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Some drowning incidents can be easily prevented, and a wearable device wants to keep tabs on submersion time while your kids are at the pool. The iSwimband is a Bluetooth-enabled sensor that syncs up with an iOS device to alert you when that little one has been under water for too long. The gadget...

July 25th 2014 at 6:16pm 0 Comments
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If you think the person above looks weathered, broken and a little bit ill, you'd be right. After all, it's the last day of CES, and although this editor wasn't sure he had any working neurons left, he nevertheless took a trip to InteraXon's booth to check out the consumer-ready version of Muse, t...

January 10th 2014 at 9:09pm 0 Comments
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Usually when an EEG sensor headset graces these pages, it's used to peer into your thoughts or grant the wearer the power to control other gadgets with his or her mind. While such uses have appeal, start-up company Axio has a new EEG headband that aims to help you learn to better control your own...

June 19th 2012 at 8:39pm 0 Comments
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Forget controlling things with your mind, hands or feet -- how's about your completely underutilized eyebrows? Without any real output in mind, one Robert Carlsen designed the Brauswtich to give wearers the ability to control any number of things with just an eyebrow raise. Fully endorsed by The Ro...

February 26th 2009 at 1:29pm 0 Comments
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While most folks working to improve on the traditional lie detector have veered towards MRIs, EEGs and the like, Scott Bunce of Drexel University's College of Medicine has taken a decidedly different approach and turned to an infrared light-based method, which he seems to think would be both less e...

September 24th 2008 at 12:58pm 0 Comments
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I'm sure you love using your iPod Shuffle, but you have hoped and hoped that someone would create a product that would let you look fairly silly while jamming out to some tunes. Enter the uSport Headband, a nearly wireless way to listen to your iPod Shuffle.I'm not the headband sort myself, but perh...

April 21st 2006 at 10:00am 0 Comments