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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Tiny sea creatures feature transparent optical systems as tough as their shells.

Sea-dwelling mollusks called chitons have armor-plated eyes embedded in their shells, and this incredible feature could provide a model for protective armor that could be used by the army and workers exposed to dangerous conditions. The chitons, or Acanthopleura granulates, have hundreds of these armored eyes on the surface of their shells, MIT reported. Unlike most eyes in the biological world that are made primarily of protein, these eyes are made of the mineral aragonite, but can still form f...
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System automatically converts 2-D video to 3-D.

Scientists at MIT and the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) have leveraged videogame technology to generate broadcast quality 3D video of soccer and football  matches from a 2D source in real time. The resulting video can reportedly be enjoyed with any 3D TV or virtual reality headset, and could lead to much more 3D content becoming available in the near future. When working to full effect, 3D technology can deliver highly immersive user experiences, but the content on these platforms is...
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Tail Lights Rider System for keeping horses safe at night.

Riding horses in low light poses some obvious dangers, particularly in areas where they're forced to share the road with drivers who could become easily distracted. Sadly, for Tail Lights creator Sami Gros, it took a near-tragedy to inspire a solution. "I was out riding my two horses with my best friend, and a car hit my friend and my horse. My friend was OK, but my horse suffered injuries that has made him unridable to this day," Gros said. "I searched the internet for a product that would allo...
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Artificial Ebola virus slowed by large fullerene system.

A recent study shows that a large fullerene system can interrupt the infection of an artificial Ebola virus. An infection with Ebola starts when the virus gains access to the cellular DC-SIGN receptor and begins to infect the immune system’s dendritic cells. Thanks to the new, larger molecule comprised of fullerenes that are coated with carbohydrates, scientists can block the receptor and interrupt the infection. This has been tested on an artificial virus model. Researchers attained a remark...
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New flu tracker uses Google search data better than Google.

A team of Harvard statisticians has come up with a new way to track the flu virus using Internet search data. The system uses a method that has been used before, tracking searchers for key words and phrases, but has coupled it with additional data to improve its accuracy. The new model, ARGO (AutoRegression with Google search data), was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and was built on Google Flu Trends, which was Google’s flu tracking model that emerged in 200...
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Contacts could help treat Glaucoma

A McMaster PhD candidate has harnessed a component naturally found in tears to develop a contact lens-based drug delivery system for glaucoma patients. Chemical engineer Myrto Korogiannaki has used hyaluronic acid to help get drugs to the eye from a lens in a controlled way. Patients with front-of-the-eye diseases, such as glaucoma, traditionally use medicated eye drops twice a day to treat their ailment. But those drops are incredibly inefficient as only about five per cent of the drug they car...
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Cosmic ‘Death Star’ destroys a planet

Astronomers announced that they have spotted a large, rocky object disintegrating in its death spiral around a distant white dwarf star. The discovery also confirms a long-standing theory behind the source of white dwarf “pollution” by metals. “This is something no human has seen before,” said lead author Andrew Vanderburg of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA). “We’re watching a solar system get destroyed.” The evidence for this unique system came from NASA’s Kepler K2 miss...
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MIT System- Learning spoken language

System learns to distinguish words’ and phonetic components without human annotation of training data. MIT researchers have developed a revolutionary new machine-learning system that can learn to distinguish spoken words and unlike its predecessors, it can also learn to distinguish lower-level phonetic units, such as syllables and phonemes. Every language has its own collection of phonemes, or the basic phonetic units from which spoken words are composed. The English language has somewhere...
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P&G and Whirlpool introduce SWASH™, the only 10-minute clothing care system designed to fit your life

SWASH, a breakthrough technology de-wrinkles, refreshes, restores fit and preserves garments at the touch of a button. P&G and Whirlpool Corporation, two of the world’s leading companies for laundry care, have announced the introduction of this innovative product. SWASH™ is a revolutionary at-home clothing care system that reduces wrinkles, refreshes fabric, restores the fit lost after wear and preserves clothing, in just ten minutes with the push of a button. The tall and thin device,...
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DroneTracker: Novel Multi-Sensor Drone Warning System

European startup, DeDrone, has been initiated to combat the possible dangers by using a DroneTracker system to identify unauthorized drones. These drones can then be monitored to ensure they are not being used maliciously. The DroneTracker guards against spying, smuggling, potential terrorist attacks and invasions of personal privacy. Based on multiple parameters such as noise, shape, and movement patterns, it is unlike any other drone warning system able to reliably detect all types of drones. ...
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Xerox system automatically counts vehicle passengers.

Xerox rolls out Vehicle Passenger Detection System with highway speed accuracy for HOV/HOT Lane Enforcement. This system identifies the number of occupants in a vehicle with better than 95 percent accuracy at speeds ranging from stop-and-go to 100 mph. High occupancy carpooling lanes are critical to combating roadway congestion. However, their benefits are severely limited when motorists do not abide by the rules. Xerox (NYSE: XRX) announced the launch of its HOV/HOT lane compliancy test system ...
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The Aethlon Hemopurifier

A new device that provides the broad-spectrum elimination of infectious viruses from the circulatory system of infected individuals has been invented. Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCQB:AEMD), the pioneer in developing targeted therapeutic devices to address infectious diseases and cancer,  announced that the first patient enrolled in the Company's FDA approved feasibility study has completed their full Hemopurifier® treatment protocol without any device-related adverse events. The Aethlon Hemop...
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The hot tub Hydro Hammock

The Hydro Hammock is a first of its kind hammock. It uses a water heater system that heats water from a garden hose or other water source to fill into the hammock and gives consumers the ability to create a hot tub on the fly wherever they are, whether it be at the beach or on a mountaintop. It also has two USB chargers for your devices so that you can charge your smartphone while you’re relaxing in your hammock. Made from high-tensile, marine quality, sealed material, it is capable of retaining...
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World’s Fastest Motor from Celeroton

The world’s fastest motor which can spin in excess of 1 million revolutions per minute has been developed by researchers at ETH Zurich's Department of Power Electronics and marketed by the Swiss company, Celeroton. The need for smaller electronic devices requires smaller holes, which means we need smaller, faster, more efficient drills. This new motor could be applied for faster drills and more efficient and compact compressors for cars and airplanes. Compared to collapsed stars that sp...
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Mint: the automatic floor cleaner robot

Mint, is the latest robot that uses GPS to clean your house. Robotic vacuum cleaners are gaining popularity quickly. Roomba isn’t the only robotic cleaning device on the scene now. The latest Mint Automatic Floor Cleaner from Evolution Robotics is designed exclusively for sweeping and mopping hard surface floors. The new Mint is easy to use. It uses disposable cleaning cloth and reusable microfiber cloth for dry sweeping and wet mopping of floors. Simply attach the cleaning cloth of choice...
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