Live Objects are wireless devices that enrich a user’s experience of
the surrounding environment. Live Objects are associated with real
objects, and can stream media content without an Internet connection.
Echo Dot from Amazon. “I can’t let you do that Dave.”
Diesel use models with slogans and hashtags written on their bodies in black ink in Grindr. It also advertised on Youporn and Pornhub.
Lovely tech that worries me a little.
I like this. More please.
Following on from Admunki’s round-up, here’s a summary of some of the stuff that’s made an appearence on Techmunki during 2015.
Skype’s real time translation
Curate your hearing
Date rape drug detector
Glass that also acts as a solar panel
3D printing came to the aid of the heart surgeons so they could better prepare for life saving heart operation on a 2 year old girl.
Filter device that shuts over exposed celebrities up.
Ambarish Mitra just revealed Blippar’s next-generation app at TechCrunch Disrupt London 2015. By just pointing the app at everyday objects, the app identifies and categories nearly everything in the frame.
Google is taking an even deeper dive into the format by presenting a series of immersive video performances called Performing Arts through its Google Cultural Institute website.
Wayfindr gets Google grant to solve navigation for the blind. Wayfindr, the vision-impaired navigation solution originally conceived by multidisciplinary design studio Ustwo, is a step closer to becoming reality. After a pair of small-scale trials, the audio-based system is headed to London’s busy Euston station, which averages around 3.4 million visits per month.
A Kid’s book that has personalised information embedded in each unique tale.
It works by asking you to choose a color in the app when you make a booking. Drivers will have corresponding lights in their windshield, which will turn on when the car arrives to pick you up.
Capture your air pencil drawings…
Been a while in the making but it’s finally here. Presented this idea to L’Oreal six years ago, but tech at the time just shrugged their shoulders and hoped we’d go away and leave them alone to build useless websites.
Evan Cohen built his own smart mirror in just one weekend, and it looks incredibly futuristic. It displays maps, searches images, and it can even control the lights in your house. He was inspired by two other smart mirror creators named Michael Teeuw and Hannah Mitt. You can check out all of the open source documentation on GitHub.
Our vision was all about using it in salons, so people could make more of their time while sat for how ever long in front of a mirror.