Category Archives: Gadgets and Gizmos
Need a Rugged Field Service Android with Built-In Accessories Galore?
Let’s face it. Most smartphones and tablets simply aren’t designed to put up with a hard day at work with a good chance of being dropped or rained on. Untimely accidental breakage of a device you or your people need to do their jobs results in office frustration, unhappy field workers and angry customers who are kept… Read More »
Drone, meet Hawk. Hawk, meet Drone. Play Nice.
Into Gaming? What If The Real World Was Your Map?
This is impressive tech. Facebook’s Oculus Rift has nothing on the potential of this. The video says it all. For more detail and a view of the prototype headgear, check out the IEE Spectrum article: Sulon Cortex Headset Seeks to Meld Real and Virtual Worlds. A thing like this could produce some seriously altered states. Imagine… Read More »
This Night Vision Deer Cam Can See When People Approach and Email You the Pics Immediately!
It’s Not Just a Deer Cam! You Can Catch People With it Too! If you have a need for portable, truly wireless surveillance, let me know. I’ve worked with Smart Scouter in the past. Their remote cellular security cameras are well suited to many diverse scenarios such as: temporary surveillance highly remote areas short term parking in… Read More »
Breathe underwater without tanks!
The act of snorkling and shallow diving will never be the same again because you can finally breathe underwater with this groundbreaking device. Regarding the science: It separates oxygen out of water by using holes smaller than water molecules combined with a ‘little’ clever technology. I am genuinely curious how they handle the buoyancy thing,… Read More »
Automatic: An Auto Accessory to Make Smarter Cars & Better Drivers
Automatic helps you drive better by letting your car interact with your smartphone. It’s an accessory that plugs into your car’s diagnostic port that pairs with a smartphone app. As I like to say to my audience during briefings on tablet applications, “Apps help you do what you do, only better. The trick is figuring… Read More »
Desktop 3D Printers Will Be Commonplace. Soon.
I’m no expert, but I know a little about 3-D printing. I mean, back in the day when Parametric and SolidWorks were ‘the thing’ in the 3-D modeling CAD world, I was patiently following the development of realtime prototyping solutions. They were pricey but still far cheaper than having models made by hand or with… Read More »
I am Definitely Seeing a Trend. Everything is in 3D.
If you had the ability to scan and print in 3D, what would you make first? What would you make a thousand of so you could make a business out of it? This is like large format printing when ink jet plotters became available years ago. The Sense 3D scanner from Cubify. Yet another 3D… Read More »
Cutting edge shades on the way from Pivothead
Step aside Glass. Pivothead has you in their sights! They don’t look as geeky, and can record full HD for 3 hours! A well engineered design that includes add-on options they call mods – for power and connectivity. In a word, nice. Check out the details on their Indiegogo campaign. It’s active through Dec 12 and… Read More »