Interview: How Ecocapsule Moved From Innovative Design Concept to Fully-Realized Mobile Home

Ecocapsule pod home

Photo: Michal Chudik, ©Ecocapsule Holding

If you’re a person looking to live off-the-grid or someone who dreams of traveling with a self-sustaining mobile home, chances are you’ve heard of Ecocapsule. We’ve been following the innovative micro home’s development since a prototype was released and put up for pre-sale in 2015. In the interim, exciting developments have allowed the Ecocapsule to begin delivery of its first models, and the company recently helicoptered the first finished pod onto the top of a building in Bratislava.

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Canon May Be Incorporating Fingerprint ID Technology Into Their Cameras

Canon Fingerprint ID Patent

Photo: Peta Pixel

Are you a fan of fingerprint technology on your smartphone? If so, and you are a photographer, something similar may soon appear on your camera and lenses. Canon has registered a patent with the US Patent and Trademark Office for a fingerprint ID system that would help identify photographers using a specific lens or camera body.

More than an anti-theft measure, the fingerprint will not only identify the user—allowing security lockout—but will allow for custom settings. This means that features like autofocus, image stabilization, and white balance Lees verder

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Designers Use Aerial Scans to Turn Any Street in Chicago into Detailed 3D Models

Microscape - Architectural Scale Model Chicago

A master of transforming architecture into sculpture, Microscape, is back with another highly detailed site model of a beloved American city. After the enormous success of their New York City scale model, they are back with another 1:5000 scale replica of Chicago.

Microscape’s 3D printed cities are fully customizable, coming in square sections that allow you to select the areas of the city you love the most or fit together several areas like pieces of a puzzle. For the Windy City, the firm has created the replica from 9 square miles of the downtown area, broken into Lees verder

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Nintendo Debuts New Way to Play Video Games with Cardboard Accessories

Video Game Cardboard Displays DIY kit

Nintendo is known for their offbeat approach to game consoles. While Playstation and Xbox are competing to be the best PC-style console, Nintendo subverted that trend by creating the Switch, a gaming device you can play either at home or while you’re on-the-go. When launched in 2017, it turned out to be a huge hit—one of its titles, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was even voted game of the year. The company continues to think of ways to differentiate themselves from the rest of the Lees verder

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Kodak Announces ‘KODAKCoin’ as Cryptocurrency Specifically for Photographers

KodakCoin New Cryptocurrency Bitcoin

Photo: Jakob Owens

Kodak is stepping into the world of cryptocurrency and the market likes what it sees. The company recently announced that it’s joining forces with Wenn Digital to launch its own bespoke cryptocurrency called KODAKCoin. Using blockchain technology, KODAKCoin will not only help photographers get paid more efficiently, but aid in blocking copyright infringement.

Aimed both at individual photographers as well as agencies, KODAKOne is now a distribution platform that will “make it significantly cheaper and faster to register, move and sell digital images.” KODAKCoin will be used as Lees verder

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Best of 2017: Top Innovative Design and Technology Developments of the Year

best design technology 2017

The best design and technology has the ability not only to improve our lives, but make a mark on society. As 2017 winds down, My Modern Met looks back at the most innovative technology and design we’ve covered this year. Environmentally conscious design continues to be a trend, as large companies and individual designers strive to improve the planet via breakthroughs in the products we use every day. In fact, half of our top 10 list—from solar tiles to drones that mimic bee pollination—were created to help combat the effects of pollution or global warming.

Art and creativity are also at Lees verder

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Tesla Announces New Electric Semi Trucks and Big Companies Are Already Lining Up for Preorders

Tesla Semi Trucks Electric Transportation

With nearly 2 million semi-trucks in the United States alone, Tesla is venturing to make an environmentally friendly dent in the market. Using his trademark flair, CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company’s new electric semi-truck at a splashy event that saw an 18-wheeler hauled out on stage. With a 500-mile range and streamlined design, Tesla is looking to revolutionize the way goods are hauled across the country.

Impressively, the Tesla semi can reach up to 60 mph in 5 seconds without a trailer, and with an 80,000-pound load can make that speed in 20 seconds. To put this Lees verder

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New Photo Enhancing Software Easily Transforms Low-Resolution Images into High-Resolution

Low Res to High Res Photos Let’s Enhance

We’re lucky enough to be living during a time when technology is evolving faster than ever. And now, sci-fi crime drama cliches are actually becoming a reality. Let’s Enhance is a new online photo enhancing software that allows you to turn images from lousy low-resolution to crisp high-resolution.

Founded by Alex Savsunenko and Vladislav Pranskevičius—a chemistry Ph.D. and a former CTO—Let’s Enhance is designed to be super-easy to use. The website invites you to drag and drop your image and then instantly gets to work on the magical transformation. The software’s secret lies in its Lees verder

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New Photo Enhancing Software Easily Transforms Low-Resolution Images into High-Resolution

Low Res to High Res Photos Let’s Enhance

We’re lucky enough to be living during a time when technology is evolving faster than ever. And now, sci-fi crime drama cliches are actually becoming a reality. Let’s Enhance is a new online photo enhancing software that allows you to turn images from lousy low-resolution to crisp high-resolution.

Founded by Alex Savsunenko and Vladislav Pranskevičius—a chemistry Ph.D. and a former CTO—Let’s Enhance is designed to be super-easy to use. The website invites you to drag and drop your image and then instantly gets to work on the magical transformation. The software’s secret lies in its Lees verder

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