Mi Band: A fitness monitor and sleep tracker for just $13

Xiaomi Mi Band

Xiaomi, one of the China’s biggest electronics companies have unveiled its first wearable gadget, a fitness tracking wrist band that monitors one’s fitness and also acts as a sleep tracker. Dubbed Mi Band, the best feature of the fitness band is that it comes with an affordable price of just $13. The tracking device is packed with smart and impressive features primarily focusing on health issues and sleeping routines. Apart from that, the Mi Band act as an alarm clock and can connect wirelessly to your smartphone via Bluetooth.
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BAE unveils Striker II smart helmet with built-in night vision camera, HD display

Striker II night vision camera helmet-1

Fighter pilots over the years have seen a host of changes in their helmets. But one thing that has been a problem of this technological shift is that the night vision goggles fitted to the helmets only add to the weight on a pilot’s head. To address the issue, BAE Systems has built the Striker II – a new smart helmet integrated with night vision camera, which allows fighter pilots to see in the dark, sans extra burden on the head. Unveiled at the Farnborough Airshow, the Striker II helmet comes with a visor, which doubles as a high-definition display, permitting pilots to see all useful data (about co-ordinates and targets on the ground) in their field of vision. Read More…

Estar Takee – World’s first holographic smartphone from China ‘with love’

Estar Takee holographic smartphone

Remember the Amazon Fire Phone that we acquainted you with just a month earlier? Then you need to have a look at this smartphone by a manufacturer from China which is the world’s first holographic image producing phone. Takee smartphone by Estar claims to be the only smartphone in the market that can produce stereoscopic 3D holographic images in accordance with the user’s eye movement. It has four front-facing cameras that produce the 3D holographic image and then you can interact with them for various actions like pinch to zoom or wave of the hand to shift to the next slide.

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How about a 3D printed Apple iWatch?

iPod watch strap

If your patience is running out in the wait of eagerly awaited Apple iWatch, then this might bring a smile to your face. Today,we have brought to you a 3D printed version of the iWatch (of course it’s fake) that surely will give you something to cheer about. Stewart Davies, a product design graduate from University of Edinburgh has created a 3D printed iPod watch strap for the Apple’s 6th generation of the iPod Nano. Both of these products can combine to become a cool iWatch, at least something to fool your friends.

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NanoFlowcell Quant e-Sportlimousine sportscar that runs on salt water finally gets road legal

NanoFlowcell Quant e-Sportlimousine

NanoFlowcell Quant e-Sportlimousine made its debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show and the technology that it boasted-off made everyone think that it was good on paper but not good enough to make it to the productions. As opposed to that belief, the car that runs on salt water powered electrolyte flow cell power system has received approval from TUV Sud in Munich for use on public roads. This streamlined and sexy looking four seater sportscar that is based on the principle of redox flowcell developed in 1976 by NASA and American Space Program. Read More…

Czech adventurers on a 900km journey in a plastic bottles boat

Plastic bottles boat

In an attempt to bring much needed awareness to the increasing plastic pollution in Europe, two young adventurers have created a plastic bottles boat. Honza Kára, a 22-year-old student and Jakub Bures, a 21-year-old mechanic are in the middle of their unusual journey these days as they are peddling their way almost a thousand kilometers from their hometown Nymburk down the River Elbe to the great port of Hamburg on the North Sea. The 10-metre long boat is made out of 5000 plastic bottles was launched officially on July 12, 2014 at Elbe river in Nymburk.

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Artist transforms Lamborghini Aventador Roadster into a painted canvas

Duaív Lamborghini Aventador

French figurative painter and classical musician Duaív has teamed up with Lamborghini Miami to transform a Lamborghini Aventador Roadster into a beautiful artistic masterpiece. Lamborghini Miami is known for doing things a little different and something out of the box. Previously also, they have amazed the world with their unique automotive creations and marketing strategies. Some of their projects from the recent history are Air, Land and Sea project, Sharpie Lamborghini Gallardo and project AU79. Now with the “Project Duaív”, they have come up with another exotic creation to the delight of all automotive enthusiasts, especially for the Lamborghini Aventador roaster lovers.
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Innovative bike multi-tool with leather case from Brooks England

Brooks England bike multi-tool with leather case

Being a cyclist, one thing that you genuinely need in your bag is a bike multi-tool. The small toolkit has ability to solve all potential problems, as long as your legs are working. The bike multi-tool can help with on-the-go adjustments, and when you have something like the Brooks England’s bike multi-tool with leather case on you, you are sorted even when miles away from civilization. Dubbed the Toolkit MT21 (Ochre), the life-saving multi-toolkit features seven allen keys, four spoke wrenches, three screw drives and three torx wrenches along with additional tools like a bottle opener, knife and chain tool. Read More…

Bot-So social robot can be controlled via twitter

Bot-So social robot by Edifixio India

How about a robot that you can control via twitter? Blending robotics with social media, Engineers at the Kolkata based IT Company Edifixio India has created a social robot that can interact with people through twitter. Christened “Bot-So”, the social robot can be stationed for remote home surveillance. A tweet from your phone will trigger the Bot-So to keep an eye on your home when you are away and can survey a particular space when a motion detector is triggered.
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Nike’s FuelBox offers gear in exchange of FuelBand points

Nike FuelBox vending machine

Nike has adopted a very unique and interesting advertising strategy in order to promote the brand’s name and its products. Recently, the American multinational corporation plotted a secret vending machine in New York City about which it was giving hints to its followers on twitter. Dubbed as Nike’s FuelBox, the vending machine does not accept cash and dispenses Nike goods in exchange of some daily points from a Nike FuelBand.

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