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Tag: Safety

Halo Master Chief Motorcycle Helmet Lets You Cosplay While Riding

Halo Master Chief Motorcycle Helmet Lets You Cosplay While Riding
A couple years back we spotted this awesome Halo Master Chief motorcycle helmet when it was nothing more than a concept in digital form on a computer. Fast forward a few years and that helmet is now officially available to purchase, ready for you to wear on your motorcycle to protect your dome from damage in an accident.

ZØRE X Gun Lock Aims to Secure Guns Better, Unlock Faster

ZØRE X Gun Lock Aims to Secure Guns Better, Unlock Faster
If you own a gun, safety should be a priority. One of the latest efforts to improve gun safety comes from Israeli startup ZØRE. The ZØRE X gun lock provides access to a firearm using a personalized pin code.

Cobra and ESCORT Offer Great Tech Gifts for Drivers

Cobra and ESCORT Offer Great Tech Gifts for Drivers
This post brought to you by Cobra. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Technabob. These days, cars offer all sorts of built-in technology to improve driver safety and convenience. But there are some automotive gadgets that you’ll want to consider adding after the fact too.

Honda & Hitachi Breathalyzer for Car Smart Keys: Keytotaler

Honda & Hitachi Breathalyzer for Car Smart Keys: Keytotaler
These days, you can have a breathalyzer installed in your car, but someday the life-saving device may be able to warn you while you’re still at the party. Honda and Hitachi say they’re working on a breathalyzer that’s compact enough to be integrated into a car’s smart key.

Coyote Armored Vest Protects Small Dogs from Attacks

Coyote Armored Vest Protects Small Dogs from Attacks
Little dogs are vulnerable to all kinds of harmful things, including women who like to put them in bags and carry them around. If you want to let your little dog walk around by himself, he is going to need protection.

Fleye Drone Hides Moving Parts in its Shell: UAV Protection

Fleye Drone Hides Moving Parts in its Shell: UAV Protection
Even though consumer UAVs are becoming smarter and easier to use, they can still cause physical harm. Just last month a baby lost one of his eyes because he was accidentally hit by a quadcopter’s propeller.

Lifestyle Home Elevator Will Beam You up. Eventually.

Lifestyle Home Elevator Will Beam You up. Eventually.
English company Terry Lifts has a small elevator designed to be an alternative to chairlifts. The Lifestyle Home Elevator lets residents, especially old people, shuffle between their floors with ease. It’s also a hilarious way to make an entrance.

The Government’s Fireworks Safety Demonstration Is Horrifying

The Government’s Fireworks Safety Demonstration Is Horrifying
It’s July 4th weekend – a time for cookouts and fireworks all across the country. And where there are fireworks, there’s danger. So the government has taken it upon themselves to give us a fireworks safety demonstration video.

Explorer 360º Tactical Camera: Ball of the Beholder

Explorer 360º Tactical Camera: Ball of the Beholder
Back in 2012, we featured Bounce Imaging’s concept for a throwable camera that could stream a 360º image to a mobile device. The device is now on sale, and while many of its proposed features didn’t make the cut its basic functions are intact.

Kingii Personal Flotation Device: One Wrist, No Risk

Kingii Personal Flotation Device: One Wrist, No Risk
If you’re into aquatic activities the best wearable accessory for you could be the Kingii. It’s a compact and easy to use personal flotation device that you wear on your wrist. In case of emergency, pull its lever and it’ll help you stay afloat.

Ford Camera Tech Can See Around Corners

Ford Camera Tech Can See Around Corners
I’ve had a backup camera in all of my cars for the last five years or so, and I think it’s a godsend for backing out of tight spaces, and for parallel parking too. As the technology matures and cameras continue to get smaller and cheaper, car companies are starting to expand their usage beyond simple rear view images.

A Periscope for Cyclists: Pedi-Scope

A Periscope for Cyclists: Pedi-Scope
Mike Lane’s Pedi-Scope is a simple analog device that will free cyclists of squealing from their neck pain. Squeaking from the freaking. Oinking from the boinking. The Pedi-Scope straps to the front of your bicycle and shows the view up front on a horizontal glass display, letting you see what’s ahead while you’re looking down.

Flexible, Fast-charging, Nonflammable Battery Could Keep Gadgets Going and Going

Flexible, Fast-charging, Nonflammable Battery Could Keep Gadgets Going and Going
Consumer technology has improved by leaps and bounds in the past decade alone. But we all know that the same can’t be said of rechargeable batteries. That’s why scientists from Stanford University and their Chinese and Taiwanese colleagues are proud of their invention: a durable, safe and flexible battery that can be charged in just one minute.

Collapsible Bike Helmet Won’t Collapse Your Head

Collapsible Bike Helmet Won’t Collapse Your Head
This collapsible bike helmet is pretty awesome. It might get people to wear a helmet that would normally never wear one. The Closca Fuga Black collapsible helmet offers a nice alternative to the typical helmet since it will easily fit in a bag and it even looks kinda cool.

Pong for Pedestrians Now a Real Device: Why Did the Chicken Not Cross the Street?

Pong for Pedestrians Now a Real Device: Why Did the Chicken Not Cross the Street?
Back in 2012 we found out about StreetPong, a concept for a fun way to encourage pedestrians to wait for the Walk sign to go off before crossing a street. Sandro Engel, Amelie Künzler and Holger Michel came up with the idea.

Android App Lets You Lock Other Phones Remotely: Ignore No More

Android App Lets You Lock Other Phones Remotely: Ignore No More
Angry and worried that her children were not answering her calls and texts, Sharon Standifird decided to create an app that would let her lock her kids’ phones down. She learned how to develop for Android and eventually created Ignore No More.