Tagged: Far East

Starry Sky Envelopes – Miniature planetarium for light polluted cities

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Are you always fascinated by the starry sky? Intrigued by what’s out there and how expansive the universe actually is? Then you’ve landed at the right place. This might sound strange, but for star gazers it is the perfect thing to get hold of. The Starry Sky Envelopes are developed keeping in mind urban areas where artificial lighting is so intense that seeing the stars is a bit of a rare event.
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Quadruped robot walks its way into the book of Guinness World Records

quadruped robot

A four-legged Chinese robot named Xingzhe No. 1 has walked into the Guinness World Records book for a stellar marathon performance and defeated the earlier record held by American robot. This record titled ‘Furthest distance covered by a quadruped robot’ was beaten by almost double the distance as the quadruped robot developed by a team from the College of Automation of Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications walked a distance of 134.03 km (83.28 miles) in one go.
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Chinese boy builds electric sports car at home in just six months

Homemade sports car by Chen Yinxi from China

Homemade sports car by Chen Yinxi from China

27-year old Chen Yinxi from China has made a homemade electric supercar that caught everyone’s eye at the 2015 Hainan International Automotive Industry Exhibition (Auto Expo in Haikou). Taking almost half-year to build, this supercar does look like a supercar from the outside. He made it for an amount rounding-off to £3,000 and that for the records is quite impressive. Chen who is an automotive engineering student has an affinity for designing cars and although he belongs to a rich family, he wants to follow his passion and create a legacy of his own.
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55-inch Samsung Mirror and Transparent OLED display panel is a delight for window shoppers

55-inch Samsung Mirror and Transparent OLED display panel

55-inch Samsung Mirror and Transparent OLED display panel

Display technology is evolving at an exponential pace with major players like Samsung, LG and Sony doing extensive R&D in HD OLED displays that can be folded. Now another benchmark has been achieved by Samsung Display who have developed the first ever 55-inch Mirror and Transparent OLED display panel targeted for personalized shopping and informational browsing.
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Interactive toy that your kids will love to have by their side

OHaNAS Japanese toy

Interactive toys are always your best bet when you are feeling lonely and human companions are just too judgmental for you. Not only do they make you feel good, but also give you a sense of comfort because they are simply adorable. Tomy Co. from Japan wants to tap this so far unexplored market that has only a few players, therefore it has partnered with NTT Docomo to bring to the masses an interactive toy that is more than just a plaything.
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My Ears – Hearing aid that is as simple as your ear covers

My Ears hearing aid

Most of the times elderly suffer from loss of hearing in one or both of the ears which can hamper considerable number of normal activities that they can perform. Surely there are many complex hearing aids that promise a lot, but they are expensive too. Seeing this Chubu Design Research Center has come up with hearing aid made from urethane foam that is quite easy to use and simple in design.
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Chinese Richie Rich gifts his husky dog 2 Gold Apple Watches!

Wang keke Gold Apple Watches

Wang keke wearing the 2 Gold Apple Watches

It’s a crazy world out there, and money rules the roost no doubt. I say this because people blessed with a fortune can do anything they wish to do. In a country where dogs aren’t used to much kindness, Wang Sicong, the son of one of China’s richest man has done what will truly surprise. He bought his husky dog (a bitch) two gold Apple Watches (known as Apple Watch Edition) that the canine absolutely loves to flaunt.
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Robotic-hybrid system ensures speedy recovery of post-stroke paralysis patients

Rehabilitation Sleeve Polytechnic University Hong Kong

The chances of developing partial paralysis in the upper limbs after stroke is quite high. And the only way to have chances of recovery depend on the rehabilitation program that the patient goes through. Keeping this in mind, Polytechnic University (PolyU) Hong Kong has developed a wearable robotic system for post-stroke rehabilitation to restore motor function back to normal. The wearable code named as Rehabilitation Sleeve has been designed by Dr Hu Xiaoling at PolyU’s Interdisciplinary Division of Biomedical Engineering with assistance from Institute of Textiles and Clothing, Industrial Centre and other organizations.
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Ping pong ball-sized portable speaker morphs your smartphone into a boombox

Elecom smartphone speaker

Elecom smartphone speaker

There are times when you want to enjoy quality music from the speakers of your smartphone. But there is a limitation to what your smartphone’s in-built speaker can deliver and what you expect. Don’t worry as guys from the Far East have a very practical solution for you. Unlike other accessories like portable speakers or audio units, this is an accessory that is no bigger than a ping pong ball. In-fact it is a speaker with 1.5 W high power output amplifiers providing you with thumping sound, anytime anywhere.
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Chinese Iron Man suit looking for its superhero, as the maker is bit too chubby!

Chinese Iron Man

Iron Man Suit begging for an owner!

Cheng Chen, a 27-year old engineering graduate, has fabricated his own iconic Iron Man body suit by just spending £55 (approx. $83.75 USD) in six months, just to find out that he is bit too flabby to fit in it. Chen is a movie buff and while watching Iron Man movie with his younger brother, this idea struck him to build his own personal Iron Man body suit.

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