WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – December 12, 2019 - How this startup would revolutionize a 165-year-old medical device
(Worldkings.org) Casts immobilize broken bones, enabling them to heal. They were a genuine medical breakthrough in the 1850s, when they were first used on soldiers wounded in the Crimean War. Not much has changed since then except for a recent switch to fiberglass from plaster.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – December 02, 2019 - Smartphone tech recognizes objects by being knocked against them
(Worldkings.org) While there are already systems that allow smartphones to identify objects by photographing them, such technology doesn't work well in dim light – plus, not everyone wants to bother taking photos. A new system, however, can identify objects simply by knocking a smartphone against them.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – December 02, 2019 - NET GUARD drone rescues people from highrise fire emergencies
(Worldkings.org) Drones have become a popular toy for hobbyists and in some cases vital tools for various professions, but could they ever save your life? A group of design students in China think so, and they’ve developed a concept they call “Net Guard” that turns drones into life-saving guardian angels.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 30, 2019 - Animated expressions help plant lovers keep potted greenery healthy
(Worldkings.org) House plants can be a great way to add splashes of color to an otherwise drab interior, but they can also help to purify the air and may even fill a room with pleasant odors. But looking after them can be a guessing game. Lua is designed to help, turning plant care alerts into cute animated faces on the front of the pot.
(Worldkings.org) For parents who don't wish to repeatedly get up in the night and rock their fussing infant back to sleep, there's already at least one sensor-equipped baby bed that does the job for them. Sleepytroll, however, takes a different approach – it gets attached to existing strollers or beds, rocking them when it detects a waking baby.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 29, 2019 - Graphene-X Three-Layer Graphene Jacket uses high-performance materials and technology
(Worldkings.org) Be ready for anything when you wear the Graphene-X Three-Layer Graphene Jacket.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 28, 2019 - Children's night light projects their parents' live flight map
(Worldkings.org) Air travellers have become fairly used to onboard live flight maps, that show how far their plane is from its destination. Canadian airline WestJet is now introducing a device that projects such maps within children's bedrooms, letting them know how soon their parents will be home.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 28, 2019 - Ooni Karu portable oven makes crispy pizzas in one minute
(Worldkings.org) There's quite a demand for innovative grills and ovens that take campsite cuisine to new levels, but few claim to pack as much punch as the new wood-fired oven from Ooni. The company’s latest pizza cooker is designed with a real emphasis on cranking up the heat, so much so it can apparently cook an authentic pizza in just 60 seconds.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 26, 2019 - ROYBI Smart Language-Teaching Kids Toy uses AI to personalize learning
(Worldkings.org) Help your child reach their full potential with the ROYBI Smart Language-Teaching Kids Toy.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 26, 2019 - FitTo Vibrating Weight Loss Device keeps your diet in check
(Worldkings.org) Lose weight the smarter way with the FitTo Vibrating Weight Loss Device.