Author: Gaurav

Cyberith Virtualizer – Virtual Reality locomotion device for FPS games

Cyberith Virtualizer augmented reality for FPS gaming

Augmented reality in gaming is constantly getting closer to the real experience of being present in the situation. For example while playing first person shooting games like Battlefield or a horror game. Virtual reality in gaming and other applications has got a new pinnacle to break as an optimal Virtual Reality locomotion device has finally broken the shackles of being in prototype stage. Cyberith Virtualizer developed by Tuncay Cakmak is up on Kickstarter platform, and if gets funded then you’ll have it in your closet come early 2015.
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Full-scale replica of Transformers made from trash automotive parts

Danilo Baletic Transformers sculptures made from trash

DIYs that embark on life-like transformers are always exciting and if these fictional characters are made from scrap material then it is even better. 22-year old Danilo Baletic from Podgorica, Montenegro believes that car scrap can be used to make eye-catching sculptures and that is exactly what inspired him to make the towering Transformer like structures that are now displayed at various locations around the city. Danilo’s work includes metal sculptures of Autobots, Decepticons and Megatron that intimidate the onlookers who are amazed by the humongous structures spanning 14m (46 feet) made by this young artist.
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Hyundai 2015 Genesis: “Yes you can have blind faith on self-driving cars”

Hyundai Motors "The Empty car Convoy"

Hyundai Motors “The Empty car Convoy”

Self-driving cars have always captured our imagination and automotive manufacturers around the globe are in a close battle to make one of the most reliable self-driving car. Hyundai seem to be inching closer to that goal and with their 2015 Genesis sedan showcased at the CES 2014 show for some cool technological advancements, the picture looks promising. But, even if an automotive manufacturer manages to make the most reliable self-driving car on this planet, how will the end-user be sure of that fact?
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Bugged about dirty ping pong balls? Clean Cup is the solution

Clean Cup ping pong ball cleaner

If you play ping pong or should I say table tennis, then you know how dirty the ping pong balls can get as a result of relentless contact with the elements. As you keep on hitting relentless shots the ball takes quite a beating and gets dirty as a result. Now there is solution to this problem by Tyler Dobush who has invented Clean Cup automatic beer pong ball washer. This invention is timed quite well as a research by Clemson University suggests that these balls carry dangerous bacteria which carry health risks.
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Mobile device compatible V.360 camera shoots panoramic videos in HD quality

VSN Mobil V.360 camera

There is no dearth of cameras that can shoot at the acutest angle possible and another entrant to this league is VSN Mobil’s V.360 camera. As the name suggests, it can shoot images and videos at panoramic 360 angle full HD 6480 x 1080p resolution. The Android and iOS compatible camera has three lenses combined with a mirror that shoots in front, back and sideways direction. The camera has an independent Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU and Adreno 330 graphics chip so that the clicked images or videos can be processed in a jiffy.
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Take EcoStone Bluetooth speaker into your swimming pool without any worries

Waterproof EcoStone Bluetooth speaker

Waterproof bluetooth speaker that floats too!

Music is bliss for people like me and wherever I go my music goes with me. Whether I’m driving, working in the office or at home having some peace of mind. But what about times when one has to go swimming or take a relaxing bathtub session? Surely the music should go there too. Grace Digital wants you to take the music to the swimming pool and in fact float with you as have a relaxing time in the water. EcoStone Bluetooth speaker by Grace Digital’s outdoor accessories division Ecoxgear is completely waterproof and floats in water too!
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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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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…

Wood Watch displays time in simple yet different way

Grovemade Wood Watch

Wristwatches are one of the most liked accessories that show our overall personality and flair. For this very reason there have been quite a number of ways in which one can opt to see time since centuries now. From the exquisite mechanical watches to the ones that are uber futuristic. But nothing can be compared to a watch made from natural components like wood. Grovemade, a Portland-based company collaborated with designer Stefan Andren to craft a watch that looks very sober and shows time in its unique way. Wood Watch is made from premium America hardwood and shows time through small little holes that are engraved into the watch face.
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Monsoon buster: Sardines boots fold into themselves for easy portability [W/video]

Sardines boots by Estel Alcaraz

Monsoons are here and I don’t like this part of the year much, owing to one simple reason that it creates so much mess. One thing that gets utterly messy in the rainy season is your pair of shoes or any other footwear that you are wearing. For this very reason in the wars of 17th century the wellington boots were invented. But they are very cumbersome to carry and are ages behind in terms of portability and looks. That is why Estel Alcaraz from Barcelona has come up with Sardines rain boots, a new avatar of wellington boots that weigh just 800 grams and can be folded to one fourth of their original size.

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