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Blade Runner, by LaCie and Philippe Starck, is a limited-edition 4TB USB 3.0 hard drive featuring a streamlined internal portion with intersecting rectangular plates to produce an artistic spin on the typical box-shape. Made of heavy-duty aluminum, the drive is finished off with a Starck logo-shaped LED power button on the side.
Throwable Panoramic Camera
Throwable Panoramic Camera creates fascinating images. Very wide angle images are closer to the human field of view than conventional pictures. If seen through a panoramic viewer they let us experience a location as if we were there. Panoramic image stitching can create panoramas from pictures taken one after another.
It can print nearly anything you can imagine in exquisite detail. Using high-end stereolithography technology, the Form 1 can construct details as small as 300 microns, and can print objects up to 4.9” x 4.9” x 6.5” in size. The included Form Software lets you start with .stl files and finalize your design, ensuring that every detail is there, just the way you designed it.
The Future is Here
The bebionic3 by RSLSteeper is a carbon-fiber myoelectric hand which is also made from aluminium and alloy knuckles. It utilises leading-edge technology and unique, ergonomic features that make it unlike any other hand available. These innovations combine to give the hand unrivalled versatility, functionality and performance. The prosthetic limb uses sensors to trigger one of 14 pre-programmed grips that mirror common human hand movements.
Online furniture store Micasa has come up with a new concept design for a lighting fixture that would emulate the weather outside. By connecting to the Met Office via WiFi, Nebula 12 can use their meteorological data to decide how to act, either making an indoor cloud using its supply of liquid nitrogen or shining a bright yellow light if its sunny.
Wireless Speaker Shower Head
The K9245 Moxie also comes equipped with a wireless speaker that fills the shower with crystal-clear sound. Even more, the wireless speaker pairs wirelessly with your Bluetooth-enabled device, and its magnetic design snaps securely into place and pops out for playing music anywhere. No need to cut that favorite song short—you can dance your way from the shower to the dressing room to the kitchen table for toast and coffee before you head out the door.
This electric chess set, devised by American architect and competitive chess player, Brent Blake, uses low-wattage transparent, coloured and clear bulbs as chess pieces, on a board formed from low power electrical sockets mounted in plexi-glass.
Search engine’s quest to become environmentally friendly documented by photographer Jamey Stillings.With key investment from Google totaling $168million and located in the Southern Californian Mojave Desert, ISEGS will one day be the largest solar thermal power plant in the world. It currently trails in second place behind the 600,000 parabolic mirrors in Andalusia, Spain.