Gadgets

    The Magic Leap One AR Headset Has Finally Arrived at werd.com

    The Magic Leap One AR Headset Has Finally Arrived

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    After years in development and millions in capital investment, Magic Leap has finally taken the wraps off its “game-changing” AR goggles. They’ve got similar features to the Microsoft HoloLens and ARKit on iOS but with their exclusive “digital lightfield” photonics, the product is a standout. The lightfield they claim, “generates digital light at different depths and blends seamlessly with natural light to produce life-like digital objects that coexist in the real world.” There’s not a lot of tech detail available yet but we know that ML1 will be available to developers in 2018.

    Pitta is an Autonomous Drone & Action Cam All-In-One at werd.com

    Pitta is an Autonomous Drone & Action Cam All-In-One

    Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

    With the Pitta autonomous 4K selfie drone, you can capture aerial, handheld and mounted shots all in one intelligent, pocketable device. Its modular design allows you to transform it from drone to action cam in seconds giving you the freedom to shoot it all freely. It features a full  array of GPS-powered autonomous & follow modes, shoots 4K video with slo-mo at 60fps as well as offering SNS sharing and livestream view modes. A funded Kickstarter.

    The Vi Personal Trainer Uses AI To Amp Up Your Workouts at werd.com

    The Vi Personal Trainer Uses AI To Amp Up Your Workouts

    Posted in Gadgets and Sport and Tech

    Need some more motivation? Try Vi. She’s an AI personal trainer powered by a cloud-based AI coaching engine. It uses Aerospace-grade biosensors to monitor heart rate, motion, elevation, proximity and touch, to provide real-time feedback. Vi has a real human voice & encourages you as you run, workout, & train. The system is sweat and water resistant, iOS & Android compatible, offers 4-6 hours battery life, and audio comes from high-quality Harman Kardon sound.

    Halberd Has Your Key to Smart Computer Security at werd.com

    Halberd Has Your Key to Smart Computer Security

    Posted in Computers and Gadgets and Tech

    Protect your privacy and your workstation without even having to think about it. The Halberd proximity-based access control fob is a wireless smart key that auto-locks your computer when you walk away. When you return, it unlocks. It’s a rugged little device about the size of a car key fob that protects your files with AES-256 encryption and can initiate a full computer lockdown with the push of a button.

    This Alarm System is so Smart it Doesn’t Even Use Cameras at werd.com

    This Alarm System is so Smart it Doesn’t Even Use Cameras

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Point is a complete home alarm in a single device. It lets you know if something is wrong at home by utilizing environmental sensors and machine learning instead of invasive cameras. When the unexpected happens, like a break-in, smoke or other type of alarm, it alerts you and your family plus friends and neighbors through the app or via text notification for those not using the app. It installs with a click and runs on wi-fi and a rechargeable battery with a 6-12 month life. A funded Kickstarter.

    This New Tesla will Fit in Your Pocket at werd.com

    This New Tesla will Fit in Your Pocket

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    On top of creating the world’s most advanced semi-truck and the fastest production car ever made, Tesla has also been working on a backup battery pack that will perform the humble task of charging your phone. The Tesla Powerbank uses a 5V/1.5A output 3350mAh lithium-ion battery cell and has built-in USB, micro USB and lightning cables for all your charging needs.

    The Arlo Pro 2 System Delivers Smart Security & Flexibility at werd.com

    The Arlo Pro 2 System Delivers Smart Security & Flexibility

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    The indoor/outdoor Arlo Pro 2 security system monitors your home, pets, loved ones, and visitors with cameras that record crisp 1080 HD video, offering 2-way audio, sound and motion detection, night vision, free cloud storage, a 100+ decibel security siren, and lots more. Cameras are IP65 certified for weather resistance, and the system works with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, IFTTT & Stringify.

    Blackboard is the World’s First Writing Tool to Use Liquid Crystal Paper at werd.com

    Blackboard is the World’s First Writing Tool to Use Liquid Crystal Paper

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Blackboard is an electronic writing tool that uses an inkless pen to write on paperless paper; a stylus that writes on Liquid Crystal Paper to be more precise; a non-digital pixel-free technology that looks and feels like the real thing. And its 8.5” X 11” letter-size design and semi transparent writing surface enable you to write, draw, or trace over documents, photos, maps, even other digital screens.

    Grovemade’s Wireless Charging Pad Will Look Dope On Your Desktop at werd.com

    Grovemade’s Wireless Charging Pad Will Look Dope On Your Desktop

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Clean, simple, & stylish, the Wireless Charging Pad from Grovemade features a stainless steel base and natural cork top as well as an adjustable-length red USB power cord that wraps up & nests underneath. The minimalist design will keep your desktop looking sharp & keep your phone juiced & always ready for action. Available in black or natural.

    Wink Lookout is a Simpler Smart Home Security System at werd.com

    Wink Lookout is a Simpler Smart Home Security System

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Wink Lookout is a complete smart home security system that can connect to all the smart devices in your home to provide comprehensive coverage. The system includes the hub, a motion sensor, sensors for doors & windows, a siren, and a chime alarm with a built-in flashing light. The app delivers notifications, offers one-touch 911 dialing,  & monitors who comes & goes, as well as deliveries. No subscription is required.

    Noon Delivers Smart Lighting Solutions Without The Smartbulbs at werd.com

    Noon Delivers Smart Lighting Solutions Without The Smartbulbs

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Rather that focusing on creating a smart lightbulb, Noon focused on the switch to turn any light in your home into an easy-to-control smart light. They offer 2 types of switches, one that controls the room, and another to control individual lights. The “room director” switches act like a hub & features an OLED touchscreen for controlling all the lights in a given room or area, whether that’s by a timer, by your phone, or by tapping a switch.

    With Cloud Cam, Amazon Can Do In-Home Deliveries at werd.com

    With Cloud Cam, Amazon Can Do In-Home Deliveries

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Cloud Cam is Amazon’s home security cam and as expected, it’s Alexa-equipped. On top of that it works with Amazon’s new “Key” delivery function which will allow Amazon to deliver packages inside your home. If you have an Echo device, you can view & control up to 10 Cloud Cams remotely and do all the normal stuff like send notifications, let you check in on pets, kids, and stream 1080p video from anywhere. It also features motion detection, cloud storage of surveillance footage and adaptive AI learning to keep your home safer. Available in November.

    The Saber Backup Battery Keeps You Fully Charged For Days at werd.com

    The Saber Backup Battery Keeps You Fully Charged For Days

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Simple, solid, & powerful. That’s what we all want from a backup power supply, right? And that’s exactly what the Saber delivers: rugged, reliable & no hassle function and enough juice to power up your laptop twice or your phone 10X. Created by a team formerly from Tesla, SpaceX and Amazon, Saber is a 23k mAh lithium-Ion battery with 86-watt hours of power. It’s got 2 regular USB ports & 1 USB-C port as well as AC-in for recharging. It’s also IP67-rated for dust & waterproofing plus it’s TSA-approved.

    With Garmin Speak, You Get Amazon Alexa Riding Shotgun at werd.com

    With Garmin Speak, You Get Amazon Alexa Riding Shotgun

    Posted in Gadgets and Rides and Tech

    Garmin Speak puts the power of Amazon’s Alexa in your vehicle. Stream music playlists and podcasts through your car stereo, listen to audiobooks, check the weather, listen to news, sports stats & traffic updates, all while keeping your hands on the wheel and your phone safely stowed away. You’ll also get voice-controlled street navigation powered by Garmin GPS plus visual directions on the display screen. The Garmin Speak app connects to your car stereo to run everything through your car’s sound system.

    Oculus Go is a Powerful VR Headset for the Masses at werd.com

    Oculus Go is a Powerful VR Headset for the Masses

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    The forthcoming Oculus Go VR headset splits the difference between the expensive Oculus Rift model and cheaper, smartphone-powered headsets like Google Daydream & Samsung Gear VR. It will offer a tack sharp, fast-switch LCD display with a 2560 x 1440 resolution and built-in spatial audio as well as an audio-in jack if you prefer headphones. Made of lightweight fabric, the headset is designed for breathability and comfort.  Available early 2018.