Clutch is a monthly service that lets you rent a broad range of cars dependent at rates of $800 or $1,300 a month
Clutch is a subscription service that lets users order and use the car type they need on demand. This lets anyone use a sleek city car for nights in town and get an SUV for a camping trip on the weekend, all without having to own a single vehicle.
Safe Delivery will give step-by-step video instructions of what to do during childbirth events of crisis
Technological advances not only bring forward more opportunities for individuals to stay connected or work from halfway across the world, but they optimize the act of teaching. An application, Safe Delivery, posted on the Apple App store and developed by Maternity Foundation, details for parents in Ethiopia to learn about childcare through animated videos. These techniques are simple how-to guides and tips on how to best take care of their newborn child.
Oculus' VR goes social, allowing those encapsulated in another world to be able to communicate with one another
Virtual reality is the tech talk of the moment. And as Oculus Rift is owned by no other than Facebook, its move into social media was inevitable. Now the VR giant has launched an alpha version of the Oculus social platform creating a lifelike digital world where users can connect.
Droponic system pairs soil-free planters with a smartphone app to help urban gardeners cultivate fresh herbs
Nourishing a garden might not seem like a possibility in an urban environment, but Droponic hopes to change that. The kitchen garden system makes it possible for city dwellers to grow fresh herbs in their homes without even venturing outside, using “smart planters” in conjunction with a smartphone app that will track the plants’ progress.
A Peruvian engineering university created 10 lamps powered by photosynthesis to provide clean energy to a remote village
When a small jungle village in the heart of Peruvian rainforest lacks access to electricity, trust Peru’s Universidad de Ingeniería and Tecnología (UTEC) and ad agency FCB Mayo to come up with an elegant solution: the Plant Lamp system uses energy from the process photosynthesis to power lamps for the rural community.
Could the NutriDrip, brought to the limelight via celebrities, be on its way to reaching mainstream audiences?
The concept of using an injection to input additional nutrients into our bodies has been in the media for some time now. Celebrities including Madonna, Miley Cyrus and even Rihanna are rumored to have bought into the IV therapy vitamin trend showcasing their drips on social media. The service in question here is aptly named NutriDrip, which delivers a solution of vitamins directly into people’s veins and is now targeting the masses as opposed to the “elite.”
A quick and easy fitness app that allows immediate adaptation, Your Trainer allows you to show results quickly by completing 12-minute individualized workouts
As we approach the holiday season, many of us will be trying all sorts of ways to remain fit and healthy, especially since the average adult gains five pounds over the holidays. There is an app that might work for you and it has workouts that average 12 minutes. Your Trainer is a customizable fitness app to meet your personal health needs.
Pefin is a platform that brings AI to personal financial services and offers actionable strategies for the best financial outcomes
Life is full of details that can soon get complicated and messy with various costs that include taxes, tuition and insurance. While all kinds of financial information is available online, what people often need is tailored financial advice and personalized services. By learning about your priorities, incorporating Artificial Intelligence into financial services, Pefin is a platform that provides affordable, artificially intelligent financial advisors for planning and advice to users.
Vera is a FDA-cleared system can make sure patients get results from physical therapy
Vera is a digital medicine system that directs and monitors a patients rehabilitation program through the Microsoft Kinect. Through this, stroke rehab patients can continue their programs at home yet get supervision and a way to record results.
The team behind Ultrahaptics is working to make three-dimensional experiences that go beyond touchscreens
With so much of contemporary technology centering around touch screens, it’s easy to lose sight of an important part of the world of three dimensions: touch and feel. Technologies like Ultrahaptics have used ultrasound to miraculously recreate the sensation of touching something. There’s something even cooler afoot, though: Ultrahaptics is an outgrowth of a larger, EU-supported research project called GHOST (Generic, Highly-Organic Shape-Changing Interfaces) that intends to add a 3D interactive display aspect to these phantom experiences.
The PIC Flexcam doesn't require a tripod to position itself closest to the action
The PIC Flexcam bendable sports camera is more like a pen than a functioning camera. Equipped with a unique form factor, it’s meant to be a fun way of making memories with videos and photos.
User-friendly display lenses like the Dispelix Oy will allow for construction of more nimble smart glasses and for integration with dumb specs
The market has provided more and more wearables as an option to consumers. The latest option, created by Dispelix Oy, a spinoff company from the Technical Research Centre of Finland, promises a more seamless experience than Google Glass. This technology will directly go into the lens itself rather than act as a separate screen for users.