New inventions for the future
By. Fernando Pico (Tech Editor)
Innovative people are working overtime to make life easier and simpler, each one brings each time something new, challenging and smart!
- The electrical supermarket trolley
Israeli engineer Avraham Hagay came up with the idea of an electrical supermarket trolley where an electric motor is attached to one of the wheels on the back of the trolley, it is all about offering assistance to the shoppers when they find hard time pushing heavy trolleys around.
He tested it in a local supermarket and it was well received, but he didn’t sell his idea to anyone yet.
- Moving the Maldives onto huge semi submersible oil rigs
Mayank Thammalla, an architecture student who grew up in New Zealand, created the “swim or sink” project for his Masters of Architecture thesis, he imagined a semi submersible oil rigs built for permanent human habitation with a special environment created to be as natural as possible, with places of worship ,markets and shops; Maldives is a small island nation located in the south western part of India, that has the lowest average ground elevation in the world,1.5 meters above sea level and this is of great concern to its people.
Mayank wanted through his project to save and preserve up to 2000 year old culture and unique identity ;satellite measurements tells that the annual rate of water rise over the past 20 years has been 3.2 millimeters a year, and the islands will continually sink deeper.
- Android phone with an aptness for underwater photography
It’s the Torque GO2 by Kyocera company in Japan who claimed to be its first sea water resistant Smartphone, it is designed to resist seawater, it operates and takes photos in salt water.
The phone’s camera software includes an underwater mode to keep colors vivid, it can resist humidity, extreme temperatures and low pressure, it is ideal for surfers, hikers, climbers, runners and campers, it comes with a pre-loaded apps for tracking weather and water conditions.
No pricing info is fixed yet and it is only available in Japan in the time being.
And last but not least, here are some of the useful inventions for our daily use
- Movie theater in the bathroom, especially for those who spend long time sitting on toilettes, this way they can’t miss a thing
- Solar power charger
- Back pack with hood
- Dry seats benches that can be turned
© Reina Sankari 2015