Author: Gaurav Sood

Oakley Airwave goggles – Snow sports lovers’ tech laden stylish gadget

We all love snow and its every guys dream to ski on the rough icy snow, coming down like a gust of wild wind from the lofty peaks descending to the base of the mountains. It certainly, is the greatest thrill and to add a new dimension to this beautiful, adventure sport; Oakley has introduced new sun-glasses with interactive maps, GPS, accelerometer, gyroscope, etc. These snow goggles or sun-snow reflectors (as that is their main purpose) are not just simple optical wonder but are stuffed with advanced technology too. Although, these ultra-advanced Oakley Airwave goggles contain a very small screen,...

Sanpei optics brings sunglasses with headphones- View & listen to the world around you in style

Nobody would have ever imagined that at some point, there is going to be a revolution in the field of gadgetry and that too alone in wear-able technology! But the human mind is never at rest with new concepts, innovative ideas and above all curiosity. The process of this positive thinking & approach of a group of talented guys from Sanpei Optics has resulted into the development of sunglasses which are also a pair of headphones. Though, they may appear simple but still these are beautiful both in appearance and functioning.

Waveform timing in the new Oscope watch by Tokyoflash

Based on the technology of Oscilloscope, here is a watch by Tokyoflash called Oscope Watch that shows time in waveform on graph. The display on the watch shows X axis & Y axis in green on a black background and if you press a button for once, a horizontal moving sine curve graph comes up on the screen. The current hour is displayed by the number of maximums on the screen, like from 1-12. The increment in every 10 minutes (0-50) is indicated by the maximum function value (as a projection on the upper apexes on the positive Y-axis). The...

Fit Shirt an ECG & vitals recording shirt that revolutionizes traditional methods of cardiac testing

Have you ever wondered how would it be, if you got a shirt which can sense the functioning of your body? At first this might seem as a wonder but in today’s technological market where the wearable technology is making a new mark, this seems like another project, well done! Maxim Integrated, Clearbridge, VitalSigns & Orbital Research have jointly produced a shirt which is packed with ECG sensor technology, complex signal processing technology, a temperature sensor, motion sensor, an ultra low-power micro controller and to add up all; wireless electronics and its christened as the FIT SHIRT.

Bloke who lost his finger creates in-expensive prosthetic fingers for the amputees

There’s an old saying that, “Out of the blue comes a new ray of hope”! A very good example of this is Mr. Richard Van, a South African craftsman, who lost nearly all the fingers of his right hand in an industrial accident. Out of pain and sorrow of losing his fingers; Richard came with an idea of developing prosthetic fingers to regain the functions of his real fingers and their mobility. To help himself develop his imaginations and ideas into reality, Richard asked for the technical help from Washington based Mr. Ivan Owen, whose mechanical hand prop had impressed...

Forget gym and try the O2 Magnetic Dumbbells to make muscles anywhere and everywhere!

We all love to see ourselves as lean, muscular and in shape and the most appealing parts of the human body are chest and biceps. But making those guns look bigger is not easy! One has to pump a lot of iron and have an excellent proteinaceous diet to make muscles stronger and bigger so that we are healthy and aesthetically appealing to all. To help guys and the women folk workout in a better way than traditional gym training, Mr. Suhyun Yoo has devised electro-magnetic dumbbells called the O2 MAGNETIC DUMBBELLS which are ideal for working out at any...

Wear your sunglasses not just for sun-ban but HD recording too

Have you ever imagined of wearing sunglasses which can record videos for you? If there were any, it would simply eliminate the need of carrying a video recording camera and I must be kidding! No, actually I am not, because Hammacher Schlemmer have brought sunglasses that not only record videos but record them in high definition (HD). These polarized sunglasses record high-definition video right from the wearer’s point of view. There is a pinhole-sized 720p lens in the bridge of the frame that can captures 1280 x 720 HD video at 35 fps across a 72 degree wide angle. The...

Pocket Brief is a revolutionary product for Nephrostomy patients

You might have seen many folks carrying Urine bags in their hands when you make a visit to a hospital. Many of these can be simply urine bags inserted into the bladder vie urethra for patients who have some urogenital or renal anomalies but greater is the ordeal with guys who undergo Nephrostomy (a procedure that diverts waste liquid from the kidneys through a tube). For these patients, their pain is already a cause for bothering and tribulation and upon that they have to store their waste flushed from the kidney into external bags which not only look displeasing but...

Reebok’s new Sports Impact Indicator device for making sports safer

What can spoil a perfect athlete’s health and even end his/her carrier is an injury, which can happen while practice sessions or real game. The worst among these injuries are head injuries like concussions. There are many types of helmets which are available in the market to prevent or soak the shock caused by such injuries. But what if we are able to know the scale of damage caused by an injury and determine there and then if we need a medical help or can resume our game, measuring the impact of injuries? Well, this is not just an imagination...

Sens’it’ive makes blind aware of their surroundings

Imagine being blind and surely you will get chills to your spine! Indeed, opthamology has made a lot of progress in improving the scenario with blind people but there are certain vision anomalies that cannot be treated even today. So, to overcome this deficit in a blind human, Cyrille Rouffiat is working on an eyewear that can detect obstacles in the path of blind guys (wearing it), thus reducing their risk of  bumping into something & fall over; preventing them from getting  minor or serious injuries. This white, opaque yet sleek aid for the blind, currently in-research is known as Sens’it’ive....