Tagged: Radio

Teenage inventions that are changing the world we live in

Teenage-Inventors

While most of the teenagers out there are busy enjoying their life to the fullest, a small bunch of them are always putting their mind into overdrive for innovative solutions to problems the world is plagued with. They don’t tinker around with fancy gadgets or upbeat toys, rather they make gizmos that even a veteran would be proud of. These kids might look innocent but what’s churning up in their mind is for all to see. And what’s important is that they rejoice every moment invested in creating these game-changing innovations. So, Let’s see what these teenage prodigies are doing to change the world we live in, and will one day become the pioneering entrepreneurs that world will remember for a long time.
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Revo intros its retro chic SuperSignal DAB radio with Bluetooth connectivity

Revo's SuperSignal DAB radio

Bluetooth Radio killed the Video star – Revo has finally unveiled their expansion to the SuperSeries range with the retro chic SuperSignal DAB radio. Exhibiting its classy form with American Walnut wooden facades, the design harks back to the purist level. This subtle elegance of the form factor is complemented by a OLED display and anodized aluminum and mild-steel grille. This alludes to the contrast of both retro and contemporary design languages. Of course, beyond aesthetics, it is the technology under the svelte hood that really sets apart the SuperSignal from its peers. This advanced scope includes the radio’s capacity to receive both DAB and DAB+ broadcasts, along with traditional FM with RDS.

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Graphene is the magic material in world’s smallest FM radio transmitter

World's smallest FM radio

Researchers and engineers led by mechanical engineering Professor James Hone and electrical engineering professor Kenneth Shepard at Columbia University have harnessed the unique property of graphene to make the world’s smallest FM radio transmitter using nano-mechanical system capable of producing FM signals. The technology also paves way for the future development of wireless signal processing and coming up with ultrathin smartphones. Graphene, a compound of carbon is one of the strongest material known to man and is a very good conductor of electricity which makes it ideal for developing nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS).
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Tivoli Audio Giant Model One BT – World’s biggest Bluetooth radio hides secret message inside

Tivoli Audio Giant Model One BT

Tivoli Audio has created a very big scaled modeled of their popular Model 1 BT radio which apparently is the biggest Bluetooth radio in the world. The Giant Model One BT has been created as a celebration of the radio and sound reproduction by world famous Italian designer and artist IIaria Marellli. Hidden behind the humungous figure of this radio are seven unique whispering trees that greet every visitor with a secret message once they place their ears on them. Just for those who don’t know much about Tivoli Audio, it was founded by Tom DeVesto who is an innovator of audio industry in his own rights.
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Earl – Solar powered Android tablet built for survival won’t let you get lost in the wild

Earl tablet solar powered

When you are going out on expeditions and adventure trips for days or even weeks, the best thing to do is to carry along with you the requisite gear that would get you out of any situation. So why not have a tablet PC that is built specifically for such situations? Here is Earl, the revolutionary new tablet made specifically for outdoor situations like survival in the wild. Powered by Android Jelly Bean 4.1, this tablet can be operated with gloves on, courtesy the flexible E-ink glove friendly touchscreen (1024×768) designed by LG which can be viewed easily in the sunlight and in Lunar mode for night time viewing that also functions as a lantern. Loaded with 3D joypad and gyroscope, Earl facilitates easy touch and motion gesture operation in all kind of situations.
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65 ° web radio by Christopher Kuhner has uber’ futuristic design

Those cool old radios will never lose their charm even though we are used to listening to a thousand radio stations more than what we used to listen in those golden days. But these days we rarely listen to the good old radio as internet radio has replaced it for good as users listen to their favorite music genres on limitless stations. Bringing the old retro feel to the new generation internet radio, designer Christopher Kuhner has come up with 65 ° web radio which combines all the vintage aspects of the old radio into a high tech internet radio playing jukebox. The controls are both tactile and controlled by knobs while you can change other options like HQ (high quality) filter, streaming etc. on the touchscreen interface at the top itself.


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Just Radio made from reclaimed wood takes you back to the good old days

In today’s time when we all have our gadgets loaded with our favorite music, somewhere down the line we have forgotten the good old radio. Bringing back the radio as we always knew it, Emily Hesslegrave has come up with the intuitive product called Just Radio which is made from reclaimed natural timber wood. The speakers are placed on the sides of the radio and the hand-crafted finish to the various components like the knobs reminds one of the age old heritage when radios were made from natural material. The leather finish combined with the organic wax finish makes this radio truly eco-friendly product for people who like to go the green way.
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Skap’s wooden storage unit iPhone/iPod dock with integrated radio

Over time iPod and iPhone docking stations have seen various avatars. There is no end to how creative people can get with creating these out of the box and luxuriously appealing creations for Apple device. Nonetheless, we have always been fascinated by these docking stations and this Skap’s wooden storage unit dock is no different, this is fascinating to the core as well. Read More…