WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - January 12, 2018 - Here's A Robot That Will Mow Your Lawn, Rake Your Leaves, And Shovel Your Snow.
(Worldkings.org) Do you enjoy doing yard work? If so, this article is not for you. However, if mowing the grass, raking the leaves and especially shoveling snow aren't leisure-time activities you look forward to, relief is on the horizon. A robot named Kobi will do all of these things for you because yard work is so last year.
(Worldkings.org) Growing your own produce just got really easy. This is a farm cube - a fully enclosed ecosystem capable of growing vegetables indoors.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - January 11, 2018 - 3D printed ceramic implant fuses with natural bone, relacing broken parts over time.
(Worldkings.org) A team of researchers from the University of Sydney, Australia, are pioneering a new type of 3D printed bone implant that could flip orthopaedic medicine on its head. For those of us who’ve experienced a fracture or broken bone, we all know that the healing process is time-consuming, costly, and painful, with no guarantee of complete success. That’s due in large part to our orthopedic technology, which has by and large remained the same for several generations: most fractured bones are just left alone to heal, usually accompanied by a rigid cast; in other cases, antiquated metal plates or screws are needed to repair the bones, which can do a number on many patients.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - January 10, 2018 - The ‘world’s biggest wind farm’ could send power to as many as five countries.
(Worldkings.org) While most offshore wind farms are located close to the coast, an ambitious plan by a Dutch energy firm involves the creation of what would be the world’s biggest wind farm featuring a central man-made island as the power hub.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - January 10, 2018 - See-through, all glass touch display promises to add wow factor to any event.
(Worldkings.org) Back in 2011, we brought news of a stunning MIDI controller called the Emulator that promised to bring the club DJ out of the dark corner and take center stage. The company behind the transparent multi-touch system has now dispensed with the metal legs and gone all-glass for the gloriously stylish XG touch controller.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - January 9, 2018 - Bosch develops "natural language" in-car voice assist system.
(Worldkings.org) In-car voice-control has come a long way in recent times, but many of us would agree that there's room for improvement. Bosch is aiming to do just that with a multilingual voice assist system that it claims can respond to natural language ... and you can call it whatever name you like.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - January 8, 2018 - Kitchen gadget measures liquids, weighs solids in same container.
(Worldkings.org) If you like to cook, and are just beginning the process of acquiring basic kitchen supplies, you're probably planning on getting a measuring cup and a kitchen scale. Should you need to maximize space, however, you can now get both devices in one unit. It's the Maxim 2 in 1 Jug and Scales, and it lets you measure both volume and weight.
[WORLDKINGS] Daily Highlighs - January 7, 2018 - Sulfite-filtering Üllo aims to make wine-drinking less whine-inducing.
(Worldkings.org) Do you get itchy, cramped-up or wheezy from even a little bit of wine? It could be because you have a sulfite sensitivity. Sulfites are sulfur-based compounds that are added in the wine-making process to prevent bacterial growth – they keep the wine from spoiling while it's in transit and storage. Given that they're not needed once the wine has been poured, however, chemist James Kornacki has developed a device for reducing them at that point in the game – it's called the Üllo.
[WORLDKINGS] Daily Highlighs - January 7, 2018 - Samsung's Relúmĭno glasses bring smarter vision for partially sighted people.
(Worldkings.org) Wearables might be handy in helping some of us lose a few pounds, but for people with significant health or medical problems they can be much more important. Like the Relúmĭno Glasses from Samsung, a smart visual aid that's going to be on show at CES 2018 in Las Vegas next week.
[WORLDKINGS] Daily Highlighs - January 6, 2018 - Samsung aims to wrap music lovers in their own bubble of sound
(Worldkings.org) Samsung's Creative Lab is heading to Las Vegas next week to show off a wireless speaker solution designed to offer the private listening benefits of earphones without the long-haul discomfort of having tiny speakers plugged in your ears. The S-Ray speakers work by beaming sound directly to music lovers in a way that won't disturb others around them.