Cochin International Airport expects elimination of 300,000 metric tons of carbon emissions over next 25 years
In a move that further serves to establish solar as the rising renewable energy source, the Indian state of Kerala has set up Cochin International Airport to receive power solely from a nearby solar farm.
Everyone captures their "I do's," but, with Ring Cam, you can capture the "yes" that started it it all
Simple and easy to use, Ring Cam replaces a normal engagement ring box with one that captures wedding proposals from the moment a man gets on his knee. Engineered with a wide-angle lens, the device ensures that placement and missed shots won’t ever be an issue and is activated by the touch of a button to capture sound and footage so as to always cherish this all-too important moment.
Backed by tech players like Tim Cook, the Nebia showerhead cuts water consumption by 70 percent
In a time when drought is prevalent in the United States, when Californians are being told to cut water use by at least 25 percent, any innovation that saves water also saves money. The Nebia showerhead, which uses 70 percent less water than the industry average, practically rains money.
Microsoft has applied to patent shirts and shoes that give you a slight tingle when you need to check your phone
Nothing says “You’ve got mail!” as vividly as an electric shock. Microsoft wants to use wearable electrical stimuli to replace the vibrate function or ringtones on your phone.
Free-roam and immersive game space Zero Latency just intensified our lofty virtual reality expecations
The latest advancement in immersive technology is set on breaking stereotypes of the idle gamer. Melbourne-based Zero Latency has opened a gaming space that pairs the digital with the real world for a heightened experience of the eSports genre. The arena allows players to transport to a future world taking on the undead and drawing upon both physical and strategic strengths to complete his-her mission.
A trio of services are freeing us from digital distraction to boost our ability for creative thought
Think you can go 15 minutes without checking your smartphone? Sounds easy enough, but studies show that the average user is on their device 150 times per day, or about once every six minutes. One downside of this constant stimulation is that it directly impacts our capacity for creativity and ability to develop new ideas, something we embark upon in our Live, Work, Play Better Report.
Executive Director & Founder of a designer-founder accelerator presents a redesign of the 9-to-5 work day and how to best implement play into work culture
From Mr. Burns to Office Space’s Bill Lumburgh to the horrible bosses of, well, Horrible Bosses, the hated, controlling, megalomaniacal boss and their miserable, micromanaged underlings have been a staple in movies and on TV for decades. And while these modern office archetypes are played for comedic effect, the sad reality is that it’s funny. And it’s funny because it’s true.
Instead of displacing human bartenders, HoLLiE the robot helped them make over 280 cocktails at a party in Berlin
HoLLiE is a cocktail making machine. HoLLiE is robot with two anthropomorphic, five-finger hands which assisted two human bartenders to keep the liquor flowing at the Stallwächter Party in Berlin this year.
Instead of piling clothing under generic one-word categories, Donde Fashion zeroes in on specific attributes with help of zeroes and ones
With over 6,000 brands to choose from, Donde Fashion will be using visual search engines to make sure you right the find piece of clothing out of a heap of millions. The app hailing from Tel Aviv and Palo Alto uses artificial intelligence to sort out their virtual retail space, accounting for every seam in a dress or every strap in a bag so you can find what you want with a few taps.
Whim dating app focuses on setting up dates based on two users' schedules rather than focusing on online messaging
When all online dating apps tell you that you can instantly message anyone just by looking at their profile, you should cringe. Online dating apps has certainly changed the dating scene by making it more impersonal. However, newly launched dating app Whim aims to make dating the type of personal experience a new love deserves.
PSFK in partnership with HP Matter speak to Matt Hogan, Co-founder and CEO at Datacoup, about empowering consumers with tools that treat information as an asset
Innovation is the new currency in today’s Idea Economy. In recognition of the leaders who are disrupting our tech-driven world, the editors at thought leadership site PSFK.com partnered with HP Matter to create the Innovators Index, a roster of digital pioneers making a global impact.This week we’ve featured Matt Hogan for ensuring consumers remain in control of their personal information.
Playboy centrefolds and sports logos: embroidery is being embraced by the fashion industry on a tech medium
It’s not often that hip-hop lyrics and octogenarian needle-and-thread experts are united by a fashion trend, but in the delightful world of modern embroidery such contrasts are celebrated.