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.
The body-accomodating first product from MysteryVIbe brims with high-tech options that seek only to please
During this week’s TechCrunch Disrupt 2015 in New York City, one company will be singing the praises of the high-tech it’s packed into a smooth (and totally adequately sized) package—one designed to make a body feel good from the inside out.
Who needs a gym membership when you can run for free on top of Morinomiya Q's Mall?
More often than not, people associate the act of shopping with leisure. The act of picking out clothing, trying it on and making a purchase is synonymous with a form of therapy. With iBeacon technology and new opportunities for mobile engagement between products and consumers, retail has much greater context than it did in the past.
Shadow Wi-Fi, installed on a beach in Peru, will deliver Wi-Fi access only to beach-goers out of the sun's rays
A Wi-Fi system launched on the Playa Agua Dulce in Peru provides beach-goers Internet access in the safety of the shade to help prevent skin cancer. A series of “Shadow Wi-Fi” networks are expected to launch soon in San Francisco, New Zealand, and across beaches worldwide.
The cathedral is expected to reach completion in 2026—144 years after construction on it started in 1882
The Sagrada Familia, located in Barcelona, is perhaps the most famous construction site in the world. It also has a tragic backstory, involving architect Gaudí’s tragic death in 1926 and the loss in the Spanish Civil War of many important architectural plans, that explains why it has been unfinished for over 100 years. Gaudí was a visionary who liked to be on the cutting edge of technology, and today it’s helping architects continue his grand project. CAD renderings have been employed for some time, and now 3D printers, as they get more sophisticated, are being added to the mix.
Choicee Qee Robot is a multi-functional speaker system that delivers tunes as it delivers grooves
Have you ever wished that you could replace your home sound system with a robot bear that sings and dances? Seeing Choicee Qee in action might convince you that you have, in fact, always wished for such a thing.
12 trends tell the story of how we can navigate our increasingly complex relationships with our devices and the ever-connected lives they give us
Modern life is a study in extremes. The rapid rise of technology and its successive integration into nearly every facet of our lives has left many of us figuring out how to adapt to its omnipresence rather than the other way around. At the same time, these very same devices have delivered on the promise of making us more productive, expanding our social circles and achieving our personal goals.