The guys who brought us Little Printer are collaborating with Twitter to create 4 beautifully crafted Twitter alerting birdhouses to be given as prizes to agencies which have demonstrated the most creative uses of Twitter.
Research company Roke Manor Research in Romsey have developed a coin-sized transmitter that requires no batteries and can send a signal as far as 12 miles.
BAT Studio has engineered a modern day representation of a scriveners’ office for Chester Performs by replacing pen and paper with a speech-to-text engine and thermal printers.
London and Tokyo based Tangent have developed KIHOU – a bubbly lighting system. The light consists of a transparent viscous liquid and a thin layer of black silicone oil. Air is pumped from the bottom to create a bubble which oozes to the top and belches out revealing the light shining from below.
The Ressence Type 3 is an ingeniously designed watch which uses refraction to bend the image onto the edges of a dome, allowing the wearer to read the time from the side.
Amy Radcliffe of the University of the Arts has created a device which captures scents. The neat machine is made up of two chambers separated by a resin. Once the selected scent is inside the first chamber air is pumped into it, forcing the scent into the resin. This resign can then be submitted for analysis to determine it’s chemical makeup, allowing an approximation of the scent to be made into the form of a perfume.
Quadcopters and drones are all the rage these days with the United States at the forefront. As with most technologies they begin super expensive and are usually controlled by governments and then eventually filter down to us, the people. I would like to draw your attention to this miniature sized beast – capable of great fun, performing entertaining tricks and should have you occupied no matter the time indoors and outdoors.
So you’ve had beautiful wooden speakers for years and you spent every evening listening to your favourite thumping techno-house-rave on them. But then “The Internet” came along and made all your Compacted Diskettes worthless. Those speakers; the ones that have been replaced by your laptop and have been gathering dust for a decade can be young again, thanks for The Vamp.
Sergey Brin the co-founder of Google and the man leading the charge of its mysterious Google X division (the unit that brought us the Driverless Car and Google Glass), took the stage at this year’s TED conference to speak candidly about Google Glass.
Webflow is a really nice WYSIWYG responsive web design web app. Like Adobe Reflow, but better.
Harlem Shake has taken the world by storm and it seems as if no one can resist its ever appealing lour. The Simpsons has now jumped on the band wagon and created their own flavour adding something new that only The Simpsons can. After 23 years they continue to adapt to ever changing trends and cultural norms. I always want to add a little vibrancy to TechMog and just came across the video.