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This new padlock is reported to be the world’s first smart fingerprint padlock. 
 
Tapplock one, has the same classic shape of regular padlocks. It has a 7mm reinforced stainless steel shackle which is used to attach to lockers, bikes, chains and just ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003448-.htm Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 - Calendar - Competition http://www.designophy.com/calendar/design-competition-1000000646-red-dot-award.-product-design-2018-.htm Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018
The Red Dot, is established internationally as one of the most sought-after quality marks for good design. 
With the help of the jury, the internationally organised competition “Red Dot Award: Product Design” appraises the best products of the year. In 48 ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/calendar/design-competition-1000000646-red-dot-award.-product-design-2018-.htm Elon Musk Reveals More Details About His Plan to Colonize Mars - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003447-elon-musk-reveals-more-details-about-his-plan-to-colonize-mars.htm Elon Musk Reveals More Details About His Plan to Colonize Mars
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed a trove of new details on the company’s plan to colonize Mars.
 
He discussed technical details about the giant rocket that he says will take passengers to the Red Planet, the road map for getting to its first launch, and ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003447-elon-musk-reveals-more-details-about-his-plan-to-colonize-mars.htm Tommy Hilfiger is making clothes for people with disabilities - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003446-tommy-hilfiger-is-making-clothes-for-people-with-disabilities.htm Tommy Hilfiger is making clothes for people with disabilities
Tommy Hilfiger has a new line of clothes for an often overlooked set of customers -- people with disabilities.
 
The collection, which goes on sale Wednesday, uses magnets and Velcro to make it easier for people to get dressed. The line has 37 styles for men and 34 ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003446-tommy-hilfiger-is-making-clothes-for-people-with-disabilities.htm LunaR launches solar-powered smartwatch - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003445-lunar-launches-solar-powered-smartwatch.htm LunaR launches solar-powered smartwatch

 Though the smartwatch phenomenon exploded a number of years ago, it seems as if the "new and improved" features have come to a slight halt: we've seen alarm clocks, phone notifications, activity tracking, etc., but what come next? 

 
The answer may ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003445-lunar-launches-solar-powered-smartwatch.htm - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003444-.htm
The Kodak Pixpro Orbit 360 allows you three modes to take brilliant photos and videos and automatically share them on the go.
 
The Kodak Pixpro Orbit 360 4k VR Camera fits easily in the palm of your hand so it is convenient to take with you to capture your most ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003444-.htm Bisecu: The most advanced smart bike lock - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003443-bisecu.-the-most-advanced-smart-bike-lock.htm Bisecu: The most advanced smart bike lock
Every cyclist shares the same fear: no matter how tightly you chain down your bike, someone could still try to steal it and run off with it. Finally, Bisecu on Kickstarter claims to have a solution.
 
Bisecu is a bicycle smart lock that pairs with your phone via ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003443-bisecu.-the-most-advanced-smart-bike-lock.htm Exhale: The first Bionic Chandelier - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003442-exhale.-the-first-bionic-chandelier.htm Exhale: The first Bionic Chandelier
Exhale is the world's first living Bionic Chandelier which purifies the air indoor. 
 
This piece explores how advances in biotechnology and engineering can be applied to everyday objects and architecture to increase the quality of our lives. The chandelier ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003442-exhale.-the-first-bionic-chandelier.htm INFINITI Green Factor Design Contest - Calendar - Competition http://www.designophy.com/calendar/design-competition-1000000645-infiniti-green-factor-design-contest.htm INFINITI Green Factor Design Contest
Infiniti this year is looking for an eco-friendly product that can help to increase the level of the products introduced in the last editions.
 
Infiniti is pleased to announce the fifth Design Contest reserved for designers under the age of ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/calendar/design-competition-1000000645-infiniti-green-factor-design-contest.htm Introducing oculus Go - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003441-introducing-oculus-go.htm Introducing oculus Go
Virtual reality, wherever you want to take it.
 
Effortlessly enter VR with no PC or wires attached. Oculus Go is an all-in-one VR headset made to fit you.

Fit for ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003441-introducing-oculus-go.htm The year's most innovative architectural concepts revealed - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003440--the-years-most-innovative-architectural-concepts-revealed.htm  The year's most innovative architectural concepts revealed
A wooden tower in Nigeria, a community food center in Hawaii and a hydroelectric canal in Boston have been named among the most innovative architectural proposals of the year.
 
They join eight other winning projects in a new prize recognizing the biggest ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003440--the-years-most-innovative-architectural-concepts-revealed.htm California will allow self-driving cars without humans inside from 2018 - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003439-california-will-allow-self-driving-cars-without-humans-inside-from-2018.htm California will allow self-driving cars without humans inside from 2018
It's been announced that, starting next year, California will allow autonomous vehicles to drive on its roads without the need for a human to be sitting behind the wheel. The cars will also not require steering wheels, foot pedals or mirrors.
 
With so many tech ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003439-california-will-allow-self-driving-cars-without-humans-inside-from-2018.htm Breathe better with Flow - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003438-breathe-better-with-flow.htm Breathe better with Flow
Air pollution—breaking it down
 
Air pollution is a public health crisis on a global scale; 92% of the world’s population is breathing unhealthy air. The first step to finding clean air is understanding the underlying ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003438-breathe-better-with-flow.htm Soon you'll be able to charge your electric car - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003437-soon-youll-be-able-to-charge-your-electric-car.htm Soon you'll be able to charge your electric car
Good news for electric vehicles in the Philippines.
 
Shell will be installing 100 electric vehicle fast-charging stations across its service stations in the capital city of Manila.
 
According to Shell's local arm, Pilipinas Shell ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003437-soon-youll-be-able-to-charge-your-electric-car.htm This could be the future of hovering car design - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003436-this-could-be-the-future-of-hovering-car-design.htm This could be the future of hovering car design
The Float is a concept car by Yunchen Chai. It won the design competition hosted by Renault and Central Saint Martins. The participants of the competition had to design a car that emphasized electric power, autonomous driving, and connected technology. 
 
This ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003436-this-could-be-the-future-of-hovering-car-design.htm Leeds University scientists in disinfectant hospital door pad design - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003435-leeds-university-scientists-in-disinfectant-hospital-door-pad-design.htm Leeds University scientists in disinfectant hospital door pad design
Scientists at the University of Leeds have helped to develop a door entry pad that disinfects itself.
 
The product is designed to replace traditional aluminium plates on hospital doors.
 
It incorporates a textile material that ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003435-leeds-university-scientists-in-disinfectant-hospital-door-pad-design.htm Italian Manufacturer Tacita Introduces Electric Cruiser - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003434-italian-manufacturer-tacita-introduces-electric-cruiser.htm Italian Manufacturer Tacita Introduces Electric Cruiser
Italian electric motorcycle manufacturer Tacita has launched an all-electric cruiser with a massive battery for longer range. The bike, called the T-cruiser, is claimed to run for 270 km on a single charge. The Tacita T-Cruiser is available in three power versions - 7.5 kWh, 15 kWh and the ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003434-italian-manufacturer-tacita-introduces-electric-cruiser.htm Smart wheel for bikes - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003433-smart-wheel-for-bikes-.htm Smart wheel for bikes
Assaf Biderman is the CEO of a Cambridge, Mass.-based startup called Superpedestrian, which includes among its backers Tony Fadell, sometime ‘godfather of the iPod and founder of the Google’s Nest thermostat. This week sees the hard launch in Europe of his Copenhagen Wheel, a ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003433-smart-wheel-for-bikes-.htm Google's new wireless headphones can translate 40 languages in realtime - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003432-googles-new-wireless-headphones-can-translate-40-languages-in-realtime.htm Google's new wireless headphones can translate 40 languages in realtime
Google has just unveiled the Pixel Buds - a pair of wireless headphones that are equipped with Google Assistant, enabling them to translate up to 40 languages in real-time. Connected to the Pixel smartphone, they're also capable of sending and reading texts, adjusting volume, playing or ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003432-googles-new-wireless-headphones-can-translate-40-languages-in-realtime.htm Effie - Irons your clothes for you - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003431-effie---irons-your-clothes-for-you.htm Effie - Irons your clothes for you
Effie is a new domestic appliance that irons your clothes for you.
 
effie can take up to 12 items at once. Simply hang all of your garments up on the exposed rail, and after clicking go, sit back as each item is treated one by ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003431-effie---irons-your-clothes-for-you.htm "Starburst" container residence to rise in California desert - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003430-.quot.starburst.quot.-container-residence-to-rise-in-california-desert.htm "Starburst" container residence to rise in California desert
The humble shipping container changed the world sixty years ago when it revolutionized international trade. Now it's getting a second career in architecture, where it started out as a no-frills, low-cost option but is fast getting incorporated into luxury designs ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003430-.quot.starburst.quot.-container-residence-to-rise-in-california-desert.htm New Technology Turns Any Object Into TV Remote - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003429--new-technology-turns-any-object-into-tv-remote.htm  New Technology Turns Any Object Into TV Remote
Researchers from Lancaster University in the UK show a novel technique that allows body movement, or movement of objects, to be used to interact with screens.
 
The 'Matchpoint' technology, which only requires a simple webcam, works by displaying moving targets ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003429--new-technology-turns-any-object-into-tv-remote.htm Google's New Gadgets Come With a Big Helping of A.I. - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003428-googles-new-gadgets-come-with-a-big-helping-of-a.i..htm Google's New Gadgets Come With a Big Helping of A.I.
Google’s unveiling of new smartphones, smart speakers and other gadgets had all the makings of a typical technology product launch: a fawning crowd of superfans, skeptical journalists, slick product videos, not-so-subtle jabs at the competition, and overly romanticized descriptions of ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003428-googles-new-gadgets-come-with-a-big-helping-of-a.i..htm Kanga- Newborn resuscitation kit for developing countries - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003427-kanga--newborn-resuscitation-kit-for-developing-countries.htm Kanga- Newborn resuscitation kit for developing countries
Surviving the golden minute. The mobile resuscitation kit Kanga. 
 
Time is life. One million babies die each year due to lack of oxygen at birth, 99% of them in low resource settings. The risk of death could be decreased by 16% for every 30 seconds ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003427-kanga--newborn-resuscitation-kit-for-developing-countries.htm Honda's agile disaster robot crawl and squeeze through tight places - Newslog http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003426-hondas-agile-disaster-robot-crawl-and-squeeze-through-tight-places.htm Honda's agile disaster robot crawl and squeeze through tight places
In its secretive R&D department, Honda has been developing a bipedal disaster robot designed to climb through crumbled buildings.
 
Honda unveiled the prototypical E2-DR robot last week at the 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems in ... ]]> http://www.designophy.com/newslog/design-article-1000003426-hondas-agile-disaster-robot-crawl-and-squeeze-through-tight-places.htm