After you print the 5 preset shapes that came free with your 3D printer software, you’ll begin to wonder why you bought the thing in the first place. What you’ll need then is MakerBot’s new 3D laser scanner, which allows you re-create detailed 3D forms from just about anything you can fit onto the device’s deck.
Clever name for a clever product. The ChargeCard is a slim USB charger for your phone that fits right in your wallet so you can whip it out & power whenever, wherever.
Are you ready to let technology replace human communication? Sorry stupid question. So, check out Sigmo. Instead of wasting valuable space in your brain learning another language, this live translation tool will do all the thinking & translating for you. Link it with your smartphone via bluetooth, set it to your native & target languages & press the button.
For surfers, skaters, & snowboarders, the only thing worse than stinky style is bragging about the barrel, handrail, or jump you just slayed. Trace is an activity monitor designed specifically for action sports that will allow you to brag using data instead of your mouth. It uses inertial sensors, algorithms & GPS to track your tricks and let’s you share the data through your socials.
Claimers generally claim that they’re heading into the wilderness to disconnect. Yeah right! So why are there 57 different products for charging your phone in the woods? Exactly. Here’s another. The collapsible FlameStower captures the excess residual heat from your cookstove to charge USB powered devices. Phone, iPad, mini-RC helicopter, you know, all those things you need to get in touch with mother nature.
First came the Nest Thermostat then the August Smart Lock, now the Canary is here to make home security sexy & send all the info to your phone. Inside its slick 6” tall exterior there’s a wide-angle HD camera with night vision, a microphone, an IR motion sensor, a siren & more. Linked directly to your phone, it gives you a real-time video feed & live sensor data while continually learning to protect your property better.
Unlike most portable solar panels, this self-contained unit also offers on-board tracking, meaning the panel rotates as the sun crosses the sky, allowing it to soak up max rays & produce more juice. In just 5 hours, the panels power up its lithium iron phosphate battery for a 25-hour run time.
You may not need a powerful LED flashlight everyday but ChargeLight also works as a backup power supply for your phone, with a Li-Ion cell that offers enough juice to fully charge a dead phone once or twice, thereby solving a daily dilemma.
Driving and staring at the screen on your phone is supposedly dangerous. This is safer: Garmin’s new dash-mounted Heads Up Display projects driving directions onto your windshield. Linked via Bluetooth to your smartphone, it runs Garmin’s StreetPilot for iPhone or NAVIGON apps & helps you keep your eyes on the road.
Innovation isn’t usually a word associated with air travel but British Airways is introducing a smart new travel product right on time. They’ve teamed up with Designworks studio to create an electronic bag tag you can track with your smartphone thus eliminating the need for a paper tag for every flight. Instead a new bar code is generated for your tag, which you swipe with your phone for easy, live-tracking. The new tag debuts on flights next month.