María Albert

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Google launches Eddystone, its platform-agnostic iBeacon competitor

Google today announced Eddystone, its open source Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacon format. The standard is designed to help developers work with beacons and provide location-based content straight to users’ smartphones.<p>If you’re not familiar, beacons are low-energy battery-friendly hardware that …

Here's what the BBC's free computer can actually do

In a few months time, a million or so 11-year-olds in Britain will receive a free computer.<p>The Micro:bit is designed to show kids that computers aren't just consumer devices, but also tools for creativity. It's being distributed by the BBC which launched this video today, explaining how the device …

Ecocapsule gives you the eco-friendly camping experience of the future

Campers who love spending time in nature, or researchers who spend months in the wilderness, are probably looking at all sorts of smart ways to …

Sketching with Data Opens the Mind’s Eye

Data Points<p>When does drawing become design? When does design become a story?<p>The first storyboards for <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i> were drawn by Steven Spielberg, who used stick figures. Artist Edward Carlson penciled his vision for Seattle’s Space Needle on a napkin in a coffee house. The …

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26 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

LG’s 55-inch 'wallpaper' OLED display hangs on the wall with magnets

It's one of LG's most impressive displays of screen technology yet: a 55-inch OLED panel that's just 0.97mm thick and weighs just 1.9kg (4.1 pounds). The panel is so thin that it can be stuck to the wall using a magnetic mat before being peeled off like wallpaper, reports Korean news agency <i>Yonhap</i>. …

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Kickstarting: AppSeed Turns Your Sketches Into Apps

Through the magic of computer vision, this iPhone toolkit solves the digital disconnect between sketching an app and turning it into a working prototype.<p>Digitizing an idea into an app can be a tricky, technically complicated process, but a new toolkit called AppSeed aims to change all of that, …

<b>UFUNK</b> tire sa révérence sous sa forme actuelle ! Depuis 10 ans, je partage chaque jour avec vous mes découvertes et mes coups de cœur, explorant le …

Mind-Controlled Computing Goes Open Source

OpenBCI is their solution. It’s an open source, Arduino-powered BCI that allows anyone with a laptop to access their brainwaves. Murphy and …

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This robot printer runs around the page laying down ink

Most pocket-sized printers are really shrunken versions of what you'd see on your desk. Rather boring, don't you think? Zuta Labs' upcoming Pocket Printer robot may liven things up a little. Instead of using an old-fashioned paper feed, it runs over the page laying grayscale ink. This Roomba-like …

This Chinese farmer is recycling suitcases into electric scooters

This farmer wants to recycle old suitcases into inexpensive small-sized scooters. After ten years of work he came up with this invention, capable of …

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Biobot

<b>Biobot</b> présente<p>Faites fleurir la révolution ! Aidez-nous à développer une serre interactive connectée pour offrir les meilleures conditions à vos …

Comment on The World in 2025: 8 Predictions for the Next 10 Years by Tessy Terry

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN THE WORLD OF FAME?? GETTING RICH. POWERFUL AND FAMOUS? JOINING THE ILLUMINATI TODAY AND BECOME RICH.ILLUMINATI BRINGS YOU INTO …

Self-Steering Polyplane Prototype Turns Paper Planes Into UAVs

Unless you're John Collins, the "paper airplane guy," it's not easy to nail a target with a paper airplane. Collins, of course, makes it look …

Google reportedly wants to put a 'Buy' button in your search results

If Google has its way, you could find a 'Buy' button accompanying those search results very soon.<p>According to a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report, the search …

A famous surfer is trying to revolutionize the sport of golf with a new gadget

GolfBoard is a futuristic device that is a cross between a skateboard and a golf cart. It's the brainchild of surfer Laird Hamilton and Bally Total Fitness founder Don Wildman.<p>The GolfBoard is designed to carry golfers and their gear at speeds up to 12mph. It costs $6,500 per unit.<p><i>Produced by Jason</i> …

Sebastian Bergne's Hot Milk Lab encourages flavour experiments

British designer Sebastian Bergne has created a "micro laboratory" that enables users to form different beverage flavours by adding aromas, spices …

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How Internet Of Things Data Improves Product Development

The data provided by the Internet of Things (IoT) is fast becoming an essential tool for product development. Five examples that I studied recently all take different approaches but show how the data collected from a product can remove much of the guesswork about consumer needs and provide a …

Internet of Things

Samsung to Launch Website Dedicated to Explaining Their Design Process

Here's a welcome bit of attention for our field: Next week Samsung Electronics is launching Design.Samsung.Com, an "online platform presenting …

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From The Makers Of Paper, A Platform For An Internet You Can Touch

Mix lets you sketch on other people’s sketches, teasing an Internet in which users can reach through screens and manipulate media at will.<p>FiftyThree, maker of the buzzy iPad drawing app Paper, has released a new product that lets you draw in a community sketchbook, riffing on the templates of …

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Forget The Hyperloop: Larry Page Wants Google To Build A Super-Efficient Airport The Rest Of The World Can Copy

Larry Page's ambitions are huge and grow bigger every day.<p>Already, he has Google working on self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, robots, aging, and drones. At Google, they call these efforts moonshots.<p>The latest problem Page wants to solve: inefficient airports.<p>In an excellent report, The …

Would Sitting In A Fun Swing Make Your Stupid Meetings Less Boring?

It’s hard to imagine that any meeting using The King Arthur Round Table could be dull. Even if the people were dull, and the subject was dull.<p>That’s because the King Arthur has swings instead of chairs. If you ever felt bored, you could amuse yourself with some swaying back-and-forth.<p>“As soon as …

Masters of Innovation: Steve Cashman & John Nottingham

Cleveland’s Nottingham Spirk is the industrial design firm behind dozens of the most innovative consumer products in history. John Nottingham & HealthSpot’s Steve Cashman will demonstrate a remarkable new technology being pioneered by the companies.

Move Over Silicon Valley: African Startups Are Here - Small Business Trends

Silicon Valley may soon be giving up its throne as the world’s hottest startup scene. And the latest up-and-coming startup hub might surprise …

Smart Kitchen Technology: From Appliances to Recipe Assistance

<b>Digital innovations are bringing surprise and sophistication to kitchen creations.</b><p>Over the past few years, the “connected home” has spilled over from …

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