Somewhere in in my adolescence maybe it was 1990 I believed in this image. I use to think like so many other kids that I would live like the Jetsons did. Its amazing how fast 2014 came and we are still riding around on four wheels. Even though technology has made its strides in so many other arenas. Like curing diseases, creating prosthetics and even creating facial interfacing programs for casinos to determine wether or not someone is cheating. I was web surfing and came across a few things from this months IFA convention (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin) that reminded me of all the things I imagined would be happening in the next century. Here a re a few of the faves that I thought were worthy of being mentioned.
- Aswy’s levitating bluetooth speaker, it is a levitating speaker that is controlled through bluetooth. The levitation is due to a magnet that is placed in the belly of the base (sounds like a rock band). It can even be attached to your fridge, the price is even more surprising. Only $150 bones folks, this is a cool addition to any home.
- Dyson’s 360 eye, not as talkative as the robot housekeeper from the Jetsons but more efficient. This cleaning device has a camera that can see 360 degrees and navigate where to clean. No price or release date on this one but I would save a bunch of coins for this guy.
- Toshiba’s smart mirror, everything your iphone does but better. Imagine waking up in the morning and looking into your mirror. It will display your daily schedule, weather forecasts, stock statistics and tell you “Good Morning”. This is on the 007 coolness gauge. Its hi tech, sleek and a simplified way of starting your busy day.
Those were just a few things that caught my eye. We don’t have floating cars yet but I expect it pretty soon. Our marveling scientists of this generation are working to simplify everyone’s life with each gadget and prototype.