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Crayon Labels Teach Kids Chemistry Elements

USA – Art supply designers Que Interesante have created a set of Chemistry Crayon labels which use color to help budding artists learn the...Read More

Plywood Programming Toy Helps Children Learn About Coding

England – Parents are increasingly told that coding is the future of their children’s education. But it is still difficult to find...Read More

Skip the Gas Station Forever

USA – Aiming to be the Amazon of gas, Filld delivers gas directly to customers during an allotted seven-hour window. The company’s...Read More

The Mobile Car Wash That Comes to You

USA – Squeegy offers on-demand car washing throughout Los Angeles, enabling people to have their vehicle cleaned whether it’s parked at...Read More

One Less Thing on your To-Do List

USA – Yoshi will come and fill-up your car every week, saving you a trip to the gas station. After the user downloads the Yoshi app...Read More

Coffee Wrapped in Daily Newspaper Shows Off Its Freshness

Brazil – Many shoppers want to buy the freshest produce, but knowing how long your food takes to get to your plate or cup has been almost...Read More

Free Fresh Food Markets in Boston Elementary Schools

USA – One in seven people struggle with hunger in the US and rely on food banks and pantries. But there is still a stigma attached to turning...Read More

Tiny Robotic Kitchen Makes a Healthy Meal From Scratch in Five Minutes

USA – Eating out at a fast food restaurant is less about the quality of food and more about convenience, so big chains rarely prioritize the...Read More

Fully Automated Apartment Lets Users Live Like The Jetsons

USA – Connecting up devices in the smart home, from lights to blinds and music players is nothing new, but now a startup is looking to...Read More

Robotic Concierge Provides Assistance in Care Homes

USA – The world’s population is aging – in America alone, 10,000 people turn 65 everyday and 70% of those will require long-term...Read More

Now Windows Have Entered the Internet of Things

USA – View’s windows tint automatically according to the weather conditions and can be controlled by a smartphone app. The system tracks...Read More

Smart Thermostat for Idling Truckers

USA – Idle Smart is a heating control system that uses a smart thermometer to automate the temperature in truck drivers’ cabins...Read More

Roving Craigslist for Truck Drivers

USA – Roadswap is an app that enables truckers to join the sharing economy and buy, sell and swap items at truck stops. After creating a...Read More

Billboard Rest-Stop Provides Temporary Bedroom for Tired Drivers

Peru – Tiredness behind the wheel is one of the major causes of road accidents globally. Now, Sodimac – a home center in Peru –...Read More

Mentor Platform Links Applicants with Current Students for Advice

USA – StudentConnect matches college applicants with student mentors who have similar majors, interests and ambitions, so they can receive...Read More

App Links Coffee Lovers with On-demand Baristas

Netherlands –  Coffee Shots is an app, which connects coffee lovers with nearby home-baristas, so that they can enjoy a coffee together. To...Read More

Matchmaker Links Users Who Want to Form Similar Good Habits

USA – Partners In Grind is a matchmaking service that links users up with an accountability partner, so they can keep each other in check....Read More

Virtual Reality Stadium Lets Distant Friends Watch the Game Together

USA – Most sports-lovers would agree that one of the main pleasures in watching a match is the shared experience of being among fellow...Read More

Conflict Zone VR Game Teaches Peacekeeping Skills

Ireland –  Rightly or not, violent video games have often been criticized for encouraging aggressive and callous behavior in their players....Read More

Virtual Reality Platform for Nervous Public Speakers

UK – VirtualSpeech can help nervous speakers gain confidence, by enabling them to practice in front of a virtual crowd using Google...Read More

Diet Coke Unveils Millions of Unique Package Designs

USA – Diet Coke is launching a fun new packaging design in the U.S., using HP Indigo digital printing technology to create millions of...Read More

Downloadable Designer Furniture Can be Made Locally

UK –  Opendesk is a platform that enables customers to download furniture designs from around the world, and have them made at a local...Read More

Two-in-One Juvenile Wheelbarrows

USA – Modern child toy design is becoming more focused on development than ever, which is what the ‘Nest’ wheelbarrow does by...Read More

Timeshare for Car Leases Via App

USA – Car-sharing is becoming an increasingly popular way for commuters and drivers around the world to save money. Now car manufacturing...Read More

App Allows Car Owners to Message Via License Plates

USA – When a driver leaves their lights on, or a car alarm goes off endlessly, there is often little people can do to get in touch with the...Read More

Gamified App Encourages Safe Driving Habits

USA – Though the talk of driverless cars are rampant, we still have a long way to go, and businesses are increasingly offering intelligent...Read More

Posture-Correcting Eyewear Turns Off Devices

Canada – Gameboy disease is a catch-all diagnosis for those who suffer from conditions such as backache, headaches and vision problems induced...Read More

Kid-to-Kid Toy App Introduces Children to the Sharing Economy

USA –  Sharing is something children all struggle with to some degree, and many have a hard time parting with their precious toys, even if...Read More

Diabetic Doll Helps Children Understand Illnesses

USA – American Girl’s diabetic care kit and arm crutches help children create a doll as unique as themselves. Dolls were once...Read More

Autonomous Fireproof Drone Can Navigate High-Rise Fires

South Korea – FAROS is a fireproof drone, which can autonomously navigate a fire site and provide vital data and information before...Read More

Drone Can Airlift Casualties From Conflict Zones

Israel –  The AirMule drone can carry passengers and land in a variety of terrains, including forests and urban conflict zones. The unmanned...Read More

Bird-Repelling Drone Imitates a Predator to Clear Unwelcome Pests

USA – Scarecrows and other visually intimidating props placed on the ground can be useful in deterring birds within a certain radius, but one...Read More

On-Demand App Gives Stranded Drivers a Boost

Canada – Boostmi is an on-demand app for motorists to connect with other drivers and mechanics, in the case they need to jump start their...Read More

A Smart, Self-Installing Car Safety Seat

USA – Car safety seats are infamously tricky to install correctly, so the upcoming 4moms self-installing child seat is a welcome development....Read More

Driver Distraction Tool Monitors Pupil Activity

USA – HARMAN eye-tracking software will determine the driver’s mental load, and auto-adjust smart car features to do-not-disturb mode....Read More

Cashiers Will Keep an Eye on Elderly Customers’ Wellbeing

The Hague – Dutch supermarket staff are keeping an eye out for signs of loneliness or neglect in older customers as part of the Super Care...Read More

Rent-a-Mom Service For Twentysomethings

USA –  Millennials in need of some motherly care can now rent the services of Nina Keneally, who runs the business Need a Mom. Aimed at...Read More

Students Get Free Accommodation at Dutch Care Home

Netherlands – Humanitas Residential Care Center, gives free accommodation to students, in exchange for 30 hours of voluntary work in the home...Read More

Disposable Fingertips for Greasy Food

Italy – For lovers of greasy and messy food, the Italian Design Agency has created a product to enable them to satisfy their appetites on...Read More

Socks Pause Netflix When the Wearer Falls Asleep

USA – Netflix Socks are homemade high-tech wearables that send a signal to the viewer’s TV, which will pause Netflix when they doze...Read More

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  • How Oculus and Facebook Are Attempting to Make VR Social October 16, 2017
    Anyone who follows the VR (virtual reality) space knew it was only a matter of time. Facebook-owned Oculus VR has officially gone untethered. At its recent Oculus Connect conference the maker of the popular Rift VR headset announced two new developments on its path to fully untethered virtual reality. But behind it all is a […]
  • New Interconnect IP Supports Machine Learning in Autonomous Cars October 16, 2017
    A new chip interconnect technology offers promise for autonomous car manufacturers who want to employ machine learning in their vehicles. Ncore 3 Cache Coherent Interconnect IP enables chip designers to create system-on-chip (SoC) devices that mix central processors (CPUs), graphics processors (GPUs), digital signal processors (DSPs), and hardware accelerators, all of which are being increasingly […]
  • The EV Trend Is Now Irreversible October 13, 2017
    A few years ago, US consumer acceptance was considered the key to the success of the electric car. No more, though. A collection of other forces have stepped up, relegating US consumer acceptance to a lower rung on the market ladder. So now, even if sales of the Chevy Bolt and the Tesla Model 3 […]