There seems to be no shortage of novelty clocks hitting the market and aside from the office desktop conversational aspect of most, throwing, "hologram" in the description will definitely get people talking. Weather Live is a Lab of Things device that creates more of an optical illusion on the display than an actual holographic image. The seven-inch display is actually a half-mirror that acts as a beam splitter allowing some light to be reflected while passing through the rest to display the illusion of rain, snow, clouds and sunshine. The clock pairs through Bluetooth to a smart device to get the current weather conditions and can be set to display [...]
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Check It Out or Buy on Amazon.com Every business flight I have ever been on that has beverage service inevitably is followed by beverage clean up. If you want to spend more time focusing on the presentation you have to give and less time wondering if you will be shopping for a new laptop when you land, check out the Vector cup holder. Cup holders have probably been around for as long as cups, which is why the Vector cup holder is a much needed innovation, especially for the business traveler. Made of aluminum and built to last, it uses a trigger-type vice to [...]
On the rare occasion I forget to set my alarm, the smell of fresh brewed coffee from my automatic coffee maker will wake me up. The idea of waking up to an aroma as an alarm clock may not be as crazy as it sounds. SensorWake is a nightstand alarm clock with a built in diffuser that uses scent cartridges to release an aroma, waking people with a pleasant smell instead of a jarring sound. Once a wake time is set, simply insert the cartridge of your choice and the system is ready, even using RFID to identify how many wake-ups are remaining in the selected cartridge. Each cartridge lasts [...]
At the risk of dating myself, I will confess, I had a Mood Ring when I was very young that used body heat to indicate an emotional state. In every way the Mood Ring was a novelty, The Moodmetric ring is pure science. The Moodmetric ring is a wearable device designed into fashion jewelry that uses sensors on the inner surface of the band to measure emotional intensity. The sensors make contact on the palm side of the finger to measure the level of electrodermal activity, or the conductance of your skin, and based on that data generates a score that can be easily understood as a level of emotional [...]
Enjoying a hot cup of coffee while it is still warm is not always as relaxing as it should be. The Nano Heated Wireless Mug will keep your coffee warm between all the distractions you face when you just need a coffee break. The sixteen-ounce insulated Nano Heated Wireless Mug uses an internal heating system to keep the beverage contents at a perfect drinking temperature for up to forty-five minutes. The heating system is a small disc element built into the bottom of the mug that uses, "NanoHeat" technology to transfer heat through the stainless steel interior of the mug keeping the contents at a perfect 155 degrees Fahrenheit. Power [...]
Check It Out or Buy on Amazon.com It is hard to be disappointed at a BBQ, unless you flip the lid of your grill and see your half-cooked food sitting without a flame underneath. With GasWatch, you could potentially never run out of propane again. GasWatch is a scale that works with most common propane tanks to let you know when your tank is running low. The scale can be used on any flat surface or even inside the grill cabinet and uses a Bluetooth connection to par it with a smart device application. Once GasWatch is in place and the tank is resting [...]
Dropped cereal, crumbs, pet hair and those little rocks that stick to your bare feet; your kitchen floor sees it all. With Bruno in your kitchen, cleaning annoying messes could not be easier. Bruno is a smart trash can with a built in floor-level vacuum that eliminates the need to track down a dustpan for quick cleanups. The sensor on Bruno detects when a pile of debris is being swept near the inlet and activates the vacuum, pulling the debris directly into the trash bag inside the can. The lid of the system opens with a wave of the hand for touch-free discarding of trash and uncovers the smart design [...]
We all use non-verbal ways of communicating everyday whether we realize it or not. A simple head nod, a smile and with Filimin, a little light to brighten someone's day. Filimin is a Wi-Fi enabled table lamp that responds to a person's touch, glowing in one color from hundreds of color options. The idea behind Filimin is that when one person touches their lamp, other Filimins in the connected circle of Filimins glows, no matter where the unit is located in the world. With a simple touch, you can let friends and family know that you are free to talk, that you are finally home or that you are thinking [...]
Activity trackers bring a little science into everything you do so you can optimize your time in the gym, on the court, on the treadmill and with Chrona, in bed for better sleep. Chrona is built into a memory foam pad that is placed inside a pillowcase where it uses an array of sensors to not only track, but also interact, with sleep stages. Like other sleep monitors already available, typical metrics are recorded and delivered through a Bluetooth connection to the sleeper's smartphone for review and long-term study. What makes Chrona unique is its ability to identify and enhance key sleep cycle stages. Using built in speakers, low-frequency delta [...]