customizes to your riding style

Airbag Shapeshifting surfboard

Surfboard that can be customized to riding styles

Can you imagine a shape-shifting surfboard that can adapt to any of conditions and styles of riding the waves? Oakley Future Sport Project surely aims to bring such of surfboards to your locker room. Teaming up with pro surfer Jack Robinson, Airbag Labs has developed a shape shifting surfboard which is made from conductive aerographene material (with aerographene nanotubes) makes it ultra-lightweight. This material is responsible for the shape shifting feature which can be configured by passing short bursts of electric current. To do this the user has to simply touch the display of the surfboard and configure the changes like nose, rails and tail.
Read More…

Modern expandable suitcase from Fugu Luggage for a happy journey

Modern expandable suitcase from Fugu Luggage

To revolutionize the luggage industry, Israel-based Fugu Luggage has come with an innovative suitcase that will answer all your luggage carrying woes for a trip. The industrial design company has given a major facelift to the traditional suitcase, both in its design and technology to create a modern lifestyle product. Named after Fugu, Japanese word for pufferfish, the contemporary suitcase can expand from carry-on to check-in size courtesy of its inflatable side walls. It comes with size and dimensions that comply with airline size limitation for baggage. It can then be expanded from maximum regulation sized carry-on size to the maximum regulation sized check-in.
Read More…

World’s highest resolution digital billboard illuminated at New York’s Times Square

world's highest resolution video display screen

In an awe-inspiring sight, an eight-story tall digital billboard was lighted up at New York’s Times Square on November 18, 2014. The world’s highest resolution video display screen with the size of its monitor as big as a football field is spanning an entire block from 45th Street to 46th Street on Broadway. Located on the side of a hotel, the panel measuring more than 25,000 square feet is composed of 24 million LED pixels. It comes with a resolution of 2,368 by 10,048 which is much greater than 4K ultra high definition.
Read More…

NEC’s Smartphone app detects fake products to curb counterfeiting

NEC Duplicate Spotting Technology

NEC Duplicate Spotting Technology

In a world flooded with brands like Gucci, Luis Vuitton or Tommy Hilfiger; their fake counterfeits are minting money riding on the success of innumerable brands across the globe. So how do you make sure that you are not purchasing the counterfeit clothing from the well renowned brands across the globe? Well, scan their surface to find if it is the real deal or a fake one. Not only buyers, but the new technology developed by Japanese firm NEC is going to help retailers in unintentionally importing fake apparels. It can not only detect apparels, but anything right from a nail to automotive part!
Read More…

Get your own wearable robotic device for $5,190

The Muscle Suit by Tokyo

Robotics venture Innophys and Tokyo University of Science are shipping a new power-helping suit that will certainly put its users in the league of weight-lifters. The wearable is specifically designed to be used by nurses, factory workers and farmers. The exo-skeleton will enhance the working capability of the users and help them perform difficult tasks with ease. Thus, the workers will be able to concentrate more on their assigned task as they’ll be less tired and the suit will also protect them with any potential risk of injury.
Read More…

Wireless Ring Mouse is tailor-made for giving PowerPoint presentations

Wireless ring mouse

Sanwa Direct (a Japanese online retailer) has come-up with a wireless ring mouse that doubles as a laser pointer too. Compatible with Windows and Mac, this ring like mouse pointer is perfect for making presentations or operating your system wirelessly from a distance while watching a movie for instance. The mouse is tailor-made for use with PowerPoint or any other presentation applications. Other than that, you can use this wireless mouse for normal PC operation too.
Read More…

Chevrolet unveils Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo concept car at LA Auto Show

Chevrolet Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo concept car

Chevrolet Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo concept car

Chevrolet has unveiled the Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo concept car at Los Angeles Auto Show. Celebrating the 15th anniversary of PlayStation racing game Gran Turismo 6, the concept car has been created as a part of Vision Gran Turismo project. Combining elements of future and the past, the concept car is inspired from innovative race cars of Texas-based Chaparral Racing, one of Chevrolet’s historic automotive partners. Created at General Motor’s Hollywood Advanced Design studio in California, Jim Hall, Chaparral founder was also involved in the design making process of the car. It took about a year developing the car while the physical model was assembled in just three months.
Read More…