With so many different kinds of devices and items sporting Internet of Things (IoT) capability these days, one can only wonder just what other kinds of things around the home that will embrace the “smart” prefix in its name. One61 Studio has just the thing, a smart hat, that will not only make the wearer look fashionable, but also be able to remain connected to a certain degree as well. Enter the Kaptur Smart Hat, which is the first Bluetooth enabled, LCD hat with mobile app and a rechargeable battery to boot.
We all know that riding a motorbike can be a very exhilarating experience, when you have the cool breeze flying in your face as you zip by a gridlock of vehicles. Well, it goes without saying that wearing a helmet is of utmost importance in terms of safety, since your skull might be hard enough to handle some minor knocks, but a full-on collision? Good luck with that. Sena and Shoei have decided to bring together their respective fields of expertise by unveiling the Neotec II, an all-new motorbike helmet that is perfect for communications while you are on the road.
Segway has definitely made a name for itself over time, having popularized the idea of a personal transportation device that has since caught the imagination of many. This time around, Segway Robotics has launched an Indiegogo campaign for Loomo, which is the first mobile robot sidekick in the whole world. Sounds pretty cool, right? Well, the Loomo is actually a smart machine that toggles functions between a mini personal transporter and mobile robot sidekick, and it is now up for pre-order on Indiegogo. There is a limited early bird pricing that will begin from $1,299, which means you will not be able to get it any cheaper in the future.
When it comes to pen tablets, virtually nobody does it better than Wacom, which is why they are still around after so many years. In fact, the team over at Wacom have come up with the all-new Intuos pen tablet that will certainly help budding digital artists and professionals alike to get creative right out of the box. How so, you ask. Well, this is a technologically and ergonomically improved pen tablet that will arrive bundled with creative software that provides an immediate start into digital art without having to wait for too long.
Sony has come up with that it deems to be the world’s first truly wireless noise cancelling sports headphones, in the form of the WF-SP700N, and the WI-SP600N and WI-SP500 in-ear sports headphones. All three of them will boast of splash-proof designs in order to let the wearer enjoy sound while they are on the move. Targeting the active yet stylish music lover, the WF-SP700N truly wireless and WI-SP600N in-ear headphones will offer wireless noise cancelling in a manner that noise cancelling has not been done before, including in a high intensity cardio class or while walking or jogging. As for the WI-SP500 in-ear headphones, it will allow the wearer to train for longer with up to eight hours of battery life on a full charge, certainly more than enough time for you to complete a marathon and still have juice to spare!
One of the very best things about a conceptual device is the fact that you can more or less throw in every single bit of technological advancement into the picture, knowing that it does not even have to wait for existing technology and laws of physics to be able to allow it to do so. Vivo has thought of the APEX FullView concept smartphone, which will boast of the world’s very first half-screen in-display fingerprint scanning technology that is merged with other kinds of engineering breakthroughs in its camera, speaker and sensors.
When it comes to digitizer tablets, there is one particular name that stands above the rest: Wacom. Wacom has been a mainstay in the world of digitizer tablets and pens, and the company continues to cement its legacy in this area with the latest Cintiq Pro 24-inch pen display. This is a brand new high performance mid-sized display that has been specially built for cutting-edge creative and design applications, taking into consideration how the industry is moving into augmented and virtual reality sectors as well.
Gamers are an extremely discerning bunch, and they more or less know what kind of hardware that they require in order to maximize their gaming enjoyment. We are extremely fortunate that gaming technology has advanced to such a level where it is possible to enjoy high end gaming with little or no dropped framerates just like a powerful desktop while one is on the move through extremely advanced gaming laptops, and Acer continues to push the envelope with its latest Nitro 5 gaming laptop.
We all love the idea of convenience and our fingertips, which is why having a home that gets smarter by the day is just the thing that many people are looking for these days. Switchmate revels in the thought of working with connected home products wirelessly through the simple to install and activate SimplySmart Home. The whole point of the SimplySmart Home is to create a modern, automated home without having to perform any kind of messy rewiring jobs, or simply to replace anything, through the availability of its new Cube wireless home security camera.
When it comes to waking up in the mornings, there are many different ways of doing so. The most traditional method that many of us adhere to would be through the use of an alarm clock, be it a digital or an analog one. The sudden ring, even though it is your favorite tune playing in the background, can prove to be a rather rude jolt to the system, which is an unpleasant manner for one to greet a brand new day. Why not get coaxed out of bed gently through Vobot’s latest creation, the Vobot Halo?
In the past, we used to get around on our two legs most of the time, but when mobility devices such as the bicycle became commonplace, that was all the rage. Of course, over the years, there were skateboards and in-line skates that made it easier to cover the distance without breaking out too much of a sweat. WHILL decided to take a look at the personal mobility device category and introduce what it thinks could be a game-changer: the Model Ci. This is touted to be a life-changing assistive personal mobility device which empowers confidence, and it will also feature IoT integration in order to deliver premium customer care.