Photo credit: Marc Teyssier
Researcher Marc Teyssier collaborated with Marion Koelle, Paul Strohmeier, Bruno Fruchard and Jürgen Steimle at the Saarland University Human-Computer Interaction Lab to develop Eyecam, a design prototype that explores the potential future of sensing devices. This is not a standard webcam that only looks like a human eye, but one that actually blinks, looks around and even observes you.
What happens when you combine an autonomous personal AI-powered camera, a handheld 3-axis gimbal, and a high-performance drone into an egg-shaped device? You get the PowerEgg X. That’s right, its 4k/60fps HD camera and three-axis gimbal allow just about anyone to create professional quality images, and thanks to its IPX6 rating, the drone can be flown anywhere as well. Product page.
Love pizza, but hate the wait? Meet Piestro, an artisan pizza vending machine. The company just announced that it is partnering with PopID, the facial recognition payment company, to offer consumers a faster, easier and safer way to pay using their face. This innovative cooking system is compatible with customizable recipes and stocked with the finest ingredients to produce a pizza that matches the artisanal flavor and ideal texture of local pizza classics in just three minutes.
OrionStar’s Robotic Coffee Master is exactly as it sounds, a humanoid robot barista that makes perfect drinks, thanks to master-level brewing techniques learned from 3,000 hours of AI learning as well as 30,000 hours of arm testing / machine vision training. No drinks are off limits as it even knows how to perform complex curves and spirals with millimeter-level stability and accuracy.
Many have seen the Tesla Cybertruck, but what if there was a computer mouse inspired by the vehicle’s design? Meet the Satechi Cybermouse concept. This peripheral is constructed of unibody aluminum casing for maximum durability, complete with indestructible components with the company’s exclusive “Super-Tough bulletproof aluminum.” Whether if you’re an office warrior or gamer, its heavy-duty aluminum design, ambient LED lights, and 20,000 DPI sensor should be ample.