Digital Cutting Board

Digital Cutting Board

The Almighty Board is the ultimate kitchen assistant. This smart-board will simultaneously serve as your cutting board, display your recipes, provide step-by-step directions and weigh your ingredients out for you. After you wash it, it will even tell you if it has been cleaned enough to avoid cross-contamination or food poisoning. If only it could do the dishes too!

0 Designer: Jaewan Jeong

Robotic Movement with a Difference

Robotic Movement with a Difference

ITRI MediRobot by Pilotfish is a robotic assistant that can lift and transfer patients with limited mobility and assist their caregiver. Traditional lifters have their drawbacks and have to be used in combination with wheelchairs etc. This servo-controlled MediRobot not only helps in transferring the patient from bed to the bathroom (or help in walking) but also displays information like weight and blood pressure collected via sensors on the sling.

0 Designer: Pilotfish

Sticker 3D Vision

Sticker 3D Vision

Viewing 3D cinema is a truly gripping experience but for the 3D glasses! Besides being heavy and awkward for those already wearing numbered glasses, they are a material waste and pose a health hazard. Stix offers an easy solution by being a pair of self-adhesive sticker 3D viewing films. Simply slap them onto your current numbered glasses and enjoy your 3D movie.

0 Designers: Lucy Jung & Daejin Ahn

Hardcore Camera

Hardcore Camera

The EXTU stands for “extreme utility” – it’s a versatile camera system that pushes the capabilities of shooting to the limit. Designed for use in a variety of situations, the cam, batteries, and specialized mounts feature a rugged body composed of hard-anodized aluminum, ABS plastic, and silicone rubber to withstand drops, hits and extreme conditions like snow, water, and sand. Hit the jump and check out the vid!

0 Designer: Mathias Mayrhofer

Smart Cookin'

Smart Cookin’

Set to hit markets by the end of this year, the IQcook by Gorenje aims to reinvent the way we cook. The magnetic smart sensor, which can be placed on any lid, allows completely safe and controlled cooking while also providing up to 40% power savings. The device syncs wirelessly with the cooking hob to regulate heat so the user can concentrate on the rest of their cooking without having to worry about water boiling over or food being over-cooked. It’s about time we had something like this!

0 Designer: Gorenje

Business Cards of the Future

Business Cards of the Future

Halo is a simple, yet technologically advanced solution for cutting the inefficiency of business cards and the vast amount of paper waste they produce each year. Using Bluetooth technology, the digital card makes it possible for users to trade cards in one simple selection on the touch-sensitive screen. The transferred “card” can even have its own unique style, just like a regular paper card. There’s also money to be saved in the long run as the user no longer has to purchase replacement cards!

0 Designer: Fitorio Leksono

This Watch goes Ninja

This Watch goes Ninja

There’s a brand new cool and cute watch in town, and it goes by the name Ninja Time. This little beast has two “eyes” which show the hour and the minute, while the rest of the watch is dedicated to framing them in a way that looks assuredly ninja in style! The entire casing is made from molded plastic, the dials controlled by the ninja’s “ears” so you can set the time whenever you like.

0 Designer: Andy Kurovets

Tiny Car Tower of Power

Tiny Car Tower of Power

What you’re about to take a look at is a vehicle that may be shorter and more to the point than any car you’ve yet experience. This is the eSetta, inspired by the legendary BMW Isetta, made to be as compact as possible with its intent being set for the car sharing environment across the earth. Will its bright red and yellow accents be enough to entice you to get tiny?

0 Designer: Tony Weichselbraun

Sugar Explosion!

Sugar Explosion!

Introducing the Calorie Bomb! – For those times when we suppress the guilt and say, “F#&% the diet!” It’s a shameless treat that pokes a bit of fun at calorie counters and tastes as good as it looks.

0 Designer: Raphael Volkmer

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

The short length of time it takes for kids to grow out of their clothes means parents are spending a lot of money on clothes- even more so when it comes to expensive sports gear. GRO is a set of protective hockey equipment designed to gradually expands as the wearer grows. Simple yet effective functionality that will protect kids (and wallets) for years after purchase!

0 Designer: Matt Hughson

Genetic Patchwork

Genetic Patchwork

The First Gift blanket is a modern take on the heirloom blanket with a clever scientific twist. Meant to be continuously passed down from generation to generation, the blanket highlights the sanctity of genetics with a representation of each recipient’s own unique DNA added onto it when it is given to them. It’s a smart and personal reminder that the familial bond goes deeper than the surface.

0 Designer: Ben Landau

Not Your Grandma's Washboard

Not Your Grandma’s Washboard

But just as easy to use! As appliances become increasingly multi-functional, so does their complexity of use. Gorenje’s red dot winning SensoCARE washing mashing achieves balance between technological functionality and user friendliness by focusing a straightforward design approach on the UI and the machine’s overall ergonomics. The operations panel has been visually conceived in a way that makes selection much easier for the user, without posing any restrictions on custom adjustments and settings of the machine.

0 Designer: Gorenje

The Modern Milking Stool

The Modern Milking Stool

“All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.” Inspired by the artist Grant Wood’s famous quote, the Milking Stool has all the trappings of a really good idea.┬áThe stool is simple, however unique with its contrasted tones of cork and ply, as well as its additional smart strip of bright stainless steel that belts the whole thing together like a ribbon. Lightweight, stackable, eco-friendly, recyclable, and visually charming… what more could you ask for?!

0 Designer: Noddy Boffin