Applied Technotopia

We scan the digital environment to examine the leading trends in emerging technology today to know more about future.


We have added a few indices around the site. Though we look to the future, we need to keep an eye on the present as well:

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Posts tagged "Innovation"

This keyring to rescue a bee is rather innovative.

sciencealert:

This is adorable. A designer in Italy has invented the Bee Saver - a tiny first-aid kit on a keychain that contains enough nectar to revitalise an exhausted bee, should you come across one on your travels.

Read more: http://bit.ly/1yfLwQa via Fast Company

(via scienceyoucanlove)

An interesting innovation -  a ruler that measures angles.
trigonometry-is-my-bitch:

"Glassified" Ruler by MIT Media Lab Automatically Measures Angles, Volume, and Shape Properties.
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An interesting innovation -  a ruler that measures angles.

trigonometry-is-my-bitch:

"Glassified" Ruler by MIT Media Lab Automatically Measures Angles, Volume, and Shape Properties.

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(via thecraftychemist)

A very innovative personal security device. (A tazor version could be quite interesting as well).

aggressivenotpassive:

odditymall:

The Defender is a pepper spray that when sprayed takes a picture of the person you’re spraying and sends it the police along with your GPS location, user information, as well as flashing a bright light in the attackers face and emitting a loud alarm.

—->http://odditymall.com/pepper-spray-that-takes-a-picture-and-alerts-the-police

Im so happy that the advertisement features a really average “white frat boy, youre gonna see everywhere guy" vs. the "stereo-typical hooded thug, obviously very dangerous guy" that defense adds usually feature UuU

(via galaxyclusters)

A very innovative solar powered smart bench.

alexob:

The solar powered smart bench

A new initiative in Boston is bringing Soofas, solar powered benches that can not only charge your gadgets, but also monitor air quality and sound levels, to several city parks in a pilot program 

The Soofas, called “smart urban furniture”, were developed by Changing Environments, a spinoff of MIT Media Lab, and are capable of charging mobile gadgets via two USB ports, thanks to a solar panels and the free energy of the sun. And while they’re charging phones and powering Facebook updates, they’re also gathering environmental data about air quality and noise levels nearby, and uploading them to a public map online.

LG to make these flexible OLED TVs by 2017.

Not content with making the world’s biggest bendy OLED telly, LG has thrown a different curve entirely with its roll-up OLED display. The 18-inch flexible panel has a 1280 x 810 resolution and uses a film of high-performance plastic called polyimide to give it its flexibility. (via The Register)

A very innovative pocket-sized printer.

radimus-co-uk:

enochliew:

Pocket Printer by Zuta Labs

Not only a portable design, but able to print on any size page.

it finally feels like 2014

(via invaderxan)

A look at an innovative 3D printed braille smartphone.

springwise:

OwnFone launches world’s first 3D printed Braille phone

While smartphones can do incredible things these days, they’re still too expensive or complicated for some consumers, such as the elderly, disabled or technophobic. We wrote about OwnFone back in 2012 when it began offering cheap and small customizable phones that only receive and make calls to pre-selected numbers. Now the company is back with the Braille Phone, a credit-card sized device that can be easily used by those without full vision. READ MORE…