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ion engine

Ion Engine – Future Propulsion

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ShiftWear shoes

Animated Footwear – ShiftWear

These completely waterproof and machine washable kicks give an individual complete creative control over the style, colour and graphics on their shoes, either animated or still. Shiftwear – disrupting the footwear industry!

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Reduce reuse grow - coffee cups

Disposable coffee cups embedded with seeds

One eco-friendly company from California is striving to make a difference with the coolest invention for caffeine lovers ever! Reduce. Reuse. Grow., a startup company based out of San Louis Obispo in California, USA, invented the world’s first plantable coffee cup.

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Magic Leap

Augmented reality to turn your world on its head!

Magic Leap is somewhat of a paradigm shift when it comes to the future of our media rich future. Glancing towards your mobile device (most often a smart phone) has become the norm, an every day part of most peoples day in the first world sector for certain. “This one device could replace every gadget you own”.

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The Future is Now!

The Future Is Now! – 10/21/15 – A Special Message From Doc Brown

Doc Brown from the movie franchise “Back to the Future” where he and Marty McFly travel to the year 2015 on this very day in the second instalment of the series. Many fans have noted, the future looks a little different now than it did in the 1989 film, as highlighted by The Doc in this clip.

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Glowing Plants

Glowing Plants – Future Lighting

A fantastic new plan to light our streets through the use of glowing plants may well be a step in the right direction for sustainable communities. The drop in cost to a council by omitting the likes of numerous street lamps and their respective electrics and bulbs would make a[…]

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Telepathy wearable tech

Future interactive wearable tech

Telepathy One, the futuristic-looking wearable technology device wraps around the back of a user’s head and includes built-in headphones and a screen for visuals. While Google Glass looks like a futuristic pair of glasses, Telepathy One has a more minimal design that won’t physically touch the user’s face.

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Protocell Trainers

Protocell Trainers – Future footwear

London designer and researcher Shamees Aden is developing a concept for running shoes. dubbed “Protocell Trainers” that would be 3D-printed from synthetic biological material and could repair themselves overnight.

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Electronic Fashion

Electronic fabric fashion

Will our future wardrobes consist of ‘smart materials’ which adapt to the weather or the occasion or mood of the wearer? Many innovations in the field of textile design and fashion as starting to emerge. The line between technology, interactivity and functional fashion may indeed becoming blurred a little more each day.

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Robot Performance

Future Performers

The future of performance may well indeed become even more fabricated than it is today. See the following clip ‘The Pieces Fit’ by Module. This music is more than a vocal with effects and a snazzy clip to match. The female robot vocal is completely synthetic. It is done by[…]

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Eidos Augmented reality

Enhancing our Senses

Augmented reality has been a round for a while. What is new is considering how we might be able to look at enhancing our basic senses through technology to improve our reality. Eidos have developed two main prototypes which look at approaching the nature of how we see and how we hear in a very different way indeed.

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