Bina48 is not so much a sentient robot as "she" is a sensitive one
Bina48 is an android that learns from the mannerisms, beliefs and even memories of Bina Rothblatt. She can hold a conversation with interviewers, and answer questions on social media according to “intelligent, feeling, aware” software.
Vaptur uses live-clipping technology to capture events after they happen
When you’re recording something on video, it goes one of two ways: you record for ages and max out the memory on your device, or you try to guess when the best part is coming and wind up missing it. But a new app called Vaptur lets you watch the action and decide if you want to record an event AFTER it has already happened.
Calling all creatives: Help people live, work and play better by inspiring progressive solutions and democratizing big data
Imagine if you could collect all the world’s data, understand it, and improve people’s lives by helping them live, work and play better. What would you create? IBM Watson and PSFK are collaborating to explore the future of cognitive computing and want you to dream big and share your best ideas around what could be possible.
Voatz lets people vote from the comfort of their home or work with full biometric security
With presidential elections looming on the horizon it’s likely we’ll see the issue come up about voter registration laws. But rather than even have to go to the polls in the first place, what if we could just vote for our favorite candidate from home? Well, Voatz wants to redefine voting for the 21st century—it lets you vote from your phone.
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.
Moley Robotics' Robot Chef mimics motions of culinary experts with the use of 129 sensors, 24 joints, and 20 motors
British engineer Mark Oleynik and his team over at Moley Robotics unveiled the world’s first robotic chef last week at the Hanover Messe industrial tradeshow. Mark Oleynik’s goal is to bring the next industrial revolution to the homes of average consumers.
Chhirp will let you upload 12-sec sound clips on Twitter instead of just the traditional 140 characters
The 140 characters limit on Twitter has been translated into 12-second audio clips by a new app called Chhirp. With Chhirp, users will be able to share soundbites instead of just boring old text to eager followers. The Chhirps will be easy to listen to on both the Twitter page and app or on Chhirp’s own newsfeed.
Doodle aims to bridge the cap between what parents want and babies need
Babies and toddlers are a joy but a challenge. One of the biggest challenges is assessing their health and wellness when they’re not yet able to respond informatively to questions about their health and wellness.
The Bug app uses your camera to register colors and plays a corresponding sound—we put it to the test
iPhone users, now you can really stick it to the Androids thanks to new app Bug. Produced by Linked By Air, this fun little gizmo works by using your phone or tablet’s camera to register the color of an item it’s pointed at, then reproducing a corresponding pitch.
Fonte Mutante's rotating graphic variations and daily encryption refreshings keep your text for human eyes only
The Brazilian ad agency AFRICA, recently named Ad Age’s 2014 International Agency of the Year, created its Fonte Mutante (Mutant Font, in English) to keep your information from being preyed upon by trawling online bots. As AFRICA reps explained to PSFK, the team created the font as an innovative campaign to promote Amnesty International’s research in the area of online privacy: