Signal: Moodmetric

A modern mood ring that tracks your feelings through biometrics.  A ‘normal’ mood ring changes colour by the temperature changes in your skin, but Moodmetric ‘reads’ the small changes in your skin, depending on mood changes. The Moodmetric sends the results to an app on your phone. It’s made for people to get more aware of what makes them…

Signal: NIKE Unlimited Stadium

The NIKE Unlimited Stadium, designed by BBH Singapore, is being built at this moment in Manila. The stadium lets you compete against your digital self. A giant LED screen is showing your avatar as you compete with it. The runners are wearing trackers in their shoes to follow their time and where they run the…

CITY of the FUTURE

55 percent of the world’s population lives in urban areas. The United Nations website suggests that at the end of 2050 that number will rise to 66 percent, but there’s no space Major issues are rising. Whilst so many people are finding their lives in urban areas the question arises: “Where are they going to…

Signal: The Shelter Box

The Shelter box serves as a bed, chair, table and a bag- all in one. Designed by MIA Onlus, a non-profit organization, that wants the homeless to be safe and warm. The box is designed to be relatively light and protects an individual from moisture and the cold.

Signal: Lab-Box

Photography company ars-imago have developed a handy little box for photographers who are photographing with analog cameras. The box basically functions as a dark room, which makes the dark room something you don’t need anymore. The box is especially great for photographers who travel a lot and don’t want to wait for the photos to…

Signal: Better Shelter

Designed by John Karlsson, Dennis Kanter, Christian Gustafsson, John van Leer, Tim de Haas and Nicolo Barlera in cooperation with Ikea and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The shelter is designed for people who are fleeing their homes because of war, danger or natural disasters. The ‘houses’ include ventilation, solar power, LED-lights and mobile chargers. The houses…

Signal: The Mokase Phone Cover

Always in a hurry and never time to get a nice cup of coffee in the morning? The Mokase phone cover turns your phone into a portable espresso maker. Simply by putting in a disposable system, you can tell trough an app to heat up the coffee and it will be ready in seconds. The…

Signal: ELI

A piece of jewellery placed on your collar that listens to the words you use and stores it in an app on your phone. The device listens to your most used words and then translates it to the language you want to learn. This way of learning language is way more efficient than following classes…

Signal: Verkeerszuil Flo

Voor degene die altijd haast heeft is er nu de verkeerszuil Flo ontworpen, door Jan-Paul de Beer. Doormiddel van drie dieren adviseert de paal hoe hard je moet fietsen. Dus bij een schildpad moet je afremmen, bij een haas versnellen en bij een koe heb je pech. Het is dus ideaal voor mensen op de fiets…

Signal: Wearable Heating System

Heat-O is a wearable heating system designed to take it out into the cold. Trough the bracelet around your wrist you can control the heating pads. Heat-O claims that the battery can hold up to 15 hours. The Heat-O is also waterproof so the heating system would be perfect for winter sports or homeless people.

Signal: PneuChair

Human Engineering Research Lab in Pittsburgh have designed a wheelchair completely running on air. They use compressed air so you don’t have to rely on heavy batteries. Because the chair runs on air, there are no electric parts and it is waterproof. It takes just 10 minutes to charge the chair. Because there are no…

Yoga

Constantly rushing, taking care of the kids, going to work, going to the gym, sleep and then all over again the next day. Stress society. How much more can we take and how much more do we want to take. Even though yoga has been around for many centuries lately it started to get really…