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Designer Ony Yan has created a two-part system that can be installed in single-person households to notify neighbours in the event of their death, and was designed to "encourage a community to look after each other". Read more
Materials company Aruliden has worked with Google Workspace to develop a touchscreen that combines Google's meeting software with interactive hardware and noise-cancellation capabilities. Read more
Scotland's AWS Energy has reported results some 20% better than predicted for its Archimedes Waveswing, a prototype wave energy generator that's been undergoing ocean-based testing at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney for the last six months.Continue ReadingCategory: Energy, ScienceTags: Wave Power, Renewable Energy, Scotland
Researchers in South Korea have developed an ultra-small, ultra-thin LiDAR device that splits a single laser beam into 10,000 points covering an unprecedented 180-degree field of view. It's capable of 3D depth-mapping an entire hemisphere of vision in a single shot.Continue ReadingCategory: Robotics, TechnologyTags: LIDAR, Autonomous, Augmented Reality, Pohang University of Science and Technology
users can pair their phones to the 're: retro player' and enjoy their digital song library with a nostalgic twist. The post retrofy your digital tunes with this vinyl player-inspired music device appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
just by biting down on it and grinding for a few seconds, users can gently clean all interdental spaces in about 14 seconds -- a quantum leap in oral hygiene. The post this custom 3D-printed dental device flosses all teeth at once, in just a few seconds appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Presently, in order to check if someone has chronic kidney disease, a urine sample has to be sent off to a well-equipped lab for testing, which may take several days. A new portable device, however, could allow such testing to be performed onsite in remote communities.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Flinders University, Diagnostic devices, kidney, Portable
It was seven years ago that we first heard about Garmin's Varia Radar tail light, which warns cyclists of vehicles approaching from behind. After adding smartphone compatibility in 2020, Garmin has now put a camera in the device.Continue ReadingCategory: Bicycles, TransportTags: bike lights, Road Safety, Garmin, Radar
Although there are already portable systems that create drinking water by desalinating and purifying seawater, they typically utilize filters that have to be replaced. A new MIT setup, however, just requires a small amount of electricity to get the job done.Continue ReadingCategory: Good Thinking, LifestyleTags: MIT, Water, Desalination, Purification, Portable
An article published in the Journal of Urology is reporting on the first 19 humans treated with a new non-invasive method designed to break up kidney stones using sound waves. The method, dubbed burst wave lithotripsy (BWL), successfully fragmented the majority of kidney stones, promising a non-surgical way to treat patients with this common condition.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTag is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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