Designed for early adopters and power users, the Virgin Media 50Mb is a cable modem that allows customers ultra high-speed Internet access through their home computers. It takes advantage of the latest advances in telecom technology to release the potential of a unique fiber-optic broadband network and delivers unprecedented speed for accessing online content.
This solution for bridge consoles of ships develops the existing modular system into a building system that uses standard materials (extrusions, sheet material) to construct work surfaces of any dimension. Working in conjunction with a system hub (or hubs) and a support structure, any desired bridge configuration can be built. Additionally, incremental strategies to implement this system, to introduce digital integration and to enhance user interaction have been developed.
The Avant Goggles are high-performance military-style protective eyewear designed for paintball players. Lined with dual density foam for a secure fit, the goggles feature an easily adjustable strap to hold the goggles in place. The extra-wide lens gives an unobstructed field of vision. The design takes cues from military weapons, incorporating rugged, purposeful aesthetics to enhance scenario play with an element of authenticity and intimidation.
The ideal way to manage scraps while preparing a meal. The Scrap and Prep Bowl was specially designed to lay on the prep surface so users can easily scoop produce scraps directly into the bowl. After prepping foods, you can easily carry the bowl to the garbage can or compost bin.
The Problem: People want their stuff organized. This problem affects many markets. The Solution: GRID-IT!™ Technology
GRID-IT!™ is a proprietary patent pending object retention system made from a unique non-slip weave of rubberized elastics engineered to hold objects firmly in place. GRID-IT!™ is applicable to many markets including:
electronics / digital lifestyle cosmetics / beauty travel / business sports / outdoors automotive / aviation home / office
The SousChef is an interactive digital cutting surface with an e-ink display. Visual guides walk you through recipes using cues for measuring and preparation techniques. The device connects wirelessly to your existing network for syncing recipes and easily charges via an induction hanging post ensuring that the product is hermetically sealed for cleaning.
Credits: Daniel Phipps, Greg Reinecker, Spencer Dodge, IDSA and Mike Jou and Christiana Guzman of Axis Design for E Ink
Speech Buddies is a new consumer medical device that helps children overcome speech challenges. It enables children to feel the correct tongue placement in order to pronounce problem sounds correctly. Speech Buddies can help children turn their “wabbits” into “rabbits,” “wessons” into “lessons” and “thocks” into “socks.”
Credits: Alexey Salamini and Gordy Rogers of Articulate Technologies Inc.
The Superfocus adjustable focus glasses mimic the dynamic focusing action of the youthful human eye. Each Superfocus focusing lens is actually a set of two lenses: one flexible and one firm. The flexible lens (near the eye) has a transparent membrane attached to a clear rigid surface with a clear optical fluid in between. As a user moves the slider on the bridge of the glasses, the fluid is pushed forward to alter the shape of the membrane, thereby altering the flexible lens and changing its focus.
The Kestrel 4000LTD is a production carbon fiber time-trial and triathlon racing bicycle. This bike is made for the most competitive, driven and passionate athletes in triathlon and cycling. Triathletes use it to cover hundreds of miles with ruthless efficiency. Professional road racers use it to cut agonizing seconds off of their overall times in the time trial events of epic stage races.
Credits: Greg Janky, Treasure Hinds, IDSA and Sean Horita, IDSA for Anvil Studios Inc. Kestrel Advanced Sports Inc.