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E-Mirror a LED Mirror with iPod and iPhone Dock

E-Mirror a LED Mirror with iPod and iPhone Dock

This is the World's first LED Mirror that comes with a cool amazing design, beside a mirror it also has a cool docking station and speaker set for the wide range of iPod models, and also the iPhone. This stuff was called as e-mirror. maybe it could be a greatest gift for every gadget lover for this year end holiday.

This e-mirror LED mirror with integrated iPod Docking station was designed by Kristal Form, much of the minimalistic sleek look of the Apple brand has been carried onto this accessory. A perfect replacement for a mini-stereo system with 2 speakers, this e-mirror is fitted with 12 fields of LED lighting on the sides, with screen-printed edging. The use of Led technology, has rendered this product to the first to use the technology on a mirror, which speaks of the smart engineering from the makers of the product. Even the sound system attached include the HP hi-fi speakers which give out crystal clear quality of audio, and also the flexibility of a remote control for all the functions on the device. With the total size being just 90 cm x 60 cm, it doesn’t take up much space and is handy to carry around. You can place this LED Mirror at your bathroom for more entertainment while you take a bath.

You can buy the e-mirror LED Mirror for just $327 (€249), There's 3 color options to choose from (white, black and pink). As per your suiting, you could even order for a horizontal or vertical unit, but be prepared to allow a period of 3 weeks for delivery. If you don't like the futuristic touch on this LED Mirror iPod Docking station so you have to try this iStation a Retro iPad docking station.

Source : Bornrich

Warpia ConnectHD SWP400VC Turns your HDTV into all in one Video Conferencing Tools

Warpia ConnectHD SWP400VC Turns your HDTV into all in one Video Conferencing Tools

As we know transferring a files from the notebook / PC to your HDTV screen wirelessly is not a new things but this Warpia ConnectHD SWP400VC provide additional functions that didn't exist in other same products. With Warpia ConnectHD now you can turns your HDTV into a tools for Video conferencing in any room. Isn't it really cool?

Just like similar tools, ConnectHD will move what's in the notebook / PC to a wireless HDTV screen but other than that in this ConnectHD also provided an HD webcam with a resolution of 360° plus a microphone to capture more detailed sound..

With the webcam placed near the HDTV it means we can do video chat through direct HDTV just like an internet TV. ConnectHD connected to HDTV via HDMI cable while the laptop / PC using a USB Wireless Adapter.

ConnectHD claimed could be used with a maximum distance of about 9 m and will be sold at a price of $199. Not too expensive for a really cool stuff right? You can watch the demo video about how Warpia ConnectHD SWP400VC enables the Video Conferencing in any room easily.

You Can buy this Warpia ConnectHD SWP400VC here.

Macro Lens Rubber Band for All Smartphone Camera

Macro Lens Rubber Band for All Smartphone Camera

Need a macro lens for your smartphone camera with a sharp and detailed focus? Maybe you should try this cool rubber band macro lens which is works for all type of smartphone such as iPhone, Blackberry and Android. The Macro Cell Lens Band is a simple close-up photography solution that has two definite pluses - it works on any camera equipped phone and it's very inexpensive, and you can also wear it on your wrist.

The Lens Band is decidedly low-tech, just a thick rubber band with a thin plastic lens smack in the middle of it, but judging by the sample shots, it produces surprisingly good quality images.

From the Description of this Macro Lens Rubber band on Photojojo it was said that their product will transform your cell phone photos from meh to awesome by giving you stunningly sharp details.

Below you can see the sharp and detailed focus of this Macro Lens Rubber Band.

Installation is quick and simple, take the band out of your wallet or off your wrist, wrap it around the phone with the lens positioned correctly and you're away.

Buy the Macro Cell Lens Band at Photojojo today for just $15.

iCam Case Transform your iPhone into an Advanced Digital Camera

iCam Case Transform your iPhone into an Advanced Digital Camera

iCam Case will transform your iPhone into an Advanced Digital Camera, This iCam Case was a fantastic concept from ADR Design Studio, with this iCam Case it will turn your iPhone as a cool Pocket Digital Camera with a removable lens. there's also a small screen on the front which is similar to many of Samsung Pocket Digital Camera.

This iCam Case was made of Aluminum material, it features Apple's interchangeable-lens mounting system uses iMount. Front screen is used to photograph yourself and onboard micro-app. What distinguishes the Samsung digital camera is, it has a touchscreen tech!

If you don't like the concept of this Pocket Camera Design for iPhone with iCam Case so you should try this iPhone SLR Mount which can transform your iPhone into a DSLR Camera.

Later there will be a special application that you should also install on the iPhone so you can adjust the lens to capture the best setting.

JVC KD-X40 Android Based Car Audio with Hand Gesture Control

JVC KD-X40 Android Based Car Audio with Hand Gesture Control

JVC Mobile has a cool new car audio system called JVC KD-X40. This Car audio was comes with Android OS and a gesture control which means you can control and adjust the volume of your Car audio just by your hand gesture.

by Moving your hand to the right or to the left you can change the song easily. thanks to the gesture controlled technology from JVC inside this new JVC KD-X40 Car audio system. beside that gesture you can also change the modes from the Radio into a MP3 by making a "V" letter gesture with your hand.

These are the first CD-less head units produced by JVC, this head units also integrates USB-connected iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android smartphones. Make sure that you also check this Ca Fi Android car audio system and this Android based car audio.

So do you want to change your car audio system with this new JVC Mobile KD-X40? Check out the specification below.

MOS-FET 50W x 4 Max. (20W RMS x 4)
24-bit DAC
Ready for Bluetooth Adapter (optional: KS-BTA100)
Front USB Port (MP3/WMA/iPod & iPhone Audio)
USB 1B Power Supply
AUX Input x 2 (front/rear)
MP3/WMA Compatible with ID3/WMA Tag (CD/USB)
HS-IVI Tuner
3-Band Parametric iEQ
Easy EQ
Source Link EQ
Loudness Control
High-Pass Filter/Low-Pass Filter
2.5V Line and Subwoofer Pre-Out Level
2 Pre-Output Terminals (Front + Rear/Subwoofer Selectable)
Subwoofer Control
Seperated Variable-Color
Seperated Brightness Control
Auto Dimmer
Beep Tone Support
Steering Wheel Remote Ready
Backup Memory/Radio Timer
Wireless Remote Control

JVC KD-X40 android car audio system is priced at $109.95.

Mozilla Gamepad API enables the Game Controllers in Firefox Browser

Mozilla Gamepad API enables the Game Controllers in Firefox Browser

This is such a great news for every gamers, Now with the game controllers we can scroll up or down the webpages. Mozilla has just launched a new Gamepad API that will allow developers to use either USB or Bluetooth-connected gaming controllers with the Firefox browser. Not so you can scroll web pages with a PS3 move or XBox 360 controller, but so that new cool games can be created. As if we don’t have enough games to play through already. With this new invention in the future there will be a New Browser Based games where you can use the Game Controller to play.

With this new Gamepad API from Mozilla we're sure that in the future there will be new way of online web gaming. The idea allow developers to make better games using the Firefox browser. Now you can play browser-based games with a real controller, not just your keyboard and mouse. This could change online web gaming for good.

Check the Mozilla Gamepad API Demo Game video below

On the Video above we can see How the Playstation 3 Controllers used to play Bouncy And the Apple.

And the Video below is about the Javascript Gamepad API demo for xBox 360 Controllers.

iStation a Retro iPad Docking Station with Futuristic Features

iStation a Retro iPad Docking Station with Futuristic Features

Need a Retro Docking for your iPad? Then you should try this iStation a retro docking for iPad complete with a futuristic features, with this iStation docking your iPad would looks like the classic Apple I or Apple II Computer. It's great for you who want to remember your good old days with Apple Computer. How about the futuristic features on this iStation retro iPad docking?

iStation a Retro iPad docking system comprises of a wooden contraption (made of plywood with a faux woodgrain or pearl white finish) that primarily comes with powered stereo speakers (having deft sound quality) and a small sub-woofer for enhanced bass effects. A detachable Bluetooth keyboard can also be affixed on the lower pedestal of the timber box. Other features include a stand (for iPads and iPhones) with three different angles on the top section of the contraption, along with the ubiquitous paraphernalia of a USB port, microSD slot and 3.5mm stereo audio input jack.

With so many of great features then the conception certainly calls some user oriented attributes. In this respect, the keyboard and the speaker system can connect to the tablet effortlessly through Bluetooth connectivity. According to most of the sources, the speakers do account for a superb quality sound output, with a slew of manual music controls (of course, along with a remote mechanism). As for the addition of the USB ports, they can be practically used for charging the mounted device, while MP3 music can also be directly played through the flash drive.

Coming to the important add-on, i.e., the removable keyboard - this light weight peripheral is widely available in the market. It comes with all the standard features of buttons and special Apple keys. The layout also covers the top row keys (that double up as brightness, volume and slideshow controlling buttons), along with a conspicuous power switch. Though, on the convenience scale, the keyboard is actually even smaller than a comparable 10 inch tablet, thus making its usage especially difficult for the large limbed among us.

See the Video below to learn about How to use this iStation Retro Docking Station for iOS devices

Finally, coming to the portability factor, the retro styled conception does have some predicaments regarding this issue. This is because the iStation is a tad bit unwieldy in its overall bearing with over 2 kg in weight. Moreover, the portability problem is compounded by the fact that the system has to be connected by wire (at all times) to a conventional power source.

You can buy this iStation Retro iOS Docking Station for just $140.90. So if you want to bring back your memory with Apple I or Apple II Computer by a retro futuristic essence to your iPad then you should try this Cool Docking Station.

More pictures of iStation Retro Docking Station at micgadget.com

Fold & Go Mobile Tablet a Real Foldable Tablet PC

Fold & Go Mobile Tablet a Real Foldable Tablet PC

A foldable Tablet PC concept was a big technology expectation for the future, one company from Fold & Go Mobile Tablet which envisaged by AN Design Lab has designed a flexible tablet device that can literally be folded and used. It seems that the flexible display screen will became the next trends in technology.

The design will comprise of a futuristic flexible screen technology such as we write on the Nokia kinetic concept, as an integral part of the system (from the perspective of both flexibility and usage). And since we are talking about flexible screens, the current technological attribute seen in this field is intriguingly credible to take it much beyond the ludicrous quotient. In relation to one of its form, we are better acquainted with the technology in its electronic paper (or e-paper) avatar. These e-papers have a slew of advantages over conventional display systems, with a stable image, a wider viewing angle and a convenient reflecting quality of ambient light (rather than emitting its own light). Now, coming back to the concept of Fold & Go Mobile Tablet, the display element of the tablet can utilize the component of plastic substrates that would give it the e-paper vibe.

According to the designers, they have also alluded to the utilization of emerging flexible display technologies. In relation to this, there are already many electronic giants going behind this Holy Grail of next generation display. In the middle part of this year itself, Sony announced (with a prototype, not connected to any device) their OLED driven flexible display, which would offer brighter colors and use less power than standard displays. Another exalted company, Samsung followed it up with their version of ’bendy screened' gadgets, which according to numerous sources, may already make their commercial debut by 2012.

Again, coming back to the core mechanism of Fold & Go Mobile Tablet, the designers have touted the device to have two button programmable hot keys, which in turn would allow for dual functionalities. The first function is directly related to user convenience, as it will allow them to fully customize the device (as per their individual preference). The second function deals with the enhanced state of interaction, which would lead to a full color external screen.

Of course, the interactive feature does not stop at the visual element. As a matter of fact, the designers have thought of an advanced mechanism where a user can 'naturally' interact with the device with practical voice recognition and gesture mapping attributes. Both of these features have been covered in the past by devices (and systems) such as Siri personal assistant in iPhone and Kinect in Xbox 360. So at the end of the day, with so many innovative elements being considered, the Fold & Go Mobile Tablet concept truly has the potential to fuse the best of 'all' worlds.

Via : Gizmowatch

Brando iLaunch Thunder Mini Rocket Launcher Powered by iPhone

Brando iLaunch Thunder Mini Rocket Launcher Powered by iPhone

Brando iLaunch Thunder is a rocket launcher that powered by an iPhone, As we nowadays there's so many gadget that can be controlled through smartphone such as RC Car, or even Car Audio System, and one of the most extreme ones is the iPhone controlled Rocket launcher, if you think that the Missile shooting games on your iPhone is not realistic enough so you can try this Brando's iLaunch Thunder, it's a a missile launcher that pairs with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch over Bluetooth, and allows you to shoot missiles at unsuspecting victims up to 25 feet away.

The iLaunch Thunder has a 270-degree horizontal rotation, and vertical flexibility of more than 40 degrees. Couple the device's directional skills with the launcher's 25-foot (7.6-meter) shooting distance, and you can cover close to 1,400 square feet (130 square meters) of space with the toy. Where you shoot your missiles is controlled by the move you make from within the iLaunch Controller app on your iOS Device.

The lack of this Brando iLaunch Thunder is that you only get four missiles with the launcher, But we think that's enough to attack your boss. The iLaunch Thunder is available until December 15 from Brando for US$82. After that, the cost of the missile launcher goes up to its regular price of US$96.90.

Want to see how this Brando iLaunch Thunder work with your iOS device? Check out the Video below.

On the Video above the guys shake his iOS devices to shoot the Doraemon dolls. Brando iLaunch Thunder Mini Rocket Launcher Powered by iPhone could be one great gift for this christmas for your kids. I wonder what kind of technology that will come next from iOS after the SIRI Hack to Start up the Car and this Mini Rocket Launcher powered by iOS devices.

Kiss Controlled Bowling Games by Hye Yeon Nam

Kiss Controlled Bowling Games by Hye Yeon Nam

Kiss Controlled Bowling Games. This might be one of the weirdest game innovation in the world that exist today, if you think that the SEGA toylets that controlled by your urine or Tobii EyeAsteroids which controlled by your eyes is cool then this Kiss Controlled Bowling Games by Hye Yeon Nam is just Awesome.

In order to play the games, the player have to put a headset in front of his mouth and the other has to stick a little magnet to her tongue with some Fixodent. The one with the magnet then inserts her polarized tongue into the other person’s mouth and uses it to maneuver the virtual bowling ball.

So How to control the ball with your kiss? The goal of this weird games innovation is you have to push the ball with the center of an alley with the fastest speed as you can, the goals of the game is to guide the ball, so that it maintains an average position in the center of the alley, then you have to move your tongue faster to increase the speed of the ball.

It seems that this Kiss controlled bowling games by Hyo Yeon Nam is interesting right? Maybe you have to play it with your lover, fiance or even with your wife. Check the video below about how to play this Kiss Controlled Bowling Games.

Androidland the Official Android store by Google opens in Australia

Androidland the Official Android store by Google opens in Australia

Androidland the World's first official android store was opened in Melbourne. Australia, Finally Android has its own official store. This Androidland was built by Google in Collaboration with Australian Cellular Operator Telstra. This building was dominated by a green color, such as the main color of Android Logo. So what are the interesting stuff about this Androidland the First Official Android Store by Google?

The visitors in Androidland can ask advice from Android Gurus to maximize Their Android Handset. Such as setting up a Google account or just to choose a good application for their Android Powered Gadget, It's a great place for you to ask about this Cluzee personal Asistant for Android devices. inside the Androidland visitor can also play Angry Birds game in a Giant Screen, Not only that you could also Run the Google Earth Apps in a giant screen.

There's also so many Android based gadget here starting from Mobile phone until the Tablet PC, It's like a heaven for every Android lovers. We hope that this Android Store also sells somethings like this Bluedrone an Android R/C Car, or even this Parrot Android Car Audio System, Androidland built in collaboration with many famous Android vendors such as Motorola, HTC, Sony Ericsson, Motorola and LG. Currently, Androidland still in the testing phase. If successful, then it's just a matter of time since Google made another Androidland.

Sounds like this Google Androidlands want to compete with Apple Store, let's see who will won the competition. but as far as i know nowadays Android OS became the leader of the mobile market, with more than 200 million activated devices beating out former market leaders Apple and RIM (Blackberry).

Oh yeah you can take a tour inside this Androidland the First Google Official Android Store via this video below.

Maybe this Androidland in Australia could became one of the most entertaining Christmas Vacation Ideas for every Android Users.

Memo Touch Tablet PC for Elderly

Memo Touch Tablet PC for Elderly

Looking for a great techy Christmas gift for elderly? why don't you try this memo touch. Memo Touch Tablet PC was specially designed for elderly, it comes with software that provides memory-challenged aging users with virtual assistance to help them deal with everyday activities. Even many of the new tech products are targeting the young people but today there's an Increasing number of gadgets which aims for Older people.

This Memo Touch Tablet PC is based on a 10-inch Archos 101 tablet and comes with custom software that provides memory-challenged aging users with virtual assistance to help them deal with everyday activities and it allows caregivers to update content remotely. This memo touch tablet also didn't requires any computer experience. it makes them suitable for elderly. If you're looking for a tablet PC for your Children Christmas Gift then we suggest you to read this review of Nabi Tablet PC or Innotab Tablet PC for Kids. So how about the features of Memo Touch Tablet?

The tablet displays current day and time, as well as remotely managed information and reminders. Caregivers, or family members can log into a website at any time, where it's possible to post information, messages, or reminders for the Memo Touch's owner. These include a "crawl line" with personalized messages, calendar with ringtone alerts, to-do lists and a pillbox feature with names of medications and instructions for taking them. There's also a weather forecast, phone list with emergency and frequently-called numbers and a photo album with grouped view and text labels. In case of an emergency, the Help button automatically sends a text, e-mail or both to the caregiver.

These Cool Memo Touch Tablet running on Android OS, its creators say the Memo Touch doesn't require any computer experience and overrides other software on the tablet so the user "cannot accidentally get lost in a maze of applications, menus, or out in cyberspace." An internet connection is required though, to enable the remote manageability.

Memo Touch is not the only tablet solution for the elderly - Angela from Independa for example, provides some similar functionality. Memo Touch, however, is much more limited in terms of online access, as it is intended primarily for users with early-stage dementia and mild cognitive impairment.

The Memo Touch tablet can be purchased online for the price of US$299. It also requires an additional US$179 for a six-month subscription, or US$300 for a 12-month subscription, which allows use of the remote management website. The company's returns policy allows the unit to be returned within three months (if not damaged and the software is unchanged) and the subscription fee will be refunded for the remaining months.

It seems that this Memo Touch Tablet PC was really suitable for the Tech Christmas Gift for Elderly. What do you think?

Toyota Shows a Futuristic Concept Car Fun Vii

Toyota Shows a Futuristic Concept Car Fun Vii

Toyota shows their futuristic concept car called fun vii. this car would be one of the coolest electric concept car for the future. This concept car was looks like from a Sci-Fi Movies. But what we like about it concept is the interior, It's a fully customizable viewing screen and surface and that can display the outside world. This kind of cool concept futuristic car by toyota was announced at the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show 2011 in Japan. Just take a look of this Toyota Fun Vii Concept pictures on the right. isn't it really cool?

From the exterior, the aerodynamic vehicle is covered in a smooth black finish with silver accents along the edges and the wheel mags. Everything about the design says “futuristic and high-tech”, and it looks like those cars we often see in dystopian future science-fiction films.

Inside, there is is room for a driver and two passengers to sit comfortably with legs stretched out and more elbow room that the average car comes with. The design is both spacious and minimal, offering a clean, clutter-free look that every car owner envies, but soon discovers is impossible to keep up. but we think it would be better if toyota adopts this Mind Controlled Car Technology like what we posted before.

On the inside walls Toyota has some pretty cool out-of-this-world features plans, such as a fully customizable viewing screen and surface and that can display the outside world, or anything of the operator’s choice. It will be able to offer full web browsing capabilities on the go, fully linked with social networking and communication. From the appearance this Fun Vii from Toyota was really interesting. you can see the video below what Toyota Motor Corp President Akio toyoda said about this Futuristic fun Vii concept.

Unfortunately the Pricing and availability of this Toyota fun Vii haven’t been hinted yet, but Toyota does plan on making the Fun-Vii electric with impressive mile per charge capacity on its battery.

World's First Elastic Power Cables Roboden

Here comes another new technology, I haven't imagine if on the future almost all the power cables can be stretched. A Japanese company has developed some stretchable power cables. With this innovation now you can stretch the power cables as far as you want without worrying about the cable will broken off , There will be no more short cable problems for your gadget.

Asahi Kasei Fibers has introduced the Roboden, an elastic electrical cable. It’s made out of spandex, which is the same fabric used in a lot of athletic gear, and which a lot of people whose bodies most people really don’t want to see completely outlined wear.

The cable is meant to be used mainly for robotics. Since robots need to have some freedom of movement, engineers usually leave some slack in the cables. But this cable allows the cable to be as tight or as loose as necessary. It will also allow people to build human-like robots that are more realistic and soft, which might help them avoid going deep into the Uncanny Valley.

Asahi Kasei is also planning to implement the technology in other cables, such as USB. This would be an obvious boon for portable electronics, given the abuse they (and their cables) often take. Let's hope that in the future the USB cable or even HDMI cables will use this kind of elastic fabrics from Asahi Kasei Fibers.

Check out the Demo video below of the World's first elastic power cables called roboden from Asahi Kasei Fibers

USB Gadget Selection for Christmas Gift 2011

USB Gadget Selection for Christmas Gift 2011

Looking for a Christmas present for the geeks? Maybe the list of the USB gadget below could helps you to choose a Christmas Gift 2011 for geeks. The list below was complete with the price, target user and why you should put them on your list for Geeky Christmas Gift this years. So let's start the Top 8 USB Gadget Selection for Christmas Gift 2011.

1. Coolermaster LapAir Notebook Cooler

This coolermaster LapAir Notebook Cooler was Perfect for users who seek a comfortable way to use their laptop without it overheating. This stuff was Priced at $425.48, the notebook cooler can be purchased from Play’s official site.

Why you should buy this stuff: Designed to be simple yet elegant, the super useful Coolermaster LapAir Notebook Cooler comes accompanied by a cushion to emerge as a perfect office companion. By using this one, you can conveniently work on their computing device anywhere without overheating. Integrated with a noiseless fan for great cooling performance, the accessory boasts of an ergonomic design, cable grooves for easy USB cable management and comfy sponge mat for enhanced comfort.

2. XtremeMac InCharge Sync

This XtremeMac Incharge Sync would works as a universal charger for iOS device that's why this geeky stuff was perfect for those people who owns apple product such as iPod, iPhone or iPad, You can buy it for $29.99 from XtremeMac

Why you should buy: The new InCharge Sync from XtremeMac can be a great geeky pick for you if seeking to charge the iPad, iPhone or iPod. You can seamlessly charge your iOS device while having it synchronized to the computer. Perfect for desk or counter top, the stylish case-friendly charging stand comes with a USB cable to enhance your experience

3. Watch with 4GB USB Memory

This watch was targeting the Users who need a comfortable watch with integrated support for USB memory to vacant their pockets. It could be a perfect christmas gift for your Geeky husband or geeky brother. This watch are Available for $49.99 from Thinkgeek.

Why you should buy: If you happen to be amongst those consumers who want a fusion of storage department and accurate time display in a stylish watch, then the unique Watch with 4GB USB Memory is just made for you. The great accessory can be extremely handy to you if you have loads of data to carry but at the comfort of your watch.

4. Fuuvi Pick USB Mini Digital Camera

This Fuuvi Pick USB Mini Digital Camera should be perfect for those people who enjoy capturing quality pictures without carrying bulky cameras, this Mini Diital camera was Tagged at $55.00, the peppy device can be snapped up from AudioCubes

Why you should buy: Infusing an intelligent design, the simple to use Fuuvi Pick USB Mini Digital Camera allows you to shoot both still images and movies with utmost convenience. The 2 megapixel Pick and Plug camera also lets you recharge directly through the computer while sustaining the style factor.

5. Dual Band Wireless N USB Adapter

Perfect for Users who desire ultra high performance dual band wireless network. Its available for $90 from TRENDnet

Why you should buy: The compact 450Mbps Dual Band Wireless N USB Adapter from TRENDnet lets you effortlessly connect a laptop or desktop computer to an extremely high performance 450Mbps dual band wireless network. The mini device e also allows users to stream HD video over the less congested 5GHz band. You can even enjoy its one-touch connection to router with Wi-Fi Protected Setup.

6. Lilliput Mini USB Monitor

If you need an instant high resolution secondary display from your computing solution so this Lilliput Mini USB Monitor should be on your list. This additional Mini USB Monitor was Priced at $99.99 and available via Thinkgeek

Why you should buy: Another great gift that can single out is the purposive Lilliput Mini USB Monitor which not only incorporates the ability to get connected via USB, but also reveals usability for to-do lists, iTunes, Photoshop tools and others. Great for your laptop or desktop, the geeky device indeed offers you a high resolution secondary display in no time for your IM client, widgets, PC gaming tools, email, spreadsheets, and videos.

7. Mimo Magic Touch, 10-inch Capacitive Touchscreen USB Monitor

It's really perfect for consumers seeking a compact, portable mini-touchscreen monitor for their applications, Read the review of this Mimo Magic Touch from our previous article. The product can be purchased for $181.32 from Amazon

Why you should buy: The upgraded 10-inch Capacitive Touchscreen USB Monitor can be an amazing USB present for you if a low-energy, slim mini monitor was ever on your list. The superb device features a 7-inch backlit high resolution LED display and offers you the ability to set up widgets, chat windows and other software with utmost ease.

8. Cinq USB Display for Laptops

Cinq USB Display was another small screen for people who need the much needed laptop pr desktop screen space. It can be picked up for $249 from MyCinq's official site

Why you should buy: If you fret your laptop’s small screen space, the Cinq USB Display then makes an ideal gift. The 10.1-inch accessory not only slips to the side of your notebook, but also offers you power and video from a single USB port. You can even indulge in its amazing 1280 x 720 resolution with a contrast ratio of 500:1 and support for 262k colours.

The USB gadget listed above could be the greatest Christmas gift 2011 for geeks. so which one do you choose?

Traxxas XO-1 The Fastest R/C Car in the world today

Traxxas XO-1 The Fastest R/C Car in the world today

Nowadays many people love to play R/C car in their holiday, not only for the kids, but the R/C car today was a toys for the big boys. If you're looking for a fast R/C car you have to try this Traxxas XO-1. this R/C car was claimed as the world's fastest Radio control car today. Not only fast but this R/C car also becomes one of the biggest R/C car in the market. it was Armed with 2 Traxxas Power Cell 3S 5000mAh LiPo. What we like about this R/C car is that the ease of control. you can control it via your iPad or iPhone. Could you imagine to play a 100mph radio control car??

So how about the features of this Traxxas XO-1 R/C car? this fast R/C was Weighing all of 4.67 KG’s was one of the hardest truths we have put ourselves up against, as anything of this size and capability to travel at 0-100 km/ph within 5 seconds, usually weighs much more. Well, it’s done and done well as the gadgetry used is some of the most advanced in this sphere. Armed with Traxxas 2.4 GHz wireless remote control, and ready-to-go radio system, one can sit at a distance and watch the car zoom by, without having to physically control it, instead do it through your iPhone or iPad which has a built-in application meant specifically for the car (see also Blue Drone R/C car for Android). The high-definition detailed graphics and rapid user-interface will help you cover exotic terrains with all car controls on display on your handset or tablet PC screen.

With those awesome features you have to pay about $1,100 to own this Traxxas XO-1 R/C car. there's about 2 color option of this R/C Car such as red and black to choose from. I think it could be a great Christmas gift for me.

Check the Video below about how fast is this Traxxas XO-1 R/C car. you can see this Races of Traxxas XO-1 R/C Car on the real racing circuit.

So are you ready to race with this Traxxas XO-1??

Branching Boroughs a 3D Vertical Garden Concept

Branching Boroughs a 3D Vertical Garden Concept

Have you ever seen a happening city life flowing up in the air? Seems to be a dreamy concept, doesn't it? But Atmos Studio has turned this dream into a real design that synthesizes and blends a beautiful piece of art with architecture. Atmos has tried to create an articulated three-dimensional sky garden, Branching Boroughs, which is a perfect example of the merger of a micro design with a global concept. The project design aims at utilizing the leftover real estate in an urban setting of London and thus offers an exclusive three dimensional creation. By utilizing the underexploited and neglected waste air, a micro sky garden for birds and people has been designed to be constructed above the traffic island.

Branching Boroughs visualizes to reflect London's city structure in a vertical garden displaying a constant regeneration of the life and birth's ecology. The design includes a tree structure with each of its branch depicting the Inner London's single electoral ward that is mapped per a relative size on the tree. This tree seems to branch outward like the electoral wards branch out of the old city in a three-petal layer manner of adjacent wards. The whole sky garden structure spreads in a pattern that helps it grow out of the limited available space. This space has been carved out of the area having existing underground service routes, pedestrian paths, and planning envelopes over the head. (see also the Concept of Vertical Forest here)

People standing under the shade of the Branching Boroughs tree would find that there is a flow of traffic around them while they still experience a human communion and interaction point where they get away from the city and find relaxation. Encouraging wider issues such as those of biodiversity, this vertical garden may also simply act as a rest point for travelers. It may be termed as a diverse habitat on one hand and a beautifying shady creation on the other. This tree can be planted anywhere the space allows on the running traffic roads or on the stop lights. Branching Boroughs offers people to reach new vantage points and adds on to the beauty of a place by glowing brightly at night.

Visitors may experience to rise above the fog while going up the web of stairs that forms a network of connections to various branches of the tree. This garden structure has nice and cozy seating places where one may rest and enjoy a drink while watching the beauty of this structure in the middle of cars and buildings. Branching Boroughs represents the rebirth of the city of London and how the city in this miniature form welcomes its guests from all around the world. This may be a point of attraction for anybody who wants to witness the nature growing in the lap of the running city life as such a structure is an amazing integration of the city inhabitants, whether these are humans and animals or other living things. Branching Boroughs is a display of the whole living ecosystem that coexists with the daily city life.

Via : http://www.greendiary.com/branching-boroughs-3d-vertical-garden-regenerates-ecology-life.html

Make a Self Health Diagnose by Spitting on your iPhone Capacitive Screen

Make a Self Health Diagnose by Spitting on your iPhone Capacitive Screen

How to made a self health diagnose via your iPhone capacitive screen? do you know if your iPhone display screen could analyze a various kind of bacteria? Even it's often been discussed that the cell phones can also be used to diagnose your health but this one is the coolest one. You can do the self health diagnose via your iPhone Capacitive screen with your Sneeze. Even it's rather weird but with this way you can analyze the bacteria.

Researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology ( KAIST ) Hyun Gyu Park and Byoung Yeon Won has managed to detect chlamydia microbes in three different concentrations and they discover that kind of capacitive screen of the iPhone can be used to analyze the type of bacteria. he said that the capacitive screen of iPhone could identify the type of bacteria that derived from liquids such as when we sneeze.

To be able to analyze, of course than you have to sneeze right on the phone screen, there is a special application to assist the analysis. But There are also teething troubles with the touchscreen, as capacitive read-outs can be affected by moisture and sweat that are on the screen alongside your 'sample.' One solution to this would be to create a disposable film that attaches to the iPhone surface. There's a second reason for this, as Park diplomatically puts it: "Nobody wants direct application of bio-samples onto their phone."

3D Bio Printers made a bone like material

3D Bio Printers made a bone like material

Have you ever imagined that a 3D printer can made a bone like material? With this 3D Bio material you can print a material which is similar to human bones. This 3D Printers was still in the stage of development. The researchers are currently developing this special 3D bio printer to make prints of human bones.

Nowadays the 3D Printers was becoming one of the greatest technology, by using the 3D Printer you can get the parts of equipment is much cheaper than buying the original one. Such as the parts of our body which is bones.

In the future we hope that 3D bio-printers can make replicas of human bones which could then be used to replace a broken bone or damaged. So how does this 3D Bio printers works? Well you can see the video below.

Urine Controlled Games by Captive Media for the Public Restroom Fun

Urine Controlled Games by Captive Media for the Public Restroom Fun

Captive media a UK Based company has made an awesome stuff called as Urine controlled Games which is installed on the public restroom. This urine controlled games would bring a whole lot of fun in the toilets. Previously SEGA also launch another cool gaming which is controlled with urine called SEGA Toylets. This games was works with the sensors of the bottom of the urinal. The sensors will react to yellow streams indicating the drunk customers.

Most of the people spend about 10 seconds in the public restrooms and now Captive media will bring a whole lot of fun for 10 seconds for people with their cool urine controlled games. The company also claim that they have invented the first hands-free video game but unfortunately there's still another cool hands-free game such as the SEGA Toylets and Tobii EyeAsteroids.

So far The system has been installed at one venue so far, the Exhibit Bar in Balham, a South London neighborhood. Due to the successful trial runs in Cambridge and later in Balham, the system will spread to the rest of the UK in 2012. From now on, when you see a group of guys High Fivin’ after a trip, you know they didn’t just pee. They peed and got some trivia answers or shot down some penguins.

Well it seems that on the future there will be more public restroom provide this kind of games. it's kinda fun right? Check this video of Urine Controlled Games by Captive Media for the Public Restroom Fun

Cool Siri Car Hack by Brandon Fiquett

Cool Siri Car Hack by Brandon Fiquett

SIRI on iPhone4S works as a personal assistant but could you imagine if SIRI can be used to start your car? Brandon Fiquett has made a totally awesome innovation by hacking SIRI to start his car. Yes it's true he can start his own car only with SIRI in his iPhone 4S. You can see on the video below about how he start his car by using SIRI.

Developer Brandon Fiquett has gotten his phone to do just that - hacking Siri on the iPhone 4S to work along with his Viper SmartStart module to not only start his car, but also to arm and disarm the car's alarm, lock and unlock doors, and even pop the vehicle's trunk.

Fiquett was able perform the hack by using Siri Proxy created by another hacker @plamoni, and then running a custom PHP script on his home computer along with some custom plugins to communicate with Siri.

Originally the system was only able to respond to commands such as "Vehicle Arm", "Vehicle Disarm", "Vehicle Start", "Vehicle Stop", "Vehicle Pop Trunk", and "Vehicle Panic," with an update later adding more conversational commands such as "Start my car", "Lock my car", and "Pop my trunk."

The hack is currently in the "proof of concept stage," and isn't something you're likely to be able to replicate unless you really know your way around some code. If you are super tech-savvy, however, Fiquett has published links to the code on his website you can use to recreate the hack with your own phone and vehicle.

This particular hack is the work of just one man, and with Siri only being available a little over a month, it will be interesting to see what other functionality the developer community is able to create over time, as well as what other functionality Apple may add to Siri in the future.

Wow it's such a great hack of SIRI on iPhone 4S.

Via : Gizmag

Nike Vapor SPARQ Strobe a Sports Glasses for Athlete

Nike Vapor SPARQ Strobe a Sports Glasses for Athlete

The giant sports company Nike, trying to further raise achievement of athletes with sports glasses based with their latest sensory, This special glasses was called as Nike Vapor SPARQ Strobe. this glasses uses a special lens that athletes are expected to increase the concentration, reaction time, balance and response. It's really a cool innovation in sports technology. By wearing this Nike Vapor SPARQ Strobe the athlete can increase their concentration, reaction time, balance and response.

A pair of curved plastic LCD lens allows a wider field of view of athletes, while the liquid crystal technology that is activated causing a stroboscopic effect to occasionally block the view of users. Thus their ability to react to the environment will increase.

SPARQ has nine variable mode which will allow users to gradually increase their sensory performance through a more measured time period. The battery can last 10-15 hours that is paired with a head halter with elasitas level that can be customized and can be washed.

You know it could be a great christmas gift for every athlete. You can buy this Nike Vapor SPARQ Strobe for just £189. Make sure that you watch the explanation of this Nike Vapor SPARQ strobe.

I wonder if on the future there will be another cool technology for athlete.

Cluzee your Personal Assistant for Android Devices

Cluzee your Personal Assistant for Android Devices

Cluzee was known as The personal assistant for your Android devices, the personal assistant now becoming one of the cool feature that found in smartphone such as SIRI on iPhone 4S or even IRIS for Android. How about this Cluzee?

It was said that this Cluzee personal assistant features might be better than SIRI on iPhone 4S but the only lacks of this Personal assistant is this cluzee is a frequent force close problems.

From the video below it can be seen, besides Cluzee can do what is in SIRI, Cluzee can also give advice such as telling a meeting somewhere, Cluzee will inform the nearest road to reach the location, It's one of the greatest features of this Cluzee personal assistant in Android devices.

On the one hand it might be a bit troublesome but we ought to minimize the search will get better answers.

Just check this Video to know How Cluzee Personal Assistant Android could work as your Trusted Personal assistant in your Android devices.

Atari Arcade turns your iPad into Atari 2600 Console

Atari Arcade turns your iPad into Atari 2600 Console

Remember Atari 2600? it's one of the most famous game console in the past, now you can also transform your iPad into a cool looking Atari 2600 by using the Atari Arcade Dock. It seems that this accessories was perfect for those who want to nostalgia with their childhood game console.

The Atari Arcade peripheral, released by Discovery Bay Games, is available for purchase at most Apple Stores, The base requires no batteries, simply plug it into your iPad to power it up. You don’t have to worry about them becoming detached either, there are two secure clamps on either side which securely tighten the base to the iPad. Simply press a button and you can unlock your tablet.

The controls should work great for all the Atari game ports out there, since most of them only really used the joystick along with a button or two. You’ve got 4 buttons just to be safe though. The buttons are a bit smaller than the usual arcade buttons those of us growing up in the 80s and 90s are familiar with, but they at least feel like them and are responsive.

This addon is meant to be played with the Atari Greatest Hits app that you can purchase over iTunes, though before using it you will need to update them once you plug in the controller. The whole download should take only a few minutes though.

With this Atari Arcade now you can play most of the Atari 2600 Games on your iPad. You can see also the iControlpad which turns your iPad into a cool handheld console or even the Gametel for Android.

Full HD Camera Pill to examine your Body

Full HD Camera Pill to examine your Body

This is the futuristic concept of camera which comes in a shape of pills. this camera pills could be used to examine your body from inside. the most amazing things of this Camera pill is they could transmit HD video from inside the body.

This camera pill was called as the Melody Project. it's a camera technology that can transmit a HD video format in real time to see what happens inside your body. surely it's far more amazing than the Virtual body scanner which is launched several years ago. with this Project Melody Camera Pills we can see inside the body in a real time. It's really useful in medical field.

This Camera Pill was given a good enough resolution (at least 720p) so the doctors to see more detail what is in the stomach of the patient and to ensure that the results of the transmission goes well then the tape will be compressed so that the transmission can run faster and smoother.

the camera pill consists of an HD camera, lighting, radio transmission, battery and a microprocessor. Well could you imagine how small is all of that stuff on this Pill?? Isn't it really awesome.

Project "Melody" was developed by Oslo University Hospital, the University of Oslo, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, the Norwegian Defense Research Establishment and 22 other partners.

Hope that they could finish their research on this Full HD Camera Pill so in the future it can be used worldwide and the doctor will use it to examine the disease inside people body.

Gliese 581g a Planet that Just Like Earth

Gliese 581g a Planet that Just Like Earth

Gliese 581g is an exoplanet located far away from earth, the scientist has discovered this planet was looks just like our Earth. According to the scientist this planet was potentially habitable planet which has an environment much similar to that of Earth and may contain water and even life.

Gliese 581g is located around 123 trillion miles away from Earth and orbits a star at a distance that places it squarely in the habitable or the Goldilocks zone, the scientists said. Here's the news of this Newly discovered planet like earth the Gliese 581G.

The research, published in a paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, suggests that the planet could contain liquid water on its surface, meaning it tops the league of planets and moons rated as being most like Earth, they said.

"Our findings offer a very compelling case for a potentially habitable planet said Vogt," said lead researcher Steven Vogt, a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of California.

"The fact that we were able to detect this planet so quickly and so nearby tells us that planets like this must be really common," Vogt said. The new findings are based on 11 years of observations of the nearby red dwarf star Gliese 581. The team reported the discovery of two new planets around Gliese 581.

This brings the total number of known planets around this star to six, the most yet discovered in a planetary system outside of our own. Like our solar system, the planets around Gliese 581 have nearlycircular orbits, the team said.

It found that Gliese 581g has a mass three to four time the Earth's and orbits its star in just under 37 days. Its mass indicates that it is probably a rocky planet with a definite surface and enough gravity to hold on to an atmosphere, they said. PTI.

The research, published in a paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, suggests that the planet could contain liquid water on its surface, meaning it tops the league of planets and moons rated as being most like Earth, they said.

"Our findings offer a very compelling case for a potentially habitable planet said Vogt," said lead researcher Steven Vogt, a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of California.

"The fact that we were able to detect this planet so quickly and so nearby tells us that planets like this must be really common," Vogt said. The new findings are based on 11 years of observations of the nearby red dwarf star Gliese 581. The team reported the discovery of two new planets around Gliese 581.

This brings the total number of known planets around this star to six, the most yet discovered in a planetary system outside of our own. Like our solar system, the planets around Gliese 581 have nearlycircular orbits, the team said.

It found that Gliese 581g has a mass three to four time the Earth's and orbits its star in just under 37 days. Its mass indicates that it is probably a rocky planet with a definite surface and enough gravity to hold on to an atmosphere, they said. PTI


Ion Book saver Will Convert your Books into a Digital format Easily

Ion Book saver Will Convert your Books into a Digital format Easily

Now there's so many ways that you can do to made a digital library such as using a scanner to scan your books collection but the usual scanner has a lack function in scanning because the indentation in the center that sometimes make the scans a little chaotic. But with this Ion Book saver now you can scan it perfectly than convert it into a digital format.

Ion Book Saver is different with the usual scanner in the market today, it was specially designed to scan the content of the books and then convert your books into the digital format with the helps of 2 pirces of camera on the top of this devices, It also makes the image for each pages of the books looks better, Moreover with this method you can scan faster with the speed of 10 pages in 1 minutes. with this device now you can also made your own digital library easily. just place your books above the surface of Ion Book Saver then this device will start to scan the content of your books. (see also the review of Doxie Go Scanner)

Ion Book Saver works by saving the images directly on the SD memory card or can be directly to the computer with the help of a USB connection and is equipped with special software to help us in searching in PDF files.

Ion Book Saver can perform scans on all types of books or magazines for its size no more than A4 size. Well until now there's no information about the price of this gadget. but it was said that Ion Book Saver Scanner will be on the market on first quarter of 2012.

With this gadgets now you can easily Convert Books into PDF format. Check this video tour of this Ion Book Saver and how this Ion Book Saver works to scan the books and convert it into a digital format.

Lenovo IdeaCentre Q180 Smallest Desktop PC with Powerful features

Lenovo IdeaCentre Q180 Smallest Desktop PC with Powerful features

Lenovo launched another cool amazing product called Lenovo Ideacentre Q180, It's a small Desktop PC, it's not a mini PC station but they want to be called as the smallest Desktop PC in the world, but even though the size of this Lenovo IdeaCentre Q180 was small but they comes with a powerful features such as a plenty of storage space to save your photos or movies.

Lenovo Ideacentre Q180 is not a mini PC, which makes it somewhat different from the Mini PC is the presence of the SSD Hardrive inside but whatever hell it is called, is quite promising as well as your HDTV companion.

Lenovo IdeaCentre Q180 had a decent specifications to accompany your activities in HDTV starting from Watch HD movies to browse. Below is the complete specification of this Smallest Desktop PC by Lenovo.

- Intel Atom dual-core D2500
- Memory to 4 GB of DDR3 RAM
- HDD 750 GB or 128 GB SSD
- Windows 7 OS
- Graphics card 512MB AMD Radeon HD 6450A
- Wi - Fi 802.11 b / g / n and LAN ( 10/100/1000 )
- 8 in 1 card reader
- 4x USB 2.0 ports and 2x USB 3.0 ports
- VGA and HDMI
- Blu - ray or DVD Player as an option
- Measuring only 155 x 192 x 22 mm

Unfortunately there is one thing missing here, It is the Bluetooth which means we can not expect to be able to use the HTPC keyboard with Bluetooth but at least Lenovo is providing the option to add a cool HTPC keyboard that is POP UP W520.

It's rather cool but its a little expensive because the keyboard will be sold for $79.99 while the Lenovo IdeaCentre Q180 alone will be sold starting of $379.

Watch the Demo video of this Smallest Desktop PC Lenovo IdeaCentre Q180. See the difference between the small desktop PC and Mini PC?

Invoked Computing A Futuristic Technology

Invoked Computing A Futuristic Technology

Invoked Computing? Have you heard this terms before? Ok before we talk about it how about if we describe the meaning of the Invoked Computing? At a glance invoked computing was a computer system that can transform any object into a gadget. It's really cool and amazing right? Nowadays the researcher from University of Tokyo still developing this Invoked Computing System.

If they success in making this devices so in the future you can transform a banana into any kind of gadget. It's too soon to dream about that right? Systems that have this camera will follow you wherever you go and try to recognize objects and hand gestures and then will turn it into a gadget ranging from notebooks, mobile phones and other means but this is not physically. Still confuse? Ok how about if we gave some examples

Let's say when there is a pizza cardboard as an example in the video, you consider it as a notebook to open the box then the existing system will change the pizza cardboard into a notebook where you can actually use it like a regular notebook.

Another Example is if your phone rings, you don't have to grab the phone, simply grab a banana or any object that is near to you and act like a phone with a closer ear a banana into the automated system will turn into a phone.

It's strange but cool and It's not a big surprise if this cool amazing concept won the innovation award at Laval Virtual 2011 in France. Check the demo videos of How the Invoked Computing System turn banana into a gadget.

Augmented Reality Contact Lenses Concept for the Future

Augmented Reality Contact Lenses Concept for the Future

The researcher has developed a cool amazing stuff for the future which is called an Augmented reality contact lenses. It's a 1 pixel LED display which has the same function as the contact lenses on your eyes. The Contact lenses will also works as the Computer display. Isn't it really cool to has a tiny display at your eyes?

It was Researchers from the University of Washington and the Aalto University, Finland who was developing a cool contact lens prototype that has only 1 pixel-sized LED screen, IC and antenna in it

Even this Augmented reality Contact lenses Still far from ideal but this prototype will allow us to read email or browse through the contact lens in the future. Absolutely it's far cooler than this Diamond Contact Lenses.

How about the energy sources of this stuff? For the electrical source this Contact lenses was streamed wirelessly via an additional tool with a maximum distance of about 1 m from the contact lens. The good news, at least the contact lens has been successfully tested on a rabbit without causing side effects.

It's only a matter of time for the researcher to complete their research of this Augmented reality contact lenses.

Make a Wireless Mirroring from Android into HDTV with Xbounds

Make a Wireless Mirroring from Android into HDTV with Xbounds

We're pretty sure that all of you known the way to mirroring your Android devices into the HDTV via the HDMI cables, but do you know how to do it wirelessly? By using this amazing technology by Xbounds now you can make a wireless mirroring from your Android to your HDTV.

Dream Chip Technologies introduces a small device with an HDMI connection that is named Xbounds which allows us to do a "mirroring" without wires from an Android phone to HDTV.

It's similar to existing features in the iPhone or iPad, you just have to simply plug it into the Xbounds HDMI Port in HDTV then we could see all of what is on the Android phones in HDTV starting from seeing documents to watching videos or playing games. In the pictures in the right you can see how those people play Angry Birds on his HDTV by using Xbounds. The wireless connection which is used in Xbounds is using a Wi-Fi IEEE802.11.

From the rumor that we heard this cool amazing devices Xbound will be priced at $134 and we think quite cheap for a convenience. Check the video below about How to make a wireless connection between your Android Phone into the HDTV by using the Xbounds.

Sony HMZ-T1 3D Headset Technology for the Future

Sony HMZ-T1 3D Headset Technology for the Future

As we know the 3D technology was a rising star today, So many 3D display such as TV, Computer, Notebook until smartphone was launched on the market today. Sony will introduce a new approach of 3D Display which comes from the Headset of Sony HMZ-T1. These innovative concept by sony on 3D technology was really amazing and of course it can save you some space on your home.

I'm sure that on the future there will be another cool amazing 3D technology adopted from various gadget and devices. so how about Sony HMZ-T1? Sony HMZ - T1 is a headset device which can instantly display a 3D visual display 750- inch screen size with visibility about 20 meters. By using this tool, you can enjoy 3D content directly without using a special 3D Glasses or the 3D TVs that are large. See also how to convert your LCD into a 3D Display by using a Pic3D Film.

Inside this cool device, there's a pair of embedded OLED panel resolution of 1280 × 720 with 3D technology support. The Visual capability of this Sony HMZ-T1 is also supported by a virtual 5.1 surround audio performance that can present optimal sound your head straight.

In terms of connectivity these devices utilize the HDMI input, which makes it able to connect and is compatible with Blu - ray devices and PCs to Sony's flagship gaming console, the PlayStation 3. Besides, there is also an HDMI output connections that can be used as a liaison to other display devices. How about the price?

Sony HMZ - T1 will be sold for around $800 and are available at this time for the Japanese and American markets only. Hope that they will sell it all over the world. With this devices you can save a huge amount of money just to enjoy the 3D technology. So what do you think of this Sony HMZ - T1? Check also this first look of this Sony HMZ-T1 3D Display that can be worn in your head.

Ultralight Metallic Micro Lattice the World's Lightest Material for the Future

Ultralight Metallic Micro Lattice the World's Lightest Material for the Future

What's the lightest material on earth? the scientist has developed amazing innovation in science with this Ultralight Material called Metallic Micro Lattice, This material is a solid, metal that can sit atop a dandelion flower without crushing its seeds or spherical structure!! This material consists of 99.99 percent air. The structure is of interconnected hollow tubes with a wall thickness of 100 nanometers; in comparison, a human hair is 1,000 times thinner.. So could you imagine how light is that material? It seems that on the future almost all things could be made with this light material.

As per the reports, this new metal is known to be a 100 times lighter than Styrofoam. Scientists claim that the secret for lightness of the metal is its unique cellular architecture which has been fabricated using hollow tubes which tend to support the structure of the metal. The thickness of the hollow tubes is about 100 nanometers. The scientists have done excellent work by building a concept which is so strong yet light. This material is 99.99 percent air, and it thus has a very low density which is just one thousandth of water. Besides being extremely light this material is also quite resilient. Researchers conducted an experiment to prove this resilience wherein the metal was squashed to about half its height it tends to rebound almost 98 percent way back. The terminal velocity of this light weight metal depends on its density.

Tobias Shandler an author from HRL Laboratories reveals the trick behind this light metal. He says the concept is to delicately fabricate the structural lattice using interconnected hollow tubes. These tubes have a wall thickness which is just one thousandth that of human hair. Bill Carter, Manager at HRL Laboratories stated that the material comprises of about ninety percent of nickle. Bill is the manager of the HRL’s architected material group. He also stated that others metals too can be used for building the light weight structure.

This material boasts excellent energy absorption along with spectacular strength, it might change the fate of aerospace technologies in the near future. As of now this metal is not available in the market as the production has not been initiated. In the near future post production it might be used in varied fields. This material draws parallels with mighty structures like Eiffel Tower, its unique lattice designs makes it weight efficient and incredibly light. The material is also highly flexible thanks to the small wall thickness to diameter ratio. Because of its impressive properties it might find usage in catalyst support, battery electrodes, acoustics, shock energy and vibration dampening.

A senior researcher at University of California Irvine stated many uses of this ultra light metal, one of which is that it can be used for impact protection. This metal is also known to have great usage in the industry of aerospace, battery application and even acoustic dampening. It might open up many opportunities in the area of science and technology. If the metal is dropped from shoulder height it will take nearly 10 seconds to land on the ground. It behaves pretty much like a light weight feather and floats down to the ground.

Ultralight metallic micro-lattice has a unique architecture which enables it to recover completely from the strain of about 50 percent compression. This metal also features special ability to absorb high energy. The material has unimagined strength all because of the fact that materials tend to become strong when their dimensions are reduced to nano-scale units. This unique cellular material redefines the limits of light weight materials. This material has been recognized even by the Guinness World Records.

Scientist are expecting that ultralight metallic micro-lattice can be further modified for normal usage. Its amazing properties like high energy absorption and great strength make it perfect for usage. With a little more advancement and large scale production, ultralight metallic micro-lattice might be the future metal the world can rely on. It can be used to substitute usage of other metals which are not available in abundance or are depleting. A lot is still to be explored, the researchers are putting in hard work to develop this project further and make it helpful in day to day inventions.

There is no doubt that ultralight metallic micro-lattice is by far the lightest metal invented, the scientists behind this invention have done a credible job. Thee future definitely awaits ultralight metallic micro-lattice materials. (via)


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