Self-Balancing Spherical Drive Electric Bike Prototpye (video)

Over the years we have featured a number of weird and wonderful bike creations, from working Tron bike replicas to this self-balancing spherical drive electric bike, currently being built.

Rather than wheels the bike is equipped with spheres and is currently under development by a student team from the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering at San Jose State University. Watch the video after the jump to see it in more detail.


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ICEdot Helmet Sensor And App Alerts Your Emergency Contacts When The Worst Happens

ICEdot has partnered with SenseTech LLC to create a new ICEdot sensor and iPhone applications that will automatically alert your emergency contacts should you be involved in an accident.

ICEdot is equipped with a number of different sensors, including an accelerometer to detect three-dimensional forces, and rotational inertia, a common cause of injury to the brain in a crash, together with speed and force data.


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Boosted Boards, World’s Lightest Electric Vehicle Hits Kickstarter (video)

A new electric vehicle has started its journey on the crowd funding website Kickstarter this week, which takes the form of a longboard skateboard, which has a range of around 6 miles, on a full charge.

The vehicle is called Boosted Board and is equipped with a 2000 watts (2.6 horsepower) electric engine, which is attached to the longboard. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Boost Boards project and see it in action.

Boosted Boards - The World's Lightest Electric Vehicle

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Impossible Instant Lab, Prints Polaroids From Your Digital Photos (video)

Are you looking for a quick way to convert your digital images into real physical photographs? If you are then a new project from The Impossible Project company called Instant lab which has just launched on Kickstarter might be worth more investigation.

The Impossible Instant Lab devices has been created to transform any digital image on your iPhone into an instant polaroid copy. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Instant Lab project and see it in action.

Impossible Instant Lab

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Everpurse Kickstarter Project Magically Charges Your iPhone All Day (video)

A new project has landed on Kickstarter this week, which has been designed to provide a new and unique way for you to keep your iPhone charged, without the need to remove the iPhone from your bag.

To charge your iPhone, all you need to do is slip your iPhone into the Everpurse pocket, and the purse/pouch will make sure that your smartphone is charged all day long. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Everpurse project by Elizabeth Day Ormesher Salcedo and see it in action.


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PlayMG Android Handheld Gaming Console Hits Kickstarter (video)

A new Android handheld gaming console created by PlayMG, has started its journey on the Kickstarter crowd funding website this week looking to make the jump from concept into production.

The MG Android handheld gaming devices is equipped with a 4″ inch touch-screen, supported by Wi-Fi connectivity to connect your device to a wealth of games. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the MG Android gaming console project and see it in action.

MG Android Handheld Console

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Throwable Ball Camera Concept

Boston based designer Steve Hollinger has developed and created a new style of camera in the form of a ball that can be thrown. Hollinger has just been awarded a patent for his design, which is able to capture pictures as the ball is in flight.

Hollinger has designed his ball camera to use it own position once in the air orientation, and trajectory to determine its “precise relationship to a subject of interest.” Capturing a sequence of images that can then be shown as a video or individual photographs.

Ball camera

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iHook Nano Mount Lands On Kickstarter (video)

A new design has landed on the Kickstarter crowd funding website this week, called the iHook. Which has been designed to provide a handy mount for Apple’s Nano media player.

iHook is constructed of high-grade anodised aluminium and will be available in the seven iPod Nano colours currently on offer from Apple. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the iHook project and see it in action.

iHook Nano Mount

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Foundation Dock, Flexible iPhone Charger And Dock Hits Kickstarter (video)

iPhone owners looking for a versatile docking and charging solution for their Apple smartphone, might be interested in a new solution called the Foundation Dock that has just landed on the Kickstarter website.

The Foundation Dock has been created to provide a convenient way to both charge and hold your iPhone in a position you can view the screen, and is the brain child of designer Brandon Yamawaki.

Foundation Dock

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