Foodini Is A 3D Printer That Lets You Print Dishes With Fresh Ingredients

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Description:  Foodini, a KickStarter project, is a 3D printer for foodstuffs. Its Florida-based makers are hoping their time-saving device becomes as ubiquitous on kitchen countertops as the microwave oven has become. Source: TechCrunch Date: March 27, 2014 Foodini is reinvention of the microwave! Instead of forcing people to rely on highly processed convenience food that’s larded with additives and… Read more »

Bacon-Scented Alarm App Gives iPhones a Meaty Overhaul

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Description: Bacon is being served up every morning courtesy of Oscar Mayer in this new iOS app and headphone jack plug. Unfortunately they aren’t for sale- you’ll have to win one. Source: Mashable Date: March 6, 2014 Oscar Mayer is giving meat fans the chance to wake up to the sound — and smell — of bacon… Read more »

Getting it Right the First Time: Manufacturing a Technology Product

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Description: The trend today is to outsource manufacturing to companies that specialize in it. In today’s competitive economy, you must align every aspect of the product design-manufacturing-and sales cycle to have the best chance to succeed. Source: TechVibes Date: January 21, 2014 While Canada’s software sector seems burgeoning with start-ups, there is also a good amount of activity… Read more »

Control Your Computer From Afar With Myo Armband

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Description: Imagine a wireless device capable of sensing your muscle movement and relaying those movements onto your screen. Source: Globe&Mail Date: January 30, 2014  Thalmic Labs has created an alternative to the mouse and keyboard. The new Myo device uses muscle sensors to understand your gestures, letting you use your hands to play video games, swipe through… Read more »

Sci-Fi Device Lets Men And Women Swap Bodies

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Description: Using virtual reality and neuroscience, this machine let’s you see, hear and even feel what it’s like in another person’s body. Source: FastCompany Date: January 24, 2014 Talk about going on a gender bender. A new machine created by a Spanish design collective combines virtual reality with advanced neuroscientific techniques to let men and women swap bodies… Read more »

Surgeon Uses Google Glass To Get Critical Data

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Description: As Google Glass becomes a little more mainstream, we take a look at how one surgeon is using the technology to gain insights into his patients’ conditions. Source: CNET Date: January 16, 2014 Part of your doctor’s prep routine for surgery could one day include putting on Google Glass. CNET’s Kara Tsuboi takes us inside… Read more »

Google And Robots: The Future Just Got A Lot Closer

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Description: Don’t look for an Android-powered Wall-E anytime soon, but Google’s recent move toward robotics signals a big momentum shift getting under way. Source: CNET Date: December 5, 2013 Ready or not, we’re about to enter the age of robotics. That’s the message underlying Google’s announcement on Wednesday that former Android honcho Andy Rubin would be aiming the company’s next “moon shot”… Read more »

Nest Protect Smoke Detector Talks To You

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Description: A new smoke detector has just been launched that operates through your WiFi. The “Nest Protect” has many different features including path lighting and prevention methods. Source: CNET Date: November 19, 2013 Nest Protect’s smoke detector let’s you know when dangerous situations are happening in your home no matter what room you are in via WiFi… Read more »

Ottawa’s Nuvyyo Unveils Tablo, Which Aims to Make Cord-cutting Easier Than Ever

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Description: Canadian company Nuvyyo claims they are changing television watching with their new device which will supposedly make mobile viewing that much easier. Source: TechVibes  Date: November 14th, 2013 A Canadian company aiming to revolutionize the home media experience hopes to help cord-cutters access high-definition television content over the air. Nuvyyo this week unveiled a new product called… Read more »

Android Is Gaming’s Future, And The One OS To Rule Them All

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Description: The Nvidia Shield, released earlier this year, is a small Android tablet welded to a gamepad controller and is said to be the future of gaming. There’s a lot of competition, however, so the question remains whether or not these seeds Nvidia is planting will have time to come to fruition. Source: TechCrunch Date: November 8,… Read more »