Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Eco-Friendly Future Buses - Will run on cars!!

Taking into consideration the economic changes, environmental changes and pollution, China has taken a step in thinking the concept buses. 

According to them, they have thought of future buses that will drive or run on the cars on the road. 

Look at the image for imagining because it is actually beyond imagination. 

A large bus which is actually running on the cars and other four wheeler vehicles. To improve the environmental conditions or making the effort of not messing it more in the future, these buses will take charge of transportation technique to the next level. 

There are many negative conditions that everyone has to suffer like traffic, climatic and polluted air, accidents, etc. 

What China wants to build is "Stranding Buses". 

The concept bus or Stranding bus will have sensors that warn the vehicles running below it from getting very close to the edge of the bus. Also it takes into consideration the height of the vehicles. If any vehicle's height is more then the sensors again will inform the motorman to drive on the other roads. 

Use of Stranding Buses: 

  1. To save the spaces
  2. To Save the environment
  3. Occupy many passengers at a time
The Stranding buses runs or works on the electricity. The electricity to charge the bus will be taken from the charging posts.

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Filip - Smart Locater for kids

You have gone through different types of wearable technology gadgets like Smarty Ring, Neptune Pine SmartWatch, Smart Bracelet for young girls, etc. These wearable devices were designed for specific people and purpose. But now its the turn of kids. 

This time, introduced in CES 2014 was a unique wearable tech device of its kind for kids called "Filip".

This device is intentionally designed for kids who are constantly behind exploring new things and are away from their parents. To keep parents and kids connected this device acts well. 

Filip - a device that connects kids with their parents unbound of distance barriers. The major functions include calling, locating, send message, etc. 

Kids can be in touch with their parents via Filip. Mentioned as the one of the clever smart watches by CNN, this device was a heartthrob device in the event of CES 2014. 

This futuristic device can : 

  • Locate your kid
  • Call or message 
  • Set a SafeZone 
  • Protect with Intelligent emergency
Filip comes in 4 vibrant colors. It is a wearable watch like device. Designed by USA It is also called as "Next Gen Communicators". 

To use this device, you have to download the app and set it with the smart watch. Now set free your kids with the use of Filip as it takes care of them due to safe zone technology. This technology will alert parents if any kid is going beyond the safe zones that are set on their smart watches. The safe zones may be schools, classes, playground, etc. Depending upon the location, you can set the safe zone and be tension free for your kids. This technology also informs parents about when their kid has left the place and arriving home. 

Friday, 10 January 2014

Capture any color in "Cube" and use it further

Did you find some amazing colors around when you visited colorful cities or colorful places around you? Then you must have definitely thought about having the snap of that color or copying the color and using it for some other time, right? 

Imagine about any device or technology that can fulfill your dream of having the shade of color that you just saw and saving it for further use!!!! Then the device is right here in front of you- "Cube".

Having some questions about technology in saving colors? Answer is here. 

Cube - a small and handy box, is designed to take the colors you find interesting anywhere around and have them for your use whenever you need them. These colors are captured by Cube and are displayed on your smartphone. 

Capturing colors made easy by this tiny and handy device. Designers from SwatchMate, are happy to introduce the future of color technology. 
Cube detects color shades from any surface and then displays on iPhone. For that your iPhone or iPad should be paired with the device. 

You can call it as a color scanner or color detector or color copying device. Any name suits it. Because it is such a device that does all these mentioned captions. Just place it on any object of which you like the color and click the device button to capture. In seconds that particular color will be saved in your mobile. 
Cube has an internal memory of 20 photos. At a time you can have 20 snaps of any color saved in mobiles. 

Have a look at the video where Cube is in action : 

The co-founders, Paul Peng, Djordje Dikic and Rocky Liang designed Cube that works best for designers and artists as it inspires them the colors from nature. It gives them a choice of different colors from which they can use.

 Features :
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Beautiful design
  • Smart capturing device
  • One button operation

Designed for interior designers, photographers, graphic designers, brand managers, etc.

When you want to paint the house, want to use the color of the flower you saw in the garden yesterday, then take the use of  SwatchMate Cube.

Make "Shhh" noise and your TV will mute !! Thanks to "PointGrab"

This year in CES event, the gadgets introduced are Mother , a totally useful technology at home and around. Other one on the same lines is PointGrab, a gesture controlled device.

PointGrab - a switch, a smart home gadget, that recognizes the hand gesture using 2D camera. This makes easy to give hand gestures for controlling TV.

The technology is installed in more than 20 million devices till today. The technology behind PointGrab is "Air Touch System" that lets you point at any icons on the TV to act accordingly. There is no need of a remote control or buttons on the TV. Just a hand gesture to control TV and to make it mute a "Shh" noise from your mouth.

The system tracks human hands and gestures up to 5 meters. The device to act according to your gestures, needs a software which can later be integrated on Smart TV's or cameras or tablets etc.

The device helps in controlling different applications like :

  • TV programming
  • Gaming 
  • Internet browsing
  • Media applications like cameras, photos, videos, music, etc

Uses of PointGrab's solution : 

  • Reliable
  • Low cost
  • Easy to integrate
  • Flexible
  • Powerful innovation 

In the technology market, PointGrab is the leading provider of Hand Gesture Recognition Software, that enables next generation technology in TV, camera, smartphones, tablets, etc.

"Mother"- High Tech Future at your service with tracking and sensing what and how much!!!!

Your mother is always there for you to guide you, to correct you, to take care of you and your belongings. In the field of tech, the innovators and creators have taken this point into consideration and have developed a new emerging technology, called "Mother".

It was introduced in CES 2014, where the developers termed the device as "Mother" - a data monitoring system.

"Mother" -a debut product of, is a device designed to track the daily routine by a person using a series of Motion Cookie Tracking Devices

The device takes care of your health, body, alerts you when any unusual activity is detected, notifies you about the medications and tablets if you forget, measures the quality of sleep you have, tracks the cleanliness of your teeth, measures the temperature around your home, etc. All in one. 

That's Mother who takes care of all around you and within you. 

The devices' main part is its motion cookies that can be affixed to anything and track. They detect the activities going on at the front door or in the hall or anywhere you place them. It looks like a sleek and small device that has sensors inside it. It tracks and transmits to the main hub that is "Mother".

The image of motion cookie is as follows :

Features of Motion Cookies :

  • Captures and analyses objects when placed on them
  • Acts like a Thermometer that send the temperature in different rooms and also alerts when there is a sudden change 
  • Track your sleep, drinking, walking, brushing teeth, etc
  • Maintain the secrets 
  • Notifies whether you have kept your fridge door open or forgot watering the plants
  • With the Motion cookies around you can get notified about your medications from time to time or if you forget them to have these motion cookies will inform you about it
So when you buy the product you will get the following in the box:
  • A sense Mother which is the hub
  • 4 Motion cookies that are placed and attached to different objects or rooms
  • Two cookie holders
  • 2 straps 
  • 5 cell batteries
  • 1 key ring attachment for you to carry out 
Video from CES2014: 

Mother in action video :

Have you noticed that there is another device like Mother which takes care of your environment. And that is Ninja Sphere.