Tag Archives: smart technology

  • Hyperface: An Artificially Intelligent Mask Displays Human Emotions

    Hyperface: An Artificially Intelligent Mask Displays Human Emotions

    Most people were born with masks over their skulls that are able to, among other things, visually display emotional states. They’re called faces, but a designer named Eun Kyung Shin has come up with a 21st century, well, let’s call it an enhancement to the standard face: It’s called Hyperface. The experimental Hyperface is a […]

  • Sandman Doppler: “The World’s Best Alarm Clock”

    Sandman Doppler: “The World’s Best Alarm Clock”

    Everyone hates getting up to an alarm in the morning, so a product that’s purported to be “the world’s best alarm clock” has either a very low or very high bar to clear, depending on your perspective on the matter. The Sandman Doppler is such a device. The Sandman Doppler seeks to earn its designation […]

  • Fuze Card: “Your Whole Wallet in One Card” (Video)

    Fuze Card: “Your Whole Wallet in One Card” (Video)

    Everyone who’s ever had to fumble through their wallet for a lost card while an increasingly impatient line of fellow customers grumbling behind them has dreamed of having a single card that contains all their financial resources in one. Fuze Card is able to do just that, with space for up to 30 cards of […]

  • Google Lens: Give Your Smartphone “Everything Recognition”

    Google Lens: Give Your Smartphone “Everything Recognition”

    The march of augmented reality technology marches one step closer to Samus Aran-style visors for every man, woman, and child with the unveiling of Google Lens. Basically, the idea behind Lens is very similar to the dear, departed Google Glass, but instead works with your smartphone camera as an addition to the Google Assistant and […]

  • SolarGaps: Energy Generating Solar Panel Window Blinds

    SolarGaps: Energy Generating Solar Panel Window Blinds

    Solar energy is one of the biggest potential money savers the future holds, in addition to being great for the environment as well. But not everybody interested in harnessing the power of themselves has a secret volcano lair or a roof to call their own, and now there are SolarGaps for those who only have […]

  • Amazon Echo Look Hands-Free Camera and Smart “Style Assistant”

    Amazon Echo Look Hands-Free Camera and Smart “Style Assistant”

    Step outside your home and look around at some of your fellow humans walking the streets, and you might wonder if anybody OK’ed their outfits before they left the house. Now, maybe this problem of unsupervised sartorial behavior will be ameliorated somewhat, thanks to Amazon and their recently introduced Amazon Echo Look. The Amazon Echo Look is […]

  • i.Con: The World’s First Smart Condom

    i.Con: The World’s First Smart Condom

    Film, music, and technology festival South by Southwest started in Austin, Texas today, so it’s only appropriate that today would be the day I learn of the existence of the i.Con, the first ever example of smart condom technology. And in a cynical ploy to get you to keep reading, I’ll introduce this little tidbit […]

  • Mindset: Smart Headphones Engineered to Optimize Concentration

    Mindset: Smart Headphones Engineered to Optimize Concentration

    As a freelance writer, I often think to myself about how much more I could get done if I could just improve my concentration. I’m probably not alone in that regard, which is why there’s a market for Mindset, a new set of smart headphones that are designed specifically to aid concentration. Music’s power to aid […]