Shapeheart is an armband that senses your heart rate without bulky chest straps

 Not everyone wants to place a heart-rate monitor on their chest or wrist. Sometimes you want a meaty sensor, something that won’t drain your battery and something that also carries your phone using a system of magnets that keeps your phone safe from harm. Sometimes you want the Shapeheart. I saw the Shapeheart last week. Basically it’s a very usable, very clever heart-rate monitor… Read More

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The Awair Glow is a nightlight that senses – and reacts to – bad air

 There are plenty of air quality sensors out there but so far the Awair Glow is the only sensor I’ve found that can do something about nastiness in your environment. The Glow is a small plugin nightlight that connects to an iOS or Android phone and lets you turn on a fan or air purifier if certain conditions are met. The device is quite compact – it’s about as big as a… Read More

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The Skully Smart Motorcycle Helmet Sharpens Your Senses On The Road

Screenshot 2014-08-11 08.58.44 The stats around motorcycle safety in the United States are pretty bleak, but the folks at Skully are looking to give an added layer of safety to the bike-riding thrill-seekers of the world.
The Skully AR-1 helmet started quite literally as a fever dream by founder and CEO Dr. Marcus Weller, who had been in multiple motorcycle accidents before. He dreamt of a helmet that could give him HUD… Read More

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