Posts tagged innovation
Posts tagged innovation
Weather forecast? Forget about it! Get the weather hot from the toaster. Thanks to the brilliant designer by Nathan Brunstein.
Recording every second of your life just got a little bit easier. The Autographer camera, designed to be worn on your clothes or around your neck and captures up to 2000 images of your day so they can later be combined as a frame-by-frame remembrance.
The lens has a 136-degree view, the same as your eye, and uses five sensors to automatically capture what is happening around you.
The technology was originally designed for helping alzheimer’s patients. The camera is priced at $650 and will be available to purchase in November 2012.
Akomplice clothing has released one of the most interesting Look Books of the season. Photographed during one night of protests at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte North Carolina the brand seems to acknowledge that clothing, in that American definition of free expression, is speech.
Images, while often failing to show off the clothes, display the tension and division of politics in the states. More than the photography or clothing, the merit of the project lies in the reminder that fashion is not solely the realm of the vacuous and inward looking. The clothes we wear and come to prominence are also a responsive cultural phenomena that exists in a historical context.
Really cool tea-infuser “Sharky” by Pablo Matteoda.
Oh man, we totes wish we’d had one of these for SHARK WEEK!
It’s shark week and this is a must for any tea enthusiast!
Inspired by social media command centers used by the NHL’s New Jersey Devils and leading corporations, The University of Oregon has built and launched the @QuackCave (#QuackCave) as the first digital media hub in college athletics.
“Big brother is now officially watching, but in a good way,” said Andy McNamara, who oversees and manages the athletic department’s social media accounts. “We have an ever-growing, technically savvy fan-base that’s deeply passionate about the Ducks, and the QuackCave will allow us to connect and respond to them in a personal and unique way.”
With the universities large social media presence in college sports, University athletics will have the ability to interact directly with fans in real time. Follow ‘em on Twitter @GoDucks, #GoDucks.
Who does not love a brilliant idea? Self-defense is a whole lot easier with this innovative design. It’s the world’s first hybrid iPhone case combines stun-gun technology, plus offers an additional 20+ hours of battery life. The Yellow Jacket delivers 650 Volts of electricity while increasing your safety, battery life and peace of mind! For busy iPhone 4 owners that need an immediate, practical form of self defense. Pepper Spray has become a thing of the past with the Yellow Jacket.
If all you can think about is Instagram, then this is for you! TIME magazine wants your Instagram photos to illustrate a story on mobile technology. The goal is to feature your photos from around the world, showing as many countries as possible. To join in on the project, use the hashtag #TIMEwireless when posting your pictures on Instagram. Photographs must be original and select winners will have their images published in a future issue of TIME magazine.
The Nike + FuelBand in “ICE” On July 27, NikeTown locations in London, San Francisco and New York will carry the Nike+ FuelBand ICE. The product will also be available from London’s Boxpark, the House of Innovation at Selfridges and New York’s 21 Mercer Street. From August 8 (www.nikestore.com) will also have availability. The ICE edition of the Nike+ FuelBand is a limited edition run and the special nature of this product is clearly visible with its frost-like appeal.
The Nike+ FuelBand measures your steps, calories and serves as motivation to show you how active, (or inactive you are). It easily syncs via BlueTooth to your smartphone so you can track your activity levels against others. 14 fuel points were earned on the Nike + FuelBand while composing this post.
“My father told me that all businessmen were sons-of-bitches, but I never believed him until now.” - John F. Kennedy
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