Earl is basically an electronic wilderness guide, featuring an efficient E-Ink screen & an Android 4.1 brain to power GPS, mapping, weather sensors, radio communication, walkie-talkie, solar charging and emergency alerts. Good luck out there & don’t forget your bear bell.
Google isn’t the only one making futuristic computer glasses. According to certain sources, the Recon Jet is the most advanced wearable computing solution in the world. These polarized sport shades feature a built-in microcomputer that delivers data straight into your eyeball through its integrated, heads-up display. Sensors include accelerometer, gyroscope, altimeter, magnetometer, and a thermometer. Developer friendly design means you geniuses can also build & run your own apps. And we know you will.
For adventure travel into the most remote zones on the planet: high alpine peaks, glaciers, jungles, and wide-open ocean, satellite phones are an essential. Spot’s new Global Phone is the world’s most compact & portable SAT phone yet. It also offers data connectivity & internet access as well as competitive airtime rates. A Lithium-Ion battery provides 4 hours of talk time and/or 36 hours standby.
It feels good to have the right tool for the job. If the job in question happens to be shooting a time lapse HDR video, the Brinno TLC 200 Pro is the sledgehammer you were looking for. With a massive image sensor, the camera captures ultra-high dynamic range—115db, for crisp clear TL videos even in low-light conditions. There are also 97 other sweet features you may want to look into.
There are now eleven places left on planet earth where you can’t pick up a wireless signal. For those remote regions, satellite communication is the only lifeline. The inReach SE offers global coverage & lots of functions: send & receive texts, keep family & friends updated on your location, post an LOL on social sites or trigger SOS search & rescue in an emergency.
The Kevo lock system let’s you use your iPhone instead of a key. You don’t even have to take the phone out of your pocket. Once paired with your phone, just touch the lock and open sesame. The app-driven device also allows you to send E-keys to family & friends, the dogwalker, whomever. Military-grade PKI encryption means your system’s unique signal is secure. Thanks, Scott!
While Adobe figures out how to do away with software they’ve decided to step into the hardware market, with the Project Mighty Smart Stylus & Napoleon Ruler. The stylus works much like the one you use now but together with the ruler it enables you to create curved and angled shapes. It’s designed to work with a yet unreleased app and according to Adobe it’s also “cloud connected.”
The ProDesk3D is the world’s first full-color 3D desktop printer. With its 25-micron dual extruder head, it does what other 3D printers do but its 5-color cartridge system offers the option to tint your creations in the color of your choice. If you get really good with this thing, you should be able to use this 3D printer to print more 3D printers, which you could then sell to offset the cost of the first one. via
This is the world’s smallest router. Not for intricate toothpick carvings, it’s a wireless router actually. It’s pocket-sized for easy portability and keeps you connected to the signal whether you use Windows 8, iOS, or Mac OS.
The IMAX movie experience is as good as it gets. Except you still have to sit in a crowded theater with a bunch of tourists and teeny-boppers. But now you can get the IMAX experience at home, in a scaled-down (but equally as advanced) version. The IMAX technology suite includes a projection system, sound system, theater design, & support service. Yes, you’ll probably have to build an addition onto your home.