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A spin off company from the MIT Media Lab has developed a filter that attaches to a car’s exhaust pipe, collects the unburned carbon soot that would otherwise pollute the atmosphere, and turns it into ink. Scientists at Graviky Labs have created ink from pollutants in engine exhaust. (via Kickstarter)   Pollution poses a serious threat to the health of the environment and everyone in it, and in 2014 the United States emitted over 1700 metric tons of carbon dioxide due to transportat ...
Koei Tecmo Wave announced a new virtual reality arcade enclosure that intends to immerse players in the alternate reality with various simulated sensations. Koei Tecmo Wave’s new virtual reality arcade cabinet. (via Koei Tecmo)   Virtual reality is a growing market because of its intrigue, and its numerous applications and devices. This latest release from Koei Tecmo Wave doesn’t disappoint. The new virtual reality arcade gadget, called the VR Sense, simulates various environm ...
Researchers developed a Smartwatch app that can predict the mood of a conversation, and could have a promising future for autistic or socially anxious people. MIT’s new smartwatch app that detects user emotions used with Samsung’s Simband (via Jason Dorfman/MIT CSAIL)   I saw a loose mention of this device on the latest episode of "The Big Bang Theory," (Season 10, episode 14) The Emotion Detection Automation. But, it was not as cool as the real thing.   Social interacti ...
NASA and Boeing introduce new spacesuits that are more comfortable for astronauts, yet still meet safety standards. Astronauts are currently training in these new suits. (Photo from NASA)   Maybe it's wishful thinking, but I like to keep an eye on space tech related news. I still hope to see a breakthrough that takes us all up there. But, anyways...   When launching into space, it’s important to protect the astronauts exploring the atmosphere. Because of this, their suits have ...
Raybaby has revolutionized remote baby monitoring with a new device that has so many functions and benefits that I won’t try to summarize it in this one sentence. The Raybaby monitor comes in three colors, and also looks like an adorable little robot. (Photo via RayBaby Kickstarter)   You know, I proposed this exact idea a few years ago, 2014 if I recall correctly. I planned to do it with a Raspberry Pi though. Wish I stuck with it! Anyway…   Parents naturally worry ab ...
The BCI headgear features NIRS (Near-Infrared Spectroscopy) and EEG (Electroencephalography) sensors that allow those with complete locked-in syndrome the ability to answer questions. (via Wysscenter)   It may not seem like much, especially with those that have always had the ability to talk, but for those who are unfortunately afflicted with ‘complete locked-in syndrome’, the Wyss Center’s new CBI headwear can give them the ability to communicate in a world where they had ...

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