WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 06, 2018 - Real life ad-blockers: IRL Glasses black out computer and TV screens
(Worldkings.org) In a world bombarded by screens constantly blasting ads and visual noise, a team of artists and designers wondered if glasses could be created that can black out all those invasive messages. After a year of research and prototyping, the IRL Glasses are now launching on Kickstarter.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 05, 2018 - Paper blood test glows blue if disease is present
(Worldkings.org) Dutch and Japanese scientists have developed an inexpensive new paper-based blood test kit that quickly determines if patients have infectious diseases. Among other things, it could be of great help to clinicians in developing nations who don't have access to traditional lab equipment.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 05, 2018 - Xiaomi Uleemark Dupont Jacket Goes Into Crowdfunding
(Worldkings.org) Today, Chinese manufacturing giant, Xiaomi, announced that its new wear, Uleemark Dupont jacket, is now been crowdfunded and it has a 459 yuan ($66) price tag. This jacket is quite special because it is designed with a new special material called “DuPont paper”.
(Worldkings.org)Have fun while programming with the Sphero Bolt Educational Robotic Ball.
(Worldkings.org) Transform any wall into an illuminated canvas with the Helios Touch Modular Lighting System.
(Worldkings.org) Fenik has spent the last 4 years developing the Yuma 60L, a new and all natural way to preserve foods without the use of electricity. While most refrigerators need electrical components such as fans, air compressors and solar panels to work, the Yuma 60L can cool down food using only water, similar to devices like the Zeer Pot or Coolgardie Safe.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 02, 2018 - AT&T and Harman bring connected features to your existing car
(Worldkings.org) AT&T is joining the ranks of carriers that can bring a whole suite of connected car technology to older passenger vehicles. It's launching the Harman Spark, an OBD-II dongle that adds diagnostics, tracking and LTE data to cars from 1996 and beyond. Unlike the old ZTE Mobley, this isn't just about internet access. It can alert you to car trouble (including theft), help you find and pay for roadside help and locate your vehicle.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 02, 2018 - Butterfly raises $250 million for portable full-body ultrasound scanner
(Worldkings.org) In the decades following the deployment of the first clinical ultrasound machine in 1956, high-frequency scanners have become a go-to tool in many clinicians’ diagnostic arsenals — at least in the developed world. Unfortunately, despite the proliferation of smaller, cheaper devices like GE’s Vscan, they remain prohibitively expensive. The going price for a single machine is between $9,000 and $20,000, with individual scans costing about $250.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – September 28, 2018 - This must have device can save & protect all your photos & videos in one click
(Worldkings.org) PhotoStick is a very small USB drive that uses cutting edge technology to search your entire computer and finds all your photos and videos and store them in the USB with just one click. This amazing device works both with Mac & Windows computers.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – September 28, 2018 - LeFeet offers a modular approach to underwater scooters
(Worldkings.org) So-called "underwater scooters" have become a big thing on crowdfunding platforms, with recent examples including the Trident, WhiteShark MIX and AquaJet H2. One of the latest, the LeFeet S1, features a clever modular design.