Tag Archives: Personal Safety

This High-tech First Aid Kit Will Guide You On How To Dress A Wound

How many of you here have first aid training? Not many, I supposed. With so many accident, big and small, happening everyday, it is ridiculous not to know the basic of life-saving procedure and yet, it is not a life skill a person would deliberately pick up. This is a gap where RubrixAID aims to fill. RubrixAID is a first aid kit, but it is not simply a box with all the medical paraphernalia; it is a high-tech one. Equipped with a touchscreen display and speaker, it allows user to pick out the emergency situation by touch, such as where the injury is, and an in-built voice will guide you to which first aid kit to use and how to address the wound. Obviously, it is not for life-and-death situation, but it should serve to stop,, for example, life-threatening injury like bleeding. Continue reading This High-tech First Aid Kit Will Guide You On How To Dress A Wound

Soon, Hyundai SUVs With Panoramic Sunroof Will Have Sunroof Airbag

South Korea public car parts company, Hyundai Mobis has reportedly developed the world’s first panoramic sunroof airbag that is designed to protect the occupants in an unfortunate rollover. Yup. You heard that right. Airbag now has found a place on the roof too. Boy, why do I get the feeling that it is going to be standard on premium cars in not too-distant-future? And Hyundai is going to win on this. Oh, I know why. Because, the company has no less than 11 patents filed when developing this new safety feature and it isn’t a concept; it will be primarily implemented on the South Korean automobile manufacturer’s premium SUVs, starting with the Genesis SUV. Continue reading Soon, Hyundai SUVs With Panoramic Sunroof Will Have Sunroof Airbag

This “Floating” 3D Zebra Crossing Is Sure To Get Motorists’ Attention

Zebra crossing is one form of pedestrian crossing that is both easy and cheap to implement, but its effectiveness varies. Sometimes the alternating dark and light stripes (typically, white against the black of the tarmac) are not immediately eye catching, which is probably why in countries like Singapore, additional blinking lights are installed at both end of the crossing in some locations. So, when we first stumble upon the 3D Zebra Stripe Crosswalk In Ísafjörður Iceland, my immediate thought was: motorists will for sure notice it! I mean, just look at it. How can they not? Continue reading This “Floating” 3D Zebra Crossing Is Sure To Get Motorists’ Attention

dBud Earplugs Lets You Adjust The Amount Of Noise You Want To Cut Out

Bionic ears aren’t real yet, but if we don’t protect our ears, we won’t even have basic sense of hearing, let along hearing whisper made around the block. Sadly, a lot people ignore the fact that everyday noise can contribute to potential hearing loss. Modern people’s favorite activities like clubbing, DJ-ing, going to concert and even traffic noises has the potential to destroy our hearing, but it need not be the case, if you put on a pair of high-tech earplugs like the dBud. Continue reading dBud Earplugs Lets You Adjust The Amount Of Noise You Want To Cut Out

This Dutch Town Has Traffic Light On The Ground Cos’ Folks Won’t Look Up

We are officially the generation of smartphone addicts. Smartphone basically control every aspect of our lives. We look at it when watching TV and eating, and we even stare at it when we are walking along public sidewalks. While the former two are not much of a life-threatening issues, the latter is something of a concern. According to a study, about 43% of people have walked into something while their eyes are glued to their smartphones and obviously, this post a significant risk when crossing the road as eyes on smartphone won’t be able to tell if the pedestrian crossings, such as traffic lights, are in the favor of a smartphone addict. Continue reading This Dutch Town Has Traffic Light On The Ground Cos’ Folks Won’t Look Up

MyPhaser Is A Stun Gun Disguised As A Non-Functioning Smartphone

If a pistol disguised as a smartphone proves a little too much firepower for your self-defense needs, how about a stun gun that disguised as a smartphone sounds? At least it won’t have the potential to kill, putting you in a precarious position cos’ taking a life is no laughing matter. Well, such is what MyPhaser stun gun has to offer. As you can see from the product image, the product looks strikingly like a regular smartphone, complete with a fake screen. Continue reading MyPhaser Is A Stun Gun Disguised As A Non-Functioning Smartphone

Fusar Mohawk Will Turn Any Helmet Into A Smart Helmet

Everything has gone ’smart’ and so has bicycle and motorcycle helmets, but are you comfortable in dropping say, a grand for a ‘smart’ motorcycle helmet? Likely not. This is where Fusar Mohawk Universal Smart Helmet System comes in. It lets you turn any helmet into a smart helmet, which means, not only you get to wear the helmet that you actually like (than to make your like one just because it is ‘smart’) and you still get to keep your arm and leg. Continue reading Fusar Mohawk Will Turn Any Helmet Into A Smart Helmet

Stellight Bicycle Light Offers a Cool 1 Million Possible Light Patterns

Bicycle is a tiny vehicle as compared to the rest of the beasts out on the road and hence, letting other road users know you presence is critical. That said, regular flashing lights may not be enough to draw attention to you and your bike and on the personalization aspect, it don’t quite speak your personal style. This is where Stellight LED Bike Light by Grabo wants to fill the gap. Created by cyclists for cyclists, each set of Stellight comprises of two lights, front with white LED lights and rear with red LEDs. CNC machined from 6061 aluminum alloy in a splash-proof design, each light boasts six built-in LEDs with preset light patterns, selectable via a knob on the light itself. Continue reading Stellight Bicycle Light Offers a Cool 1 Million Possible Light Patterns

Wrist-worn Inflatable Can Save You From Drowning with a Pull of a Lever

According to WHO, drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide with some 372,000 recorded deaths. Sadly, Tom Agapiades’s good friend was among that statistic which prompted Tom to invent Kingii, a wrist-worn inflatable device that aims to prevent such tragedy from happening to anyone. Unlike life vest which could be cumbersome, thus resulting in people shunning it, Kingii is designed to worn at all time while not obstructing your activity, or should we say, not covering up your awesome six-pack abs. Basically, what Kingii does is equipping you with a floatation device, ready to be activated when you meet with trouble in the water. Continue reading Wrist-worn Inflatable Can Save You From Drowning with a Pull of a Lever

Garmin’s Varia Rearview Radar Puts ‘Eyes’ Behind Your Bike

Cycling is a dangerous affair due in part to vanity and sometimes, performance sake. Makes sense cos’ why would anyone ‘tarnish’ the sleek aesthetic of a 5,000 dollars Kevlar and carbon fiber bike with mirrors and that’s not to mention breaking the aerodynamic in process which may prevent you from reaching (bicycle) hyper speed, but not all hope is lost, because there is the Varia Smart Cycling Devices from Garmin to save the day (and you). So before you start stashing your pricey bike and swear never to ride again, you may want to check out the said devices out. After all, these devices are functional and sleek, which means it will not harm the bike’s aero and neither will it taint the awesome look of your beloved pedal-powered two-wheeler. Continue reading Garmin’s Varia Rearview Radar Puts ‘Eyes’ Behind Your Bike