Philips ErgoSensor, Detects if You’re Sitting Correctly Next to Your Computer!

Written by Mostafa Dafer on . Posted in Entertainment & News, Uncategorized

It doesn’t matter how comfortable your computer chair is. Give it a few hours and you’ll probably feel aches all over you body. One alternative is to change your monitor and get Philips’ ErgoSensor display that detects if you’re sitting in the correct and ergonomic position! In addition to alerting you to maintain good posture, the ErgoSensor also keeps track of the time you’ve spent in front of your monitor and reminds you to take a break every once in a while. The monitor’s green Read more [...]

World’s First Virtual Grocery Store, Now Open in South Korea!

Written by Mostafa Dafer on . Posted in Entertainment & News, Featured

Another dream have finally come true with the first virtual supermarket from Tesco. Now they’ve teamed up with Samsung to open a more robust version of the same concept in Seoul. Wondering how items are purchased? Pictures of products are posted with QR codes underneath. Shoppers use their smartphones to scan the QR codes of the items they want. The products in their virtual shopping carts are delivered right to the customers’ homes at their selected delivery time. With some 500 products Read more [...]

Parking Guide Chooses Your Parking Spot for You!

Written by Mostafa Dafer on . Posted in Entertainment & News, Featured

It’s frustrating having to drive around a parking garage and have to around in circles just to find a spot. What makes it especially irritating is if you’re already running late. However, this nifty concept by Shih Chang-Chi, Huang Shao-Heng, and Wang Shou-Yu could solve that problem by reserving spaces on the fly. The Parking Guide prints your potential parking location with complete directions directly on the parking stub that you've been handed. It completely eliminates having Read more [...]

Online Virtual Meeting… Face To Face, Literally!

Written by Mostafa Dafer on . Posted in Entertainment & News, Featured

MM-Space, being developed by a lab at NTT, is a system designed to give the feeling of chatting face to face while in a group video conference! This system records the faces and voices of users from the spaces where they're talking, and transmits them to spaces where the conversation is recreated. A recreation space has several projectors, see-through screens, actuators, and speakers, positioned in accordance with the users. To make users feel as if the conversation is happening seamlessly Read more [...]

MIT Laser Camera Can See Around Corners!

Written by Mostafa Dafer on . Posted in Entertainment & News, Featured

This is a very cool MIT camera that can take photos of what’s going on around the corner. It’s an impressive technology, and the way the camera is able to do this is by using extremely fast laser pulses bounced off of its subject. MIT announced back in 2010 that it was developing the special camera that would use light echoes to see around corners. It took two years and the researchers are now showing off the camera in action. The camera fires 50 individual femtosecond laser pulses in Read more [...]

Tired of Trying Clothes When Shopping? Kinect Does Everything For You!

Written by Mostafa Dafer on . Posted in Entertainment & News, Featured

Trying clothes while shopping is really painful, especially with people like me (you have to see how sad I am when purchasing clothes :-P). Now here's a brilliant solution from Bloomingdale & Bodymetrics, it's an in-store service that uses Kinect to help women choose the correct size jeans. You  get scanned & classified into one of three groups: Emerald, sapphire, or ruby; then you can match yourself with sizes and styles that fit your classification before you buy. Actually this means Read more [...]

Windows 8 app Remotely Controls Cars, Frightens Passers-by!

Written by Mahmoud Basho on . Posted in Entertainment & News, Featured

This is an in-development vehicle control app shown off at the company's Redmond campus as part of this year's Worldwide Public Safety Symposium. The Metro-style application turns any windows 8 slate into a virtual controller, granting users remote access to door locks, sirens, lights, as well as the ability to determine GPS location. And, as you'll see in the video, it also has the unintended and wholly amusing benefit of freaking out innocent passers-by. Via GeekWire Read more [...]

Volvo Offering World’s First External Airbag!

Written by Mahmoud Basho on . Posted in Entertainment & News, Uncategorized

Volvo is introduced the new V40 wagon, which happens to come with external airbags. Volvo has always been known for safety features, so one wouldn’t be toosurprised to learn that they’ll be the first car manufacturer to add airbags for people that aren’t even inside the car. Attempting to make a car safe for pedestrians is something car manufacturers have been throwing ideas at for a while, from hoods that are more capable of crumpling if a pedestrian happens to land on it, to installing Read more [...]

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