Futuristic gyrocycle BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100
The BMW Group has recently proposed its own version, known as the Motorrad Vision Next Gyro-100 motorcycle. According to the manufacturer, it will reach the market as early as 2017. The initial cost of the gyrocycle should be pinpointed at $20,000, but, in the future, with the introduction of new models, this price will steadily decline.
Sony Portable Ultra Short Projector
Sony has introduced a new portable projector, battery powered, with which you can watch a video anywhere, even in the outdoors. One battery charge lasts for two hours. This novelty can project a diagonal image from 22 to 80 inches and play media content from your smartphone or any other mobile device, located nearby.
Doppler Labs: Here One headphone filters
The Doppler Labs team has presented the new “intelligent” in-ear headphones, named Here One. Tiny processors installed in each of the autonomous headphones process in real-time around the sound and create unique audio filters for the user. This product allows you to filter undesirable sounds from the background and the sound quality of the mainstream music never deteriorates.
Smart cup of Ember: A mug that brings the heat
American inventors have created a clever cup at Ember, with a patented microprocessor and the ability to control the temperature of the drink. An hour-and-a-half charge provides up to 2 hours of heat for the cup. Setting the desired temperature can be carried out by turning the plastic base of the cylindrical cup. A specially developed EmberApp application can also memorise optimal thermal temperatures for various drinks.
Panasonic Lumix GH5 mirrorless monster
At CES 2017, held in Las Vegas, Panasonic officially unveiled its flagship mirrorless camera, the Lumix GH5, with interchangeable lenses. This item will be on sale by late March. This camera is equipped with a Digital Live MOS sensor (17.3 × 13 mm) with 20.3 mega pixels. The camera is endowed with a 3.2-inch folding screen and electronic viewfinder, with 100% frame coverage. Extracts range is 1/16000-60s and photosensitivity is ISO 200-25600 (expandable to ISO 100-25600). This novelty can also record video in 4K format (3840 × 2160 pixels) at 60, 50, 30, 25 and 24 fps. In addition, video recording is possible, with a resolution of 4096 × 2160 pixels and at 24 frames per second.
Sleep Number 360
This year, the company announced the release of the Sleep Number ‘smart bed’ named Sleep Number 360, capable of monitoring the position of the user and changing shape accordingly. This ensures greater comfort while sleeping, reading or watching TV. It even detects snoring and will raise the head of the snoozer by as much as 7 degrees in an effort to relieve the noise. As well, the bed is equipped with a heating function for the legs, which helps a person to fall asleep more quickly.
Furthermore, using the most advanced technology in the “sleep” industry, the Sleep Number 360 establishes a person’s general bedtime routine, including wake-up times. So, the sleeper can expect an attenuated alarm to sound when in the lightest sleep of his/her wake-up time. The Smart Bed “Sleep Number 360” is also controlled by a specially developed application for mobile devices that is easily installed on a tablet or smartphone.
Yamaha YSP-5600 — The best soundbar of 2017
The new soundbar YSP-5600, from the cult brand Yamaha, won the EISA Award in the category of “Best Soundbar 2016-2017”. This is the first device of its type that supports Dolby Atmos format configuration 7.1.2., which provides, incredibly, a three-dimensional sound field that immerses the listener in the thick of things. This effect is achieved through the simultaneous use of 44 speakers, each of which projects the sound in a given direction.
Anki Cozmo: The smartest robot
Start-up company Anki, based in San Francisco, specialises in the production of robotic toys that are managed with an iPhone. They have presented a novelty to the public in the form of a tiny robotic toy named Cozmo, which moves like a real entity, embodied in the character of the cartoon Valle.