10 Nano Engineered Trendy Gadgets

Nanotechnology or nanotech, the study of the controlling of matter on an atomic and molecular scale, has brought about a revolution in the field of science and technology, for it has the potential to create many new materials and devices with a vast range of applications, such as in medicine, electronics and energy production. Designers have taken a leaf from nanotech and have created gadgets that are worth appreciation, and here we have listed a few for your delight.

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Envisioning a future where you could smell, touch and taste anything before buying or playing with it, CD&I Associates is set to evolve your net surfing and shopping habits or trends, allowing technology to build new interactive media which can be accessed anywhere, anytime. Designed as a part of “La Fin Du Design” Exhibition, the “Sense” is wireless device that allows consumers to have a closer approach with their favorite web sites, movies and games, creating a strong sensitive and more emotional connection between users and experiences. Read more

Electrolux Duo infuser
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Introducing the new generation of tea infusers, Mexican designer Emma Moreno has come up with an innovative infuser entitled the “Duo” that uses nanotechnology for heating, giving an entirely new meaning to the traditional way of making tea. The new infuser is simple to use, all you need to do is fill it up, turn it on and choose the heating level, and then put it into your cup where it heats up as soon as it gets in touch with hot water. Read more

AVA Bluetooth touch-phone
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Taking the most out of a gadget used in day-to-day life, Uzbek designer Donnie Mamanov has come up with an innovative touch-phone that features dynamic nano technology to provide a functional platform to next-gen users. Featuring a semi rounded shape with glossy metallic finish, the concept phone measures 160mm in length and 60mm in width, with only 7mm thickness, presenting a slim and sleek device for the geeks. Read more

Self-Energy Converting Sunglasses
Designed by Hyun-Joong Kim and Kwang-Seok Jeong, the SIG or ‘Self-Energy Converting Sunglasses’ is the latest innovative device for powering your gadgets. The multifunctional sunglasses come with dye solar cells, used with nanotechnology, lenses that turns sun rays into electrical energy, which is good enough to power all sort of small gadgets. Read more

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Morph is a concept that demonstrates how future mobile devices might be stretchable and flexible, allowing the user to transform their mobile device into radically different shapes. So basically you can change it in to a circle, a sphere and maybe even a cone to put your ice cream in! Read more

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Researchers from Sunchon National University in Suncheon, South Korea, and Rice University in Houston have built a radio frequency identification tag that can be printed directly onto cereal boxes and potato chip bags. The tag uses ink laced with carbon nanotubes to print electronics on paper or plastic that could instantly transmit information about a cart full of groceries. Read more

In comes Cowbell, a monitoring device, and you realize how simple it is to record key data points of your livestock. The device tracks and offers vital information on the body temperature, heat cycle, and feed intake of the animal. In addition to this, it can also be used as a video camera to capture visual data of cattle. Read more

The Nanobot was developed within the scope of the concept-movie project “Fluxion” for Michael Bamber. In his science fiction vision the Nanobots appear for the first time in the middle of the 21st century and are used in the medical area and in the armed forces. Read more

Statement loudspeakers
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German speaker company Heco has unveiled its new floorstanding design, the Statement. The new 3-way floorstanding reflex bass speaker system is being claimed by the company to be the best of over 50 years experience in loudspeaker design. Don’t worry! They are not that expensive at £3000 for a pair. Standing 1.23m tall and weighing 43kg a piece, the new top Heco model combine a hexagonal cabinet profile with advanced driver design and layout. Read more

Color-Shifting Contact Lenses
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Diabetics are saddled with the unenviable task of checking their blood sugar levels constantly. But a new non-invasive technology lets diabetics keep tabs on their glucose levels with contact lenses that change colors as their blood sugar rises and falls. Read more


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