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See Your Morning Updates Reflected On Data-Personalizable Mirror
See Your Morning Updates Reflected On Data-Personalizable Mirror

Contextual mirror on the wall, who has today's most relevant Tweet of them all?

MirrorMirror wants to fundamentally change the nature of your morning preparations by taking a standard medium-sized mirror and bringing it into the future. At the base of the frame, a display can be placed over the reflection. This display will show updates chosen by the user from social media and the Internet, such as posts by friends, meeting reminders or a weather report.

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Let Your Phone Tell You When You’re Near Where Women Made History
Let Your Phone Tell You When You’re Near Where Women Made History

Women on the Map recognizes important and abundant contributions of women throughout history

Sensing a historic lack of recognition when it comes to women’s accomplishments, SPARK Movement has created a project called Women on the Map to help honor more extraordinary achievements from women.

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Through Machine Learning, Students Calculate How Stress and Sociability Take Toll on GPAs
Through Machine Learning, Students Calculate How Stress and Sociability Take Toll on GPAs

StudentLife quantifies the daily and weekly impact of workload on factors like mood, sociability and academic performance

If a group of Dartmouth students has their way, you’ll be able to know someone’s GPA simply by looking at their phone. StudentLife, an Android app they designed, can estimate a grade point average within nearly one-fifth of a point by measuring factors like how often you exercise or when you go to sleep.

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The Next Mozart Will Learn Music Through Mobile-Connected Instrument
The Next Mozart Will Learn Music Through Mobile-Connected Instrument

ONE Smart Piano and Keyboard are standard versions of the key instruments that facilitate learning through mobile devices

Our generation’s Mozart will have the added ability to pick up a tune in under five minutes thanks to the mobile or tablet integration of the ONE Smart Piano (and Keyboard). Whether a budding Mozart or not, the device will allow you to play along with your favorite music, and play along with the guided motions, by following the keyboard’s lead.

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Hologram Tinker Bell Marks Laser Advent That’s Safe to the Touch
Hologram Tinker Bell Marks Laser Advent That’s Safe to the Touch

Digital Nature Group details a working prototype for a hologram you can feel

Holograms, once a staple of science fiction let alone something available to the touch, have been more and more of a reality in recent years. Digital Nature Group has extended the concept further in a recently published paper describing holograms that a user can touch. They presented this paper to several Japanese universities for further research and development.

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Sync Your Devices With a Hug or a Handshake
Sync Your Devices With a Hug or a Handshake

With Apple Watch patent, "talking with your hands" could take on new meaning

Apple has filed for a patent for an application offering a new method of sharing information between devices, whether that device is a traditional smartphone or a newer kind of wearable like a watch. Two devices with the application will be able to exchange pre-approved information in response to gestures made by their owners.

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Avoid a Bad Time and Sunburn With This Smart Bikini
Avoid a Bad Time and Sunburn With This Smart Bikini

Spinali Design brings wearable technologies to the beach (where skin cancer runs rampant)

The French are credited with creating the modern bikini, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that French company Spinali Design has created a smart bikini to help women monitor sun exposure responsibly.

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Self-Aware Architecture Would Learn From and Adapt to Its Environment
Self-Aware Architecture Would Learn From and Adapt to Its Environment

AA School's Design Research Lab's (AADRL) Spyropoulos Design team challenges technology to produce robo-architects

Architects may soon see a new advancement in their profession. AA School’s Design Research Lab’s (AADRL) Spyropoulos Design team are working to create architecture that is self-aware and creates different forms on its own.

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Ring Listens to All Your Phone Commands
Ring Listens to All Your Phone Commands

Taiwanese startup creates the Aring for touch-free phone operation

The Aring is a fashionable ring that doubles as a wireless interface for your smartphone. With a built-in microphone, a single button and Bluetooth connectivity, the small device plans to change the way we interact hands-free with our smartphones.

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The Flushable Pregnancy Test
The Flushable Pregnancy Test

Lia is the first flushable and eco-friendly pregnancy test designed to uphold environmental sustainability and personal privacy

With landfills piling up everywhere, trash management has been a common problem in many countries. Add to that the daily use of pregnancy tests from millions of women around the world, truth be told, the additional plastic waste isn’t helping one bit. Lia is the first ever innovative design that will change how women use pregnancy tests.

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