A gadget to scan old negatives

Scanning negatives and slides and without having to use a computer, it is the goal of iConvert. It is, as its name suggests, a smart converter presented it recently at the site of Brookstone. iConvert can scan negatives, slides and photographs on paper and convert them into digital files so Read more…

The Fight Club way robot in Japan

Japan is without a doubt, one of the most advanced in robotics. In the land of the Rising Sun, it’s not just humans who engage in martial arts, such humanoid form and even have their own tournaments. There are mini-championships which take place in the shade and even official tournaments Read more…

A jumping robot inspired by locust

To browse or do research in areas of difficult access, nothing beats a practical robot that can easily be controlled remotely. One created by researchers at the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), one of the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology seems more Read more…

Reptilian, cobra watch

Reptilian, watch cobraAt first glance, seems to be a bracelet Replitian design inspired by a cobra and decorated with LED lights. In fact, this reptile that wraps around the wrist of a watch proves to be more complicated with its very particular reading.

Reptilian was designed by French designer Patrick for Tokyoflash. The watch has a button under the neck of a snake, that is to say between the bracelet and the onscreen user’s wrist. This button turns the LED lights for reading time. To operate it, it supports the body of the snake. It must be pressed once for an hour, twice to three times to date and the day of the week. With its articulated form, the bracelet fits all sizes with comfort. The opening and closing of the bracelet are made at the first knuckle, closest to the head of the cobra.