Welcome to another collection of new trends I wrote for Trend Hunter Magazine. This volume is about new breakthroughs in science and technology that will have a big effect on our life and the products we use in the near future. You can see my other trend collections here and my complete trend portfolio here.
TREND HUNTER) Super cool! The cutting-edge Nokia Morph concept phone uses nanotechnology based flexible materials, transparent electronics and self-cleaning surfaces to produce a mobile device that is “... stretchable and flexible, allowing the user to transform their mobile device into radically different shap… [More]
TREND HUNTER) I instantly fell in love with this concept. Imagine having a magical glass with you that you can use to obtain information about anything you see. The thin ultra-connected tablet device really is like a magical glass, a window to the world. … [More]
TREND HUNTER) The Greener Gadgets Conference had some really interesting concepts. Take this concept by Jim Mielke for example; a gadget that is 'tattooed' under your skin and runs on blood by turning glucose and oxygen into electricity. It is an electronic interface embedded under the skin that… [More]
TREND HUNTER) We usually think of photos as a two-dimensional representation of a scene. However, Stanford University researchers have developed an image sensor that adds a third dimension by judging the distance of subjects within a snapshot. The new technology is called 'multi-aperture image… [More]
TREND HUNTER) The University of Michigan has developed a record-setting intense laser, HERCULES, that could help scientists develop better proton and electron beams for radiation treatment of cancer and explore new frontiers in science. This intensity is… [More]
TREND HUNTER) I am not exactly sure I would want most of my dreams or nightmares reenacted. Fernando Orellana and Brendan Burns have designed 'Sleep Waking', a humanoid that actually plays back sophisticated dream interpretation results… [More]
TREND HUNTER) I personally hate windshield wipers, so I am glad to report that, thanks to nanotechnology advances, Italian car designer Leonardo Fioravanti has developed a prototype concept car, Hidra, with a self-cleaning windshield that doesn’t need wipers… [More]