WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - January 15, 2018 - Smarterware is made to manage the foods in your fridge.
(Worldkings.org) We've all forgotten about food in the refrigerator, and ended up having to throw it away. Well, Chicago-based startup Ovie is setting out to keep that from happening. Its Smarterware system keeps tabs on what's in your fridge, and reminds you about things that aren't getting used.
(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 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 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 - December 31, 2017 - Somehow, the Geekey squeezes 16 different tools into a single key design.
(Worldkings.org) A good multitool can be a handy item to have with you at all times, allowing you to quickly and easily tighten screws, cut wires, or even just open bottles and cans. But many modern multitools have gotten so bulky that they no longer fit comfortably in a pocket, which takes away some of the convenience. That is not the case with a new product that recently launched on Indiegogo that manages to pack a surprising amount of functionality into a tool that can easily fit onto your keychain.
[WORLDKINGS] Daily Highlighhs - December 30, 2017 - New Replacement Heart Valve Grows as Child Gets Older.
(Worldkings.org) Children born with congenital heart valve defects number in the thousands each year, yet there are simply no artificial cardiac valves available that were designed specifically for babies. Multiple heart surgeries have to be performed as the child outgrows successive implants. In addition, since the devices were never intended for children, they often have to be modified in the OR and sometimes they fail, leading to additional surgeries
(Worldkings.org) Look around any hospital, and you'll see plenty of hand-sanitizer dispensers. Unfortunately, not everyone uses them, and their germs can spread rapidly on commonly-touched surfaces such as door handles. With that in mind, a University of Leeds spinoff company has created bacteria-killing door pads.
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 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.