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“Jetpacks, once thought to be the future of travel, seemed to go the way of the flying car, but if Glenn Martin, founding director and inventor of Martin Jetpack, has his way, anyone will be able to purchase one for about $100,000 within the next 18 months”….<More>
“So many watch companies have struggled to make a multi-touch color display watch to date. It is no small task. The Nano itself is an engineering wonder. Multi-Touch, color display, long battery life, MP3, radio, photos, pedometer, Nike+ and clock all in an impossibly small package. Just like reinventing the phone it took Apple to make it possible. And in… Read more →
TDK re- introduces the boombox – twelve (12) “D” cell batteries not included, Break Dancing optional..full specs are below: Features High-excursion dedicated 6-inch subwoofer provides deep,accurate bass Two powerful 6-inch coaxial drivers deliver clear vocals and crisp highs Play your iPod/iPhone music while charging using the USB to 30 pin Apple cable Using the rotary dial and front facing screen,… Read more →
iCade is a classic 1980s style arcade Style console for the iPad… “The cradle offers an ideal screen-viewing angle and quickly connects iCADE’s top-quality arcade controls directly to your iPad wirelessly. Once iPad is in place, simply launch any supported iCADE-compatible app and it’s game on! The arcade action starts with the retro-gaming classic Asteroids and continues with many other… Read more →
Toyota’s vision of robots is to build ” robots that embody “kindness” and “intelligence” and that will be able to assist with human activities in applications such as ” elderly care, manufacturing, and mobility in the near future”
Some of the Technologies employed include developing ” artificial lips that move with the same finesse as human lips, which, together with robot’s` hands, enables the robots to play trumpets like humans do.
For the Mobiro personal mobility robot “Toyota came up with the new stabilizing technologies for robots. A small, light-weight and low-cost high-precision-sensors, developed based upon automotive sensor technology, are used as an attitude sensor that detects a tilt of a robot”… <More>.
“The TankPitstop is an automated fuel robot which allows motorists to refuel and pay without actually doing anything themselves. The innovative robotic technology will make refuelling much easier”….<More>
Not to be confused with BlueSky Mod Prefab, the Blue Sky Homes is built using recycled durable steel , non bearing walls (allowing for design flexibility). The steel frame is mold and moisture resistant. Other eco-friendly materials are used, Additionally all wall materials used ” don’t promote mold growth, can’t rot, won’t burn when exposed to a direct flame, and are completely recyclable”…. <More>