(Worldkings.org) You may not give your grip strength much thought, but it's important for many daily tasks, and for lessening the chances of developing repetitive strain injury. A new "smart" squeezable stress ball is intended to help you build that strength – and the device is known as Squegg.
(Worldkings.org) It's an unfortunate fact that many seniors end up becoming socially isolated and mentally unstimulated. Israel-based tech firm Intuition Robotics has set out to address that problem, with its artificially-intelligent ElliQ system. The technology was on display this week at CES 2019.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – January 07, 2019 – Smartcase protective phone case helps you take control of your privacy
(Worldkings.org) The world is getting smarter by the day. Smartphones, personal assistant devices like Google Home and Amazon Alexa, Siri assistance with iPhones ... Ten years ago, this level of technology was something we only saw in the movies.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – January 07, 2019 – Smart Pepper Spray calls for help while the perp's eyes burn
(Worldkings.org) Anyone releasing pepper spray could likely do with some urgent assistance, and the Plegium Smart Pepper Spray is built to bring them the help they need as fast as possible. By automatically alerting emergency contacts via a companion smartphone app as its fired, the connected pepper spray informs close ones when a victim is in danger, while also triggering a siren and flashing lights that may help deter an attacker.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – January 09, 2019 - Sphero Specdrums App-Enabled Music Creation Rings
(Worldkings.org) Experience a new dimension to sound with the Sphero Specdrums App-Enabled Music Creation Rings.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – January 06, 2019 – 'The right trousers': Wallace and Gromit inspire artificial muscle clothing
(Worldkings.org) Smart trousers with artificial muscles have the potential to improve the lives of people with mobility problems, say researchers.
(Worldkings.org) China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has unveiled its first "future hotel", also known as "Flyzoo Hotel", in Hangzhou city, Zhejiang province, according to a local media reports on Tuesday.
(Worldkings.org) Breathe healthier air while on the go with the Banale Reusable Active Mask.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – January 04, 2019 - Huawei app lets blind users hear other people's emotions
(Worldkings.org) Most people will agree that phone conversations are more awkward than face-to-face chats, since you can't gauge the other person's mood by seeing their facial expressions. This is a constant challenge for the blind, which is why Huawei has developed the "face-reading" Facing Emotions app.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – January 02, 2019 – Feelreal multi-sensory VR mask lets you smell the virtual roses
(Worldkings.org) Our sense of smell is often overlooked, but it plays a bigger part in our perception of the world around us than we might give it credit for. Now it's being used to help sell the illusion of virtual reality with the FeelReal VR Mask, which not only wafts certain scents your way but can also simulate rain, heat and wind on your face.