Takeaways to help brands reach the modern consumer on their path to more effective, balanced, and well-rounded lifestyles
The world is evolving quickly. Brands and consumers must do their best to keep pace with the times. The digital age is affecting every facet of the modern world from work to play and beyond. Although a healthy work-life balance is essential to overall well-being, so few attain this goal. 80 percent feel stressed on the job, and the average person spends 1/10 to 1/5 of their time doing unpaid work.
Antivirus software developer Bitdefender presents its all-in-one hardware solution for home networks
This is one of those products you never knew you needed, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that you will. As digital threats to our increasingly digital items become more prominent, so evolve our security needs. From antivirus stalwart Bitdefender comes the BOX, an all-in-one solution to protect users’ Internet of Things—the latest holy grail of consumer goods that promises to electronically optimize every aspect of our lives.
BlissLights is a special effect lighting company for homeowners with a taste for the illuminated
The two founders of BlissLights want to bring lighting and holographic products into your home, the kind originally intended for movie special effects and theme park rides. When installed, they can change the way you see your walkway, porch or garage.
Designed by Dashbon, Mask piggybacks on the popularity of stereo headphones and the growing success of personal, portable virtual reality. It consists of a visual display that bridges the earpieces of headphones, where a connection to any HDMI cable will play a movie or video game.
The Ora orb compact wireless charger plugs in directly into power sources helping you avoid mess and entanglements
Portable chargers are nothing new and wireless chargers have been on the market and consistently improving for several years, but the Ora pod introduces several aspects to make it as portable as your devices.
Solar Bike is even more environmentally friendly than other electric bikes as it doesn't require energy from power grid
Solar Bike was designed to be similar to any bicycle, with no special features that shift it from the basic bike design. The only change is the solar panels in the spoke areas of the wheels. The panels absorb solar energy and charge the battery whether the bike is in motion or at rest.
As part of Fast Company'sCreative Director for a Day series, Mark Wilson gets to design a dream car that's as functional as a flying car
Fast Company’s Mark Wilson got to exercise his desire to create his own “car” in an episode of their Creative Director for a Day series. Behold the Lane Splitter concept: a car that splits down the middle into two motorcycles.
Departures NYC uses augmented reality to point the way to the nearest bus stop
Buses in New York City have often gotten the short shrift. They lack the beautiful iconography of the subway system, and if the latter system looks like spaghetti to newcomers, then the bus system looks like ramen noodles. Bus stops, in particular, are hard to find for a newcomer. But an app called Departures NYC uses augmented reality to elegantly disentangle the situation, exposing tourists and lifelong New Yorkers alike to new transit options and informing them of approaching buses.