Tag: technology

  • The Next Level of Healthy Technology?

    With the popularity of wearable fitness devices, it has become common to see everyday consumers using devices to monitor their health and activity. Devices such as the fitbit flex  track activity such as steps, distance, calories burned, and sleep. These measurements have become fairly common today, but in comparison to the availability of fitness tracking…

  • Smart Phin: Surfing to save the planet

    The best way to collect data in difficult locations is to use an adrenaline junkie to gather it for you. The Smart Phin can help surfers collect valuable data about the water they surf for researchers in order to understand more about our oceans.

  • OrCam Visual System

    By: Ashleigh Havens In September 2013, Israeli start-up company OrCam released the OrCam visual system to help the 300-million visually impaired people in the world “see.” OrCam is a portable device that is similar to Google Glass, composed of a camera and a small computer about the size of the typical glasses case that uses…

  • Imprint Energy’s Flexible Battery

    By: Ariana Berdy

  • Hexoskin

    By: Thomas Hall A better-performing you? “It’s as easy as putting on a shirt!”

  • Ring Reader – Santosh Vijayakumar

    What is often passed off as a negligible and readily available asset could be something that another person was eagerly waiting for. As students, reading forms a crucial part of our academics. However, for a person who is visually impaired, the path to obtain a formal education is wrought with difficulties like dependency on persons…

  • Wearable Technology & Teachers

    What could wearable technology do for teachers? As a former six year middle/ high school teacher and coach I can recall times where I was put in a place of fear from false and frivolous accusations from a student with nothing but my character and integrity to defend me. Through the struggle of vindication I…

  • E-Make-Up?

    Video 1. Print Your Own Makeup With Mink | Disrupt NY 2014

  • High Tech Green Fashion

    One of my greatest desire is to combine my love of fashion and eco consciousness to help provide awareness and even solutions to maintain our planet. One of my obstacles, I have experienced and witnessed are the price tags on some of the wonderful “green” products that are in the market, today.

  • What’s in Your Wallet? Wearable Tech for Data Protection

    When we think of wearable technology, we often imagine designs straight out of science fiction and unique futuristic materials. There are high-tech eyeglasses that take pictures, ultra biometric watches that track your sleep habits, and even vibrating shoe shoes that help you navigate the streets. In recent years, much of our everyday gear received high-tech…