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Tag: Safety

Gurapika LED Flashlight Has Earthquake Warning System Built In

Gurapika LED Flashlight Has Earthquake Warning System Built In
Japan is no stranger to earthquakes. Despite this, the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami devastated the country. So you can never be prepared enough. That’s why Force Media, a Tokyo-based initiative, has now come up with a new flashlight that can alert people in the event of an earthquake.

Bulletproof Whiteboard Offers Those in the Classroom a Last Line of Defense

Bulletproof Whiteboard Offers Those in the Classroom a Last Line of Defense
My heart breaks every time I hear about school shootings and other incidents where people with guns fire at innocent people for no apparent reason. It’s especially heartbreaking if it happens at a school, no less, where almost no one expects to get hurt because they’re there to learn.
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Bell Rogue Helmet: Ride Like a Stormtrooper

Bell Rogue Helmet: Ride Like a Stormtrooper
When you’re riding a motorcycle, you need protection. Personally, after having a couple of minor accidents, I can appreciate the idea of a full-face helmet, especially if you like to ride fast. The Bell Rogue Helmet helps protect your face from bugs and wind while looking totally badass.

LockStar GPS Tracker Watches: The Spy Who Watched Me

LockStar GPS Tracker Watches: The Spy Who Watched Me
OK, so maybe you shouldn’t use a GPS tracker watch to spy on your loved ones, but you’ll be able to make sure that your little ones or older relatives are safe and sound. LockStar GPS watches are designed for families caring for children, the elderly, or anyone who you need to keep tabs on, ensuring that they will be found if lost.

Subway Signal Light Could Reduce Train Door Accidents

Subway Signal Light Could Reduce Train Door Accidents
It might sound funny when you hear about some poor commuter getting stuck in the door of the subway, but it’s actually pretty dangerous. I know I wouldn’t want it to happen to me. It’s something that can potentially happen to any one of us – especially on a crowded train – and designer Hyun Ju Park thinks he can tackle it with his Subway Signal Light concept.

Overade Collapsible Bike Helmet: Let’s Hope It Doesn’t Collapse in a Crash

Overade Collapsible Bike Helmet: Let’s Hope It Doesn’t Collapse in a Crash
One of the chief complaints from people who don’t wear bike helmets is that they’re too difficult to pack and carry with them wherever they go. Now there’s a helmet in the works that can actually fold down so it can fit neatly into your backpack or bag.

Drinkware of the Future Changes Color When Your Drink is Spiked

Drinkware of the Future Changes Color When Your Drink is Spiked
With so many people looking to take advantage of others when they get the chance, it’s high time for innovations like these to become a reality. So what exactly makes DrinkSavvy drinkware special? Well, for one, it might just save your life.

Escape Belt Automatically Unlocks Your Seatbelts If Your Car Goes Underwater

Escape Belt Automatically Unlocks Your Seatbelts If Your Car Goes Underwater
When I was growing up, an elderly man had a heart attack at a golf course not far from my house while driving. His car drove into one of the ponds on the property and was submerged for several days before anyone knew he was missing.

DoorBot Lets You Remotely Answer the Door with Your Smartphone

DoorBot Lets You Remotely Answer the Door with Your Smartphone
Picture this: you’re curled up on the couch with a blanket around you, sipping from a mug of hot cocoa after you started up your favorite movie. As the title credits roll, the doorbell rings. You’re not expecting anybody and you didn’t order any takeout, so who could it be?

Moj.io Makes Cars Smarter, Drivers Safer, Stalkers Stalkier

Moj.io Makes Cars Smarter, Drivers Safer, Stalkers Stalkier
Everyday objects are slowly being infused with modern technology.  There are fridges that can monitor their contents and automatically order online to restock themselves, socks that know how many times they’ve been washed and now, with the help of a tiny device, your car can be made so smart, it knows when it’s being towed and will tell you so.

Leo GPS Wristwatch Watches Over Its Wearer

Leo GPS Wristwatch Watches Over Its Wearer
There are already mobile GPS apps that we can use to help locate a person, but that assumes that the mobile device is with the person. Which is why I’m quite intrigued by the Leo. It’s a GPS wristwatch meant to be worn by children that is supposedly very hard to remove.

Ball-shaped Camera & Sensor: Real Life Battle Scanner

Ball-shaped Camera & Sensor: Real Life Battle Scanner
If you’ve ever played XCOM: Enemy Unknown, you’ll be familiar with the Battle Scanner, a gadget used by the game’s sniper class. The Battle Scanner provides visibility to an area covered by fog-of-war. A new company is currently working on a real world equivalent of that device.

Coyote Case Protects Both Your iPhone & You

Coyote Case Protects Both Your iPhone & You
A few days ago we saw an iPhone case with a built-in pepper spray. The Coyote Case isn’t as aggressive, but it was invented with the same idea in mind: to protect the owner of the phone as well as it protects the phone itself.

Car & Bike Horn Mod is Bleepin’ Loud

Car & Bike Horn Mod is Bleepin’ Loud
Peter Olt nearly got into an accident when a car suddenly cut into his lane, unable to hear – or perhaps ignoring – his honking and cussing. The incident prompted him to make some noise, so to speak.

Thermite Firefighting Robot Puts out Flames (and Looks Awesome Doing it)

Thermite Firefighting Robot Puts out Flames (and Looks Awesome Doing it)
Looking like a military version of Wall-E on steroids, Howe and Howe Technologies‘ latest robot is ready to extinguish fires while keeping human firefighters at a safe distance.

Locklite LED Key Attachment Unlocks the Dark

Locklite LED Key Attachment Unlocks the Dark
This gadget is quite old in Internet Age, but the concept behind it is sound. If you find yourself playing “Where’s the Keyhole?” when you come to your home at night, you’re either drunk, a character in a horror flick that’s about to die or it’s just too damn dark at your doorstep.
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