Lucy: The Smart Mirror that Redirects Sunlight Into Your Home

Lucy is the first device of its kind: It can illuminate your home with real sunlight, by finding and redirecting natural light for you. Most individuals spend over 90% of their lives inside, with limited exposure to natural light. Winters can lead to seasonal depression, and at large, last a long time, preventing us from receiving the Vitamin D and serotonin boosts associated with natural light. Further still, from an aesthetic standpoint, interior designers suggest decorating tricks to br...
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Matrix

The MATRIX is a beautifully designed compact black disc about 4 inches in diameter device that allows you to create and download applications for the Internet of Things, giving you a device that can be used in many different ways at once. With fifteen onboard sensors, MATRIX allows for more than thirty-two thousand sensor combinations that let you control the temperature of your home, monitor your small business after-hours, and so much more. The company describes the Matrix as a small but impre...
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PIXELIO Transforms Your Smartphone into a 3D Scanning Planetary Arm

A new UK-based startup, Smart 3D Company, Ltd., has come out with an innovative and easy-to-use device that, combined with a smartphone, will allow users to scan small objects in 3D, as well as take pictures or shoot 360° time lapse videos. The device is not only useful for photographers or 3D printer users, but also architects, engineers, graphic designers, bloggers and many more. PIXELIO, in combination with free software installed on your smartphone (eg. Autodesk 123D Catch), will allow us...
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Aerion Mouse

Aerion Mouse is a gesture-driven computer mouse that’s somewhat smaller than traditional mice. It gets placed between the top of any two of the user’s fingers. The user then points the mouse at the display to operate it and, instead of clicking on any buttons, just leans to the left to achieve what a typical left click on a mouse would and leans to the right for a right click. One main benefits to Aerion is that it allows one to keep fingers close to a typing position without having to grab a se...
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A Look at Intel’s Smart House

The brain of the house is Intel’s new Internet of Things Platform for connecting and controlling smart devices. It basically allows you to control all of a home’s systems from a single tablet app which you can swipe a slider to adjust the thermostat, change the color and brightness of the home’s lighting, and even open the door for a repairman while you’re away. Older non-connected appliances can also be controlled using smart outlets. All of the systems respond to voice control, and the platfor...
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Chronos – Make any watch smart

San Francisco startup Chronos is aiming its new device for people who prefer pretty analog watches to be the things on their wrists but would really like them to have the most basic features of a fitness tracker and a smart device. “We have developed a small, tiny disc that gives you all the very best of today’s wearable tech, but let’s you keep the watch you already wear,” Chronos founder and CEO Mark Nichol said. The metal Chronos disc is designed to resemble watch casing, so that it largely d...
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Flexible, implantable device could block pain signals

Building on wireless technology that has the potential to interfere with pain, scientists have developed flexible, implantable devices that can activate and, in theory, block pain signals in the body and spinal cord before those signals reach the brain. The researchers, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, said the implants one day may be used in different parts of the body to fight pain that doesn’t respond to other therapi...
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ORNL’s hybrid device combines microscopy and mass spectrometry

Researchers from the Department of Energy’s (DOE's) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have created a hybrid optical microscope/mass spectrometry-based imaging system capable of observing and analyzing specimens simultaneously. They have created a hybrid optical microscope, which also features a mass spectrometry-based imaging system. This new device paves the way for advance developments in the areas of chemical and pharmaceutical sciencesThe new device does not require any type of pretreatme...
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EyeNetra : Your vision correction Built Into A Headset

A newly launched mobile eye-test device could lead to prescription virtual-reality screens. After five years of development and about 40,000 tests worldwide, the smartphone-powered eye-test devices developed by MIT spinout EyeNetra is coming to hospitals, optometric clinics, optical stores, and even homes nationwide. But on the heels of its commercial release, EyeNetra says it’s been pursuing opportunities to collaborate with virtual-reality companies seeking to use the technology to develop “vi...
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MIT develops wireless trackpad for your thumbnail.

Wearable Thumbnail Sensor called NailO is the latest tiny wireless trackpad. A Novel tiny wireless trackpad that can be worn on a thumbnail has been developed by the researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This device is called NailO, and the prototype trackpad is similar to the stick-on nails sometimes used as a fashion accessory. It attaches to the user’s thumb and can be controlled by running a finger over its surface. This new wearable device turns the user’s thumb...
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The Dash – completely wireless stereo earphones

A revolutionary innovation, The Dash consists of a pair of discrete and completely wireless stereo earphones where each earphone is its own, tiny, proprietary computer. Everything about the Dash is focused on delivering freedom of movement, incredible sound and comfort. Music is a part of everyone’s life. It brings joy, excitement and motivation. However it is not always a pleasure listening to music with headphones. Cables tangle and pull at the headphones and ultimately break. In addi...
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Tiny technology helps save the honey bees.

Microsensors may be the key to solving the mystery behind the collapse of honeybee colonies. Australian researchers announced  that they have attached tiny, top-of-the-line trackers to about 10,000 healthy honeybees in an effort to find out what is driving a decline in the pollinators’ global population. The experiment, supported by an international group of scientists, farmers, beekeepers, and tech companies, is the latest to use tracking and tagging technology to study animal behavior and resp...
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LUMO LIFT- a small gadget that nudges you to stand up straight.

The Lumo Lift is a small wearable device that tracks posture and reminds the wearer not to slouch. The latest innovation from Lumo BodyTech for posture correcting devices, is Lumo lift, a small device that vibrates and reminds you to adjust your stance. The Lift can be clasped to an undershirt, collar or bra strap. The Lumo Lift, which comes in a variety of colors, detects your body's positioning and when you start to slouch, the device vibrates and reminds you to adjust your stance that n...
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WATCHMAN device offers option to patients with irregular heart beats

FDA approved WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device is a first-of-its-kind, proven alternative to long-term warfarin therapy for stroke risk reduction in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. The WATCHMAN™ LAAC Device is designed specifically for the left atrial appendage. Featuring an intra-LAA design to avoid contact with the left atrial wall, the WATCHMAN device is engineered to conform to the unique anatomy of the LAA to reduce embolization risk. The device offers a new stro...
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Inexpensive, Portable Wound-Healing Device

A novel and inexpensive device known as the wound pump has been invented by Daielle Zurovcik, which is a portable wound-healing device. This negative pressure pump helps to heal acute and chronic wounds, which will be affordable to low-income populations because it does not need electricity or batteries to operate and has a unique, simplified design. After surgery a patient requires care for an amputated limb or the open wounds of a fractured bone. Vacuum pumps speed healing by removing ba...
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Israeli Mini-Scanner Can Tell The Difference Between Food, Drink or Pills

An Israeli start-up has launched a pocket device which analyses instantly the composition of food, drink, medication or other objects. It is the first molecular sensor that fits in the palm of your hand. The process it uses is simple. Its SCiO tool sends data on the chemical makeup of a substance to the user's smartphone, where a variety of applications will present the results. The SCiO does not need physical contact with the substance being tested because it uses a beam of light in wh...
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PalmSecure For Individual Vein Pattern Recognition

An innovative biometric identification and security device works without any contact to scanner. The latest technology from PalmSecure™ is a leading-edge authentication system using biometric technology that uses vein pattern recognition. As organizations search for more secure authentication methods for data access, physical access and general security, many are turning to biometrics. Biometrics is gaining attention as a reliable, highly accurate and efficient method of confirming a pe...
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Painless Glaucoma Diagnostic Device

BioCOM Inc. has made a convenient pain-free tonometry device to detect glaucoma. The latest Glaucoma IOP Eye Test THROUGH THE EYELID technology by BiCOM Inc. with the DIATON tonometer enables any healthcare professional to quickly and painlessly determine whether a patient has glaucoma and take preventive measures or determine treatment plans to save eyesight. In a study published by the British Journal of Ophthalmology, the number of people with glaucoma worldwide is expected to be 79.6 m...
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Tenease – A New treatment for Tennis Elbow

A new medical device called Tenease  has been developed by Ranjan Vhadra, a leading orthopedic surgeon for the treatment for tennis elbow.  The disease itself is a chronic condition caused by damage to the fibres of the elbow which lead to weakness and pain. As this is a common condition, it may affect most adults at some stage in their lives. Vibration therapy has proven to be the most effective method for treating tennis elbow and can also help reduce pain by more than 40 percent; however, ...
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