Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIt’s just about unheard of for a crowdfunding project on IndyGoGo to increase 10 TIMES the objective – however StickNFind has actually set the record with thousands of thrilled people hanging around to obtain their hands on the item. It’s easy to see why. The system is founded on a mobile phone app that takes a “James Bond” style radar view for any item that has a Stick N Locate tag fastened to it, and beeps as you acquire closer and closer to the item. The system is Bluetooth based, providing an array of a couple of hundred feet – yet the smart phone application could adjust to a lot of use circumstances. If a pet dog or kid goes out of the range, it can promptly set an alarm system. If a things comes into range (for instance, travel luggage on an...
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSEarloomz is at the front of the pack when it pertains to combining art, trend and style with Bluetooth head sets. The target market is girls under the age of thirty, and the core is to place the Bluetooth headset as a fashion accessory. That implies that licensing and market survey is a primary focus of the firm. The retail price is $34.99, and it could be discovered online or at various huge box retail stores. (www.earloomz.com) TPN Interview by Andy McCaskey, SDRNews and Jaime Davis, The MedicCast Podmedic.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Relocating the Newspaper sector into the electronic world is an obstacle around the world. The tablet computer visitor is possibly the most effective thing that has happened to newspapers – and this new solution called PressReader permits you to aggregate over 2300 newspapers from around the world – reproductions of thousands of newspapers for a reduced charge of $30 per month. The conventional business design is no longer sustainable – but on the internet variations of papers in websites form is not kept up. The type factor of the tablet and availability of WiFi has altered the physical delivery of material along with the method of usage. With a natural-feeling reading procedure, the tablet computer makes it much more newspaper-like and creates a whole startup group of consumers. (www.pressreader.com) TPN Interview by Andy McCaskey, SDRNews and Jaime Davis, The MedicCast Podmedic.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSMonoprice CEO Ajay Kumar participated in the Tech Podcast Crew at CES to provide understanding into the business that has actually made a significant supplement to podcasting by offering high quality cable television equipment and add-ons at very affordable prices. The eager feedback from CES attendees displays just how essential Monoprice worth can be to fledgling and developed firms alike. The company has more than 250 workers and $125 million in revenues and is expanding incredibly swiftly. Feedback from customers helps them with the decision to include categories and items. Their objective is to cover a great experience, and to that end their employees are constantly checking their new product additions. Expert Sound items have actually simply been included, sure to be exceptionally eye-catching to podcasters and various other new media manufacturers. New product locations in house automation, action cams and...
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAmong the most fascinating and special technologies we saw at Eureka Playground at CES arised from Displair. This business is the creator of the very first interactive airborne show, by the same label, full with multi-touch support. This is perfect for any person doing marketing, promotional projects or anything else that requires the “neat” element. The best thing about Displair is that the picture keeps entirely penetrable for physical objects. For example, we reached see a trial of Fruit Ninja and had the ability to slash those fruits in to nonexistence by slicing with the screen. This is a really wonderful item that you’ve merely reached see to obtain it. (www.displair.com) Video by Nakia Mann of F5 Live.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSJhoombox is a streaming set top box that lets you find the karaoke versions of songs which you can sing, record then upload to Facebook or YouTube. Jhoombox also lets you stream movies and music like any other set top box in your home entertainment system. Jhoombox also has a games and a web browser. They have a full list of games and social apps – from Angry Birds, SoundCloud, Blogger to Netflix, Skype, Shazam and more. Jhoombox will be available later this year. It comes in black or white and with a microphone and keyboard-style remote. To find out more visit www.jhoombox.tv Video by Nakia Mann of F5 Live.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSR360und is actually pronounced “Rebound”. This is a small rugged device that will map your location, the G-Forces you hit to the orientation of how you land. All this information is transferred via Bluetooth for you to see in an action video. It’s important to note that this is not a camera. R360und is a sensor that models your activity so you can find out what you did and how it looked. R3b0und works well with an action camera so you can record the journey and get the full stats, too! R360und is expected to be out by this summer. In the meantime, check out their website at www.r360und.com Video by Nicholas DiMeo of F5 Live.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSLast year the guys at Zboard introduced the motorized skateboard. They are now back to show off what they have worked on for the last year. ZBoard uses weight distribution to control the skateboard. I got to ride one in San Francisco back in May and I can tell you – it’s not an easy thing to do (but you do get used to it over time). The ZBoard is $649 and available for pre-order. (zboardshop.com) Video by Allante Sparks of F5 Live.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Energenie makes Energy saving devices. From remote controlled sockets to portable chargers. Energenie was at CES showing the ChargeGenie – a universal microUSB charger. The ChargeGenie is a 1400 mAh or 2000 mAh power pack. A sticky surface on the ChargeGenie allows you to stick it right on the device – Blackberry, Android or even an old flip phone with a microUSB connector. When done charging, retract the cable back and keep the charger on your phone – or just put the charger away. (Energenie UK site) TPN Interview by Andy McCaskey, SDRNews and Jaime Davis, The MedicCast Podmedic.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAccidentally Extraordinary is a company that will change the headphone controller. Changing it to a touch-sensitive cord, you don’t have a little nub on your headphones to get in the way. Sliding your finger up and down the cord will change the volume. Tap to take calls or pause music. Whatever the mobile device sets for those functions. Headphones are not out yet – look for it at www.accidentallyextraordinary.com Video by Nicholas DiMeo of F5 Live.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Bodyguardz is a company that makes protective glass. Their ScreenGuardz Pure Premium glass offers smudge-resistance, shock resistance and protection to a smartphones surface. This self-install shield is demonstrated by Philip Chipping. TPN Interview by Andy McCaskey, SDRNews and Jaime Davis, The MedicCast Podmedic.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSBody Wave is a product that helps you increase mental capacity by using your mind in a different way. Brainwaves go through Bluetooth to control your devices. The crew at F5 Live had a fun interactive time at the BodyWave booth as they got to wear the device – which is no bigger than an iPhone (along with the sensors taped to your back). If you focused on specific items you could get them to move. If you were distracted you could even unintentionally move items. This is more of a concept piece, Freer Logic is looking to reduce the device so you can strap on and go. (www.freerlogic.com) Video by Nicholas DiMeo of F5 Live.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWe are getting to an age where a central hub pushes video and more from one device to another. Viotch Communications is one of those companies working on new ideas in this field. Viotech eHome is a set top box that will push content from one device to another and even another. With Viotech’s HomeB box, you can send to a TV, computer, tablet or smartphone and even send to more than one device at a time. That way Mom can watch her shows in one room, the kids can grab the tablet and watch in the play room and Dad can be in the Garage watching from his computer. (Viotech.net) Video by Scott Ertz of F5 Live.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSImagine a camera in your car with a DVR system. You can use it for sight seeing, accident awareness, making sure junior doesn’t speed and more. Thinkware has come out with the FXD700 – a device recorder that picks up images, speed and starts recording upon motion. Therefore its also a theft recording device. Thinkware FXD700 can continuously record up to 8 hours on 8 GB card (Add a 32 GB to get longer recordings). FXD700 has a 140 degree camera lens and records in 1080p. The FXD attaches to the 12+ volt system in your car and can shut off to not drain battery. (Thinkwareglobal.com) Video by Scott Ertz of F5 Live.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSDo you have that one phone wire hanging from your cigarette lighter? Imagine that cable and all others gone. That is what Delphi is currently working on.Delphi’s consumer devices will power all mobile devices without adapters or cords. Delphi is using the Qi standard with Fulton Innovations (Interview here). Video by Nakia Mann of F5 Live.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSMonster announced Swizz Beatz as brand ambassador for Monster. Nick talks to Swizz Beatz about his role in the company and what is happening at Monster. Video by Nicholas DiMeo of F5 Live.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Bluetooth earphones are nice but there are no ear buds – Until now. Felt Audio has introduced a Bluetooth earbud (with microphone) system that pairs with your mobile device. The case is also a retractable clip – when you are done listening, the cord will retract the ear buds back into the case. Felt Audio also introduced the world’s smallest speaker system that also runs through Bluetooth. The omni-directional microphone will let you use it like a speakerphone. Felt Audio also makes cases that you can attach their devices right on the back. Both the Bluetooth modular system and the speaker will be available in April for $99. (www.feltaudio.com) Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central for the TechPodcast Network.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you have ever put the iPad next to the bed or in front of the couch to watch a movie, you’ve probably cupped the speaker to hear it better or tried to wire it up to the home stereo. The folks at Belkin decided to help you with a case that also gives you a better speaker. Belkin Thunderstorm is an enclosure that you can set in front of you and hear the video or audio. Belkin Thunderstorm sets up your audio experience in 3 modes: movie, music and game mode. This is done through the Belkin Thunder iOS App. Get the Belkin Thunderstorm (30-pin) on Amazon Belkin Thunderstorm also has connectors on the side for charging and extended listening need. The cover doubles as the stand through a simple fold. The Thunder connector will be available later this year but the 30-pin...
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAll in one devices are getting better and better. For instance, take this joystick from Noitavonne. Noitavonne focuses on all types of mobile devices and the technologies that surround. The EGO Series joystick that features a 64 GB drive. Connect via bluetooth to the phone then use it as a remote for tablet or Windows 8 device with voice functions. Connect it with your TV and when a call comes up you can answer right from the remote. Noitavonne Joystick even has a small flip-up 1080p screen to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard and dedicated Facebook button. Noitavonne Joystick is expected to be released in the spring of this year with a price point of “between $249 and $349”. Interview by Don Baine, the Gadget Professor.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAir quality continues to be an ongoing issue. As long as our cities grow and people are living closer together we will continue to breathe in the toxins that we and the others are making. NetAtmo is working to fix those problems. They have designed a micro air sensor that is controlled through iOS or Android device. NetAtmo’s air quality monitor can give you a picture of what the atmosphere is like and how its changing throughout the day. Inside and outside the home. NetAmo air quality links to your mobile device via Bluetooth. It monitors air quality, pollution, humidity, air pressure and more. SENSORS AND MEASUREMENTS Temperature (indoor): 0°C to 50°C / 32°F to 122°F Temperature (outdoor): -40°C to 65°C / -40°F to 150°F Humidity (indoor and outdoor): 0 to 100% Barometer: 260 to 1260 mbar / 7.7 to 37.2 inHg CO2 meter (indoor): 0 to...
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThe smartphone is changing security monitoring and home automation – with consumers demanding the ease of use of app based display and control. Smartphone connectivity and apps permit Lowe’s to offer packages like the Smart Kit and Safe and Secure are basic security systems in a box. In addition to hardware such as plant monitors, smoke detectors, instrusion alarms, medical alert or area coverage monitors, Lowes now offers a variety of monitoring services that that can trigger alert or safety alarms. Integration of pet doors, sprinkler systems and other sensors all combine to observe the daily routine of seniors and alert via SMS is less than $15 per month. TPN Interview by Andy McCaskey of SDRNews.com
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Hisense shows off their Android powered LCD control panels at CES. The HiSense Smart Refrigerator integrates the tablet so not only can you get that shopping list sent to your phone but also use it to communicate with the family. The concept includes a bar code scanner that enables real-time inventory awareness and the tablet can communicate shopping lists directly to smart phones and keep track of the freshness status of the items in the fridge. The tablet allows you to leave notes, take photos, and communicate to smartphones. Recipe favorites can be incorporated into the inventory planning, as well as keeping track of specific diets and nutrition. This unit is being introduced into China, and should be in the US in the next 12-18 months. TPN Interview by Andy McCaskey of SDRNews.com
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS If you’ve ever traveled and had to work on a laptop, you know sitting in an airport seat is not the most comfortable thing to do. Sometimes you move your rollerbag over to set your laptop on but it’s not that stable. That is what Tripad Traveler is for. You lift the handle and place this table on to hold your laptop. Can handle 15 inch or 17 inch laptops. There are wings that stabilize on the carryon. Tripad is also available for videographers as this attaches to a video Tripod so you can see what you are shooting. It’s an extra table with accessories on the sides (like a cupholder). The $39 Tripad Traveler allows you to turn those layovers where you have no Airline Club membership into a productive layover. It is lightweight and slips easily into the traveler’s suitcase outer pocket....
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Want to exchange files with someone without pulling out a computer? That is what MVB Disk does. MVB Disk is the First File Management on the Go System. Pull out the MVB drive and grab their USB drive. Press a couple buttons and you can pull the file off that USB drive. Then when you get back to your computer you can get the file. In addition, it’s an FM radio and mp3 player. MVB Disk runs for $35 TPN Interview by Andy McCaskey of SDRNews.com
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSA phone you just set on the table and it turns into a speakerphone. That is what Urban Hello is about. Already a Innovations winner, Urban Hello started a Kickstarter 3 hours before this interview. Urban Hello has been recognized by the IEEE Spectrum as the first product to recognize HD voice calls. Smartphones have replaced many home landline connections – but there have been some compromises along the way in sound quality and the ability to set up a round-table conversation. Incorporating much of the commercial speakerphone technology, this Kickstarter project is compatible with DECT phone systems connected to landline or VoIP unit. TPN Interview by Andy McCaskey of SDRNews.com