Street artist m.obstr gives a voice to an inanimate object
A project called “The Number” has created a sign post with the illusion of sentience. Street artist m.obstr placed a plackard with a phone number on a sign post in his neighborhood, then responded to calls via texts in the voice of that particular signpost giving the post the illusion of sentience.
An inside look at the development of the Catalyst water- and drop-proof iPhone case
With a plethora of iPhone cases out on the market today, we may take their existence for granted. There certainly are lots of commodity cases, but designing a high-performance waterproof case takes a significant amount of time and energy. Catalyst gave PSFK an inside look at how it develops its products.
Open source software for robotics offers more accurate and advanced flight control
Your smartphone is high-tech, low cost, always connected and always evolving, and now there’s a drone to deliver that same accuracy and precision to the air. LabRomance Inc., the team behind the Living Aerial Bot, created an intelligent device whose dedicated flight processor is activated by smartphone commands via Bluetooth or USB.
The limited edition Leica M-P 'Correspondent' set features a distinctive worn design
Leica is launching a special edition camera set in collaboration with Lenny Kravitz. The Leica M-P ‘Correspondent’ features a bespoke case containing a Leica M-P digital rangefinder camera and two classic lenses (the Leica Summicron-M 35 mm f/2 ASPH. and the Leica Summilux-M /50 mm f/1.4 ASPH.)
Pooch-minded site helps Bay Area humans and canines get together for fun days out and about
Between Meetup groups, Facebook event invites, and Tinder swipes, urban dwellers have plenty of choices for finding companionship. Thanks to a new program, however, San Franciscans can now spend their days off exploring the Bay’s best spots while paired off with loving, energizing shelter dogs from the area.
CliniCloud is a connected medical kit that enables close monitoring of symptoms at home
CliniCloud is touted as the “medical kit of the future” with its two connected devices that enable remote health monitoring and the opportunity to get a medical consultation from home. It has been designed to be easy to use, compact and portable.
Tread is an analog wearable that solves a variety of tool-using problems without the airport security headaches
Wearable technology is a growing trend these days, with new entries each month that range from health monitors to athletic trainers to self-defense devices. In all the shiny newness of it, it can be easy to forget that low-tech wearables have been around for centuries. Case in point: Leatherman’s Tread Bracelet.