(Worldkings.org) People with limited mobility often require care workers to help them in and out of the shower, which is certainly not ideal for their self-esteem. That's why Swedish company Robotics Care developed the Poseidon robotic shower. It allows users to shower on their own, depending on the nature of their physical challenge.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - December 27, 2017 - Origami lattice paves the way for new noise-dampening barriers on the road.
(Worldkings.org) A new origami lattice technique for manipulating noise-reducing devices allows researchers to selectively diffuse traffic noise at different frequencies.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - December 27, 2017 - Finger Pow uses small magnetic pods to charge your phone.
(Worldkings.org) Over at Kickstarter, a new system that will quickly charge up the batteries on your smartphone using magnets, has raised more than five times the target amount of funding that the product developer was seeking.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - December 26, 2017 - Scientists create an AI robot CAT that helps keep the elderly company and reminds them to take their medication
(Worldkings.org) An artificially intelligent 'robo-cat' that keeps elderly people company is being developed by scientists.The cat can remind an ageing owner to take their medication or help find their spectacles, and may one day feature prominently in care homes, experts claim.It purrs and asks for belly rubs like a real cat, and is designed to help the elderly stem feelings of loneliness, depression and anxiety.
(Worldkings.org) If you've ever been hooked up to an intravenous drip, then you'll know what a hassle it can be, wheeling that pole around with you everywhere you go. Dutch designer Alissa Rees decided to do something about it, and created the wearable IV-Walk.
(WorldKings.org) Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - December 25, 2017 - The app controlled 'piggyback' robot wheelchair that lets its owner easily change position
(Worldkings.org) Most wheelchairs, even the most advanced ones, have conventional seats. They're basically furniture on wheels. And that creates problems. It can be hard to sit in the chair if you're getting out of bed, while you're stuck in a position that puts many things out of reach.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - December 25, 2017 - Solar-powered floating rig can harvest hydrogen from seawater.
(Worldkings.org) Hydrogen is a clean fuel source, but current methods of producing it, often by converting natural gas, can undo any environmental benefit. Producing hydrogen out of sunlight and water doesn't create any CO2, and recent research has improved the efficiency and lowered the cost of devices that achieve this.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - December 24, 2017 - The foldable, fully-enclosed Passport drone is yours for $549.
(Worldkings.org) Foldability is all the hype in the drone world these days, as is the case with the GoPro Karma and the DJI Mavic. But before these two were announced, we already heard about Zero Zero Robotics' Hover Camera 4K drone that is truly foldable and also fully enclosed -- in the sense that you can grab hold it any way you want without getting cut by the propellers, plus you're less likely to cause havoc in a room. That's a rarity in today's drone market. Today, we bring you the good news that this nifty little machine -- under the new name "Passport" -- is finally launching for $549.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - December 23, 2017 - Kuvrd universal lens cap protects and waterproofs your entire lens collection.
(Worldkings.org) Lens caps have to be one of the easiest bits of a photographer's kit to lose, so the idea of a universal lens cap to replace any that get misplaced is a good one. But the Kuvrd universal lens cap takes things a step further, protecting any lens in a bunch of ways your standard caps can't by making them waterproof, shockproof, dust-proof and scratch-proof.