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Top 100 Gadgets Trends in 2018

From Heated Ice Cream Scoops to Wearable Finger Keyboards

— February 3, 2019 — Tech
Gadgets can encompass a wide variety of tech-related products but this list of 2018 gadget trends showcases some of the best and most innovative pieces of technology to automate or improve the lives of almost all users.

Perhaps one of the most unique items on this list, the Dreamlight sleep mask utilizes lights and sounds to induce a long and restful sleep. Showcased at CES 2018, the Dreamlight blends orange and green light to induce sleep, while also taking advantage of white noise and soothing sounds to further a state of peaceful rest. Owners and users of the Dreamlight will also be contributing to 23andMe and their studies on understanding how humans rest.

Also featured on this list is a unique wearable device that is meant to help Buddhists keep track of their prayers and meditations. Developed by Acer, the Leap Beads help keep track of the number of prayers spoken by a user, so they can focus on finding spiritual peace. The wearable gadget can also connect to a smartphone app to give users more information on various prayer-based metrics.

For more gadget ideas in the new year, check out our 2019 Trend Report.
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Activity
Freshness
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Audio Feedback Tape Measures
Audio Feedback Tape Measures
The 'Macaron' Universal Smart Tape Measure is Functional for All
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99
Constantly Recording Cameras
Constantly Recording Cameras
The Time Machine Camera Constantly Records to Capture Missed Moments
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98
Smart Oil Dispensers
Smart Oil Dispensers
The 'FreshGreek' Ensures That Your Salad Gets the Right Amount of Condiments
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97
Heated Ice Cream Scoops
Heated Ice Cream Scoops
SVANKi Completely Elevates the Ice Cream Serving Experience
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96
Waterproof Wireless Airbuds
Waterproof Wireless Airbuds
Aria Headphones Feature Impressive Battery Life and Water Protection
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95
Solar-Powered Water Purifiers
Solar-Powered Water Purifiers
The Bermuda Seawater Purifier is Designed for Emergency Situations
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94
Revamped Multi-Instruments
Revamped Multi-Instruments
The New Atriphon Instrument 1 Adds Two New Guitar-Based Features
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93
Compact Protective Taser Rings
Compact Protective Taser Rings
The Streetwise 'Triple Stink Ring' Wards Off Attackers
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92
Smartphone-Charging Lantern Bottles
Smartphone-Charging Lantern Bottles
The Deconnect 'Gloo' Charger Offers Illumination and Power
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91
Health-Tracking Mouthguards
Health-Tracking Mouthguards
The Prevent Smart Mouthguard Tracks How Intensely You're Performing
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90
Stylish Bluetooth Earrings
Stylish Bluetooth Earrings
Scandi Electronics' 'Swings' are Wearable Tech for Pierced Ears
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89
Drink-Chilling Coasters
Drink-Chilling Coasters
The 'Drink Induction Chiller' Keeps Drinks Cold or Cools Them Down
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88
Color-Changing Ski Goggles
Color-Changing Ski Goggles
Oakley's Prizm React Goggles Give Users the Ability to Change Tints
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87
Pain-Alleviating Infrared Foot Treatments
Pain-Alleviating Infrared Foot Treatments
This LED Food Pain Reliever Uses NASA Technology
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86
Shoe-Attached Safety Lights
Shoe-Attached Safety Lights
The 'Power Spurz' Act as a Signal for Walkers and Cyclists
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85
Vacuum-Sealing Smart Containers
Vacuum-Sealing Smart Containers
The Silo Storage System Ensures Food Isn't Rotten or Wasted
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84
Portable Smart Speaker Bases
Portable Smart Speaker Bases
The Ninety7 JOT Turns the Google Home Mini into a Portable Solution
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83
Interactive Programming Toys
Interactive Programming Toys
The 'KicoBox' Helps Anyone Get Started with Coding
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82
Device-Sterilizing Chargers
Device-Sterilizing Chargers
The '6IX' Wireless Charger Has an Integrated UV LED and More
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81
Self-Sanitizing Toilet Brushes
Self-Sanitizing Toilet Brushes
The 'LUMI' Brush Uses UV Light to Kill Harmful Germs and Bacteria
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80
Smart Air Systems
Smart Air Systems
The Offinity Smart Air System Helps Users Breathe Better
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79
Cassette Player-Inspired MP3 Players
Cassette Player-Inspired MP3 Players
The 'Pal' Music Player Looks Like a Retro Piece of Technology
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78
Sleep-Inducing Masks
Sleep-Inducing Masks
The Dreamlight Sleep Mask Uses Light and Sound to Inspire a Restful Sleep
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77
Phone-Charging Projection Clocks
Phone-Charging Projection Clocks
This Projection Alarm Clock Projects the Time On Your Ceiling
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76
Bluetooth-Connected Fidget Cubes
Bluetooth-Connected Fidget Cubes
The 'Masta Box' Fidget Toy Enables Play and Productivity
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75
Portable Indoor Eco Lanterns
Portable Indoor Eco Lanterns
The 'Loight' Lantern Prevents the Need for Different Light Fixtures
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74
Bathroom Aiming Gadgets
Bathroom Aiming Gadgets
The Whizz Bang Help Keep Toilet Seats Clean and Cuts Potty Training Time
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73
Treat-Dispensing Smart Pet Cameras
Treat-Dispensing Smart Pet Cameras
Through Petcube Bites Consumers Can Reward and Play with Pets
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72
Affectionate Communication Wearables
Affectionate Communication Wearables
The 'Talsam' Wearable Lets Users Send Loved Ones Messages
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71
Sleep-Inducing Headbands
Sleep-Inducing Headbands
The Philips SmartSleep Uses Innovative Sensors to Promote a Healthy Sleep
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70
Low-Cost Asian Market Wearables
Low-Cost Asian Market Wearables
The Honor Band 4 Has an AMOLED Display, Waterproof Design and More
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69
Fridge-Upgrading Cameras
Fridge-Upgrading Cameras
The Smarter Fridge Cam Can be Placed Inside Any Kitchen Fridge
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68
Fashion-Forward Tech Accessories
Fashion-Forward Tech Accessories
Styleables Helps Users Express Style Through LED Screens
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67
Miniature Vehicle Dash Cameras
Miniature Vehicle Dash Cameras
The YI Compact Dash Cam Records Footage in Crisp HD
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66
Hands-Free Sonic Toothbrushes
Hands-Free Sonic Toothbrushes
CHIIZ's Automatic Toothbrush Quickly Cleans the Mouth in 30 Seconds
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65
Automatic AI-Powered Luggage
Automatic AI-Powered Luggage
The Ovis Bag is a Secure Self-Following Suitcase
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64
Connected Cyclist Headsets
Connected Cyclist Headsets
The Ergonomic Smart Goggles Record Rides and Keep You Connected
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63
Illuminated Athlete Indicators
Illuminated Athlete Indicators
The 'SeniTurn' Indicator Keeps Everyone Informed of Your Next Move
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62
User-Friendly Complex Cameras
User-Friendly Complex Cameras
By Using Design Elements, the Lytro Lüm Hopes to Entice Novice Users
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61
Easy-to-Use Smart Water Bottles
Easy-to-Use Smart Water Bottles
Lyd Boasts an Innovative and Efficient Automated Mechanism
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60
Smart Connection Kits
Smart Connection Kits
'Smartians' Turn Mechanical Devices into Smart Home Gadgets
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59
Scent-Releasing Safety Bracelets
Scent-Releasing Safety Bracelets
The 'Invi' Bracelet Releases Skunk Smell to Ward Off Attackers
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58
Pocket-Sized Space-Saving Devices
Pocket-Sized Space-Saving Devices
Aroo Mini Bar Conserves the Space in Your Travel Suitcases
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57
Stylish OLED Keyboards
Stylish OLED Keyboards
The 'Fucktron' Glass Keyboard Changes According to Needs or Preferences
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56
Light Therapy Lip Enhancers
Light Therapy Lip Enhancers
The LED Lip Rejuvenator Diminishes Wrinkles and Plumps Up Lips
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55
Qi-Enabled Coffee Mugs
Qi-Enabled Coffee Mugs
The 'Coomug' Keeps Drinks Hot and Charges Wirelessly
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54
Light-Powered Projectors
Light-Powered Projectors
The 'Ray' Short Throw Projector Doesn't Require a Screen to be Used
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53
Drink-Cooling Desktop Devices
Drink-Cooling Desktop Devices
The 'CupCooler |Instant|' Chills Beverages to the Right Temperature
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52
Bed-Friendly Device Holders
Bed-Friendly Device Holders
The 'MYSA' Stand Sits Securely on Your Bed Pillows
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51
Healthy Vitamin Inhalation Devices
Healthy Vitamin Inhalation Devices
Sparq is an Eco-Friendly Product That Boosts Vitamin Intake
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50
Convertible Portable Fans
Convertible Portable Fans
This Portable Mini Fan is Compact and Adjustable for Convenient Cooling
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49
Multidirectional Extension Cords
Multidirectional Extension Cords
The 'Ball-tab' Power Bar is Integrated with Magnetic Components
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48
Squishy Egg Alarm Clocks
Squishy Egg Alarm Clocks
The 'MORNI' Egg-Shaped Alarm Clock Helps You Wake Up Happier
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47
Smart Herb-Milling Machines
Smart Herb-Milling Machines
The 'OTTO' is Ideal for Herbs, Spices and Teas
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46
Smart Watch Case Designs
Smart Watch Case Designs
Yeonsoo Kang Produces a Case Concept for the Apple Watch Series 4
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45
Condo-Sized Treadmills
Condo-Sized Treadmills
The 'WalkingPad' Exercise Device Can Fit in Any Home or Office
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44
Malleable Toy Alarm Clocks
Malleable Toy Alarm Clocks
The MUID 'Wake-Up Bear' is a Nightlight, Alarm Clock and More
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43
13-in-One Nightstand Chargers
13-in-One Nightstand Chargers
The 'HyperCube' Clock Charges Devices and Aids Proper Rest
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42
Heated Stadium Chairs
Heated Stadium Chairs
The Hot Seat is the World's First USB-Heated Stadium Chair
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41
Meditative Liquid Levitators
Meditative Liquid Levitators
LeviZen Exhibits Water in Zero Gravity and It is Mind-Boggling
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40
Medical-Grade Pain Relief Slippers
Medical-Grade Pain Relief Slippers
These Slip-on LED Foot Pain Relievers Help to Relax Muscles
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39
Sticky Tape Solar Panels
Sticky Tape Solar Panels
The 'Energy Tape' Concept Offers a Portable, Reusable Design
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38
Travel-Friendly Security Cameras
Travel-Friendly Security Cameras
The 'EYEBALL' Security Cameras Let You Monitor Any Environment
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37
Sponge-Like Mouthpiece Toothbrushes
Sponge-Like Mouthpiece Toothbrushes
The 'UNOBRUSH' Cleans Your Teeth in Just Six Seconds
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36
Lightweight Scooter Footwear
Lightweight Scooter Footwear
The Koowheel Hovershoes Reach Speeds of up to 12kmh
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35
High-Tech Prayer Beads
High-Tech Prayer Beads
The Acer Leap Beads are an Innovative Accessory for a Niche Market
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34
Wearable Bracelet Headphones
Wearable Bracelet Headphones
The Wraps Talk Series Headphones Can be Worn When Not in Use
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33
Mental State-Tracking Wearables
Mental State-Tracking Wearables
The Conceptual 'AURA' Wearable Detects for Emotional Issues
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32
Transformative E-Bike Wheels
Transformative E-Bike Wheels
The EvoWheel Can Turn Any Bike into an E-Bike in Less Than 30 Seconds
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31
Tool-Inspired Alarm Clocks
Tool-Inspired Alarm Clocks
The 'Hammer' Alarm Clock Requires a Slam to be Turned Off
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30
Wireless Multi-Device Chargers
Wireless Multi-Device Chargers
Wyrex Charges Android and iOS Devices, Apple Watches and Air Pods
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29
Interactive Kids Composting Units
Interactive Kids Composting Units
The 'Fytó' Teaches Food Waste Awareness for Young Ones
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28
Smart Pet Water Bowls
Smart Pet Water Bowls
The 'WOOFBOWL' Keeps an Eye on Water Level and Temperature
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27
Silent Wireless Breast Pumps
Silent Wireless Breast Pumps
Elvie's Ultra-comfortable Design is Compatible with Nursing Bras
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26
Speedy Pocket-Sized PCs
Speedy Pocket-Sized PCs
The 'Mi Mini PC' Has a Low Price Point and Ultra-Portable Design
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25
Affordable Electric Mini Boards
Affordable Electric Mini Boards
The Boosted Mini Offers Performance in a Compact Package
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24
Compact Electric Screwdrivers
Compact Electric Screwdrivers
The WowStick Packs 62 Features into a Single Package
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23
Stylish Smartphone Charger Jewelry
Stylish Smartphone Charger Jewelry
The Revive Charging Bracelet Boasts an 18k Gold Connector
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22
Headphone-Holding Smartwatch Straps
Headphone-Holding Smartwatch Straps
The elago AirPods Wrist Fit Bands Complements the Apple Watch
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21
Self-Balancing Suitcases
Self-Balancing Suitcases
The 90Fun Puppy 1 is Inspired by the Segway
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20
Foldable Compact Hoverboards
Foldable Compact Hoverboards
The Urmo Hoverboard Folds Easily to Be Stored in Small Spaces
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19
Smartphone-Powered Objects
Smartphone-Powered Objects
Matteo Bandi's 'Sidekicks' are Designed to Combat Smartphone Addiction
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18
Biometric Fingerprint Locks
Biometric Fingerprint Locks
The Tapplock 'One' Padlock Stores Up to 500 Different Fingerprints
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17
Mosquito Trap Devices
Mosquito Trap Devices
Baseus Designed a Mosquito Killer That Works Similar to a Venus Flytrap
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16
Safe Sex-Supporting Wearables
Safe Sex-Supporting Wearables
New Deal Design's Buzz Bracelet Aims to Ensure Consensual Sex
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15
Automated Hands-Free Toothbrushes
Automated Hands-Free Toothbrushes
The JAPAN Kumamoto Automatic Toothbrush Optimizes Your Routine
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14
IoT Plant Terrariums
IoT Plant Terrariums
OrchidBox is the World's First Internet-Connected Mini Smart Garden
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13
One-Touch Cannabis Grinders
One-Touch Cannabis Grinders
The Banana Bros Otto Perfectly Grinds and Rolls Joints
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12
Automated Indoor Cannabis Growers
Automated Indoor Cannabis Growers
'Mary Agrotechnologies' Offers an Automated Indoor Planter
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11
Distraction-Free Wooden Screens
Distraction-Free Wooden Screens
The Mui Wooden Display Serves as an Interactive Home Controller
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10
Retro Futuristic Devices
Retro Futuristic Devices
Love Hultén Designs Bizarre Devices with Vintage and Futuristic Values
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9
Connected Puzzle Desk Toys
Connected Puzzle Desk Toys
The GoCube Infuses a Classic Toy with Cutting-Edge Technology
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8
Screen-Free Activity Toys
Screen-Free Activity Toys
The 'Story Ball' Helps Children Develop Their Motor Skills
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7
Ambient Levitating Crystal Lighting
Ambient Levitating Crystal Lighting
Glow is a Levitating Lamp by Luciola That Has a Calm Presence
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6
Compact Countertop Dishwashers
Compact Countertop Dishwashers
The One-Person Household Dishwasher is Perfect for Small Kitchens
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5
Tiny Portable Universal Chargers
Tiny Portable Universal Chargers
Lightr's Strengths Lie in Its Charging Capacity & Tiny Silhouette
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4
Relaxing Jet Lag-Curing Helmets
Relaxing Jet Lag-Curing Helmets
The 'AURA' Enhances Peace and Serenity for Avid Travelers
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3
Wearable Finger Keyboards
Wearable Finger Keyboards
The 'Tap Now' Wearable Keyboard Can Turn Any Surface into a Keyboard
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2
Compact 3D-Printed Jetpacks
Compact 3D-Printed Jetpacks
The CUDA Jetpack Pushes Users Forward Underwater
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1
Chromatic Magnetic Power Banks
Chromatic Magnetic Power Banks
The 'Bunk' Battery Pack Discreetly Attaches to Your Smartphone
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