Category Archives: Gadgets on the Go

Star Gazing in France in a Pop-Up Cabin

I found this in my Springwise Trends newsletter: French tourism company Bocages has created a pop-up cabin for four that is designed specifically for stargazing. Each cabin features a transparent dome in the roof, a telescope and a sky observation kit. Just launched this year, Carré d’étoiles, portable and reversible cube-shaped structures crafted with recyclable […]

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Technology Coming to Keep Kids Safe at Amusement Parks

Merlin Entertainment Group is running field trials of a new technology at Legoland near Munich in Germany. This new gadget is a novel, a low-radiation, tracking device designed by Israeli company KeepMClose to help parents keep track of their kids at the amusement park. For a more in-depth story about this gadget on the go, […]

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Whatcha Wanna Do?

Wannado City, America’s first indoor role-playing theme park for kids based in South Florida, has recently opened M-Lab. Created by Motorola, M-Lab emplowers young visitors to discover a career in innovation while touching upon science and technology in a high-tech, highly immersive environment. In a press release, Peter Aloumanis, vice president, Motorola Sales & Services, […]

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Minority Report Touch Screen Now Available

In the science fiction thriller Minority Report, Tom Cruise’ character interacts with a computer via a three-dimensional touch screen interface. Accenture, a global technology and corporate consulting agency, has brought a similar technology to life and installed it at Terminal 3 of Chicago’s O’Hare airport. The high-definition, interactive screen, which is 10 feet wide and […]

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It’s a "Gadgets on the Go" World

A majority of American families take a variety of electronic gadgets with them on vacation, a new study released yesterday found. 85 percent bring cell phones 75 percent bring digital cameras 35 percent bring portable CD players 33 percent bring portable gaming devices On top of that, 87 percent of those surveyed said they plan […]

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