Tag Archive | "Connected Objects"

LittleBits: The Connected Objects Kit

Thursday, March 20, 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

Wednesday, March 19, 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

Monday, March 17, 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

Monday, March 10, 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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Polar Beer: The Cell Phone Nullifier

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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This might be the most social product ever built. The Polar Beer Cell Phone Nullifier. A product that blocks all cell phone reception, including Wifi, 3G .etc while you’re within 5 feet of the device, so that you can enjoy a good old fashion chat while you drink an ice cold beer. Who wants one?

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Ototo: An Experimental Synthesizer

Wednesday, January 22, 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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Fliike: The Facebook Fan Counter Object

Saturday, July 6, 2013

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Fliike is a new connected object that showcases your Facebook Likes in the real world, where ever you place it. Fliike connects to your WiFi and automatically pulls a real time count of our Facebook page’s fan count, and displays that with the old school train station style of ticker board… I really love it, [...]

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Points: The World’s Most Advanced Street Sign

Monday, June 10, 2013

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Breakfast New York are famous for creating connected objects and installations, so their most recent piece of work was almost always going to be super cool, and they didn’t disappoint, creating ‘Points’ The World’s Most Advanced Street Sign. Points is a connected object like no other you’ve seen before, taking the shape of a standard [...]

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HP: The Festival Photoball

Monday, April 1, 2013

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Everyone loves having a turn hitting the huge blow up beach balls at a festival or event before security typically grab and destroy them. Well, this one was a little different and it came with security approval. The HP Photoball consists of one huge blow up ball, a HD camera and a wifi-hub allowing the [...]

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GAME: The Future of Golf App

Thursday, March 7, 2013

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If you’re a golfer, this could become you’re next favourite toy. GAME GOLF is a new connected product set that automatically tracks, maps and records your entire round of golf. Puts you against your mates, the course or the world and lets you share your victories. The concept, which has so far raised over $100,000 [...]

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Sound Bottle: Remixing Everything It Hears

Thursday, January 3, 2013

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This is the coolest object I’ve seen in 2013 so far, and I suspect it might take some time to beat it! Re: Sound Bottle is an auto remixing object that can record any every day sound and then automatically remix it into a beat. It’s another arduino powered device, that acts as an interactive [...]

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Projecteo: A Tiny Instagram Projector

Monday, November 26, 2012

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Brining the power and populairty of instagram to physical objects is a growing trend, and this seriously cool little Kickstarter project is jumping on the bandwagon of other Instagram Kickstarter projects in the funding pipeline… It’s called ‘Projecteo’ and is perfect for techno-geeks and hipsters alike, it’s a tiny Instagram Projector powered by a single [...]

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Phillips Hue: iOS Controlled LED Lights

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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I think there was a Kickstarter project a little while back that wanted to create an iPhone controlled lighting system. Well, it looks like Phillips beat them to commercializing it. Introducing ‘Hue’ the world’s most advanced lighting system, where each bulb lasts 15 years, has 11 LEDs that can generate 16 million hues per bulb, [...]

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Instacube: Android Instagram Photo Frame

Sunday, August 26, 2012

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Kickstarter is helping to change the startup world, I’m not sure how many of you have backed projects on there, but I can tell you it feels great to help a start up and still get the product you wanted them to make. So check this one out, launched just a few days ago, and [...]

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Adidas: Real-Time Tweet Shoes

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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So Adidas have been busy making high-tech shoes, as you’d expect, but then they did this… They created Real-Time Tweet Shoes, using a pair of their red adiPower Barricade shoes complete with a mini LED screen and processor so athletes can receive tweets of support straight into their shoes. Cool right? Well no, I’m not [...]

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