BumpTop 3D is a great new desktop application for windows that turns your desktop into a 3D environment that is fully interactive. I’ve been waiting for something like this for a very long time but unfortunately, I’m a MAC guy, so it looks like I’ll have to wait a bit longer.
Check out the video demo below:
The FingerReader is a wearable device that assists in reading printed text. It is a tool both for visually impaired people that require help with accessing printed text, as well as an aid for language translation. Wearers scan a text line with their finger and receive an audio feedback of the words and a haptic […]
An Australian startup company is using a patented nanotechnology to create a ‘hydrophobic’ chef jacket and apron. Fabricor says this means dry, stain-free uniforms at the end of the day. The nanotechnology application works by modifying the fabric at a molecular level by permanently attaching hydrophobic ‘whiskers’ to individual fibres which elevate liquids, causing them […]
Have you ever lost your eyeglasses? If so, you know that it can be stressful (and expensive!) Once you’ve checked the top of your head, they could be anywhere. Sometimes they fall out of your pocket or are moved inadvertently. It’s especially problematic for adults who switch between regular and reading glasses or prescription sunglasses. […]
The Ultrasonic Levitation Machine levitates objects in the air. Levitating objects with sound can be done by aiming an ultrasonic sound beam at a reflector. With a little adjustment, the desired standing wave as shown in the illustration can be achieved. This Sonic Levitation Machine here on Kickstarter produces an ultrasonic wave of 28,000 cycles […]