Author: SunilChandel

Replica of Master Chief Motorcycle helmet is both street-legal and functional

Master Chief Motorcycle helmet by Neca

Neca, Video game toys and Collectibles Company have released a road ready and fashionable modular helmet that is inspired from Halo’s star fictional character, Master Chief and is detailed replica of the headgear. Both futuristic and functional, the Master Chief Motorcycle helmet is modeled exactly like the one that main lead wears in the series of science fiction first-person shooter video games. The headgear comes with a street-legal design and has been approved by the Department of Transportation in the United States.
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Neptune Duo: A wearable for your wrist along with a Pocket Screen

Neptune Duo

Remember Neptune Pine smartwatch, a smartphone for your wrist unveiled about a year ago? Well, the company is back again with their second wearable in the form of Neptune Duo which is a completely new concept that is made up of two devices. One part is the wearable wristband which is referred as Hub whereas the second part is smartphone-like gadget which is called the Pocket Screen. The Hub comes with a 2.4 inch curved display and is designed to accomplish most of the work by itself. However, for tasks that requires a bigger screen there is the Pocket Screen which has a 5-inch 1280 x 720 display.
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Hardshell CODEPAK bike box is made from aerospace materials

CODEPAK bike box by Greenwell brothers

CODEPAK bike box by Greenwell brothers

With a new vision on frame bags and bike luggage and a goal to build the premier bike cargo solution, Anchorage-based Brothers, Cody and Justin Greenwell started their own company, AK CODEPAK. Here is the first developed product by the brothers called CODEPAK, a bike pack which is light, durable and easy to open. Cody Greenwell drew the original idea and using his expertise as an aircraft mechanic and love for biking, he came up with this amazing bike box. He was assisted by his older brother and bike mechanic Justin Greenwell who himself is an avid downhill biker and looks after sales, distribution, and customer service.


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PicoPro projector brings big screen experience at your fingertips

PicoPro portable projector by Celluon

Seoul, South Korean-based technology company Celluon have unveiled their new product in the form of an ultra-portable projector to bring the big screen experience at your fingertips. Dubbed PicoPro, the small, battery-powered projector puts a cinema in your pocket and lets you project movies, videos and pictures on any white background from your smartphone. The PicoPro projector can connect to an iOS device through HDMI which requires an adapter or can connect wirelessly to Android devices and Windows phone that support Miracast. The slim and lightweight projector makes sure that you get bold, bright colors and an always-in-focus HD picture quality.
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Retired mechanic hand-builds smallest functional W32 engine

Miniature W32 engine by Patelo

José Manuel Hermo Barreiro, the retired Spanish naval mechanic behind the world’s smallest V-12 engine and number of complex mini-motors is back again to amaze us with his latest creation. Nicknamed Patelo by gearheads and auto junkies, the die-hard mechanics pensioner have now created a miniature, running W32 engine which is nothing less than an intricate work of art. One of the toughest project of the hobbyist until now, the hand-crafted W32 engine is surely his most complex work and probably the most beautiful too.
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FlexPV wheel offers electric power to your bicycle or skateboard

FlexPV electric wheel by Flexbot

Flexbot, the China-based team which in 2013 developed the world’s first smartphone controlled drone called Flexbot is back again with their newest gadget. Called FlexPV, the innovative product is a small electric wheel that can offer some additional power to your bike or skateboard. Propelled by a durable hub motor, it simply works as an add-on contraption and transforms your bicycle, skateboard or even your sofa into an electric one within a matter of minutes. The battery powered wheel can be controlled by a remote or through a smartphone app.
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Scrabble Twist: Handheld version of the popular word game

Scrabble Twist by Hasbro

In this world full of technology, setting up your Scrabble gameboard in a public place seems a little outdated. Well, to make it stand proudly with the hi-tech gadgets of today, Hasbro, an American multinational toy and board game company have given a little twist to the word game. Using modern technology and a bit innovation, Hasbro have developed a new digital and portable version of the game. Called Scrabble Twist, the handheld game is a much more fast-paced version of the original and is best suited for get-togethers and for the younger generation.
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How about a Corvette powered mobile bathroom?

Corvette powered mobile bathroom

Corvette powered mobile bathroom

You might have seen lots of weirdly modified Corvettes in your lifetime but I can guarantee you that they don’t stand a slightest chance in front of what we are showing you here today. Surfacing in Germany on eBay a few days back, the strange creation is a mobile bathroom which is powered by a 1965 C2 Corvette V8 engine. A sort of propelled bath, the show car was actually built back in the 70’s in America and was displayed at various exhibitions including the Canadian International Auto Show. After that it was shipped to Germany where it was seen on Essen Motor Show in the early 80’s before it was bought by some anonymous guy who added it to his top-class collection of vehicles.

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NTU students create two eco-cars for 2015 Shell Eco-marathon Asia

NV8 electric vehicle by NTU students

A group of students at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have created Singapore’s first 3D-printed urban solar electric car. Mounted on a carbon fiber single shell chassis, the NV8 may also be Asia’s first 3D-printed urban concept car. Utilizing 150 parts, the 3D printed body of the EV which will compete in the Shell Eco-marathon Asia was designed at the University itself. The 3D-printed cabin of the car is made from lightweight plastic to offer more space and comfort to the driver and also to keep the weight low. The urban concept car can reach a top speed of about 60 km/h (37 mph), while maintaining low energy consumption.
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MIT develops wearable robot that can open and close zippers

Zipperbot: wearable robot zips your coat for you

How about a robot that zips and unzips your coat for you? Well, with our dependency on technology increasing day by day as to make our lives easier, scientists have actually developed a tiny robot to complete the simple task of zipping and unzipping your coat. Suitably named Zipperbot, the small wearable robot that can open and close zippers have been invented by Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Personal Robotics Group. When charged, these tiny bots scampers up zippers till no more track is left. The design is small enough to fit on a jacket and it can go around curves and move forward and backward.
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