Dreamer Technologies is taken to Kickstarter to launch their new smartphone controlled blinds aptly named AutoShades. The smart shades not only controllable from your smartphone but also include smart technology that is capable of detecting sunlight and adjusting accordingly. It’s night mode ensures all shades are closed automatically and a full scheduling program enables you to tweak […]
The Austin-based startup behind the Beatbox – Rhythmo – is aiming the build-it-yourself kit at makers and STEAM students. As its name suggests, it’s a rhythm machine designed for beat creation and play. The kit comes with Japanese arcade-style buttons, a joystick, parameter knobs, and two 50 W speakers that are mounted to the outside […]
We’ve been writing about this gizmo named Effie for nearly two years now — it’s a home device built by a British startup that’s designed to take the pain out of ironing. This relatively small device on wheels can reportedly iron up to a dozen different items of clothing at once.
To do it, the googles — claimed by the company to be the first-ever ski goggles with bone conduction integration — use patented bendable arms that provide constant contact between audio transducers and your the outside of your ears. Because there is nothing actually obstructing your ear canal — and because the sound is coming […]
Whether you’re pedaling hundreds of miles across the wilderness or just to the corner store, one thing that can really throw you off is a set of large, heavy, rattling bike bags. Evoc approaches the problem with common-sense design: thinning and sleeking its new packs and securing them to the bike via Boa dials. The […]
The device makes brewing up a fresh cup of Joe its priority, but will apparently be perfectly capable of serving up beer, tea, kombucha and other beverages, too. The Pico MultiBrew is actually the Seattle-based company’s second attempt at an all-in-one countertop brewing machine. Up until last year it had largely traded in beer-brewing appliances, […]
According to research conducted by Canadian materials engineering technologist Albert Beyer, about 68 percent of hockey, skiing and snowboarding-related concussions are caused by impacts to the back of the head – these may occur when hockey players fall back onto the ice, for instance. With that in mind, Beyer created The Goose Egg.
The US Army isn’t just looking to giving soldiers a hand, but a whole extra arm. At the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland, the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is testing a prototype passive support system called Third Arm, which evenly distributes the weight of heavy weapons, allowing soldiers to use them with less fatigue […]