Levelling Up Virtual Reality Gaming

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Shockwave

A wireless & custom-fit Virtual Reality Haptic suit with full-body tracking

From the Playstation EyeToy to the Nintendo Wii, the future of gaming has always been an immersive virtual reality experience. VR goggles have made that vision a reality, in more ways than one, but while it’s pretty cool to immerse yourself visually into the game, there’s still a big gap between virtual and reality – but not for long.

Enter the Shockwave virtual reality haptic suit with full body tracking designed to level up your virtual reality gaming experience. You’ll soon be able to transform like never before into your favourite avatar with a wearable gaming suit that tracks your movements and 64 haptic points that let you feel those bullets, sword clashes and punches. Designed to sync up with your VR headset simply plug into your PC, don the last suit you’ll ever wear and step into a virtual reality experience that is truly game changing. 

This Kickstarter project aims to start shipping in June 2021 and is already compatible with a bunch of PC games with more on the way. What’s more, online multiplayer modes make “Black Mirror” seem like a historical documentary.

To find out more the Shockwave virtual reality haptic suit click here.

Cooking Turkey? Here’s your secret weapon…

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The TurkeyStone

Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat and wouldn’t it be nice if, this year, nobody had to “pardon the turkey?” This might be every Thanksgiving, Christmas and Sunday roast chef’s new secret weapon. 

The TurkeyStone takes advantage of the scientific principle of thermal conduction. It sits inside the cavity of a whole turkey during roasting and the ceramic body warms up quickly, becoming its own heat source. Then it cooks the bird from the inside, while your oven or grill cooks it from the outside. Et voila, drastically shorter cooking times while still packing in the flavour and moisture.

Made with high-quality porcelain ceramic, the TurkeyStone is fired and glazed at high temperatures to ensure a durable and dishwasher safe finish.

This Kickstarter project aims to start shipping in March 2021 and promises to roast a whole bird in up to half the time, packing flavour and holding moisture. To find out more about the TurkeyStone click here.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/slavisatrtic/turkeystone/widget/video.html

Changing the face of masks

Big News-Cool Stuff, Cool Stuff, Stewart Pink

ACTIVE//SHIELD – Hybrid Respirator Mask by VINTA®

When the year started face masks were reserved for surgeons, children’s entertainers, Sith Lords and caped superheroes but if 2020 had a face, it’d be wearing a mask. Earlier in the year the entire world scrambled to manufacture an unprecedented quantity of cloths and shields to protect our healthcare staff, key workers and people from Coronavirus and in the midst of a global shortage just about any protection was better than no protection. But Covid upped the respiratory virus game and its time we upped the PPE game to combat it.

A standard, single use, surgical mask was never designed to protect people for more than an hour, yet survey your local supermarket and that familiar little sheet of paper with elastic sides can be spotted on just about every face in sight. While any mask is still better than no mask, the job our masks do has changed enormously and this poses new problems that need a new solution.

Enter the Active Face Shield, a first of its kind mask and shield in one designed to give maximum protection to the eyes, mouth and nose without compromising communication. 

This Kickstarter project aims to start shipping in April 2021 and features an aerodynamic design for active use, 1.75mm thickness premium grade polycarbonate shield that’s UV & scratch resistant with X-TYPE Anti-fog technology, and cooling vents that filter air in and out, capturing 99.97% of 0.3 micron particles. Easy to sanitise and designed to be reusable but still 100% recyclable the Active Face Shield won’t be contributing to the growing mountain of plastic PPE waste. 

To find out more about the Active Face Shield and back this Kickstarter project click here.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/vinta/active-shield-hybrid-face-shield/widget/video.html