Puma BeatBot robot wants to create invincible runners like Usain Bolt

Puma Beatbot Robot

Usain Bolt is currently the fastest runner on the planet and Puma wants to turn every aspiring runner into a champion. That is a dream practically impossible, but at-least Puma is giving it a try. With able help from a team of MIT engineering graduates and advertising agency J. Walter Thompson, Puma has developed BeatBot, a robot which motivates racers to increase their pace. Obviously, to make it known to the world, Puma has roped in Usain Bolt as the man to promote this one of a kind robotic rig.
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World’s first 3D-printed made-to-measure wheelchair from Layer studio

3d printed wheelchair by Benjamin Hubert
A 3D printed made-to-measure wheelchair will be launched at Clerkenwell Design Week 2016 to be held from May 24 –May 26 at 155 Clerkenwell. Dubbed as Go wheelchair, it is designed by the Layer, Benjamin Hubert’s London studio. With an intention of creating a “tool to improve the quality of life of wheelchair users”, Layer claims the wheelchair prototype was designed based on six months of research work with wheelchair users and medical professionals. Read More…

Garmin Vivomove is classic analog watch with smart health and fitness tracking

Garmin Vivomove Watch

Garmin has been making headway into the fashion forward wearable market, and proof of it came with their announcement of Vivofit fitness tracker and Vivoactive HR activity tracker cum heart rate monitor. Now yet another announcement confirms Garmin’s stance on accessories that have form-factor and function aptly designed keeping in mind the requirement of urban users. They have revealed the Vivomove analog watch that comes with activity tracking functions. Preserving the essence of a classic analog watch, the wearable does things like analyzing your sleep, counting the steps, counting calories and keeping you motivated towards achieving prime health.
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Tippett to develop AR ‘HoloGrid: Monster Battle’ game with HappyGiant

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We were talking about Star Wars enthusiasts and their number of creations inspired from fictitious characters, but nothing could be more amusing than a video game on the same theme. Popular movie artist Phill Tippett, in collaboration with HappyGiant, has turned to Kickstarter to collect funds to develop an Augmented Reality game, HoloGrid: Monster Battle. The game is all about holographic chess game from Star Wars. Tippett aims to collect $100,000 from crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Read More…

Whipper – World’s first climbing performance tracker cum smart coach

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Whipper is being claimed as the world’s first device that not only records your climbing performance, but also works as a coach to improve your climbing skills. It’s a small clip on device that comes with an accompanying smartphone app. As a climber clips on this small device to his waist, it begins to track the climb, location of climb, and way of climbing. After you are done climbing, all the date can be synced to mobile app to get feedback on your performance including other information, like date and time, location and name, grade, vertical feet, incline, time spent on wall, calories burnt, pace, efforts etc. Read More…

Ampler smart electric bike – Excellent companion for urban commuters

ampler electric bike
Same way that all phones are gradually being replaced by affordable smartphones, electric bikes would be replaced by sophisticated, simpler ones. Estonia-based Company Ampler has designed, perhaps, one of the best electric bikes for urban commuting. Despite carrying batteries, the bike weighs only 14 kg, which is 35% lighter than common electric bikes, and comes with a dedicated app with a number of functions. The ones to control bike assist ratio, generate journey details on map, and it also indicate battery charge, temperature, voltage, speed, estimated time of arrival etc. But the best part is that it looks like normal bikes. Read More…

Xiaomi Mi Bunny Watch for kids comes with smart functions

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We adults love to have modern day gadgets and gizmos? But don’t count out the kids who have similar craving, and more often than not, are better at operating them. But, high-end gadgets in the hands of children can mean lot of time wastage and tons of games and apps that take a toll on their eyes. That is why it is better to have gadgets that are only meant for kids. Xiaomi wants to break the jinx of high-end smartwatches with its Mi Bunny Kids Smart Watch.
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Coolest 3D printed BB-8 droid from XRobots (so far)

bb-8 droid by xrobots

Did you know that in the Star Wars : The Force Awakens movie, the director Abrams used little computer-generated imagery and focused on more traditional special effects to preserve visual realism of original Star Wars. BB-8 or Beebee-Ate, a free-moving domed head droid, was one of these realistic looking creations and it did inspire many Star Wars enthusiasts to recreate this adorable droid, like Angelo Casimiro’s homemade smartphone-controlled BB-8, the hand-cranked rolling BB-8 with Lego base, and even a BB-8 rolling luggage suitcase. Read More…

Huawei Elegant and Jewel ladies smartwatch available for purchase in U.S.

Huawei Watch Elegant and Jewel smartwatch for ladies

Earlier last month, Huawei teased their women’s smartwatch, and it was only time before buyers could get their hands on them. Good news has just come in as Huawei has confirmed the availability of Elegant and Jewel watch models for women in the U.S. Highlighted by a curvy design and soft leather band, the Huawei Watch is one stylish gizmo ladies will find hard to resist.
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Endurance’s 3D printable SelfieBot offers professional dynamic video recording, stills

3D printable DIY SelfieBot

We have found a number of methods to click selfies or record videos, but still, we want something more sophisticated, at least something better than ‘Selfie Arm’. Even selfie sticks are replaced by accessories, like FlexCam. So, a Russian-American start up ‘Endurance’ has developed 3D printable DIY SelfiBot that enables users to create professional video recording of them with a mobile device. It sounds good for users looking forward to Skype video conferencing, video logs, lecture recordings etc. Read More…