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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The Gaze Desk: The Smart Standing Desk

The Gaze Lab has introduced a smart standing desk that is responsive, aimed at improving posture and developing a healthy standing routine over time. Standing desks at large serve as a healthier way of working. This desk is personalized to a user’s unique physique. A user puts in their height and weight into a mobile app and the GAZE DESK alters its position accordingly. It can recognize users as well. Although the desk is designed to find a perfect position for users based on their body prof...
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Walli: The Smart Wallet

Thousands of individuals lose or forget their wallet each day. Walli, a new smart wallet, is designed to target just that. The wallet connects to your phone via Bluetooth and notifies you when you leave it behind. It also sends a notification if a card or even your phone is left behind. The Walli app continuously monitors your wallet. As soon as you are too far away from your wallet, the app sends you a notification. If a user misses these notifications, Walli has the ability to track the ...
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Monkey Keyless Entry

Monkey is smart keyless entry device that works similarly to a lot of other smart locks, only it’s for your whole apartment building. You (or, more likely, your landlord) wire up the Wi-Fi-enabled chip to your existing intercom, then you and your fellow tenants download the Android or iOS app. You’ll sync it up with your phone, and you’ll get a notification when someone rings your intercom. You can then let someone in, whether you’re home or on the go. There are three ways to gain access. The Mo...
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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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AirBolt, the tiny smart lock

AirBolt is a Bluetooth-enabled smart lock that layers a variety high-tech security measures into a system that you control entirely from your smart phone. The AirBolt smart lock is comparable in size to most old-school combination locks, but despite this small footprint, the device is absolutely stuffed with features that put the safety of your stuff back in your hands. The device comes with a rechargeable Li-ion battery that lasts a year and has a backup button unlocking feature that lets you u...
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Walli – Smart Wallet

Walli is an intelligent wallet that keeps track of your valuables. It's an interactive system between your phone and your wallet, so if you lose your wallet then your phone notifies you, if you lose your phone, just tap the wallet twice and your phone will automatically ring. Walli connects to your smartphone over Bluetooth. Once connected, the Walli app will display notification on your phone once you get too far from it. Connecting to an iOS and Android app over Bluetooth 4.0, it sends a displ...
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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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Block the bad sounds and harness the good with Hush earplugs

A new pair of “smart earplugs” called Hush, combine sound-eliminating foam and noise-masking technology. Many wearables monitor your sleep, but they don’t provide solutions to allow for better sleep. The Hush device fits comfortably in a user’s ear, and it is surrounded in a soft silicon surface. The product helps users sleep through snoring, loud neighbors, and other noises but it doesn’t block the noises that are necessary, like alarm clocks or emergency phone calls. “Hush’s ultimate goal i...
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Smart Bed for kids with a “monster detector.”

Smart bed for kids monitors their snoozing cycles and determines if diet, stress and other daily activities are impacting the quality of their sleep. The bed, which is equipped with tiny hidden sensors, uses digital-signal capture within the mattress and processing techniques to pick up on motion and pressure. It tracks a child's breathing and heart-rate throughout the night too, and blends that data with other factors to determine a SleepIQ score in the morning. The higher the number (based fro...
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Samsung Flexible Smartphone

Samsung promises that flexible and foldable screens are coming to devices soon. The company’s latest patent, which was spotted by Patently Mobile, is for a flexible phone that morphs into a smart bangle you can strap onto your wrist. It’s an entirely bizarre and futuristic idea that certainly puts more focus on accessibility than style, but it sure sounds awesome. The patent features a flexible OLED screen that’s so flexible you can curl it into a bracelet and wear it on your wrist as a smart...
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Sleep Number’s x12 smart bed monitors your sleeping habits.

Sleep Number just announced the x12, which packs a variety of sensors to monitor your sleeping habits, movement, heart rate and breathing rate. The bed has two sections, each of which are independently adjustable, so that once the bed knows your sleeping patterns, it can suggest ways you might want to change, say, the head incline. Additionally and this is perhaps our favorite feature a Partner Snore feature allows you raise your partner's headrest to help ease snoring. Having a lumpy mattres...
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Intelligent, Energy-Saving Mug

The green mug is a refrigerated and insulated mug which is powered by absorbing the heat radiated by the water/ beverage. New Green Smart Glass is intended to make getting the perfect cup of coffee both easier and more eco-friendly. Chengzhu has created the Green Smart Glass which is a refrigerated and insulated mug which is powered by absorbing the heat radiated by the water/ beverage itself. Generally we do not drink hot coffee until it becomes cooler so there will be loss of heat. ...
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‘Hackaball’ turns programming into play.

A smart and responsive ball that children can program to invent and play games has been created. A team of industrial designers is aiming to turn "programming into play" with a hackable ball that lets kids invent their own games. "Hackaball is a tough, responsive, programmable ball that pairs with an iPad app," explains William Owen, from innovation consultants Inside it is a gyro, an accelerometer, a vibration motor, nine LEDs, a rechargeable battery, some memory and a speaker. That...
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Grow herbs with zero effort

With Click & Grow smartpots, the technology does all the work. This is where nature and technology meet to make dreams come true. Click & Grow was made to take complete care of your plants while you enjoy your life to the fullest. The company makes a little capsule of seeds that requires water and batteries, and it sells the plastic box that does all the work for you. All plants are grown using automatically controlled technology in a unique and specially developed Smart Soil. The Sma...
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OncoSec’s novel intratumoral therapies

OncoSec Medical Incorporated ("OncoSec") has designed "smart" catheter-based devices to perform minimally invasive intratumoral immunotherapy. The new catheter-based electrodes are designed to be compatible with standard medical instruments which can access deep visceral tumors and are capable of treating the tumor. These all-in-one devices have the ability to inject a DNA-based agent while deploying electrodes to perform electroporation in a single procedure. They have an adjustable ne...
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Nest: The Smart Thermostat

Tony Fadell who invented the iPod and the iPhone has developed a new thermostat called 'Nest'. The slimmer and sleeker Nest Thermostat includes many features, one of which is a bigger, sharper display which saves energy. Nest is a thermostat that utilizes artificial intelligence and learns from manual adjustments. It uses sensors to detect room temperatures and can also know whether a room is occupied or not. It can interact with you directly or communicate with you over the internet throu...
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Smart Pills for collecting data inside the body

Imagine if a vitamin sized pill could collect medical data from your body. Companies such as SmartPill have come out with wireless devices contained in tiny capsules to collect information from inside the body. The SmartPill capsule includes miniaturized sensors or cameras, a printed circuit board and tiny batteries that work to collect medical data as it makes its way through a person's gastrointestinal tract. Once swallowed, the device collects the required information, stores the data a...
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