The company Oru Kayak Inc have developed a foldable kayak that won the best product award on ISPO 2014 in Munich. It started out as a kickstarter project in 2012 and is now a blooming company that sells kayaks all…

The group Robofold have developed a method of using industrial robots for complex folding of metal sheets. Founder Gregory Epps started the project 2010 and have grown to at least at least three individuals. With their two ABB robots, named…

Exoskeleton suits, also known as wearable robotics, have been around the last couple of years, but are still a bit too pricey for the everyday consumer. One of the leading companies, Ekso Bionics, have been around since 2005 and have…

With new techniques for printing circuitry a new range of disposable sensors are being developed. The electronics are printed at a speed of a few meters per seconds enabling large volumes each day. Temperature sensors for package control and biosensors for…

The active speed bump Actibump is now beeing installed on the Öresund bridge between south of Sweden and Denmark. Its placed in the payment stations to ensure that vehicles keep the 30 km/h speed limit when passing through. It’s an…

The Swedish company Annas Case AB is soon deploying their first product: a smartphone holder for toilet surfers, designed by industrial designer David Qvick. Apparently around 50% of the Swedish population uses the smartphone while sitting on the toilet.. I wonder if…

The Swedish company Division by Zero have developed a product to help disabled and demented people to virtually bike around in society with Google Street View. An exercise bike with steering have been integrated with their existing gamer screen jDome,…

A good video tutorial of basic functions for an abacus have been published on youtube by Lindblå Läs och Skrivutveckling. This is a good starting point for anybody wanting to learn how to use an Abacus to improve their arithmetic skills. More…