1. Google Glass
Google is to offer a patched up rendition of its keen glasses to organizations, over two years after the first form of the item was scratched off.
The organization said Glass Enterprise Edition had enhanced battery life and felt more open to amid long haul wear than some time recently.
In any case, despite everything it looks like the first model, with a little transparent show and implicit camera.
Presently, however, the Alphabet Inc. unit has perceived Glass’ potential in a startling spot: the manufacturing plant floor. It’s truly what we called vision, and it’s absolutely possible given the fact that the Google’s co-founder, Sergey Brin has demo’ed the glass with skydivers and creatives. Currently the device is only available to some developers with the price tag of $1500, but expect other tech companies trying it out and building an affordable consumer version.
2. Form 1
From here on the printing procedure changes by innovation, beginning from desktop printers that soften a plastic material and lay it down onto a print stage to extensive modern machines that utilization a laser to specifically liquefy metal powder at high temperatures. The printing can take hours to finish contingent upon the size, and the printed objects are regularly present prepared on achieve the coveted wrap up.
Everybody can create their own physical product based on their custom design, and no approval needed from any giant manufacturer! Even the James Bond’s Aston Martin which was crashed in the movie was a 3D printed product!
3. Oculus Rift
Today, the 21-year-old is the founder of Oculus VR, a company that is on the verge of releasing the Rift, an affordable virtual-reality headset for playing ultra-immersive video games. Facebook bought the company for $2 billion this spring.
Oculus VR had already attracted more than $91 million in venture funding, a near-fanatical following, and team members like the game programmer John Carmack, who led the development of influential video games such as Doom, Quake, and Rage. But the Facebook deal is a sign of faith that virtual reality is now sharp enough and cheap enough to have huge potential for more than video games. The idea of merging immersive virtual reality with social communications is intriguing. It could also be a compelling tool for teleconferencing, online shopping, or more passive forms of entertainment. Some filmmakers are, in fact, already experimenting with movies designed just for the Rift.
4. Leap Motion
Leap Motion controller is a USB device that works based on infrared technology. It has 2 IR cameras and 3 IR LEDs that sense the movement of your hands above the sensor. The exactness with which the sensor tracks your hands is great yet the primary restriction is you should hold your hand over the sensor in the scope zone. Similarly as with any equipment, the quality of this innovation will be in the applications and there are no noteworthy applications yet.
I pre-requested the gadget and got that with a great deal of desire, yet my criticism would be this is quite recently normal. This doesn’t give you any ceaseless advantages, doesnt supplant your mouse, or be utilized for any everyday operations. Be that as it may, I let it be known sort of feels extremely cool to utilize – a tiny form of Minority Report interface
5. Eye Tribe
The Eye Tribe, founded in 2011, develops eye-tracking software that enables eye movements to control consumer devices, the company’s website says. It began shipping its “Eye Tracking Software Development Kit” to developers in 2014.
The company’s cofounder Sune Alstrop explained more about what the technology can do to TechCrunch back in 2014: “This technology can basically go into any kind of device, everything from your smartphone, to your watch, or your car to automatically detect if you’re falling asleep behind the wheel, or in games where you could use your eyes to shoot. This is the kind of technology that’s applied in fighter planes today, it’s million dollar technology that we’re bringing to the mass market.”
SmartThings operates on an open platform to be used with smart homes, and they are famous for their own hub (aka home controller or gateway), which is compatible with a growing number of smart home devices, as well as a cloud platform, and several apps.
The birth of SmartThings was actually as the result of a particular misfortune of Alex Hawkinson (current CEO), who experienced extensive damage to his home after some frozen pipes burst during the winter time in 2011. The damages added up to a depressing $80 000. The main products offered by SmartThings include their app, their hub, and a variety of sensors. This is the heart of the SmartThings business, but it is not limited to these things.
7. Firefox OS
Mozilla isn’t having much achievement with regards to growing the span of its most well-known item. The organization stopped improvement and offers of Firefox OS cell phones a little more than a year prior, saying it would utilize innovation from the open-source working framework to enter the Internet of Things space. Presently, that exertion has likewise kicked the bucket.
The end of the IoT group will influence around 50 individuals. Some of them might have the capacity to stay at the organization, as Mozilla has opened new positions that representatives from its associated gadgets activity can apply for. The segment’s senior VP, Ari Jaaksi, is additionally taking off. He takes after the group’s executive of programming, Bertrand Neveux, out of the entryway.
8. Project Fiona
Razer has revealed another gadget idea called Project Fiona, which joins components of a PC and a tablet into a solitary, exceptional gaming stage.
Revealed at CES, the gadget includes an Intel Core i7 processor and is intended to run higher-end PC amusements. A mystery trailer from Razer demonstrates Project Fiona running amusements like Firefall and Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood. As indicated by the organization, the tablet runs “numerous” PC diversions locally, disposing of the requirement for engineers to port recreations.
The Parallella computer is a high performance, credit card sized computer based on the Epiphany multicore chips from Adapteva. The Parallella can be used as a standalone computer, an embedded device or as a component in a scaled-out parallel server cluster.
The Parallella includes a low power dual core ARM A9 processor and runs several of the popular Linux distributions, including Ubuntu.
The unique Epiphany co-processor chips consist of a scalable array of simple RISC processors programmable in bare metal C/C++ or in parallel programming frameworks like OpenCL, MPI, and OpenMP. The mesh of independent cores is connected together with a fast on chip network within a distributed shared memory architecture.
10. Google Driverless Car
Google has been developing self-driving car technology since 2009, and debuted its own prototype self-driving car in 2014. The car had no steering wheel, accelerator or brake pedal; the prototype relied on built-in sensors and a software system to safely maneuver. The company’s mission is to “make it safe and easy for people and things to move around.” John Krafcik, who led the Google Self-Driving Car Project, will be Wayne’s CEO.
The race to dominate the market is rapidly accelerating in California, where major technology corporations, traditional automakers and artificial intelligence startups are engaged in aggressive competition. In an industry that could be worth $26bn by 2025, with potentially millions of vehicles on the road in just a few years, there’s a lot at stake.
11. Invisible Bike Helmets
Another reason, as if one were needed, to harbor deep-seated feelings of anxiety and inadequacy when comparing ourselves to residents of most Northern European nations: two Swedish designers have gone ahead and invented an invisible bike helmet. It’s expensive and still very much in its early stages, but potentially a pretty incredible game-changer, as well (explanatory video below):
Elsewhere in Sweden? A group of movie theaters has started incorporating the Bechdel test—which famously rates a movie based on whether it includes more than one female character, whether they ever speak to each other, and if they do, whether or not it’s about something besides a man—into the ratings they post for films. Not that we’re not confident Last Vegas will be a box office smash over there, but still, a very nice step.