Apple Patents Headphones With Integrated Activity, Health And Fitness Tracking

Patent describes that builds in sensors to detect heart rate, temperature, perspiration and other info to track a user’s movements and activity levels.

(via TechCrunch)

Apple Patents Headphones With Integrated Activity, Health And Fitness Tracking

Patent describes that builds in sensors to detect heart rate, temperature, perspiration and other info to track a user’s movements and activity levels.

(via TechCrunch)

#design #tech #innovation

Pogoplug now powers 1M personal clouds, expands retail and mobile presence
Personal clouds are blowing up and will take off in 2014. 
(via  VentureBeat)

Pogoplug now powers 1M personal clouds, expands retail and mobile presence

Personal clouds are blowing up and will take off in 2014. 

(via  VentureBeat)

#tech #innovation #design

springwise:

Revolutionary bike lock system protects its parts from theft
Getting a bike stolen is always a dispiriting affair, but what can be most frustrating is to return to a locked bike to find that the saddle, back wheel or expensive derailleur has been pinched. Germany’s Sphyke C3N system offers a way to lock the individual components of a bike for extra security. READ MORE…

springwise:

Revolutionary bike lock system protects its parts from theft

Getting a bike stolen is always a dispiriting affair, but what can be most frustrating is to return to a locked bike to find that the saddle, back wheel or expensive derailleur has been pinched. Germany’s Sphyke C3N system offers a way to lock the individual components of a bike for extra security. READ MORE…

#innovation #design #culture

springwise:

Desktop 3D printer uses molten metal
3D printing has so far been limited to plastics, but regular visitors to Springwise will have recently read about the DIWire, a machine that bends metal wire according to digital designs. Now aiming to make desktop 3D metal printing a reality, Vader Systems is developing a device which uses molten aluminum in place of plastic. READ MORE…

springwise:

Desktop 3D printer uses molten metal

3D printing has so far been limited to plastics, but regular visitors to Springwise will have recently read about the DIWire, a machine that bends metal wire according to digital designs. Now aiming to make desktop 3D metal printing a reality, Vader Systems is developing a device which uses molten aluminum in place of plastic. READ MORE…

#tech #design #innovation

"If you want to be an entrepreneur, what I found successful is to; 1) hone your expertise that are unique in the market place; 2) define a compelling reason and vision to act (this includes defining what your product is); 3) find your first customer to start with or an investor who will give you money and potential customers to start your own business."

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Do Innovation and Entrepreneurship Exist in the Same Person?

(via Huff Post) 

#quotes #droga5 #enterpreneurship #innovation #advertising #commerce

Sprayable Energy: Caffeine Jolt Absorbed Into Your Skin With A Spray
(via bitrebels)

Sprayable Energy: Caffeine Jolt Absorbed Into Your Skin With A Spray

(via bitrebels)

#culture #tech #innovation #mobile

9 ways that 3D printing is going to change business
1. Fewer manufactured goods
2. Printable Knickknacks
3. Cheaper Samples
4. Reduced Manufacturing Costs
5. Testable Ideas
6. Printable Necessities 
7. At-home startups
8. Increased Efficiency
9. Old Parts for Machines
(via The Next Web)

9 ways that 3D printing is going to change business

1. Fewer manufactured goods

2. Printable Knickknacks

3. Cheaper Samples

4. Reduced Manufacturing Costs

5. Testable Ideas

6. Printable Necessities 

7. At-home startups

8. Increased Efficiency

9. Old Parts for Machines

(via The Next Web)

#innovation #tech #3D printer #culture #quotes

Pressure-sensitive, flexible ‘e-skin’ display developed
16x16 pixels included OLED lights & pressure sensors that emits more light as pressure is applied.  Still a prototype 
(via Circa News)

Pressure-sensitive, flexible ‘e-skin’ display developed

16x16 pixels included OLED lights & pressure sensors that emits more light as pressure is applied.  Still a prototype 

(via Circa News)

#tech #design #innovation

Disposable Drones May Prevent Forest Fires
(via Mashable)

Disposable Drones May Prevent Forest Fires

(via Mashable)

#tech #innovation #design

Woman Builds Incredible Prosthetic Leg out of LEGOs

(via Mashable)

#innovation #culture

Bug Repellent Patch Makes Wearer Invisible To Mosquitoes
Kite is a small but powerful patch that attaches to clothing and disperses non-toxic compounds that make humans invisible to mosquitoes. The sticker is designed to provide individuals with up to 48 hours of protection by blocking mosquitoes’ human-hunting sensors.
(via PSFK)

Bug Repellent Patch Makes Wearer Invisible To Mosquitoes

Kite is a small but powerful patch that attaches to clothing and disperses non-toxic compounds that make humans invisible to mosquitoes. The sticker is designed to provide individuals with up to 48 hours of protection by blocking mosquitoes’ human-hunting sensors.

(via PSFK)

#tech #design #innovation

laughingsquid:

Google Announces Project Loon, A Moonshot Project to Provide Balloon-Powered Internet

#tech #innovation #culture

poptech:

Hey disaster-preparedness geeks (or smart Boyscout types). This emergency phone runs on a single AA battery and has a standby of 15 years. It is water proof. It floats. 10 hours of talk. Impervious to heat and cold. 

poptech:

Hey disaster-preparedness geeks (or smart Boyscout types). This emergency phone runs on a single AA battery and has a standby of 15 years. It is water proof. It floats. 10 hours of talk. Impervious to heat and cold. 

#tech #design #innovation #culture #mobile

solarreviews:

The world’s largest solar-powered boat, Tûranor PlanetSolar, broke its own world record for crossing the Atlantic Ocean using only the power of the sun. The clean energy vessel traveled almost 2,870 miles in 22 days, 12 hours and 32 minutes.

Read the full article on the SolarReviews blog

(via emergentfutures)

#tech #design #innovation

Contact Lens Computer: Like Google Glass, without the Glasses
Contact lenses coated with a sticky conductor can display just one pixel, but it’s promising
(via MIT Technology Review)

Contact Lens Computer: Like Google Glass, without the Glasses

Contact lenses coated with a sticky conductor can display just one pixel, but it’s promising

(via MIT Technology Review)

#tech #innovation #design #culture