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Top 5 Things You Want for Christmas

Top 5 Things You Want for Christmas

  2015 has been a year of innovation, and with Christmas right around the corner it is time to splurge and try some of the great new inventions.  Here are 5 of my favorites, available today. 1. Meccano MeccaNoid G15 KS Everyone needs a personal robot and the MeccaNoid G15 KS is the one you have […]

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Wearable Technologies for… Cows??

We usually think of devices for humans when we think of wearable tech, but after losing a cow and calf worth over $3000.00, Niall Austin, a British farmer used wearable technology in a different way. He worked for three years to come up with a device that would predict when a calf was about to be born. […]

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My Fitbit Broke, Now What??

  Buying online is convenient, but there is always that little nagging worry about what to do when something goes wrong.  I recently had this problem when both my daughters had problems with their Fitbits.  On one, the button fell off, and on the other, the band is falling apart.   I decided this would be […]

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Amazing Wearables at E3 2015

Millions of people play video games, so it is not surprising that wearables are making huge strides in the gaming world. One example of this was shown at E3 where Microsoft had an amazing demo of their HoloLens for Minecraft. Using a special camera, they were able to show the audience what they would see if […]

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Print a Hand For a Child in Need

So you bought that cool 3D printer, made some gadgets and are wondering what to do next.  How about printing a prosthetic hand for a child in need? A professionally produced prosthetic can cost thousands of dollars, putting it out of reach for many who need them.  The materials for a 3D printed prosthesis costs […]

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Broken Arm? Technology to the Rescue!

Anyone who has broken a limb, or had a child who broke one, knows the downside of wearing a cast.  The bulkiness, the smell, the itchiness, the fact that you can’t swim all summer long! Well, technology to the rescue! Turkish industrial designer, Deniz Karasahin recently won the A’Design Award for his 3D printed cast […]

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The Internet Will Disappear – According to Google

Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Google was recently asked about the future of the internet at the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland. “I will answer very simply that the internet will disappear” was his reply.  He went on to say that there would be so many devices, sensors and things that you are wearing, […]

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Swarovski and Misfit – Motivation and Beauty

I have always love Swarovski crystal, so when I heard that they were teaming up with Misfit to create some bands for the Shine, I had to see what was going on. I was not disappointed. Taking advantage of the fact that the Shine monitor can be removed from the band, Swarovski has created bands and pendants that […]

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Thought Based Control for Prosthetic Arms – Amazing!

When I heard about the research being done by the Applied Physics Lab at Johns Hopkins University, I couldn’t wait to see what they were doing.  When I saw what they had accomplished, tears filled my eyes, imagining what this could mean for so many people.  This video says it all.

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Pacif-i the Smart Pacifier – More from CES 2015

I’m not sure if this exactly falls into the category of a wearable, but I thought a Smart Pacifier for babies was so great I had to write a post about it. This pacifier, called the Pacif-i  pairs to a free app on an Android or Apple Smart device and gives a lot of information to […]

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