Sensatex, a leading electronic textile company, has initiated a Beta launch of its flagship SmartShirt System. The SmartShirt measures and transmits a wearer's heart rate, movement, and respiration rate using a conductive fiber grid that is knit into the material of the shirt. The shirt could eventually be used to remotely monitor the health of senior citizens, outpatients, training athletes, truck drivers, and soldiers. An additional idea would be to make a little SmartShirt sweater for your cat. That way, when you leave your cat alone for a few weeks, you can remotely check on him to make sure he's still doing okay. Swap out the word 'cat' with 'neglected toddler,' and the concept still applies.
This is Jamy. Jamy is a conceptual toaster designed by Nathan Brunstein that burns a one-picture image of the day's forecast into your bread, along with the high and low temperatures for the day. It's probably at least twice as accurate as the weather app on my phone, and twi... / Continue →
This is the conceptual AIRE mask. The idea is that you just strap it to your face and charge your iPhone simply by breathing. The Hannibal Lector look is just an added bonus! No word if breathing heavy like a f***ing creeper makes it charge any faster.
The AIRE mask is a co... / Continue →
Because "bang in space" is at the top of everyone's bucket list, Playboy has decided to start the conceptualization process for an "out of this world" version of their Playboy Bunny Club. Its design will be outlined in the March issue of Playboy, but nobody is going to read it... / Continue →