ShiftWear wants to turn your sneakers into a canvas for your favorite images.

Startup ShiftWear, has come up with a concept that promises wearers the ability to art-direct their footwear via a mobile app with an endless stream of HD-quality images and animations. Powered by the wearer’s movements via a “walk and charge” system, the shoes, which are still in the prototype phase, use HD color-flexible e-paper displays and Bluetooth-enabled software that allows them to communicate with the ShiftWear mobile app, the founders say. The idea seems novel, but it’s part of a large...
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RapidSOS acts as a fast “data pipeline” for 911

Mobile app automatically sends a caller’s location and medical data to dispatch centers. RapidSOS, a startup with MIT roots, is gearing up to release a one-touch 911 app that automatically sends location and preset medical data from a smartphone to dispatch centers, with aims of drastically reducing the time it takes first responders to get to a scene. According to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), around 70 percent of 911 calls today are made via mobile phones. Yet when fieldin...
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Polaroid PoGo Mobile Printer for instant prints

Revolutionary small portable printer promises instant prints at any time and any place with ease. The Polaroid PoGo™ Digital Instant Mobile Photo Printer is the easiest way to print photos from a camera phone. It transfers images wirelessly from a Bluetooth-enabled camera phone to the mobile printer which prints instantly. The small portable printer weighs only a few ounces and can fit in the pocket. It uses rechargeable batteries or an AC adapter. The printer is built around ZINK techn...
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