Tag Archive | "Latest Technology"

Ralph Lauren: Introducing The Polo Tech Shirt

Wednesday, August 27, 2014


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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Microsoft: First-Person Hyperlapse Videos

Tuesday, August 12, 2014


Sure your GoPro does an OK job of smoothing out the bumps and shaking form your bike rides and snowboarding escapades… And what about if you’re recording video using Google Glass? Probably 10x worse right? Then remember how they look when you speed them up? Well… What if Microsoft could change that all and give [...]

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inFORM: Tangible Media Surface Interaction

Tuesday, July 15, 2014


Posting this one for the Archives as it’s a little dated but I’ve wanted to post for a long while! This piece of work from MIT’s Tangible Media Group, who’ve invented a surface that three-dimensionally changes shape, allowing users to not only interact with digital content in meatspace, but even hold hands with a person [...]

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Google Self Driving Car: The First Drive Video

Friday, June 13, 2014


We’ve heard a lot about the Google Driverless Car, with testing over the last few years well documented. But this is the ‘First Drive’ where you’ll find people actually in the car, being driven autonomously around some slightly empty streets as they continue to near production… The Google Driverless Cars will be designed to operate [...]

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Lakemaid Beer: Delivered by Drones

Wednesday, February 5, 2014


Buy a drone. Get a GoPro. Film it delivering something. Get massive PR. That’s a pretty simple equation, so why don’t more people do it? Oh way, they do! And here’s another one, this time it’s a beer delivery, a slightly popular subject, from the guys at Lakemaid Beer. Who got a call from the [...]

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Oculus Rift VR: The Gender Swap Experiment

Tuesday, February 4, 2014


So you’ve heard of the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Goggles right? Well, they are pretty immerse, so what would happen if you created an experiment that put the POV of a male, and swapped it with the POV of a female, and then broadcast each others view into the Oculus Rift Goggles? Well, you’d call [...]

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Apple iBeacon: Brining Art Galleries To Life

Sunday, February 2, 2014


Aside from pushing offers and discounts, Apple’s new iBeacon technology provides a whole different way at creating native location based interaction with iOS devices, and this example from Rubens House Art Gallery in Antwerp gives a taste of what’s to come! Using Estimoate iBeacons, the art gallery has created location based beacons that interact directly [...]

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Amazon Prime Air: Delivered By Drones

Monday, December 2, 2013


Amazon Drones! We’ve all seen that Dominos ‘Pizza Drone’ delivery video. That was cool. But the difference is, when someone like Amazon says it’s going to invest in drones that deliver your packages… Well, then they probably actually will make it happen on a commercial scale, and not just a one off stunt! It’s scheduled [...]

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PowerUP: iPhone Controlled Paper Planes

Saturday, November 30, 2013


If you are looking for a backyard gadget, or just a twist on something old made new, mobile and awesome, check out the PowerUp 3.0 Paper Airplane that’s raised $250,000+ on KickStarter. It’s got a carbon fibre rod, bluetooth connectivity to your phone for a 55m flying range, along with a runner and smart flight [...]

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COIN: One Card To Rule Them All

Tuesday, November 19, 2013


Ok, I’m sorry, I had to post this. Yes, it’s had 5 million views in like 5 days, yes the video shows something seriously cool. BUT what I ask, is will you actually trust ALL your credit cards, reward cards .etc with this 3rd party device? Don’t get me wrong, it’s seriously cool. Infact I’m [...]

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Puma Run Navi App: Explore A New Route

Wednesday, November 13, 2013


Pumpa challenges the norm with this new app, and asks why does running have to be all about distance performance? Introducing ‘Puma Run Navi’ an app that helps you navigate your city to create great runs every time you want to get out there and exercise! Set a distance target, choose your mood and the [...]

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IDNA: 360-Degree Spacial Story Telling iPad App

Wednesday, October 23, 2013


I can’t remember seeing an iPad App Experience like this before, it’s what’s known as ‘Spacial Story Telling’ and plays out a 360-Degree Story Telling Experience on you iPad. As the iPad pans, so does the view within the animation and allows the story to play out through different paths, basically wherever the viewer takes [...]

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ScreenX: 270-Degree Cinema Screens (Video)

Monday, October 21, 2013


Supposedly there are 40 cinemas in South Korea featuring this new ‘ScreenX’ technology, a new type of cinema screen experience developed by cinema group ‘CJ CGV’. It uses the Theater walls as supplemental screens to give people a near panoramic 270-degree viewing experience of your favourite movies. That being said, it’s an entirely new production [...]

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BabyX: The Future of Artificial Intelligence

Monday, August 26, 2013


TEDxAuckland has presented us with BabyX. A virtual baby, represented by a 3D face on a screen, powered by artificial intelligence, that is able to interact with the world around her via a suite of sensors, allowing BabyX mimic the actions and interactions of a real life baby. Fibre optic cables light up to represent [...]

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Introducing Internet.org Facebook’s New Play

Wednesday, August 21, 2013


So Mark Zuckerberg has been busy rounding up some of the world’s biggest mobile and internet companies to create Internet.org who will champion brining low-cost internet connectivity to the next 5 billion people in the developing world… It’s kind of a little like the Google Loon Project? Make sure you head over to Internet.org and [...]

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Medical Mirror: Reading Your Vital Signs

Wednesday, July 31, 2013


Quantified living is perhaps the most dramatic emerging trend right now, and apart from wearable tracking devices, there will soon be an emergence of connected objects in your home dedicated to quantifying every other part of your life… MIT Media Lab students have created a ‘Medical Mirror’ prototype that is able to monitor vital signs [...]

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Fliike: The Facebook Fan Counter Object

Saturday, July 6, 2013


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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Google Project LOON: Balloon Powered Internet

Tuesday, June 18, 2013


Have you ever heard of a Moonshot? It’s the pursuit of not just the 10% better than everyone else, but the 10x better that what exists to date, a reach for glory through science and practicality. It’s not science fiction stuff, but it’s close. And this is the next Google Moodshot. And it’s called Project [...]

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Projecteo: A Tiny Instagram Projector

Monday, November 26, 2012


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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3D Augmented Reality Video With Kinect + iPad

Monday, July 18, 2011

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Here is an interesting augmented reality 3D Video Experiment. It uses an Xbox Kinect to map the video data, then uses the String Augmented Reality SDK to display what looks and feels like 3D video on the iPad, activated by a QR code. Pretty cool yeah? Well, if they’d mapped the person being recorded with [...]

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