Your smartphone will help you clean your teeth

Everywhere with my smartphone. Yes, and you’ll do it soon even in the bathroom. White teeth. Oral-B wants to adapt new technology to our personal hygiene. We are talking about a new electric toothbrush, Genius 9000, that connects to an app on your smartphone via Bluetooth. It will track your brushing and teach you better technique. From bluetooth to “whitetooth”. You will need to stick your smartphone on a mirror at eye level, with the screen facing you (thanks front facing camera. It’s not just selfie propose). You just need to brush your teeth as always and then the cam start working to judge if you’re doing well or wrong: […]

How technology helps blind people

Blind people are increasingly independent. New technologies don’t stop working on finding improvements on their life. We want to introduce you this video, thanks to TedTalks. Blind since the age of 14 Chieko Asakawa is a japanese, who is blind since the age of 14 after a pool accident. Now, she’s a great computer scientist, worried about improving the daily life of blind people. She wants to be more independent and she’s working hard on it, as we can watch in the video. She leads the development in advancing web accessibility including digital Braille and voice browsers. The government of Japan awarded the 2013 Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon to Dr. Asakawa […]

Keyboard: change the way you type

Keyboard is essential in your day to day. I guess, many times a day. Typing in our smartphone has become a routine for everyone. Some people use voice messages or a kind of keyboard that detects your voice and converts it to text. It gets what you want to write, or something similar… We want to talk about a different way of typing. For those who don’t know yet, there are multiple predictive text keyboards with continuous gesture typing. They completely change the way you type. Many people could think your playing around or just cleaning your screen, but actually you’re typing a message faster than them. Keyboard for iOS […]

This machine cooks tortillas in 30 seconds

Instant tortillas! Now you can buy a machine that cooks hot tortillas in just 30 seconds. They call them “fresh homemade tortillas”. We are talking about a Swiss company that has created this machine, “Flatev” to revolutionize the way people prepare fresh tortillas. How to get tortillas?  The machine breaks open the pod of dough, presses it and cooks it. When it’s done, the tortilla is delivered to a tray at the bottom of the machine, so you can keep them warm if you’re making several for a good diner with family or friends. Not too much space is needed. It takes the same as a coffee-maker. They ensure it takes […]

First robots staffed hotel

Robots are here to stay. That is what we can learn from this new robots staffed hotel, the first in the world, located in Japan: Henn-na Hotel. At this hotel you won’t find a helpful receptionist who is in charge to check you in. You will be greeted by multi-lingual robots instead of them. But, what about the other services that the hotel provides? You don’t have to worry about that. A robotic arm will store the luggage and a porter robot will carry them to your room. Robots There are more surprises: they have a face recognition system that registers your face, so you can access to your room […]

Bike washing machine

A bike washing machine could be the best invention of recent years, right? The project is not far away and it is as simple as you read: the bike washing machine washes your clothes while you pedal. It is cheaper than going to the gym for a spinning hour and now you can say you really wash your own clothes. And what is more: it is healthy, eco-friendly and helps you lose weight. The project is an idea of Chinese designers of Dalian Nationalities University: Xuefei Liu, Di Fang, Linhao Su, Zhanbing Li, Xiaoyu Gao Xueyi Wang, Wen Fan, Liying Zhu, Deqian Zhao, Huan Li, Mengmeng Hu and Weiwei Li. How […]

Coffee maker alarm clock

A new alarm clock can change forever for everybody. Is anything worse than the sound of your alarm clock early in the morning? Are you in a very bad mood when waking up? Do you really need a coffee to start your day? Josh Renouf, a young British designer, is determined to change this routine. We introduce you ‘The Barisien’. Alarm clock: new concept The Barisien is a coffee maker alarm clock. It uses stainless steel ball bearings to boil water through induction heating. Nothing new at the moment. When does it start? Here’s the best: at a sleeping user’s pre-selected time. The heated water siphons through a tube, into […]

Nissan’s self parking chairs

Yes, you read it right: self parking chairs. Nissan is working on upcoming autonomous automotive technology and they’ve become these chairs into a viral video on social networks. Just with a clap, a tidy office becomes easily in the perfect one: the chairs run to their original position, next to the table. Self parking system The system uses at least four cameras in the room to analyze the 3D space, communicating and informing the chairs how to navigate the room and tuck themselves back under the desk. It can also spin around 360-degrees. They are planning to provide this technology in various car models by 2020. That’s why we are all […]

Your face in a coffee?

We are used to see a heart or a flower in the foam on our coffee. If the barista is really good, he may surprise you with a star. Now you could find any photo, text or graphic, thanks to a new machine. An Israeli start-up, Steam CC, introduced “Ripple Maker” in the past CES 2016 in Vegas. They expected to offer a great experience with these coffees. Any business that offers coffee is able to buy the machine. Ripple Maker combines 3D and inkjet printing technologies. How does it works? The foam has to be done as usual and then, the barista place the mug in the Ripple Maker. […]

Bye CFL bulbs, Hello LED!

It is the end of CFL bulbs. General Electric announced it by the end of the year in the United States. They will focus on LED lights. Customers have been migrating toward LEDs since last decade. LED prices have dramatically declined every year and the moment has become. As GE informs, “LEDs now account for 15 percent of the 1.7 billion bulbs sold annually in the United States”, so all the effort will began on that direction. Comparing LED lights to other energy-saving illumination methods, we find that LED is by far the most power-saving and smart solution. Goodbye Bulbs. Benefits of LED LED lightning reaches the best energy efficiency. LED […]