Smarter Workout Gear

by Johan on June 5, 2006

Smarter Workout Gear

With your $5,000, you can you can purchase a Pocket-PC Nerve Express from company Heart Rhythm Instruments. It includes an iPaq, a Polar belt, and a transducer. Just strap a monitor belt around your torso, and it sends info of your physical fitness level and your autonomous nervous to an HP iPAQ Pocket PC. The PDA’s preinstalled software will spit out info and a chart about your physical fitness in terms of wellness and adaptability. Via OhGizmo.

Hibiscus, The New Rescue Robot

by Johan on June 5, 2006

Hibiscus, The New Rescue Robot

Chiba Institute of Technology Japan has developed a new rescue robot named Hibiscus. This robot’s main purpose is to look for survivors in case of disasters like earthquakes which are common in Japan. It has an infrared thermal camera which can detect trapped survivors in the rubble by their heat signature. With the max speed of 1.1 meters per second, this robot communicates to operator via Wi-Fi 802.11g and is using a SH-4 processor. Dimensions are 370 mm x 650 mm x 180 mm and weighs is 22.5 kg. It is powered by a 3700 mAh Lithium Polymer battery which lasts for 60 minutes. This rescue robot costs 3000,000 Yen or about $ 26,800. Via NewLaunches.

Xbox Webcam

by FreshEffect on June 5, 2006

Xbox Webcam

The Xbox 360 will be getting it’s webcam on the 2nd of October. The camera will be able to record 640 x 480 pixel video at 30fps and take 1.3MP photos. Be on the look out for this hot Xbox 360 accessory. Via Stuff Mag.

World Cup iPod Video Case

by FreshEffect on June 5, 2006

World Cup iPod Video Case

VajaCases’s World Cup Collection iPod Video Case feautres a padded interior, screen and wheel protectors, headphones, syncs & charge cutouts and easy access to all touch functions. The cases come in variety of teams. Via Ideal Gadget.

Wireless Cameras Hunter Exposed

by Johan on June 5, 2006

Wireless Cameras Hunter Exposed

The Wireless Camera Hunter is a handheld unit which can scan all the commonly used video frequencies in a 500 foot range and will lock on to the nearest signal in less than 5 seconds. This device has two built-in 2.5 inch color TFT screen. The first screen displays the video feed that comes from the nearest camera. The smaller LCD indicates its frequency which is adjustable. Get this device at BrickHouseSecurity for $499.95. Via OhGizmo.