Omar Amgad El Seddawy

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New Product Makes You Invisible to Mosquitoes and May Save Lives

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Itching for a solution to keep mosquitoes away? A new technology could spell an end to your summer scratching and save millions around the world from mosquito-borne diseases.<p>Kite Patch is a 2-by-2-inch adhesive square that makes people …

Bambu Launches Fabulous New Products Made From Renewable Cork

Green design firm Bambu just updated their bamboo wares with a new set of products made entirely from sustainably sourced cork! The collection …

Green Design

SodaStream's New Play, Flavors, Vending Machine and More

Things move quickly at SodaStream, particularly since they partnered with Yves Behar's fuseproject.<p>Following the success of their completely redesigned and reengineered Source carbonated drink-maker, the brand has introduced a colorful, customizable, less expensive product called Play—launched in …

Product Design

Digital pen spell checks handwritten notes as you write

A digital pen can detect mistakes in handwritten text, its inventors have claimed.<p>The Lernstift pen could make simple spelling and gramatical errors a thing of the past by gently vibrating when the writer spells a word incorrectly or writes illegibly.<p>The device uses fully built-in handwriting …

This $35 Chromecast Might Change Your TV Forever

We’re huge fans of streaming video content online, but not such huge fans of having to watch our favorite shows and videos on the tiny screens of our smartphones and laptops. After all, it’s pretty hard to put together a movie night when you’re watching Netflix on your MacBook Pro. There have been …

Why Some Great Ideas Catch On And Others Don’t

Anesthesia caught on overnight, while antiseptic took decades. Why?<p>In 1846, a Boston dentist named William Morton demonstrated anesthesia for the first time. Within the year, it had been tested in hospitals and published in the medical community. Within seven years, anesthesia was a standard in …

Liftware Spoon Helps With Parkinson's Tremors

A new smart spoon can be a vital tool in helping stabilize Parkinson’s tremors. San Francisco-based Lift Labs’ patented Liftware Spoon uses an …

Painless microneedle patch could test for TB

Scientists at the University of Washington say their approach would be more precise and less painful than the traditional skin test that uses a hypodermic needle.<p>Today, one of the standard tests for tuberculosis involves inserting a hypodermic needle into a person's arm using a very precise angle …

University of Washington

iSketchnote: The iPad cover that digitizes your doodles

The iSketchnote is an iPad cover that lets you mimic your physical doodlings in the digital realm. This could be the perfect crossover product for …