A heads-up display and camera that attaches to existing motorcycle helmets. It works with a mobile device via Bluetooth to display maps, notifications and other data. It uses a small controller that you attach on your bike.
Prof. Michael Peshkin’s Lightboard is a glass sketch board for recording video lessons. It allows the user to write while facing a camera, as well as project images on the board. It’s made of architectural glass and white LEDs.
A marvel of modern engineering, E-volo’s electric helicopter uses 18 rotors to lift its passenger compartment off the ground. It’s designed to lift two occupants for about 20 minutes on a charge. Significantly refined since its early prototype.
When you hear the phrase “fluid dynamics simulation,” you’re probably think about how they make water look so real in CGI movies and games. But in Yusuke Endoh’s case, we get an 80×24 computer terminal, spewing out ASCII.
Bonaverde is working on a machine that turns green coffee beans into the drink we love, then set up an online shop to connect consumers to farmers. The goal is to reduce the waste and costs associated with processed coffee.
Formerly exclusive to iPhones, Studio Neat’s handy tripod mount and stand now works with most smartphones, with phablets being the main exception. It comes with a hex key that you can use to adjust its height.
Now you don’t have to pay hundreds of dollars or wait weeks to get custom-molded earphones. Decibullz earphones use nontoxic thermoplastic molds that you can fit at home. You can also buy just the molds if you already have earphones.
A portable Bluetooth speaker that can be charged in just five minutes and last up to six hours at full volume. It can also be recharged up to 500,000 times. That’s because it uses supercapacitors instead of batteries.
An automatic tuner for guitars and other string instruments. Roadie Tuner works with iOS and Android devices to quickly and accurately tune your instrument. It can also wind, unwind and check the health of strings.
Gilles Azzaro used a desktop 3D printer to make this voice print of a portion of President Obama’s 2013 inauguration speech about a new industrial revolution. Regardless of the audio, the sculpture looking like a cool alien landscape.
Palette is a collection of knobs, dials, sliders and buttons that you can snap together to create a customized interface for various programs. Available in aluminum or wood, with RGB LED border lighting. OSX Only at launch though.
Inventables is an amazing shop for anyone who likes to create. They stock all the materials and equipment needed for digital manufacturing: 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC mills, and supplies to make just about anything you can dream of.
Logitech’s PowerShell controller has a d-pad, four face buttons and two shoulder buttons. It can also charge your device with its 1500mAh battery. It works with the iPhone 5/5S and 5th gen. iPod Touch. List of compatible games here.
Take a tour of Middle-earth and learn more about The Hobbit movie trilogy in this new Google Chrome experiment. You can view it from any Chrome browser, but it works best on desktop computers and high-end Android devices.
FiftyThree made a stylus for its iPad sketching app Paper. Pencil has an easy pairing feature and an eraser tip. It also has palm rejection and allows you to use your fingers to smudge and blend the app’s ink and paint.
Coin stores the info of all that plastic bulging your wallet in one card. Simply add cards with the Coin app and card reader, then swipe like you would with a regular payment card and take comfort in knowing that Coin will warn you if it’s left behind.
Gadget reviewer Marques Brownlee got his hands on the LG G Flex smartphone and tested if LG’s viral ad about its self-healing case and flexibility checks out. It works pretty well, but you still wouldn’t want to treat it roughly.
Nokia enters the growing phablet market with the Lumia 1520, a Windows Phone with a 6″ 1080p display. It also has a 2.2Ghz quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU, 2GB RAM, microSD slot, NFC, LTE and a 20mp rear camera.
Performance artist Reggie Watts demos this nifty kit of electronic sound modules from littleBits and Korg, which lets you assemble your own analog synthesizers. The modules can be connected to other littleBits modules too.
The Quirky Nimbus Dashboard is a customizable dashboard that gives you a variety of information at a glance, including time, traffic, emails, social network activity and more. It’s like the old Ambient Dashboard done right.