November 4, 2012 Admin

It may come as a bit of a shocker, but the above pictured conception is not a wristwatch, or rather not only a wrist watch. In fact, it is a wearable robot. Yes, a full fledged robot that can perform all the managing tasks of the owner’s life (much like Apple’s voice software Siri). However, this ‘robot’ can offer a much more personalized and varied service, given that it can comprehend the owner’s individual psychological framework (unlike Siri). (more…)

November 1, 2012 Gaurav Sood

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…

October 30, 2012 Admin

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. (more…)

October 29, 2012 Admin

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…

October 27, 2012 Gaurav Sood

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…

October 26, 2012 Gaurav Sood

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….

October 24, 2012 Gaurav Sood

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…

October 19, 2012 Bharat

The most meaningful technological innovations are those that go beyond proving to be descent accessories or fancy gadgets. They are the once that help those in need and even if they can change a few lives for the better, then the purpose of the technological breakthrough is served. Currently being developed by Ducere Technologies and pioneered by Anirudh Sharma, an information technology engineer from India, the ‘Le Chal’ shoes are one of those that could significantly alter and improve the quality of life for the visually challenged. Translating to ‘Take along’, the shoes are a smart combination of the modern…