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Bodyfriend Wants Superheroes And Lamborghini To Massage Your Back

If massage chairs have never pique your interest because of the (boring) stereotype designs, then perhaps Bodyfriend may be able to change your mind. Not only has Bodyfriend shake up the traditional market of massage with its innovative designs, but its bold ambitious to capture the two of the world’s biggest markets, the U.S.A. and China, has lead to the collaboration with one of the most recognizable brand: Marvel. Bodyfriend. The Bodyfriend Marvel HUG CHAIR is the first-ever special collaboration with Marvel and it features a design unlike no other massage chairs. Well, that, of course, is besides from the obvious Captain America and Iron Man touches (apparently, Spider-Man will soon join the ranks too), which are all digging over here. Continue reading Bodyfriend Wants Superheroes And Lamborghini To Massage Your Back

Take A Photo And Sony Mobile’s New Service Will Analyze Your Food

You know what they say… “you are what you eat” and so, if you workout like there’s no tomorrow, it won’t help if what you chomp down ain’t good for you, i.e. your healthy lifestyle may not be as efficient then it should be. Seriously, there’s really no point in taking two steps forward and one step back because of what you eat. As it turns out, Sony Mobile understands this and wants to use technology to give you a helping hand in achieving healthy lifestyle. Continue reading Take A Photo And Sony Mobile’s New Service Will Analyze Your Food

This Handsome Gadget Will Let In On The Air Quality Wherever You Go

There are gadgets that have straightforward practical uses and then there are gadgets that are just informative to which sometimes, you will find yourself stumped as to what can you do about the information you just got. Well, the Flow Smart Air Quality Tracker by Plume Labs belongs to the latter. Unlike weather forecast gadgets, where you probably can decide if you need to bring along a brolly or not, you can’t really do much with the data like particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, ozone, volatile organic compounds (VOC), temperature and humidity that the device will feed to you (which you read off the 12 color LEDs or an app for more comprehensive data). Continue reading This Handsome Gadget Will Let In On The Air Quality Wherever You Go

Mindset Headphones Goes Beyond Playing Music, Helps You To Focus Too

If you really think about it, consumer audio headphones hasn’t really change a lot since its invention. Sure, we have goodness of noise cancellation, better drivers and so on, but the concept remain pretty much the same and its use is, well, the same, and that’s to feed audio to our soundholes. However, there’s one startup that thinks a pair of headphones can be so much more. It should not only spit out tunes into your ears, but also monitor your brain activity and guide along the way so you can be productive. How, you ask? Well, the magic lies in the headband which is not your run-of-the-mill head-clamping contraption; Mindset Smart Headphones, as it is called, has EEG (short for electroencephalogram) built into it that continuously monitor your brain activity. Continue reading Mindset Headphones Goes Beyond Playing Music, Helps You To Focus Too

IT In Healthcare: Staging A Better Future (With Infographic)

We’ve seen a lot of technological advancements in recent years. Our previous article about the Amazon Echo showed just how far we’ve come when it comes to smarter technology. The same advancements are happening in the healthcare industry too, with new tech such as EHRs (Electronic Health Records) and digital medical imaging allowing doctors and health service providers to perform better under different circumstances. Continue reading IT In Healthcare: Staging A Better Future (With Infographic)

The World’s First Smart Hairbrush Tells You What’s Going With Your Hair

The mere act of brushing your hair does nothing but, well, brushes and possibly, make your lock looks a lot better than just-woke-up condition. Unless you visit a trichologist, you won’t know your mane’s well-being (yes, we said ‘well-being’), but what if, you can know your hair more intimately simply through your daily brushing routine? Well, folks, believe it or not, that’s exactly what Kérastase Hair Coach Smart Hairbrush Powered by Withings offers to do. Yes. Yes. The concept of smart has come to the least of things you expect: a hairbrush and being smart and app-connected, you can expect nothing less than a wealth of information you probably didn’t know you need. Continue reading The World’s First Smart Hairbrush Tells You What’s Going With Your Hair

MPERSENS Smartwatch Is Also A Remote Monitoring Device For Elderlies

We have seen our fair share of smartwatches and by now, I guess the only differentiating point competing models have is brand, or whether it loaded with diamonds or not. However, this smartwatch, called MPERSENS, from VEESAG is different. MPERSENS, which is the acronym for Mobile Personal Emergency Response System, works like most smartwatches, but it also serves as a remote monitoring device for the elderly and patients suffering from chronic diseases or age-related debilitating conditions, to enable them to live independently. Continue reading MPERSENS Smartwatch Is Also A Remote Monitoring Device For Elderlies

Oticon Opn Is The First Hearing Aid To Enter The Era of Internet Of Things

Traditionally, people with hearing disability wears a hearing aid and while this may seem suffice, the current technology is rather limited. It’s directional, that is what we are saying. However, with the Oticon Opn (pronounced as ‘open’) Connected Hearing Aid, it not only set to change how a person with hearing disability hears, but also offers more to improve his or her quality of life with ability to enjoy modern multimedia technology like everyone else do. While traditional hearing aid focuses on one speaker by suppressing other sound, Oticon Opn’s technology enable wearers to make sense of the speech by multiple speakers even in complex environments with background audio like music, baby crying, other chattering, motor vehicles et cetera. Continue reading Oticon Opn Is The First Hearing Aid To Enter The Era of Internet Of Things

Heart Monitoring Sportswear Aims To Prevent Cardiac-related Deaths

Imagine a future where the apparels you wear is able to provide you with your body metrics. Perhaps, even measuring blood sugar level and such. The Sensoria Artificial Intelligence Sportswear you see here is not that kind of future tech but it is pretty close with as far as active lifestyle is concerned. Billed as a sensor infused smart training apparel, Sensoria Artificial Intelligence Sportswear comes equipped with washable electrodes embedded in its comfy, body climate control Emana Yarn, thus eliminating the need of wearing cumbersome and uncomfortable monitoring straps. By design, it is many steps up the traditional heart monitoring strap. Continue reading Heart Monitoring Sportswear Aims To Prevent Cardiac-related Deaths

Meet HEX, The World’s First Re-engineered Condom. Wait, What???

There are many things that need and has been re-engineered, reinvented, but condom, that latex stuff that goes on your manhood, hasn’t. The question is, is condom in dire need of re-engineering? Apparently yes, according to LELO, “world’s leading name in the pleasure industry” from Sweden. The outfit has decided to take on the seventy year-old product and completely re-engineered it to be safer and, well, more pleasurable. LELO thinks the material used in today’s condom is perfect fine, but what needs to be changed is the structure. Continue reading Meet HEX, The World’s First Re-engineered Condom. Wait, What???