The Vestaboard is a smaller version of the split-flap displays often used in airports and other transport terminals. It measures 37″x 21″ and displays up to 161 characters at once. Use its app to push messages, quotes, tweets, Google calendar entries and more.
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Keyboard specialist Matias makes wireless aluminum keyboards in Apple colors: silver, gray, gold and rose gold. The Bluetooth keyboard can connect to up to four devices at once, including mobile devices. Its rechargeable battery lasts up to a year per charge.
(PG-13: Language) exurb1a performs a grand thought experiment in order to argue that said situation should remain theoretical. He considers the ethical, medical, technological, social and existential consequences if we were able to create digital copies of ourselves.
Part of how CGI has gotten so much better in recent years is the development of systems for specific types of physical realism. Here Soeren Pirk demonstrates an amazing system designed for simulating the motion of tree branches, and the way wood burns when set on fire.
The newest My Passport Wireless external drive uses a solid state drive, so it’s more durable and shock-resistant than ever. It still has an SD card slot with one-touch copy and can stream photos and videos, even RAW images. It also has a USB port to connect and charge devices.
Heatworks’ Tetra is a dishwasher that sits right on your kitchen counter. You simply place half a gallon of water in it and it does the rest. Its racks can be replaced to hold different types of tableware. It can even clean other objects and steam food. Drops 12/2018 for $299.
The latest creation from the analog synthesizer greats at Moog, the semi-modular DFAM (or Drummer from Another Mother) is designed specifically to create distinctive rhythmic sounds for use as the backbeat to electronic music tracks. Listen to sample tracks here.
The Nebula Mars’ little brother. Anker’s Nebula Capsule is a pico projector and speaker that’s the size and shape of a soda can. It can project an 854×480 display at up to 100″. It has a microUSB port and an HDMI port, and can also mirror the screen of mobile devices.
Like Logitech’s PowerPlay mousepad, the Razer Mamba HyperFlux mouse and Firefly HyperFlux mat use magnetic fields to charge the mouse while it’s on the mat. But the Mamba uses a capacitor instead of a battery for less weight. Plus, there are RGB LEDs around its border.
Razer’s Project Linda is a laptop dock for the Razer Phone. It has a 13.3″ 2560×1440 touchscreen, 200GB of storage, a USB-C port, a USB-A port, and a headphone jack. It charges the phone, while the mobile device can act as a second screen or a touchpad.
Honda’s concept autonomous ATV is designed to work like a robotic pack mule, carrying loads to work sites, and also performing tasks like plowing snow, tilling soil, or harvesting crops with attachment modules. It’s rugged, has a 4-wheel drivetrain, and runs on electric power.
In this promotional spot for CAD/CAM software developer Open Mind, they demonstrate how a 5-axis CNC mill can transform a solid block of metal into a replica of a basketball net, by gradually carving away bits of metal until only a woven net remains. Skip to 1:06.
LG recently showcased a proof-of-concept for a 65″ OLED TV that rolls up and down like a giant piece of paper. More than just a party trick, the flexible display can be set to different heights to vary its aspect ratio, and can even be used at about a third of its height.
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Whether you’re camping or in an emergency situation, this portable power unit has your back. It’s got 3 110VAC outlets, 4 12VDC ports, 4 USB ports, and can even jumpstart your car. Its 346wh lithium-ion battery is enough to recharge a phone 30 times, or run a 32″ TV for 5 hours.
Nvidia’s Big Format Gaming Display is meant to be a 4K TV for gamers. It has a 65″ 4K HDR screen with 120Hz refresh rate and compatibility with G-Sync technology. It also has Nvidia’s Shield streaming built-in. Look for BFGDs from Asus, Acer and HP in 2018.
Until we get bezel-less displays, multi-monitor setups will have borders. But ASUS thinks it has devised a stopgap solution. Its Bezel-free Kit is a set of transparent peripherals that clip onto monitors where their seams meet. Its lenses bend light to hide the displays’ borders.