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ShotTracker: Wearable Tech For Training

1. February 2015

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Connected everything in 2015 right? Yep. Here’s another. Sport. It’s a big one, and wearable tech will really step up a gear this year, so here’s one to kick it off… It’s called ‘ShotTracker’ a wristband and net clip combo for Basketballers that tracks every shot made and missed. Analyses your game from every point [...]

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Luna: The World’s First Smart Bed

31. January 2015

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Well, we’ve spoken about how 2015 will be the ‘Connected’ everything year, and here’s another one to hit the market, this time, it’s LUNA, a smart bed that learns how you like to sleep, helping to manage temperatures between the sheets and for both sides of the bed, along with heart rate and breathing patterns. [...]

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Introducing ‘COBI’ The World’s Smartest Bike

21. December 2014

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This is a pretty cool project on KickStarter right now. It’s called “COBI” and once installed, gives you the equivalent of world’s smartest bike, allowing you to connect all sorts of parts/gadgets to its brain, with over 100 intelligent features to be activated and used. With Smart-lights, charging stations, thumb controlled indicators, remote control audio, [...]

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Drink Up: Meet Our Talking Water Fountain

7. September 2014

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So everyone has had a drink from one of those water foundains in a public space before right? But how about one that talks to you? Drink Up, has built a special kind of water fountain to help spread the good word of water. Because while the Drink Up Fountain may look like a regular [...]

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Heart Bot: An Experimental Drawing Machine

3. September 2014

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Meet ‘Heart Bot’ an experimental drawing machine created by Intel, SMS Audio and Sid Lee as a digital art installation for guests at the Intel ‘Biosport’ headphones launch at The New Museum in NYC. Heart Bot is an experimental machine controlled by the heart rate of its audience. Interactive with the experimental drawing machine was [...]

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Ralph Lauren: Introducing The Polo Tech Shirt

27. August 2014

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Ok so Ralph Lauren is claiming to be the first luxury lifestyle brand to offer apparel that tracks and streams real-time workout data directly to your smartphone or tablet. It’s high-end wearable tech so to speak and it’s being tested right now… But the question is. Would you wear it? Would you want it? What’s [...]

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Grolsch Beer: The Movieunlocker Bottle

31. July 2014

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I can’t tell if this promotion for Grolsch Beer is real or not, but it’s an interesting play… Where the typical coupon code has been swapped for a bluetooth beacon placed in the bottle cap, so that when you open up your favorite beer, and tap it against your phone or mac book, it unlocks [...]

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JIBO: The World’s First Family Robot

30. July 2014

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Meet JIBO, a real-life social robot that might just change the way you think smart objects and how you’d picture them in your home. And ok sure, this is a concept video, making it seem so fluid and responsive, so there is much to be desired, but… Will this be a robot that people would [...]

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Meet ‘Sense’ The Ultimate Sleep Tracker

25. July 2014

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This Kickstarter project from the guys at ‘Hello’ has raised over $700,000 in 48 hours which pretty much breaks all records to date. Introducing Sense, the smart object and mobile app that helps track your sleep and the environment around you. Sense detects temperature, noise, light and movement among other things to help provide the [...]

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Johnnie Walker: Interactive Sensorium Box

30. June 2014

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Johnnie Walker in South Africa have created an ‘Interactive Sensorium Box’ to amplify the King of Flavour Whisky Profiler campaign. In essence, it’s a mobile sensorium experience that steps tasters through a series of flavours, aromas and sounds to create a profile of their favourite matched blend… All while sensors register the profilers individual selections [...]

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Rip Curl: World First GPS Surf Tracking Device

3. June 2014

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Introducing Rip Curl Search; a multi-platform digital ecosystem and device (Waterproof GPS Surf Watch) that allows surfers to find, capture and re-live their perfect waves, anywhere in the world… Created by VML in Sydney, Australia. It’s powered by Facebook Connect, and lets surfers log all their sessions, challenge friends, create surf clubs, protect secret spots, [...]

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LittleBits: The Connected Objects Kit

20. March 2014

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So no longer do you need a programmer to build cool connected objects, meet LittleBits, the non-programmer board kit that allows you to make a tonne of cool stuff, and the video above is just one example! It’s a board kit that just about anyone can use, and it’s all connected to their cloud platform [...]

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Introducing The Moto 360 Smart Watch

19. March 2014

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And the benchmark has been set… The new Moto 360 Smart Watch is a beautiful piece of wearable tech, and will likely be the benchmark until Apple throws their hat in the ring, if they ever do. It comes with interchangeable, premium bands, and the clock face is stunning. Check out this great introduction video, [...]

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Alert Shirt: Haptic Feedback Footy Jersey

17. March 2014

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If you’ve heard of Haptic Feedback, then this is a pretty cool example of what the future might hold. It’s called Alert Shirt, and looks to be a one-off, non-scientific prototype to hype the game on PayTV network ‘Foxtel’ in Australia, and it is wearable technology that promises to convert live game data into powerful [...]

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Oscar Mayer: Bacon Scent iPhone Alarm Device

10. March 2014

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If you’ve ever dreamt of this, it’s now a reality. The Bacon Scented iPhone Alarm Device, that plugs into your iPhone’s headphone port, releasing a real bacon smell when the alarm goes off, along with the famous bacon sizzle on the grill… It’s called the ‘Wake Up & Smell The Bacon’ and is a seriously [...]

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Samsung Galaxy: NX Rover Camera Bot

4. March 2014

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Check out Samsung’s ‘NX Rover’ Camera Bot that’s kinda like a Mars rover, on earth. Soon it will begin a global tour, with fans from around the world getting to take control of the NX Rover and shoot their own photos via Samsung’s new Galaxy NX connected camera. Users will get full control via an [...]

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Ototo: An Experimental Synthesizer

22. January 2014

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A new circuit board synthesizer that lets you turn almost anything into a musical instrument. It’s called Ototo, by the crew at Dentaku, and once plugged in, creates 12 touch pads and 4 live sensor inputs, which together let you trigger and manipulate the generated sounds in a number of ways, all pumped out through [...]

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Big Boss Brewing: Beer Sampling Arcade Game

4. December 2013

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So you like arcade gaming machines, you’re pretty awesome at old school street fighter, and you love beer. So now imagine, if some awesome beer company made an arcade machine, that pitted players against each other to win free beer. Well, here it is… The Last Barfighter, from Big Boss Brewing, is the first ever [...]

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British Airways: Plane Detecting Billboards

21. November 2013

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In a claimed world first campaign, the new British Airways #LookUp billboards in Piccadilly Circus, have some pretty cool tech behind them, allowing a simple, yet very effective story to be told. And as British Airways planes fly over the ClearChannel digital outdoor sites through the Heathrow flight path, they trigger advertising creative showing real-time [...]

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Google Glass: Doctors Get Patient Data Visuals

7. October 2013

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I think we’ve all been waiting to see where this would go, so here is one of the first Google Glass concepts specifically made for the healthcare sector, and in particular to link Philips Healthcare technology patient data into the Google Glass Display. The vision is ultimately allowing surgeons and doctors to never have to [...]

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