Author: Jordan McGee

Meeting Owl

Why?   Due to quarantine and travel restrictions, some families and loved ones cannot get together during summer. However, thanks to Meeting Owl, families are able to video call each other in a new innovative way. The product’s 360° camera technology automatically highlights and shifts focus to different people in the room when they speak. Quarantine has shown that people can still stay in constant contact through the power of technology, and Meeting Owl shows the course video communication is headed.  ...

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IRobot Mirra 530 Pool Cleaning Robot

Why?   Nothing is more enjoyable on a warm summer day than relaxing in one’s pool; however, no one enjoys the process of having clean it. Thankfully it looks like no one will have to handpick leaves out of their pool anytime soon thanks to a new invention from IRobot.  The Mirra 530 uses sensors to map out the dimensions of one’s pool and manages to clean both the pool’s surfaces and water. Through the help of AI, people are now able to enjoy the luxury of a pool without the hassle of having to maintain it.  ...

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Why?   Summer is the season where people love to go to the beach or enjoy various water sports. That being said, communication between someone onshore and someone in the water is not always easy. SeaTalkie provides a waterproof walkie talkie that allows people to communicate in water as well as on land. The device is perfect for parents who want to call their children back to shore or lifeguards who wish to alert people of potential danger. The walkie talkie is secure and can either be worn through a strap or by clipping it on to oneself. SeaTalkie...

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NBA ‘Smart’ Ring

Why?   With the NBA resuming its season, there is still a concern about players contracting Covid-19. Although the players will be isolated at Disney World, the NBA still wants to ensure its participants’ safety. That being said, the NBA has partnered with Oura, a company that has distributed state of the art rings that track sleep, pulse, movement, heart activity, and temperature. Players have been instructed to wear the ring at all times as it will help track possible symptoms of Covid-19 three days in advance with ninety percent accuracy.   ...

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Trace Action Sports Tracker

Why?   The start of summer brings back a handful of seasonal activities, and the Trace Action Sports Tracker looks to be the hot commodity amongst adrenaline junkies. The product is popular amongst the surfing, kiteboarding, and snowboarding communities and is certain to expand to others. By directly attaching the tracking beacon under one’s board, the tracker uses state of the art technology to provide various statistics about any given session. All of these metrics are found on the Trace Tech Specs app, which simultaneously uses the tracker to gather the data.  ...

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