Lechal ‘smartshoes’ People in India will be the first in the world to get access to what could be the next big thing in wearable technology: the smartshoe. Ducere Technologies Pvt., an Indian startup, is going to start selling its Bluetooth enabled Lechal shoes for more than $100 a pair in September. The smartshoes sync up […]
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The bionic pancreas In 2000, Ed Damiano’s son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Damiano’s son was 11 months old.The biomedical engineer, decided to create a device that would help his child and millions of others better manage their disease. He set a goal of having it ready by the time his son went to college. […]
Tile makes sure you never lose anything ever again. Wouldn’t it be great if you never lost anything you cared about ever again: your keys, your wallet, your favorite leather jacket? You could even tap into a large group of strangers to help you track down a stolen bike.
The app market continues to boom. According to the latest data from Distimo, via Ben Schachter at Macquarie Research, combined spending in Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play store, was up 83% year-over-year in April, hitting $1.4 billion.
iBeacon could change the retail experience for consumers. The iBeacon is an indoor positioning system that communicates with devices via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). It’s basically GPS for indoors.
Lazy people are the best customers. The ultimate customers are lazy, anti-social people. To be assured of success today, create a service that appeals to people just active enough to push a button but too lazy to check their bank statements.
The Lumafit brings interactive fitness to your smartphone. Lumalift can precisely identify and rate cardio workouts by tracking motion at the head. Lumalift has apps for both fitness and relaxation. (Video)
OMsignal smartwear Apple is set to mark it’s debut into health and fitness tracking with the iWatch, but one company is taking the concept of wearables a step further with the OMsignal shirt. (Video)
Find My iPhone has made it fundamentally easier to track down your phone after you’ve misplaced it following a night of responsible drinking. David Pogue, human dad-joke and Yahoo tech guy, even once used it to find his.
The SCiO is a handheld molecular analyzer. If you wanted to look up the calorie content of a specific food you are eating you could take it to a lab and run it through a spectrometer. But accurate spectrometers are huge, expensive machines that are often only owned by institutions and require training to use. A new […]