Padcaster Mini Professional iPad Mini Tablet Filming Case (video)

Tablet videographers that enjoy the flexibility of being able to record footage on their Apple iPad Mini tablets but are looking for a more professional rig with the ability to add additional lenses and accessories.

Are sure to be pleased to learn that the creators of the larger iPad Padcaster tablet video case have taken to Kickstarter to help fund their new Padcaster Mini tablet video case specifically designed for Apple’s smaller tablet iPad Mini.

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TraqCloud GPS Tracker Launches On Kickstarter For $19 (video)

Anybody looking to track your vehicle or person or anything else for that matter, may find the new TraqCloud GPS tracker service suitable for their requirements.

The TraqCloud GPS tracker is priced at just $19 and comes with a free tracking application and uses a cloud platform enabling you to see exactly where your tractor vehicle, person or belongings are in real time. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the new TraqCloud GPS tracker and how it may be able to help you.

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QuadStick Android, PC And PS3 Game Controller For Quadriplegics (video)

Over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website this week designer Fred Davison has launched a new Android, PC and PS3 game controller called QuadStick, which has been specifically designed for quadriplegics.

The QuadStick game controller is equipped with a joystick, four sip & puff sensors, a lip position sensor and a push switch, all powered by a 32 bit ARM processor that converts the sensor inputs into USB and Bluetooth signals. To learn more about this innovative game controller watch the Kickstarter video after the jump.

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Paper Thin Novalia Printed Keyboard And Tech Offers A Wealth Of Possibilities (video)

Novalia who has already created an awesome interactive drum poster (which can be seen in action after the jump), as well as other interactive innovative creations. Has this week announced that it’s currently developing a paper thin printable keyboard which it hopes to launch later this year.

The Novalia printed keyboard uses a matrix on the rear and metal plates with the circuit embossed to carry the special conductive ink. The keyboards have been designed to be printed on standard print machines deigned for high volumes, and any image can be printed on the paper, it doesn’t have to be the QWERTY keyboard you see below.

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LuMini Smart Bulb Offers Smartphone Control In A Smaller Bulb (video)

Some of our readers might be using or remember the Lumen smart bulb which launched last year and was originally unveiled back in 2012. Now its creator is looking to launch the LuMini smart bulb, a smaller version of the original Lumen for smaller lights with an E26 base.

The Lumen and LuMini smart bulb can be controlled via your smartphone and provide some great features that allow you to control the mood and lighting in your room. Whether you are having a party or just want to relax. Check out the video after the jump to learn more for the LuMini smart bulb creator.

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Electric Powered RYNO Cycle Preparing To Ship For $5,300 (video)

If you are looking for a new mode of transport, the one wheeled electric RYNO Cycle might be worth more investigation, which is available to purchase from $5,300 and looking to start shipping in the second quarter of this year.

On a full charge the RYNO Cycle electric vehicle is capable of a 10 mile range and has a top speed of 10mph. Check out the video after the jump to see it in action and learn more about the RYNO Cycle.

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Sensory Fiction Book Prototype Lets Readers Feel Characters Emotions (video)

Researchers at MIT have created a new an innovative book that lets readers feel the protagonist’s emotions by using a combination of networked sensors and actuators worn on the body.

The new Sensory Fiction book has been created by MIT researchers Felix Heibeck, Alexis Hope and Julie Legault and provides readers with a much more immersive experience whilst reading and is tailored to each individual reader, check out the video after the jump to learn more.

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3D-Printed Blossoming Flower

Advancements in technology and art tend to go hand-in-hand. A student at New York’s School of Visual Arts has used pneumatics, the study of using pressurized gas to create mechanical motion, and 3D-printed materials to create a synthetic flower than blooms. Richard Clarkson, the student who came up with the design, created the blooming flower as part of an art project experiment in which he could show how something organic could be created out of completely inorganic materials.

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Unique Cardiff Skates Design Straps Straight To Your Shoes (video)

A new modern re-design of the old traditional strap-on skate has been developed an launched by Cardiff Skates and provides a convenient alternative to boot style skates which require you carry extra footwear to change into when you remove your skates.

The Cardiff Skates have been designed to quickly strap over your existing footwear and will adjust to easily fit a variety of foot sizes. Check out the video after the jump to see them in action and learn more.

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The Parce Idea Smart Wall Plug Saves You Money Whilst Offering Remote Control

Anyone looking to help the environment and save money on their electricity bill, might be interested in a new smart plug and energy saving programme called the The Parce Idea.

The Parce Idea allows you to control your devices remotely and it also learns how you use your gadgets and appliances turning them off for you when they are not required as well as monitoring your usage. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about this great idea.

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Blossom Project Creates World’s First Inflatable 3D Print (video)

Richard Clarkson has created the very first inflatable 3D print for his Blossom Project which was inspired by a blooming flower and then created using a 3D printer.

The Blossom Project is a manufacturing-based experiment which has pushed the current boundaries of 3D printing and created a unique 3D print than when inflated pushed air into a network of curved hollow chambers that make up the structure of the 3D print.

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Researchers Develop Washing Machine That Uses Polymer Beads Instead Of Water

Researchers at Xeros have developed a new way for your to clean your clothes, instead of using water and washing powder, the company has developed a new system using polymer beads to wash your clothes.

The researchers at Xeros had originally planned to use the technology to help dyes stay in garments, but discovered that the polymer beads could actually be used to remove stains and clean clothes.

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