Microsoft underwater datacenter

The underwater datacenter concept splashed onto the scene at Microsoft in 2014 during ThinkWeek, an event that gathers employees to share out-of-the-box ideas. The concept was considered a potential way to provide lightning-quick cloud services to coastal populations and save energy. More than half the world’s population lives within 120 miles of the coast. By putting datacenters underwater near coastal cities, data would have a short distance to travel, leading to fast and smooth web surfin...
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City of Leuven – European Capital of Innovation Award 2020

European Capital of Innovation Award 2020 The award recognises Leuven’s excellence for developing and implementing innovative concepts, processes, and governance models – enabling a framework that makes innovation happen. brings ideas to life. The city aims to become one of Europe’s Labs of the Future through a mission-oriented model that facilitates collaborative innovation. Different groups of stakeholders come together, with the common purpose of innovating around complex challenges fr...
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‘Visby’ – Covid-19 Personal PCR that fits in the palm.

Visby Medical’s test for COVID-19 is the first PCR-based, single-use test that is designed to be simple to operate; the palm-sized device is able to provide results in less than 30 minutes. By eliminating the long lead time to results and integrating the entire PCR process into one machine, Visby’s invention could vastly expand the possible use cases for PCR test results.  The PCR technique is a process of exponential DNA or RNA replication. Through controlled heating and cooling of samp...
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DINNER IN THE SKY – suspended restaurant that provides its customers with a unique dining experience

DINNER IN THE SKY - suspended restaurant that provides its customers with a unique dining experience. Dinner in the Sky 2.0 will instead of a communal table will have ‘hanging’ platform that will host 32 people sitting at tables of 4. They will be served a ‘Michelin starred’ dinner 50 metres above the ground. Tables are separated by at least 3 metres ensuring there is enough distance and they are set around a large central kitchen. Chefs and their teams have more space to move around and min...
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Amazon One – New Innovative contactless transaction and Identity system.

Amazon One—a new innovation to make everyday activities effortless. Amazon One is a fast, convenient, contactless way for people to use their palm to make everyday activities like paying at a store, presenting a loyalty card, entering a location like a stadium, or badging into work more effortless. The service is designed to be highly secure and uses custom-built algorithms and hardware to create a person’s unique palm signature. https://youtu.be/xH_SVNVIfzk  It takes less than a min...
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Saudi Arabia’s new futuristic mega-city 33 times the size of New York City

Saudi Arabia's new futuristic mega-city 33 times the size of New York City, a $500 billion city-state. Neom is a planned cross-border city in the Tabuk Province of northwestern Saudi Arabia. It is planned to incorporate smart city technologies and also function as a tourist destination. Neom is a planned as a futuristic city with state of the art modern technology buildings, flying taxis, robot ... Saudi Arabia wants the country to become a technological and innovation hub. NEOM wi...
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ORCAM – Voice-activated device, communicating visual information, audibly.

Wearable technology for people who are blind or visually impaired. Voice-activated device that provides increased independence by communicating visual information, audibly. With OrCam MyEye, you can read text, recognize faces, identify products & more https://youtu.be/bbEEmc0xtvw OrCam MyEyeFor People Who Are Visually Impaired OrCam MyEye is a revolutionary voice activated device that attaches to virtually any glasses. It can instantly read to you text from a book, smar...
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SmartSaker -Smart Hardware Tools

Saker® Picture Hanging Tool Kit is a picture hanging and leveling tool that comes with all the hardware and fasteners that you need to hang framed photos on your walls. It has two parts. There’s the hanging and leveling tool (black) on top and the parts container on the bottom. The cool part is that the two parts fasten together so that everything is contained in one handy set. ✨Description: Unique Design: Accurately hang saw-tooth or wire picture frames with zer...
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Xampla – Natural alternative to single use plastic

Xampla has created the world’s first plant protein material for commercial use. Next generation material performs like synthetic polymers, but decomposes naturally and fully, without harming the environment. Most natural alternatives to plastic require chemical additions and are based on plant polysaccharides.  Xampla engineers the next generation of bio-based material, made entirely from plant protein, enabling companies to produce end-products that meet changing consumer and regula...
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SkyDrive

Together with Japanese government and private enterprizes created the roadmap for flying car realization. With this time schedule, public and private are developing businesses and technologies. SkyDrive Conducts First Public Manned Flight in Japan – SD-03 manned model makes its world debut- SkyDrive Inc., a world-leading developer of urban air mobility solutions, is proud to announce that it conducted a public demonstration flight of its new SD-03 flying car model on August 25, 2020. ...
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Automower – robotic lawn mower

Automower® , a robotic mower that gives you the perfect lawn. Different models can mow lawn of various sizes - a small or medium-sized or large yard up to 1.25 acres. https://youtu.be/KE7O3dK07nQ Featuring smart technology and an intuitive interface, Automower® is a very capable robotic mower. Obstacles, tight spaces and slopes are no sweat. In fact, thanks to its weather resistance, Automower® works in the rain, too. Experience the amazing future of lawn care from Husqvarna, the w...
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SAFR – AI-powered real-time facial recognition

SAFR for Security is the premier facial recognition solution for live video that’s both highly accurate and tuned for rapid performance. With 99.87 percent accuracy, SAFR for Security can instantly detect and match millions of faces in real time, even under challenging conditions where faces are in motion, at different angles, under poor lighting conditions, or partially obscured – reducing the number of false alarms and simplifying a security professional’s ability to secure an area with confi...
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EyeQue – Personal Vision Tracker

EyeQue allows you to use your smartphone, EyeQue personal vision tracker to measure eyesight (refraction error) and generate EyeGlass Numbers anywhere. Personal Vision Tracker is the an at-home solution to test your eyes, get EyeGlass Numbers, and use them to order eyeglasses. https://youtu.be/SjXdK9OyF5w EyeQue Insight Check your eyesightTest your glasses or contactsMonitor the whole family’s vision 5 Ways to Get to Know Your Eyes with the EyeQue Insight Test your d...
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HOHO Smart Film & Smart Glass – Transform from opaque barrier to a clear state.

Smart film has the dimming function that power on- transparent, power off-opaque. Aiming at the common glass, the smart film can be stuck on the surface of it. The installation process is simple and easy, avoiding the re-installation of your glasses. PDLC Film consists of a polymer matrix of liquid crystals enclosed by electrically conductive Indium Tin Oxide-coated PET film. The resulting PDLC Film has wiring attached to a conductive copper strip (busbar) along the film’s edge. This wir...
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‘Three Square Market’ Microchip – ‘RFID’

Three Square Market (32M) became the first company in the United States to offer implanted microchips to its employees.  Their August 1 chip party, where over 50 employees were microchipped, some on live television, sparked worldwide debate and coverage. Their story generated over 1.5 billion hits on their websites in a few weeks and brought visits from major media outlets, Katie Couric, the Today Show and more.  32M promised then to introduce technology that ...
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Haptic Telerobot Hand by Shadow Robot

Shadow designs and manufactures state-of-the-art anthropomorphic robot hands & related systems. Britain’s longest-running robotics firms and the leading experts for technology around grasping and manipulation for robotics. https://youtu.be/3rZYn62OId8 Shadow Robots has over 20 years experience of Innovate UK and European research projects (FP7 and H2020) as researcher, developer and end-user. Shadow’s broad expertise in robotics allows our engineers to engage in unique projects, hel...
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ROBOTIC KITCHEN by Moley

Moley has created the world's first robotic kitchen. Featuring an advanced, fully functional robot integrated into a beautifully designed, professional kitchen, it cooks with the skill and flair of a master chef. The prototype was premiered to widespread acclaim at Hanover Messe, the international robotics show. The consumer version set for launch in 2020 will be supported by an iTunes' style library of recipes https://youtu.be/G6_LCwu7dOg development in collaboration with Shadow Rob...
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Sun Joe 1440 Watt Battery Powered Generator

 Sun Joe SJ1440SG 1440 Watt Battery Powered Portable Ind/Out Inverter. PORTABLE POWERHOUSE. Get off the grid and power up your home appliances during a blackout with the SJ1440SG Indoor Outdoor Portable Generator from SUN JOE. This fuel-free portable powerhouse is perfect to power small household appliances, and electronics during electrical outages, or to use for power tools, tailgating, camping trips -- or anywhere power is at a premium. Powered by an internal, sealed lead acid (SLA...
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XIAOMI – TRANSPARENT TV

Mi TV LUX Transparent Edition is the world’s first mass-produced transparent TV. With an edge-to-edge transparent self-luminous display transmitting images that seem to be suspended in the air, this TV ushers in a new way to consume visual content previously only seen in science fiction films. Mi TV LUX Transparent Edition is priced at RMB 49,999, and official sales start at 10:00 on the morning of August 16.World’s first mass-produced transparent TVMi TV LUX Transparent Edition offers a perfec...
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Microsoft Surface Duo

New MS Surface Duo has - Two High-resolution PixelSense™ Touchscreens Open with a Revolutionary 360-degree Hinge. Fits in Your Pocket. Windows 10 Compatible. High-Resolution. 360-Degree Hinge. It allows to any two apps and launch simultaneously, each on a full screen, for a completely custom experience. Drag ingredients from a new recipe from one screen directly to your To Do list on the other for an instant shopping list. https://eus-streaming-video-rt-microsoft-com.akamaized.net...
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Bio-Printing

3D Bioprint Service Three-dimensional (3D) bioprint, otherwise termed additive manufacturing, is driving major innovations in many fields, including manufacturing, engineering, art, education and medicine. Although a newly established technology, 3D bioprint has been developed at a rapid growth during the last decade. This approach helps to achieve increasingly cell-based therapies by working with diverse materials, like plastic, metal and ceramics. Creative Biolabs has employe...
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‘KnightScope’ – Robot making hospitals, logistics facilities, manufacturing plants, schools, and corporations safer.

Leader in developing autonomous security capabilities with a vision to one day be able to predict and prevent crime. The technology is a profound combination of self-driving technology, robotics and artificial intelligence. Knightscope's robots leverage infrared cameras read license plates, and onboard wireless that identifies people, devices and smartphones down. K1 stationary machine, K3 indoor machine and K5 outdoor machine.  The K7 multi-terrain four-wheel version is under development...
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Polygon – Modular & Touch Sensitive Wall Light

Polygon - Modular & Touch Sensitive Wall Light Modular touch sensitive lighting. Create your own structure with Polygon™ magnetic tiles. Interactive light art. Designed in NYC. Swipe for light. Styles: Black Polygon Lights, White Polygon Lights, Starter Pack, https://youtu.be/ddVg-hSIjec Smart, innovative and creative team whose products are beautiful, functional and creative. polygonlight.com. The hexagon modules can be attached to the wall by either using the sticky ...
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‘Yanko Design’ – Smart Face Mask

  This smart face-mask can translate languages as you speak!  C-Face Mask and you aren’t just granted clean, purified air… you also get the power to talk in multiple languages! Designed by Japan-based Donut Robotics, the C-Face mask is a universal mask-cover that fits on top of your standard face mask. Switch it on, and the C-Face mask connects to your smartphone, giving you a wide variety of smart features. Not only does it enable you to answer calls and talk to people without holdi...
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Baby Brezza – Instant home baby food maker

Baby Brezza Formula Pro Advanced allows automatically to make warm, formula bottle instantly. Baby Brezza Formula Pro uses technology to measure and mix water and powdered formula to the perfect temperature (about 98 degrees) and consistency. No measuring, no mixing and no fuss. With the push of a button, you can prepare a bottle within seconds with no clumps or air bubbles. Automatically makes a warm, formula bottle instantly Patented mixing technology automatically mi...
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‘6over6’ – essential optometry tools, right on the smartphone

6over6 delivers all the essential optometry tools, right into the smartphone. Using our patented technology, through the manipulation of light, everyone can now accurately measure the optical parameters of their glasses for farsighted or nearsighted vision, including pupillary distance(PD), and astigmatism. GlassesOn is registered as a Class 1 Exempt Medical Device on the FDA Medical Device Listings. However, GlassesOn does not provide medical advice, and does not replace a full e...
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INNOVATE WITH INDIA – Texas Instruments in collaboration with Department of Science and Technology (DST) -INDIA –

INNOVATE WITH INDIA, CHANGE THE WORLD! Texas Instruments in collaboration with Department of Science and Technology (DST) proudly announce the DST & Texas Instruments India Innovation Challenge Design Contest 2017 anchored by NSRCEL, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) and supported by MyGov. The contest is open for all Indian engineering students pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate&Doctoral degrees with Indian engineering colleges. Texas Instruments (TI) invites all student in...
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Curtin university researchers have developed membrane to separate from air using a ceramic ion transport membrane

Oxygen can be separated from air using a ceramic ion transport membrane, a device permeable only to oxygen. Commercial efforts to use this technology in oxygen production and other applications have so far failed due to insufficient rates of oxygen transport, or flux. Researchers at Curtin University have developed a uniquely structured ceramic ion transport membrane for oxygen separation that shows remarkably high flux. The membrane employs a multitude of microchannels extending into the dep...
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NASA Prepares to Launch Parker Solar Probe, a Mission to Touch the Sun

Early on an August morning, the sky near Cape Canaveral, Florida, will light up with the launch of Parker Solar Probe. No earlier than Aug. 6, 2018, a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy will thunder to space carrying the car-sized spacecraft, which will study the Sun closer than any human-made object ever has. On July 20, 2018, Nicky Fox, Parker Solar Probe's project scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab in Laurel, Maryland, and Alex Young, associate director for sc...
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NASA Calls for Future Space Exploration Ideas in ‘iTech’ Competition

‘iTech’ Competition A new cycle of the NASA iTech initiative kicks off today with a call for technical solutions to fill gaps in areas identified as having a critical impact on future space exploration. The request for a five-page white paper is the first phase of 2018 NASA iTech Cycle III, part of a collaborative initiative to find and foster innovative solutions from small and large businesses, universities, non-profits, U.S. government organizations outside of NASA and undiscovered invent...
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