WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights - June 11 , 2018 - New and improved SensorWake Trio wakes you up with smells, lights and music
(Worldkings.org) There is really no good way to be woken up from a comforting slumber, but the makers of the SensorWake Trio suggest the wafting scent of a cup of coffee or warm cookies will get your morning off to a better start. The first SensorWake was successfully launched on Kickstarter back in 2015, and this ambitious French startup is now back with a new, improved model called the SensorWake Trio.
(Worldkings.org) Charles E. Duryea and J. Frank Duryea, in full Charles Edgar Duryea and James Frank Duryea, (respectively, born December 15, 1861, Canton, Illinois, U.S.—died September 28, 1938, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; born October 8, 1869, Washburn, Illinois, U.S.—died February 15, 1967, Saybrook, Connecticut), inventors of one of the first automobiles and the first that was actually built and operated in the United States.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights - June 10, 2018 - Turn your iPhone into a mirror, bottle opener, and more with Megaverse
(Worldkings.org) Just think of it is as the One Case to rule them all. The Megaverse is branded as an anti-gravity case with nano-suction capabilities that help your iPhone stick to windows, mirrors, whiteboards, metal, cabinets, tiles, dashboards, and more. Whether you want to stick your phone on a wallet or attach a bottle opener, it seems like just about anything is possible with this handy, multipurpose case.
(Worldkings.org) Never lose a great idea again when you have the Senstone Wearable Voice Recorder.
WORLDKINGS - Old Events – June 10, 2018 - Laszlo Biro filed for a British patent (No. 564172) on a practical ball point pen with quick-drying ink in 1943
(Worldkings.org) László József Bíró or Ladislao José Biro (29 September 1899 – 24 October 1985) was a Hungarian-Argentine inventor, who patented the first commercially successful modern ballpoint pen. The first ball point pen was invented roughly fifty years earlier by John J. Loud but it did not attain commercial success.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights - June 09, 2018 - Wristband with a Myriad of Sensors to Improve Lives of Dementia Patients
(Worldkings.org) At the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration in Berlin, Germany researchers are working on a sensor and software package that would help people developing dementia to slow down the disease progression and improve their and their families’ quality of life. The system, that has already been tried on patients, revolves around a wristband that measures the patient’s vital signs, environmental data, and physical activity. The data is combined with information from the family and the patient’s healthcare team to provide ongoing guidance, warn of disease progression, and help the patient with day-to-day activities.
(Worldkings.org) Back in 2010, we first heard about how the state of California was looking at introducing digital electronic license plates. Well, it's recently done so, and it's got the ball rolling by outfitting the City of Sacramento's fleet of Chevrolet Bolt EVs with Reviver Auto's Rplate Pro.
WORLDKINGS - Old Events - June 09, 2018 - 1st appearance of Donald Duck in a cartoon, "The Wise Little Hen" in 1934
(Worldkings.org) Donald Duck is an animated character created by Walt Disney. He is a white, anthropomorphic duck that made his debut in the 1934 theatrical short The Wise Little Hen. Normally depicted wearing a sailor shirt, cap, and a red or black bow tie — but no trousers at all — he is presented as a best friend to Mickey Mouse, whom he sometimes envies.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights - June 08, 2018 - Icaros fitness machine powers your workouts with virtual reality
(Worldkings.org) Munich-based startup Icaros GmbH has a new way to motivate people to exercise more. Its somewhat intimidating fitness system blends the physical world with the virtual world, making you the protagonist of your own video game while working key muscles up and down your body. The company hopes the system will motivate folks that have come to avoid the gym like it's radioactive. Gimmick or a viable modern spin on exercise?
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights - June 08 , 2018 - EARTH: An immersive AR/AI experience & model of our planet
(Worldkings.org) A 3D-printed, hand-painted globe taking you through time to explore our planet’s geological changes, wildlife, weather patterns & more