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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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