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Posted by Lara Lopes

Astronauts on the ISS print first 3D part in space

The International Space Station crew has successfully manufactured the first 3D object in space, a landmark that could pave the way for long-term space exploration. The 3D printer was designed by Made in Space and was carried to the ISS by SpaceX following tests in a ‘vomit comet’. [Image Courtesy of NASA] The technology is revolutionary and those working in space exploration hope that it will usher in a new age of out of this world manufacturing. It allows those in space to print as needed, rather than having to estimate which parts are likely to break and having to take excess […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Flow extends control over your devices increasing productivity

People are familiar with using a mouse or a touchscreen to control their devices, however, Scenic are looking to extend your control over your devices with their new physical and gesture control device, Flow. Combining physical controls with gestures they are hoping to create a new experience to let you command your devices. [Image Courtesy of Scenic] The Flow device works in three different ways. The owner can tap on the top of the device, use the metal ring in a rotation fashion and also float their hand over the device where Flow picks up movements and translates these into actions. Haptic feedback comes into […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

The Kairos T-Band allows any watch to become smart

Smartwatches are the in-thing at the moment and we have seen them many designs from many different companies since the Pebble watch stirred up a fuss on Kickstarter. Now another alternative solution from Kairos known as the T-Band is hitting the scene. The difference? It can turn any watch into a smart watch as the tech is packed into the band of the watch, rather than the face. [Image Courtesy of Kairos] The TBand is set to be available in three different versions, each of them having been designed originally to work alongside the Kairos smartwatch which the company revealed in June. However, […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Turn the engine of a Kia Sportage into a Mustang V8 with SoundRacer VX

There is the perfect gift this Christmas for the man in your life who wants to hear the throaty roar of a V8 Mustang engine instead of the purr of a Kia Sportage or other family car. Let’s face it, a Mustang is no good for a family man but the Kia Sportage is. But sadly the engine just doesn’t sound the same. Thanks to the SoundRacer VX, your family can have the best of both worlds. [Image Courtesy of SoundRacer] The SoundRacer VX is from the same company who brought you SoundRacer, and the company is trying to raise […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

Playbulb Color fuses smart colored lighting and wireless speaker into one

The Playbulb Color from MIPOW is a smart light bulb that infuses colored mood lighting along with your own personal music. The bulb can be screwed into most existing sockets and can be controlled over your smartphone. The built-in Bluetooth speaker lets you stream your favorite tunes seamlessly. The orginal Playbulb operates on the same principles, however, there are no different colors to chose from. These are available now for £59.99. The next step was to add color functionality with the Playbulb Color and after a pretty successful Kickstarter campaign, expect to see them in stores soon, with the first […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

ShotTracker wearable tech helps you improve your basketball game

If you are looking to improve your basketball game then the ShotTracker is a great piece of technology for you. The tech is able to keep shot statistics and analyse them to provide you with information about your game. The ShotTracker comes in the form of a wearable device that will give you valuable insight into your strengths on the court and those areas that could do with improving. [Image Courtesy of ShotTracker ] The ShotTracker system is composed of three separate parts. You need to attach a sensor to the basketball net and this has a rechargeable battery that is able […]