So what if Nobody wants to film you—you don’t need them. You only need the SoloShot2. It’s a device that mounts between your camera and tripod and automatically pans the camera toward you so you never miss the action. It can pan a full 360º at 80º per second & also tilt the camera 150º at a rate of 35º per second. It has a range of 2000 feet.
This smart shirt from Hexoskin tracks metrics like heart rate, steps and calories burned, plus cadence, activity level, acceleration, breathing rate, heart rate recovery and more. It actually tracks 42,000 data points per minute through sensors woven right into the textile. That data is sent to a 1.4 oz device that plugs into the shirt and its dedicated app is compatible with both iOS & Android phones. It also keeps you really warm.
The SmartHome kit from LittleBits makes it easy to program and automate everything in your home. The cloudBit lets you connect pretty much anything to the internet. The kit also includes an MP3 player, a temperature sensor, and an IR transmitter. With instructions for 14 different projects and 11 accessories to help build them, the kit enables you to do anything from create your own smart thermostat to hack into random devices and connect them to your home.
Sony’s compact, prosumer A7 just got a serious upgrade. The new Sony A7 Mark II now features 5-axis stabilization to compliment its full-frame sensor. Other improvements include a bigger & better grip with re-arranged buttons, plus video options pulled over from the A7s. Available in December.
You’re too busy. You don’t have time to raise and lower the blinds, so let your iPhone do it. RISE is a solar-powered device that turns your regular window shades into smart shades. The device mounts simply to your shade and the App tracks habits and schedules automation for all the windows.
Sick of pulling it out all the time? With Flic you can just leave your phone in your pocket. Flic is a wireless button you can set up to do all kinds of tasks, like controlling lights, snoozing a phone alarm, playing music, screening calls, and triggering the camera in your phone. With its simple Android & iOS app, you can program it to do lots more, too.
Installing cameras all around your home is one way people handle home security but keeping a live web cam in the living room or kitchen is also pretty weird. Point is a small wireless, wall-mounted home security system that listens to the sounds of your home, senses the indoor environment, and analyzes the air. Through the App, it tracks any changes in your home & notifies you of things like windows breaking, alarms ringing, or the presence of smoke. A fully funded Kickstarter project.
Moleskine and Adobe teamed-up on a new Creative Cloud Moleskine notebook, allowing your sketchbook masterpiece to be transferred directly into digital format. You draw in the book, take a photo with a connected app, and a vector version of your sketch is sent to your Adobe Creative Cloud account, where it can be edited in Photoshop or Illustrator.
PowerStation Plus, the new line of slim, quick-charge external batteries from Mophie are offered in 4 sizes, featuring hideaway integrated cables and an aluminum finish. Battery capacities from 3000mAh up to 12000mAh are available.
McIntosh built its legacy creating studio-quality amps and speakers. Their new MHP1000 headphones pack the same premium quality audio elements as well as luxurious leather earpads and headband plus they work with all of McIntosh’s headphone amplifiers.