7 unbelievable inventions you’ve never seen before

Since Google added Where's Waldo to their Maps for extra exploration, we're stumbled upon a number of technological concepts we've never seen before. Check them out to see what's to come in 2018.

7 unbelievable inventions you’ve never seen before
  • They say that lowering your inhibitions helps you learn new things. Duolingo is teaming up with a brewery to provide language-learning-friendly beers. Their new venture is called Brewolingo.
  • Beer isn’t the only way to help your brain. Chegg, creators of smart pillows, have developed technology to help you learn while you sleep.
  • If the job is too tough, you could always employ a robot. Howie from LifeStorage is smart storage robot that works with your storage unit to deliver the items you need right to your door. Moving house has never been so easy.

From headsets that induce better sleep to drones that capture images from the sky, we’ve seen a lot of incredible technology over the years. But today, we decided to travel the world with Waldo who, surprisingly, showed us tech concepts we have never seen before. Waldo has been looking for places to explore on the web for quite some and he has come across a lot of new technologies along the way. In a world where jetpacks and hoverboards are still not a reality, all of this technology certainly takes innovation up a notch. So, let’s take a look at these unbelievable inventions you have to see to believe.

T-Mobile Sidekicks Smartshoephone

Up until now, we’ve been used to holding our phones in our hands. But now you can experience it all from the ground up. The new T-mobile Sidekicks brings your phone to your feet. Whether it’s about taking your shoes off to receive a call or beatboxing on the streets with your feet playing music, this smartshoephone is about to change the way you interact with your smartphone.

iFrogz Ear Recognition Technology

We’ve seen biometric technology make our gadgets more personalized with facial and fingerprint recognition. But iFrogz aims to take it one step forward with their new ear recognition technology. The specific biometric scanner used will not only be compatible with any ear shape but also track earwax and moles as well as hair follicles to make sure your headphones are truly customized.

FlexChoc Edible Mobile Phone Case

The FlexChoc is a dual-function phone case features an edible impact protection material. For the first time, you’ll be able to keep your phone safe from unwanted damage and also satisfy your sweet cravings all at the same time. While we’re unsure if this case is meltproof yet, we can’t turn down anything made of chocolate.

Genetic Select by Lexus

Ever wonder what the car of your genes would look like? Lexus finally has a solution for you. Their Lexus Genetic Select will analyze each of your 23 pairs of chromosomes to fully unlock your DNA profile and pair you with the Lexus you were made to drive. Your driving experience will be more in tune with you than ever.

Honda Sixth Sense App

Have you ever fallen off the sidewalk due to distracted walking? Given the rate at which our eyes are glued to our smartphones, distracted walking has very much become a thing. Honda is using their sixth sense capabilities in driving and bringing it to an app to help you live a collision-free life. Look for the “sidewalk departure warning” and the “personal avoidance system” to reroute yourself everytime you’re about to bump into someone or something on the sidewalk.

Terrain Tread Treadmills by Planet Fitness

Getting closer to nature has profound benefits for your overall health. Now, you can walk on fresh grass at your gym. Or, if you’re looking to relieve a little more stress, you can use the treadmill and walk on bubble wrap at the same time. Planet Fitness incorporates their new range of treadmills which give you the feel of different terrains. Try brick, astroturf, or even sand!

Hyundai’s Secret Proving Ground is Made of Chocolate

Elliot Wix, head of imprint analysis, said: “At Hyundai, we revel in taking on challenges – and we firmly believe that Cacao Corner is cause for celebration. Its development provided an immediate boost for the High Performance Vehicles and Motorsport Division, who work tirelessly to make sure that the N-series Hyundais is not just powerful, but also incredibly precise. It’s been a long journey, but it’s always worth going the extra mile. Just look at the i30 N – the proof is in the pudding.”

And just to add a bit more flavor, you can now rid your life of the bad jokes before even seeing them. The new Bad Jokes Detector from Google seems like a useful lab invention that we could all use. We’re so excited to see where the innovation of 2018 takes us but, for now, these inventions are enough to start April on a happy note!

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Meet Ashley Timms

Ashley Timms is an editor at Gadget Flow where she gets to write about the most incredible products in the world. When she’s not writing, she’s producing fine art dog photography.
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