Tag Archives: Innovations

How “Jetboots” Helped Elite Forces In Modern Warfare And Yes, They Exist!

There are many tech developed by private contractors for the government that we don’t know about. Some of these tech, like those once used by CIA, were quite mind-boggling advanced for their time. Now, this probably don’t come as a surprise – thanks the hordes of Hollywood spy movies, but I bet you didn’t know that the military also possesses some pretty crazy cool gadgets and the Jetboots Hands-free Diver Propulsion System is one of them. While underwater jetpack is not new, the Jetboots here is on a league of its own. Continue reading How “Jetboots” Helped Elite Forces In Modern Warfare And Yes, They Exist!

Water Treadmill Reduces Jogging Impact, Can Use For Injury Therapy Too

A person who has knee or any lower limb joint issues should avoid activities like running where impacts that would reverberate to those area of concern. That means jogging for the purpose of keeping fit is out of question, but not if Aqua Treadmill by Osaka City based Water Walker & Spa can help. By the virtue of the product name, you should already have some idea what it is. Aqua Treadmill is basically treadmill submerged in water, so you can jog with lesser impact. Continue reading Water Treadmill Reduces Jogging Impact, Can Use For Injury Therapy Too

This Is A Dual-zone Climate Control Duvet And It Will Make The Bed For You

Good news, lazy bums. Here’s a smart duvet called, well, Smartduvet Breeze, that will eliminate one of your early morning agonies because it will make the bed. Isn’t it wonderful? Nobody loves to make the bed, especially when getting out bed in the morning is in itself a struggle for some. The magic behind this awesome invention is a network of air chambers that, when filled with air, unfolds or unroll the duvet and thus, the bed is made. But making bed is not the only thing it is good at; it also boasts individual climate control, so you and your the other half can have your very own preferred temperature when buried under the Smartduvet Breeze. Continue reading This Is A Dual-zone Climate Control Duvet And It Will Make The Bed For You

This Is Otsaw O-R3, The World’s First Ground-Aerial Outdoor Security

This is O-R3, a four-wheel security robot from Singapore-based Otsaw Digital that is designed to take the place of humans to patrol large outdoor compound. With a chubby and somewhat diminutive stature, coupled with big round headlights that look like eyes, the O-R3 looks more like a cartoon character out to entertain kids. However, kids it will not entertain for it as more important tasks at hand. Beneath its cute appearance hides an array of sophisticated technologies, including high-tech sensors, advanced machine learning algorithm and 3D SLAM technology, that will allow it to execute patrol duties normally carried by humans. Continue reading This Is Otsaw O-R3, The World’s First Ground-Aerial Outdoor Security

Israel To Test Wireless Charging Road That Charges EV As You Drive

Remember we are elated that electric highway is a reality, but at the same, disappointed as it is not we have imagined? You know. Overhead electric lines and pantograph-equipped vehicles are not quite what we have in mind of electrified roads, but the good news is, there’s hope for electric highways that are a whole lot less electric tram-ish. A collaboration between Israeli government and a U.S. company is working towards an alternative which will see wireless charging element being embedded into the roads and we all know what means: the future is almost here. Continue reading Israel To Test Wireless Charging Road That Charges EV As You Drive

This Revolutionary Tattoo Contains Audio Playable Using A Smartphone

There are many reasons why people chose to have tattoos and not surprisingly, remembrance ranks high on the list. Remembering someone, or paying tribute to a person you love or respect, by inking his or her portrait on the skin seems like the closest thing someone can do, but one company is taking this ‘in memory of’ thing to a whole new level. Skin Motion has developed a new tattoo method like you have never seen, or more correctly hear, before. This revolutionary tattoo, aptly called Soundwave tattoo, goes beyond visual remembrance; it lets you playback up to a minuted of pre-recorded audio using an app on your smartphone. Continue reading This Revolutionary Tattoo Contains Audio Playable Using A Smartphone

Electric Highway Is A Reality, But It Is Not What You May Have Imagined

When the automobile industry started seriously exploring electric drive, someone actually wanted to solve the range issue associated with poor battery life with highways that can charge the electric cars. Well, guess what? It has become a reality, sort of. Germany’s power and automation company Siemens, in partnership with Swedish truck maker Scania, has made the world’s first public electric highway a reality in Sweden. However, this electric highway is not quite what you expect. There are no high-tech wireless charging elements buried on the road; instead this Siemens eHighway, as it is called, is much like the old trolley car system, AKA electric tram. Continue reading Electric Highway Is A Reality, But It Is Not What You May Have Imagined

Elon Musk Envisioned Minority Report-style Highways, But Under The Ground

Elon Musk is a visionary who nobody really knows what goes inside the complex head of his, including his choice of personal companion. Since after Paypal, the man, as it seems, wants to turn the world into one that many sci-fi novels and movies have predicted and these futuristic tunnels dreamed up The Boring Company is one of them. The Boring Company is anything but boring. The ‘boring’ here is obviously does mean mundane, but rather, more of digging, tunnelling and stuff, and hence the futuristic tunnels pitched forth by the company. Continue reading Elon Musk Envisioned Minority Report-style Highways, But Under The Ground

Bridgestone’s Radical Airless Tire Is Making Its Way To Bicycle

We have seen a handful of airless tires for bicycles, but to date, it has not seen wide spread adoption. That’s kind of odd, because we can’t see why cyclists don’t want to go punctuate-free. Anywho, perhaps the answer is not as simple as going all rubber, or putting holes in solid rubber. Perhaps, more R&D has to be done to validate this still new tire technology? Speaking of validate, perhaps Japanese tire giant Bridgestone’s solution could be the answer? Continue reading Bridgestone’s Radical Airless Tire Is Making Its Way To Bicycle

Robots In China Sorting 20K Packages An Hour Is A Sight To Behold

Amazon is not alone when it comes to replacing humans with robots in sorting out packages. China’s delivery giant STO Express also has its own robot-aided sorting system at its Xuzhou sorting center where it uses numerous vacuum bot-like self-charging robots to drop individual packages into the respective chutes destined for delivery. According to the person-in-charge, the 20,000 square meter facility is capable of sorting between 18,000 and 20,000 in an hour with minimal human intervention. Thanks to this system, STO Express has saved itself 70 percent on costs over human workers who will not be able to work tirelessly 24/7 in the first place. Continue reading Robots In China Sorting 20K Packages An Hour Is A Sight To Behold