Sunday Spotlight – The Gadgets We Loved in May
May had us showcasing gadgets focused on extreme ends and lots of different worlds: air quality, water saving, pet monitoring and assisting those who have trouble hearing. With a total of 4 unique inventions, this month was all about sustainability, support and a better life for all. Read on to see what they were!
So much has been said about our air quality and how important it is to monitor and control it – there’s so much bad stuff around us! Purifying the air you breathe is essential for your health and for the well-being of your loved ones, especially children who are very sensitive to things like dust, allergens and smoke. Wynd is a compact and sleek device that senses your indoor air quality for pollutants, captures particles as small as 0.3um (that’s tiny!) and purifies the air. Despite its size it packs a punch, with different modes and over 900 inlets for maximal air intake, capturing 99% of particles. If you care about the air you breathe, this is the thing for you!
For $199, you can get Wynd here.
How great would it be to have one cool device the size of an iPhone to wash everything you can imagine under the sun, without detergents or chemicals, removing up to 99.9% of dirt and bacteria? Apparently, it exists! Sonic Soak is the ultimate ultrasonic cleaning tool; portable and small, it works on a vibrating technology to remove dirt from laundry, produce, jewelry, baby stuff and silverware – to name a few! Using just 10% of the energy and 2% of the water consumption a normal washing machine would use, it’s also a green and sustainable solution that will save you money. No more fussing around with dishes or delicate laundry – this little thing can do it all!
To read more about Sonic Soak and get one of your own (starting at $150), you can go to Indiegogo.
If you have a pet, you know that monitoring their well-being and health is at the top of your priority list; we want to know if they’re happy, healthy, well-fed and put our mind at ease. Waggit helps with just that! It’s a smart collar for your dog that will help you get the best insights to ensure they always feel their best. Equipped with health data (like body temperature and heart rate), activity data (sleep quality and body position trends), and location tracking technology, it helps you take care of them and bond at the same time. Plus, it comes in 3 sizes – to match any size of pooch!
You can pre-order Waggit now through Indiegogo (starting at $199, shipping in September 2018).
Hearing impairment today has 2 main problems: price and social perception. Because of financial barriers and negative reactions, lots of people with hearing issues give up on good hearing altogether. Olive aims to change this paradigm by creating an advanced technology hearing aid, fit and affordable for all. It is a certified hearing aid with hearing tests, Bluetooth pairing, real-time hearing management, an 8-hour battery life, and a completely wireless, sleek design. With high-quality sound architecture and a dedicated app, hearing well is now attainable!
You can pre-order Olive through Indiegogo (for $139, shipping in November 2018) and support their R&D and social mission.
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