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Japanese Convenience Stores to Get Robots to Stock Shelves

Japanese Convenience Stores to Get Robots to Stock Shelves
Technology and efficiency are definitely two things you’ll encounter in abundance when you visit Japan’s modern cities like Tokyo and Osaka. Now, FamilyMart one of Japan’s biggest chains of convenience stores (aka “konbini”) is aiming to increase its efficiency by adding robots to its staff.

Amazon Echo Can Now Lock and Unlock Your BMW

Amazon Echo Can Now Lock and Unlock Your BMW
Amazon Echo and its Alexa voice assistant platform can do many things, and it is learning to do more all of the time. It can call you an Uber, it can turn on the lights, it can read to you, it can tell you the weather, it can even order you a pizza.
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World’s First TV Remote for Dogs

World’s First TV Remote for Dogs
TV has officially gone to the dogs now that they have their own remote controls. Illyena Hirsky-Douglas, a researcher at in animal computer design at University of Central Lancashire, collaborated with pet food brand Wagg to create the world’s first television remote just for dogs.

Selfie Remote Is Just What It Sounds Like

Selfie Remote Is Just What It Sounds Like
It’s official. We have become so lazy that we even need a remote to take selfies. I guess the selfie stick didn’t make things easy enough for those who like to take duck-lipped selfies. I guess you could always ask others to take your photo if you are lazy and want a better looking image, but that may lead to your handset being stolen.

Frebble Lets You Hold Hands Remotely with Loved Ones

Frebble Lets You Hold Hands Remotely with Loved Ones
Squeeze, and the Frebble will transmit that squeeze to your significant other who may be miles or continents away. It’s the latest in a string of gadgets that attempt to make the most out of long-distance relationships, whether it’s between lovers, friends, or family.

Lockheed Martin Develops Drone to Ferry Cars Around

Lockheed Martin Develops Drone to Ferry Cars Around
There are plenty of drone variants available, but Lockheed Martin is pushing the boundaries of drone warfare thanks to their Transformer TX drones, which will be able to transport cars to and from the battlefield.

Fan TV Entertainment Center: The Zen Way of Watching TV

Fan TV Entertainment Center: The Zen Way of Watching TV
I’ve seen many different kinds of clunky TV boxes, and many are forgettable. There are quite a few that are basically eyesores in your living room, and it’s not always easy to find a way to make them appealing, except if you completely hide them away.

CubeSensors: Track the Fitness of Your Home

CubeSensors: Track the Fitness of Your Home
While fitness sensors are cool, there are plenty of other uses for remote sensors. These environmental sensors allow you to keep track of indoor spaces in your home.

Drones For Journalism Not War

Drones For Journalism Not War
Drones are starting to be used for more than war and espionage these days. Even journalism schools are trying to harness them, by offering classes on drone reporting, despite that this practice is illegal for professional journalists.

Gizmon Adds a Remote Camera Shutter to iOS Devices

Gizmon Adds a Remote Camera Shutter to iOS Devices
If you’d like to snap pictures while standing away from your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, this nifty little device makes it easy to do so. Gizmon’s Remote Shutter simply plugs into your gadget’s headphone jack and provides you with a remote you can use from several feet away.

KANZ Field Power Desk Helps You Live and Work Well off the Grid

KANZ Field Power Desk Helps You Live and Work Well off the Grid
You know that when World War Z happens, you better be prepared because there’s no way that you’ll be able to charge your smartphone when the power grid is down. The KANZ Field Power Desk will help all technological zombie fighters to keep working and playing as long as the sun is still in the sky.

LIFX: Smartphone-Controlled LED Lightbulb: There’s An App For That!

LIFX: Smartphone-Controlled LED Lightbulb: There’s An App For That!
Have you ever wanted to control the lights with your smartphone? Now you can, thanks to LIFX Smartbulbs. There have been already some LED lightbulbs that could be controlled by a remote. Now, you can use an app to control the mood of your room – or your entire house – from the comfort of your phone.

Chinese-Built Superyacht Can Be Controlled Via iPad

Chinese-Built Superyacht Can Be Controlled Via iPad
I guess that in the future, everyone will control everything using their tablets. With that in mind, some enterprising manufacturers in China decided to make their latest superyacht controllable via an iPad. I bet this beats your Parrot AR.Drone

Belkin LiveAction iOS Camera Remote Makes Sure You’re Always in the Shot

Belkin LiveAction iOS Camera Remote Makes Sure You’re Always in the Shot
The iPhone’s camera hardware and array of photo-enhancing and photo-sharing apps has made it a very popular pocket camera. But no app or iPhone photography course can help you when it comes to taking group shots without asking people to take turns as photographer.

Ninja Remote Trolls TVs Everywhere

Ninja Remote Trolls TVs Everywhere
This wouldn’t be the first gadget which is designed to mess with infrared remote control systems, but this one is designed to work it harder, make it better, do it faster and make it stronger than any of the previous gadgets.

Telesar V: Your Next Telepresence Robot Avatar

Telesar V: Your Next Telepresence Robot Avatar
Can’t make it to the big meeting in person? Send a robot in your place. Everybody’s going to be doing it, until board rooms are full of nothing but robots. Why not just use the phone you might say?
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