Turning one’s remote control into a gesture-controlled casing is an idea from the Belgian maker Frederick Vandenbosch.
Published 26 April 2016 by Olivier Blondeau
In Brooklyn, neighbors are buying and selling their own electricity using the blockchain. For Olivier Blondeau, a new relationship with energy is coming.
Published 12 April 2016 by Cherise Fong
To finally know what your dog is really feeling, Inupathy offers you a collar that measures the canine's heart rate and displays its mood in a spectrum of colors.
Published 5 April 2016 by Cherise Fong
By the end of 2017, robots made by makers will be exploring the Moon, the culmination of the Google Lunar Xprize. Japanese team Hakuto is busy working on its final prototype.
Published 29 March 2016 by Ewen Chardronnet
Connected to a tablet or a smartphone, the first open source ultrasound echo-stethoscope was presented on March 24 at Hôtel-Dieu hospital in Paris.
Published 16 March 2016 by Cherise Fong
Japanese media artist Nobumichi Asai from WOW studio awes and teases our senses with his face-mapped projections and holograms. Techno-mystical interview.
Published 14 March 2016 by Cherise Fong
What’s new after death? Two prototypes have been developing over the last few years to pave the way toward a 100% green burial.
Published 1 March 2016 by Cherise Fong
Five years after the catastrophic explosion of Fukushima, Safecast, the grassroots collective behind the bGeigie DIY Geiger counter, is prototyping new devices to measure air quality.
Published 22 February 2016 by Ewen Chardronnet
The Finnish designer Jussi Ängeslevä presented the fruit of three years of research to redefine prototyping at the Berlin Transmediale.
Published 1 February 2016 by Nicolas Barrial
Poietis prints living cells. Backed up by patents, the company has just raised 2.5 million euros to develop a laser-assisted technology of high definition printing of human tissues.
Published 22 January 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Developed by Cirad and makers from la Fruitière numérique in Lourmarin (France), the Elephant Box could solve the man-elephant conflict in Africa.
Published 12 January 2016 by Nicolas Barrial
Oculus tripped up when it announced the price of its virtual reality headset at $599. Time to take a look at the OSVR open source head-mounted display, less expensive.
Published 5 January 2016 by Cherise Fong
Made in Japan, Mesh is the latest prototyping kit for all, allowing anyone to playfully appropriate the Internet of Things—following in the footsteps of U.S. start-up Littlebits and European initiative SAM.
Published 15 December 2015 by Cherise Fong
Created in the birthplace of Hello Kitty, the young Japanese collective Neurowear prototypes playful prostheses that immediately make us smile... by exploiting our brainwaves!
Published 3 December 2015 by Laurent Catala
BrutPop collective, which is pursuing its mission to create accessible, inexpensive musical instruments for mentally disabled people, dropped by Fablab Drôme in Crest, France.
Published 1 December 2015 by Nicolas Barrial
Using tiny Arduino circuits, Ken Burns has just launched on Kickstarter kits to build miniature arcade games, complete with cabinet, that are both playable and customizable.
Published 24 November 2015 by Nicolas Barrial
L’Increvable (“imperishable”) is a concept washing machine that counters the tendency of objects to break down in order to be replaced.
Published 16 November 2015 by Cherise Fong
In Japan, where traditional agricultural practices are aging fast, research looks toward connected solutions. Sensprout and Techrice are two rising projects using environmental sensors.
Published 10 November 2015 by Nicolas Barrial
MIT researchers have developed RF-Capture, algorithms that analyze the rebounds of Wi-Fi on the human body in order to draw its figure.
Published 2 November 2015 by Nicolas Barrial
Big VR offensive at Paris Games Week 2015. A large third of the giant Sony stand was dedicated to Playstation VR, while HTC debuted Vive, in test mode, as a challenger to Oculus.