Apron Alert allows your cooking apron to tweet!

The quirky trend of odd wearable emanating odd tweets still continues with the Apron Alert. Based around a scientific project that involved improving our kitchen experience, this gear was contrived by some designers at the Smart Design’s Interaction Lab. The basic set up comprises of an apron that remarkably tweets just when the preparation for your meal has started and when it has finished.

BodyGuardian RMS allows for remote monitoring of heart conditions

Cardiac arrhythmias alludes to a range of heart conditions that denote unbalanced electrical activity in the heart. The very nature of their abnormality make the conditions hard to either predict or detect, thus resulting in life threatening medical emergencies. In this regard, semiconductor producer firm STMicroelectronics has teamed up with Preventice, a mobile health solution developer, to provide for an effective solution. The solution calls for a ‘real world’ remote monitoring of cardiac arrhythmias, which can be done even form the comfort of the patient’s home.

Designer contrives a weight reducing smart gear for postal workers

It may come as a bit of a shocker, but on a daily average a postal worker handles around a whopping 250 kgs of mail. To put things into perspective, that is actually more than four times the average human mass (which stands at 62 kgs). And, of course because of the manual handling of such high weight ratios, many of our ever friendly postmen go through serious health issues like carpal tunnel syndromes. In this regard, design student Doris Feurstein has contrived her very own innovative solution for postmen, in the form an exclusive body gear for lessening the overall weight...

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...

Designer conceptualizes a ‘home theater’ headset with iPhone

In this age of mercurial technological advancement, there is one trend that remains nigh constant: small is beautiful. In this regard, designer Mike Enayah has tried to follow the ‘micro’ dictum by conceptualizing his very own home theater system, powered by none other than the exalted iPhone.

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....

Memoto 5megapixel wearable camera captures twice a minute of your life

On the 28th of April, 2009; there came into existence a funding platform named Kickstarter. Since then, this platform is full of creative, innovative, ambitious and imaginative projects which promise to give new dimensions to the existing technological applications and hardware around us. It’s not just innovative thinking or transformation but a creation of a whole new material that can shape our future for better. That is why; kickstarter has a strong 2.5 million people pledging more than $ 350 million on more than 30 thousand projects, till now. So, among so many ambitious projects, here is one unique and...

Hi Tech LED glasses developed for visually impaired

The capability to see is one of the greatest gifts provided to human beings, but there are many people around the world who either don’t inherit it by birth or might have lost vision due to some mishap. As a solution for any such vision impairment, a team of researchers at Oxford University under the leadership of Dr Stephen Hicks from the Department of Clinical Neuroscience have come up with a set of LED Glasses dubbed as ‘Smart Specs.’