The Kaldewei Sound Wave is a bathtub that can stream audio via Bluetooth. Its drivers are attached within its body and are facing the tub, so you can listen and feel the sound. R&B massages might become a thing with this tub.
The HiddenRadio2 is a significant step up from its popular predecessor. It now automatically raises and lowers its protective cap, has intuitive touch controls, better cones and drivers, support for NFC and an alarm function.
The Toyota FCV Concept uses hydrogen fuel cells to drive its electric motors, emitting only water as its waste material. Its two hydrogen tanks are good for more than 300mi and can be refilled in just three minutes. Available in 2015.
Lightweight aluminum alloy headphones with clean, natural sound and long-wearing comfort. They offer a flat, tangle-free cable, inline remote control w/microphone, and a sturdy matching case. Full review on Technabob.
Inspired by the Soundsticks, the Aura is a compact omnidirectional speaker. It has 1 30w and 2 15w amps, 6 1.5” high and mid drivers and a 4.5” subwoofer. Works with Bluetooth, AirPlay and DLNA. It also has 3.5mm and optical inputs.
While we think there are far greater tragedies than cracking the your smartphone’s screen, it still sucks. Now engineers at Honda have developed a phone case that works just like the airbags in a car. It’s not April 1st already, is it?
A dongle that lets you wirelessly send video and audio to any device with an HDMI port, even without an Internet connection. Mirror your computer’s display, create a second display or share media to multiple computers at once.
A gaming PC optimized for Valve’s upcoming SteamOS. Unlike most computers, Jetpack’s internal components are arranged horizontally instead of vertically, so you can mount it behind your HDTV. Drops 1/1/14 for $1,000+.
It’s a wonder that iOS doesn’t include more options for customizing how music sounds in your headphones. CanOpener picks up the slack with options for tweaking your audio including the crossfeed, equalizer and loudness settings.
Choose up to 36 pro-grade controls to outfit your umidi and finish off your creation with a laser-etched image for a personal touch. Then prepare for fast fun because your dream DJ controller is plug-and-play with any MIDI music software.
Seeing how costly and out of reach traditional lenses that increase the horizontal field of view of a camera can be, Moondog Labs has designed an affordable anamorphic lens adapter that works specifically for the iPhone 5/5s.
It is downright torture for your tongue to sit idly by while you sift through photos of delicious recipes on Pinterest but your taste buds may soon get a reprieve thanks to electrodes that are able to simulate the main components of taste.
A 3D-printed Rubik’s cube’s moves were made to correspond with lights on the Ars Eelectronica Center using an Arduino processor and Bluetooth modem to relay information to special software and allow passersby to try and solve the puzzle.
The Despacio is a 50,000w disco sound system by Jordan Acoustics, McIntosh, 2ManyDJs and James Murphy. Each of its 7 stacks has 4 15″ bass drivers, 4 12″ mid range drivers, 4 tweeters and 6 McIntosh amps. More here and here.
A 3:4 scale replica of the Magnavox R3 gramophone horn. It’s made of brass and steel and has a wooden base. It streams music via Bluetooth to a 60mm driver powered by a 3w amp. It has a 30ft. range and lasts 15hrs./charge.
The Phantom 2 Vision has a 14mp camera that can shoot 1080p videos. Its mobile app gives you a live camera view and lets you transfer and share media. It also has an auto-pilot mode and a battery that lets you fly for up to 25 minutes.
A test flight of Amazon Prime Air, a concept for a drone delivery service that would get packages into customers’ hands in just 30 minutes after ordering. Amazon hopes to offer it in the US as early as 2015. More on 60 Minutes.
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.