Today, scanning for food contaminants, such as pesticides, can only be done using equipment that is: expensive to buy, expensive to operate, immobile, requires skilled personnel, and does not supply immediate results. The food industry, from farmers, producers, handlers, regulators and retailers to consumers, is in need of a better solution.INSPECTO is an innovative startup company aiming to revolutionize the process by producing an accurate, portable, affordable, quick and automatic device for
Planetary Power HyGen is a hybrid generator that combines high-efficiency technology with integrated lithium-ion batteries, providing a vital communication link to outlying populations. It is a cost-effective, sustainable, and reliable alternative to conventional generators for use at off-grid telecom towers. HyGen’s engine runs at variable speeds and only operates to charge its batteries, making the batteries the primary power source. Fuel consumption is reduced by 60%, extending the refueling
From Germany comes the Mellow Drive, a smartly designed, Red-Dot-Design-Award-winning way to motorize any skateboard. Look at how easy they've made this: The thing tops out at 25 miles per hour and has a range of nine miles. And as they mentioned in the video, you can double that range
This is hilarious: A company called Juicero Inc., one of "the top-funded U.S. hardware startups in 2016," according to Bloomberg, produces an eponymous $400 cold-press juice machine. The end user pays $5 to $8 to have sealed pouches of fruit and vegetable parts mailed to them on a subscription basis.
The VAVA Dash Cam swivels 360° to capture any angle inside and outside the car. It is designed to make driving a safer and more social experience. From recording accidents to documenting road trips and carpool karaoke singing moments, the VAVA Dash Cam was created for the everyday driver to do and see more on the road while providing greater safety and ease of use.
LOUD Technologies Inc. is one of the world’s largest dedicated pro audio and music products companies. As the corporate parent for world-recognized brands including Ampeg, EAW, Mackie and Martin Audio, LOUD Technologies Inc. produces a wide range of digital recording products, loudspeakers, commercial audio systems, audio and music software and
With Torch, there’s only one light, which we call the “Light Ring.” The Light Ring functions as a visible prompt. It says “hey, the internet is available to one or more kids in the house.” And when it’s off, it says “the internet is off for every kiddo in the house.” (Adults have access anytime – whether the Light Ring is on or off. YAY being an adult!)
Your average County Fair amusement park ride is controlled by some ex-con pushing a joystick and looking forward to his next cigarette break. But what if riders could control the machine themselves, in a hands-free way? Artist/designer Daniel de Bruin has actually developed such a machine. The Neurotransmitter 3000, which
This is incredible! A company called SPI has developed a camera so absurdly sensitive that the thing can shoot on a moonless night and make the resulting footage look like it was shot under the sun. And the X27, as it's called, does this in real time, in full color.
Global shipping company Shentong Express (a/k/a STO) is China's answer to UPS. To increase efficiency—and cut human staff—they've designed this rather amazing facility consisting of a huge open floor punctuated by a grid of square holes that open onto chutes. Human beings pull parcels off of a conveyor belt and
Connect is our newest product team at Ableton and is responsible for making Link, our technology that allows Live, iOS apps and other music software to seamlessly play in time. Link is just the beginning of their mission to better connect instruments and musicians. As part of
Whether you self identify as a musician or not, the idea of banging on everything around you and calling it art is enticing. But now, rather than having a Freudian return to childhood with pots and pans, you can create your own instruments with an open toolkit even your snobby
The VÜ BLADE wireless charger is a 2-in-1 wireless charging pad that let's you choose to use it as a flat pad or as an upright stand. The adjustable coil slides up to avoid dead spots for convenient charging of any device. Featuring Qi's 15 Watt power deliver, the VÜ BLADE charges up to 3x faster than standard wireless charging and easily fits within your lifestyle at the office or on vacation.
Activ5 is a bluetooth enabled portable workout device and mobile app that coaches user through low impact, isometric based workouts in as little as 5 minutes per day. It features a durable form factor that measures up to 200 pounds of pressure. The portable fitness device fits in your pocket and works to tones and strengthens your muscles.
Morticians are a class of unsung heroes in most societies. Mortuary arts dovetail technical medical knowhow, painstaking practical effects, and the excruciating job of trying to please grieving families. Preserving and presenting bodies is particularly difficult in cases where the deceased passed under physically disruptive circumstances. Whether involved in
Wellnest is the creator of the worlds first medical wearable using Alexa, Amazon's smart technology. We are proud to be the design partner in bringing this project to life. Our goal was to develop a groundbreaking design that would enable users to easily track there daily medicine needs. Our concept design features a slim band that is evocative of modern fashion wearables. The design seemlessly blends into your everyday style.
Rakuten NFC Reader Piu is the first in-store payment device in Japan equipped with NFC functions to support 14 major electronic money brands, Apple Pay, and Android Pay. Elemental8 is proud of working closely with Rakuten in Japan to define, design, develop, and produce its digital payment systems.
inMusic is seeking a seasoned Senior Industrial Designer to join our accomplished design team. inMusic consists of 14 brands including 11 hardware brands; ION (Consumer Audio and Lighting), Denon DJ (Premium DJ equipment), Alesis (Digital Piano and Electronic Drum), Numark (DJ Equipment), Akai Pro
IKEA is finally pushing seriously into smarter home territory with the TRÅDFRI system, a series of LED lights finally coming to global stores by the end of March. The networked lighting is built around a small series of bulbs and furniture panels, a network connection hub/gateway powered by Ethernet, and
In close collaboration with Angelcare and several specialized suppliers in Taiwan, Japan and Canada, we developed an innovative baby monitor. We were responsible for the design and engineering from the concept development up to the detailing of the plastic parts and production support. Included in the process was creating a new design language for future Angelcare baby monitors.
Did you naively think cyborg technology was relegated to anime and future generations? Think again, and consider investing. The new Neuralink Corp. made waves yesterday after a report in the Wall Street Journal announcing its intention to advance Brain Computer Interface (BCI) systems via cortical implants. Their proposed type of
The PlayJam Gamining Console is a portable gaming system. There are two components in the PlayJam system, the handheld controller and the Puck, which is a small remote device which plugs into any display/TV. Portability and ergonomics were the key driving factors in the design. The eyelet on the controller is used to clip both the puck and controller together and then attach them to a backpack or clothing. the controller design is the result of an in depth study into extended game play use.
A startup company claims to be developing Hushme, a product that's something like noise-canceling headphones for your mouth. If you need to take a call and there's no privacy available, you whip this thing out... ...and wrap it around your yap: The device can reportedly be operated in one of
U.S. Citizens and Permanents Residents Only Many applicants apply; please only apply for this position if you meet the minimum qualifications. INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER Graduate to Intermediate Job Description: Responsibilities and Qualifications • Proficiency with 3D modeling and drafting
Jacquard by Google has teamed up with Levi's to create a smart denim jacket, specifically with bike commuters in mind. The collaboration has been going on for quite some time—back in 2015, Ivan Poupyrev, technical program lead at Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division and Paul Dillinger, vice president
Jonah Becker, Fitbit's VP of Industrial Design, is nothing short of a design veteran. Shortly after graduating from the industrial design program at California College of the Arts, Becker co-founded the industrial design agency One & Company. During his time at One & Company, he worked on numerous projects with
Panasonic Nubo security camera is world’s first mobile monitoring camera. The Nubo is weatherproof and connects to WiFi and 4G/LTE mobile networks so no matter where you go, you can stay connected. When the camera senses movement or sound it sends a notification to your phone.
Currently, most of the attention on autonomous vehicles is focused on the technology that lets cars drive themselves. However, in the near future, the industry will need to broaden its focus to include what is arguably just
This project was brought to us by Rob Jacobs who had a great idea for the world’s first treadmill optimized for use under a stand-up desk. They call it a WalkingPlatform, the Walk-1. Together with the UnSit team we developed this idea from a rough proof of concept to a fully manufactured product giving him the function they wanted and the ability to bring this concept to market.
The folks at Giphy, that stalwart provider of looping cats and people falling down, are getting slyly socially active. Last week the company added a library of over 2,000 GIFs intended to teach words and phrases in American Sign Language. The project might seem like an odd match, given the
Recently, some Google Home owners have been noticing something odd going on with their devices. When asked a typical question one might expect to ask the smart speaker, customers like Bryson Meunier took note of an extra piece of information tacked on to their daily weather report:
Smartplate is Tandem's No.6 crowd funding design success for its tech start up clients. The innovative product lets you track what you eat. SmartPlate allows you to instantly analyze and track up to three separate food items at once, analyzing their carbohydrate levels, calories, etc. An easy way to gain self-control when eating, due to its proportioned sections.
This design captures the essence of the American Golden Age: the 50's. The overall profile of the display resonate well with Sonic's loyal audiences. It integrates cutting-edge technology in a user friendly design. The Americana is back... Our belief in good design tailored towards manufacturing is very well reflected in this project.
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