Category: Accesories

Google Draw is augmented reality paintbrush for Google Glass

Jorge Trevino Blanco Google Draw stylus for Glass

Google Glasses have let loose our imagination when it comes to hand-free interaction with the world around us. But have we taken the hand-free dream far beyond our real capability? Industrial designer Jorge Trevino Blanco from Mexico believes otherwise and that is why he has his own version of a Google Glass compatible stylus that gives artists and people obsessed with interactive technology a chance to explore their skills. Google Draw is a stylus that lets you paint the world with your artistic prowess and do much more with Google Glasses.
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Cyborg glasses with robotic eyes express emotions for you

AgencyGlass by Hirotaka Osawa

Since, we belong to the society, it becomes mandatory for us to portray good manners and be at the most appropriate behavior all the time, just to be socially accepted and appreciated. To help us be at are human best, so people around us feel engaged all the time; Hirotaka Osawa, Professor at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, has developed cyborg glasses that express emotions for us. Dubbed the AgencyGlass, these freakish goggles mimic the appropriate emotions of the wearer’s eye movement when interacting with people. Read More…

Mobile device power bank that functions as a powerful LED lantern

Hitachi Maxell MPC-CLT6600 power bank LED light lantern

Power hungry gadgets demand a constant backup for juicing them up when you are out on adventure trips. And also there is a need for a good lighting solution to light up the dark. Keeping this in mind, Hitachi Maxell MPC-CLT6600 outdoor lighting solution that also functions as a power bank is one accessory you want to have in your backpack every time you go on a hiking trip. And it is no ordinary mobile device charging device as it has 6600 mAh capacity, enough ti charge 3 smartphones or 2 tablet devices before needing a recharge. Moreover it also functions as a lantern or LED light that can continuously work for a staggering 50 hours in LED/lantern mode.
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Amoeba 3D printed glasses let you pick content of interest

Amoeba 3d printed glasses

Every single day you get overloaded with web information that is very difficult to organize. Although, some data does get stored sub-consciously in your mind; but the amount of information we get fed with daily on our computers and smartphones is gargantuan. With the advent of wearable technology, it is only matter of time before we have devices that’ll help us document this big data. 3D printed glasses dubbed Amoeba is one bold stride in this direction. In its prototype stage for now, Amoeba is designed by students of Royal College of Art and Imperial College, led by Sanya Rai. The pair of glasses is equipped with sensor to monitor and analyze your bio-parameters to understand your interest of web content. Read More…

LazeeEye turns your smartphone into a 3D camera

Lazeeeye 3D camera for smartphone

Want to turn your smartphone into a 3D camera? Then you’ll have to do LazeeEye (Laser and Eye) some justice. A project up on Kickstarter morphs your smartphone into a 3D camera by using laser illuminator hardware and stereo vision processing app that makes your smartphone camera see like you would do in a real life situation. Let me explain, we see with two eyes and the image created is a 3D vision of the actual world but smartphone camera only has one lens to see from and therefore the image is a 2D interpretation of the real world. So, to counter this LazeeEye makes tricky use of laser illuminator to create a virtual second lens.
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Interview: Robert Macauley, mind behind LifePrint printer for mobile devices

LifePrint photo printer for mobile devices

Robert Macauley with a photo printed by LifePrint

How about printing photos from your smartphone instantly, as and when you click them? The ability to get a quality photo print of your most cherished memory captured in the frame of time? Well, if all goes well for LifePrint WiFi photo printer for Android/iPhone & Instagram on Kickstarter, then this fact could be a normal happening for users worldwide. The ability of LifePrint to connect via Bluetooth extends the possibilities even further as it prints photos to your friend’s LifePrint printer anywhere in the world. All you have to do is send photos directly to LifePrint printer and it is all done.
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Orchestra: Retro-styled wooden casing for Jawbone Big Jambox

Orchestra wooden casing for Jawbone Big Jambox

Jeffery Stephenson from Mcalpin, Florida has a knack of making beautifully crafted wodden cases which was apparent from his earlier creations like Flightline and DuMont. Now he is again in the limelight with his perfectly hand-made casing for Jawbone Big Jambox that draws inspiration from 1961 Curtis Mathes stereo console. Dubbed as Orchestra, the mid-century decorative housing made from mahogany wood/American black walnut for Jawbone Big Jambox reminds us of the magical 60s and 70s era when televisions and radios were a big hit.
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iXoost Radical6 iPhone and iPad docking station designed like an aircraft engine

iXoost Radical6 iPhone iPad docking station

It’s been a long time since designer Micro Pecorari came out with the amazing iXoost iPhone/iPad dock. But there was always a gut feel that Micro would better on his own hand-made docking station. Now we present to you iXoost Radical6, an audio dock for iPhone and iPad that draws its design inspiration from aeronautics design right from the radial engine to the flaps. The docking station has been designed in collaboration with Avirex, the iconic military apparel brand founded by Jeff Clyman in 1975. iXoost Radical6 can be machined to your preference from alloy of aluminum in velvet, satin or raw effect while the exhaust manifold can also be crafted in polished or chromed look. While the sound is of top notch quality with iXoost’s patented technology and the large tweeters and subwoofers induced in the dock design.
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Interview: Suman Mulumudi, creator of Steth IO iPhone case that doubles as a stethoscope

Steth IO by Suman Mulumudi

A few weeks back we showed you one of the most innovative technology by a teenager that uses iPhone as a stethoscope. The Steth IO case for smartphone, developed by Suman Mulumudi who unearthed the hidden capability of iPhone’s microphone to detect heart beats very precisely, can even better a stethoscope. So we had to get an interview done with this ingenious kid who is on the course of making the most tech savvy stethoscope that you could ever imagine of. A stethoscope that is actually your iPhone case. So read on for what Suman had to say about our inquisitive queries and you’ll surely be amazed by his intellect.

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Become invisible to surveillance cameras with the Justice Cap

Justice Caps

Freedom is everything, and while you walk on the streets your freedom could be impeached by surveillance cameras and face recognition cameras put in place by the authority. If you don’t want to reveal much about your identity, and lead a secretive life the only option left is to not leave the secure perimeters of your house. Or perhaps you could get yourself a Justice Cap. A cap that makes your face unidentifiable to surveillance cameras. More like a baseball hat, the Justice Cap has a set of LEDs on top that has anti-camera technology to white out your face whenever a camera is trying to recognize your face.
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