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This Wearable-Tech Glove Instantaneously Translates Sign Language into Speech

This innovative, wearable-tech glove translates American Sign Language into English speech in real-time via a smartphone app. Designed by UCLA bioengineers, this high-tech glove allows the hearing impaired who use sign language to directly communicate with those who don’t know how to sign. By eliminating this language barrier, there is no need for a translator.

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This Germ-Busting Service Truck Sanitizes and Deodorizes Your Trash Bins in Minutes

In a post-COVID-19 era, when we’re home more than ever, being clean has taken on a whole other level of importance. As we accumulate trash, our bins become bacteria breeding grounds that can be dangerous to your family and your pets.  That’s where Spotless Bins, a Sussex, Delaware-based trash bin cleaning service comes in.

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This Smart Training Suit Uses 20 Muscle-Stimulating Electrodes for a Full-Body, Tailored Workout

This is the YDSTRONG Smartest Wireless EMS (electrical muscle stimulation) Training Suit that gives you a super-effective, customizable, full-body workout in just 20 minutes, instead of 1-2 hours. EMS has become increasingly popular in physiotherapy, and this high-intensity workout is supposed to triple your exercise performance by stimulating specific muscle groups.

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These Lab-Printed Steaks Grow in Just 3 Weeks and Eliminate the Slaughter of Animals and Help the Earth

Scientists are cultivating lab-printed steaks in just three weeks by taking cells from a healthy, living cow and growing them into new tissue supported by an edible 3D scaffold. This forward-thinking field of cultivated meat could eliminate the need for slaughtering animals or harming the environment. It could also aid in the meat demand that’s expected to rise by 70%.

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This Wearable Display Integrates with Your Devices to Create a Second Screen

This is Vufine+ by Vufine, Inc., a high-definition, wearable display that flawlessly integrates with your smartphone, laptop, or drone and connects through an HDMI cable to provide a crisp, second monitor or mirrored display. It’s not a computer, therefore there isn’t a camera, an operating system, and it doesn’t have any confusing user interfaces to learn.

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This Smartband Buzzes When You Touch Your Face to Keep Germs from Your Mouth, Nose, and Eyes

On average, people unconsciously touch their faces 23 times per hour, yet many might not realize that this unconscious behavior could put them at risk of catching COVID-19 through mucous membranes – the mouth, nose, and eyes. That’s why germ-conscious, wearable product designers, developed Immutouch, a smartband that vibrates every time you touch your face.

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Drone That Hovers Like a Helicopter and Flies Like a Plane Turns 3-Day Journey into 20-Minute Ride

‘It’s a helicopter, it’s a plane, no it’s a Wingcopter!’ This pioneering transport drone called the Wingcopter, created by a German aviation company, is known for its core innovation – a unique tilt-rotor mechanism that guarantees “a smooth and robust transition between hovering like a multicopter and flying forward like a plane.”

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All Blue-Eyed People Have an Ancestor in Common Who Was Born Over 6,000 Years Ago

They say that “the eyes are the window to your soul,” but if they are blue, they also reveal a fascinating ancestral history. According to new research, all blue-eyed people share a common ancestor who lived 6,000-10,000 years ago. This impactful ancestor carried a genetic mutation that has now spread worldwide.

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Hygiene-Conscious Consumers Shift to Touchless Technology Amid COVID-19 Concerns

In a post-COVID-19 world, the fear of transmitting potentially deadly germs is still at the forefront of our minds. Yet with these valid concerns comes innovation – case in point, touchless technology. With more hygiene-conscious consumers than ever, there has been a surge in touchless technology and an interest in self-lifting and self-cleaning toilets.

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This ‘Powered Clothing’ Has Strength-Assist, Which Is Like Putting on an Extra Set of Muscles

This is Seismic’s Powered Clothing that “fuses discreet robotics with textiles” and is made to improve one’s movement by working in unison with the user’s body to enhance strength, stability, and power. While it may appear and feel like apparel, it functions “more like an extension of the human body,” an extra set of muscles if you will.

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