Today’s gadgets are getting more and more advanced, like something straight out of a science fiction movie. From headphones that read your mood to advanced wearable technology – here are a few new, interesting devices.
Mico Headphones have sensors in them that allow the device to read your brainwaves. When used with an iPhone app, they play music based on your mood. These headphones also have an indicator on the outside of the device that shows what mood your feeling.
The Nest thermostat has the ability to input information about your lifestyle, store it, and automatically adjust your temperature based on your specific preferences. This device can save users money on energy bills because it lowers the temperature to an energy efficient level when no one is home. A smart phone app also lets you control it wherever you are – nothing like coming home to a warm house in the winter and a cool one in the summer!
The MC10 Biostamp is a small, flexible, water-proof electronic device that sticks to the skin like a temporary tattoo and will fall off in a couple of weeks. It is designed to monitor the user’s temperature, hydration, and strain. This device can be used in the healthcare industry as a way to monitor patients more accurately and allows patients to be more comfortable by avoiding tubes and cords hooked up to various machines and monitors. The sports industry might also want to utilize this as a way to determine athletes’ hydration and body strain before, during and after games and performances.
It seems like technology keeps growing in terms of personalization and intelligence. What do you think? Are these technologies here to stay or are they just a passing fad?
For a look at more cool, new gadgets please visit http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/02/tech/innovation/future-of-design/index.html