March 5, 2009
The Plustek V100 BookReader is a text-to-speech engine that uses; an optical scanner to scan text, character recognition to covert the scanned text to digital text, and an audio output engine that reads the scanned text. The scanning-to-audio process is triggered by the press of a button, the audio playbacks can be stored as MP3 files to listen to later on any MP3 player. The BookReader is available now for $700.
September 26, 2008
Starting at $15,000 the Dragonflyer X6 is quite the radio controlled aircraft. It is used in professional photography, military, and emergency applications. The X6 is basically a six-rotor co-axial r/c helicopter used for aerial photography/surveillance. See more photos.
September 5, 2008
Rovio is a robotic webcam with Wi-Fi which can be controlled from anywhere that has an internet connection. Its three wheels allow it to move in any direction, and the robotic arm allows the webcam to look up an down. The best part is the NorthStar software which allows you to create waypoints so Rovio can navigate automatically. Rovio also has a feature where it can return to its dock and charge with the push of a button. Available September 26th for $300. See it from another angle.