Tagged: Smart Umbrella

Create your own panoramic 360-degree photo umbrella with Panorella

Panorella

We’ve seen some technically advanced umbrellas coming from the Far East, all suggesting Japanese have an unbiased fad for umbrellas. Latest example is Panorella – an umbrella handstitched meticulously from 100 percent polyester. Panorella lets you print your favorite panoramic 360-degree image on the umbrella and customize it to enliven your walk through the streets in sun and rain. Panorella is made from double layered polyester which allows finest quality of high resolution images to be printed on to the umbrella.   Read More…

Smart umbrella connects to your phone, alerts if you forget it behind

Jonas smart umbrella

We’ve seen a few smart umbrellas in our time, it turns out, Jonas by Fantastik is by far the smartest of them. This smartphone controlled umbrella is priced at 10,778 yen (about US$105) and runs via an app. Jonas connects to a smartphone through an app over Bluetooth, and lets you receive an alert as and when you’ve left the umbrella behind. Additionally, the umbrella also vibrates in case you’ve left your phone unattended somewhere. Read More…

Air Umbrella creates air flow over the head to shelter from rain

Air Umbrella

Umbrellas are getting smarter by the day, but the basic design of an umbrella hasn’t seen a major change yet. Umbrella still have long poking tips and they still tend to flip inside out on a windy day. Not anymore – the basics of umbrella could be in for a change with the real “invisible umbrella” up for fundraising on Kickstarter. Dubbed the Air Umbrella, this is designed to take advantage of cone of jetted air to shelter from rain. Air above the head to protect from rain may sound hard to believe, but the video demo bellow shows the Air Umbrella actually works. Read More…