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agingExosuit to assist elderly mobility will be in stores by end of 2018 in US, Japan and UK

Seismic is combining clothing and robotics into what they call Powered Clothing™. They aim to get exosuits into stores by the end of 2018 in the US, Japan and the UK. The suit’s ‘electric muscles’, powered by tiny motors, contract …

gadgetProBar helps you train for mobility with loaded and resisted exercise

The ProBar was developed out of the necessity to help people move again. Training strength, speed and endurance are all important factors in health and fitness, but mobility is the crux. Open hips will make a runner faster; a full …

gadgetWearable solar powered clothing coming in the early 2020s

A group of Japanese researchers has developed a super-thin organic solar cell that can be heat-printed onto clothes just like a T-shirt design. The cells could be used to power portable devices and wearable tech, eliminating the need to carry …

cameraLens-free FlatScope is world’s tiniest, lightest microscope for biological applications

Lenses are no longer necessary for some microscopes, according to Rice University engineers developing FlatScope, a thin fluorescent microscope whose abilities promise to surpass those of old-school devices. Above – FlatScope, developed at Rice University, captures three-dimensional data that passes …

gadget20,000 Boring Flamethrowers are soldout and Youtube Hackers show DYI flamethrowers

Each of the Boring Company flamethrowers costs $600. The 20,000 that have been sold raised $12 million. Flamethrowers sold out — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 1, 2018 All flamethrowers will ship with a complimentary boring fire extinguisher — Elon Musk …

displayVolumetric Display achieves quality moving 3D images that are better than holograms

Nature – Physicists create Star Wars-style 3D projections — just don’t call them holograms Smalley’s team has taken a different approach — using a technique known as volumetric display — to create moving 3D images that viewers can see from …

commercializationIf you dare – personal Green Goblin like flight up to 90 mph, a mile high for ten minutes

Zapata’s Flyboard Air EX™ is the next generation of advanced individual mobility. An embedded stability program uses vectored thrust from six small turbine engines to create an intuitive, responsive, and imminently stable flying platform. Engineered for safety, the Flyboard Air …

blockchainUse a hardware wallet to securely trade alternative cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies are mainly traded on Coinbase. Coinbase only allows trading on about four cryptocurrencies. Trading on the thousands of other cryptocurrencies is often on less secure exchanges. Getting a hardware wallet like Ledger Nano S (about $110) is needed to …

gadgetSee through walls with android smartphone attachment

There is an $85 android smartphone add-on device that lets you clearly image through up to 4 inches of concrete wall. Walabot is a 3D RF imaging sensor. The 3D imaging is created using radio frequency technology, the same technique …

education$100 pocket size muon detector

Cosmich Watch is simple, physics-motivated machine- and electronics-shop project for university students and schools. Our detector is a self-contained apparatus that employs plastic scintillator as a detection medium and a silicon photomultiplier for light collection. These detectors can be battery …