A startup called Waverly Labs is developing Pilot, a set of smart earbuds that translate between users speaking different languages. This translator wearable works in conjunction with a custom app that utilizes speech recognition and machine translation to help you communicate. These are a potential travel winner.
Doppler Labs, the creators of DUBS Acoustic Filters for hearing protection are launching a new product called the Here Active Listening System, a set of wireless earbuds that allows the user to EQ or ‘filter’ the sound according to what they’re listening to or what kind of environment they’re in.
If a comet hurls through space and nobody’s there to hear it, does it make a sound?
With Virgin Galactic selling $250,000 flights to space that are taking place later this year and all the activity that has been taking place with the development of the International Space Station, it was only a matter of time that we’d hear about the first ‘mainstream’ technology solution for those early explorers planning to travel there soon.
Cue, PayPal Galactic who just revealed their plans to be the first interstellar commerce solution to help you with your transactional banking needs in space…
Watch this visual representation of how western dance music spread across continents and developed/influenced the spread of different genres. It’s a huge subject condensed into a cool graphic.
A pretty amazing short piece…what went into it? Only…3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage…