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Top 100 Tech Trends in August

From Zen Stone-Inspired IoT Devices to Smart Shopping Carts

— August 8, 2020 — Tech
The August 2020 tech trends can be split into a few categories, most voluminous of which would be new gadgets that inform sanitation practices, social distancing, and health protection, as well as technology that is geared to relieving heat exhaustion during the warmer months.

The Reon Pocket is a great example of the latter. This is a wearable air conditioner that can be seamlessly inserted in a v-neck t-shirt. The device is said to be able to reduce body temperature by 13°C when needed.

Personal protection equipment is also becoming increasingly high-tech as many are required to wear face coverings for their own safety during the ongoing pandemic. The UVMask which uses UVC light to sterilize the air and the Nuo 3D which relies on generative design for a perfect fit are two great examples of this.
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Activity
Freshness
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Autonomous UVC Light Robots
Autonomous UVC Light Robots
MIT Researchers Created a Robot That Can Disinfect Large Spaces
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99
Rugged Outdoor Lifestyle Wheelchairs
Rugged Outdoor Lifestyle Wheelchairs
'The Rig' Off-Road Wheelchair Helps Users Traverse Any Area
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98
Biomimetic Flying Bird Robots
Biomimetic Flying Bird Robots
Festo Created Biomimetic Robots with a Bird-Like Feather Design
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97
Elegantly Finished Floor Speakers
Elegantly Finished Floor Speakers
The Bowers & Wilkins 705 Signature Standmount Speaker is Stylish
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96
Intentionally Simplified Digital Cameras
Intentionally Simplified Digital Cameras
The Pixii Rangefinder Camera Has No Screen or SD Cards
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95
AR Beauty Mirrors
AR Beauty Mirrors
Amorepacific’s In-Store Mirror Limits Consumer Interaction with Staff
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94
Virtual Farmers' Market Apps
Virtual Farmers' Market Apps
Chipotle's Online Marketplace Supports Supplies & Farmers
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93
Contactless Beverage Machines
Contactless Beverage Machines
Coca-cola Created Contactless Technology for Its Freestyle Fountains
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92
Eco-Friendly Wireless Chargers
Eco-Friendly Wireless Chargers
Solgaard's Wireless Charging Ecosystem Uses Ocean Plastic Materials
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91
Dual-Lens Vlogging Cameras
Dual-Lens Vlogging Cameras
The Conceptual 'Podcam' Allows for Easy Adjustment and More
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90
Automated Checkout Apps
Automated Checkout Apps
Showfields' Contactless App Supports Shopping During the Pandemic
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89
Premium Illumination Smartphone Lights
Premium Illumination Smartphone Lights
The 'BIGSOFTI' Smartphone Camera Light Enhances Photography
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88
Professional Field-Ready Drones
Professional Field-Ready Drones
The Skydio X2 4K Camera Drone Has 100-Times Zoom and More
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87
Autonomous Cityscape Sweeper Vehicles
Autonomous Cityscape Sweeper Vehicles
This Future Street Cleaning System Keeps Cities Clean
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86
HEPA Filter-Equipped Sterilizers
HEPA Filter-Equipped Sterilizers
The Coral UV Sterilizer Cleans and Dries Essentials
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85
Smart Glasses Acquisitions
Smart Glasses Acquisitions
Google Purchased North to Use Its 'Ambient Computing' Technology
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84
Flat-Edge Smartphone Concepts
Flat-Edge Smartphone Concepts
This iPhone 12 Concept Draws Inspiration from a Classic Device
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83
Wire-Free Musician Devices
Wire-Free Musician Devices
The Conceptual 'Jack' Wireless Guitar Headphone Amplifier is Intuitive
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82
Trunk-Friendly Electric Bicycles
Trunk-Friendly Electric Bicycles
The FIIDO D11 Urban Folding eBike Offers 100km of Range
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81
Stable Urban-Ready eBikes
Stable Urban-Ready eBikes
The Ducati e-Scrambler Bicycle Offers a Comfy Way to Get Around Town
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80
360 AR Mountain Experiences
360 AR Mountain Experiences
The National Geographic Everest AR Experience Lets You Virtually Visit
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79
Air Conditioned Clothing
Air Conditioned Clothing
MEANSWHILE Launches its kuchofuku Series of Innovative Clothing
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78
Robotic Exoskeleton Designs
Robotic Exoskeleton Designs
German Bionic Created the Fourth-Generation of the Cray X Exoskeleton
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77
Sturdy Electric Fat Bikes
Sturdy Electric Fat Bikes
The SPLACH 'STARK' Bike Easily Handles Off-Road Environments
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76
80s-Inspired Mechanical Keyboards
80s-Inspired Mechanical Keyboards
The Durgod Fusion Keyboards Come in Wired and Wireless Options
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75
Handheld Smart Tire Inflators
Handheld Smart Tire Inflators
The 'MOJIETU Lightning' Portable Tire Inflator is Easy to Use
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74
Connected Automated Smart Gardens
Connected Automated Smart Gardens
The Aspara AS1001 Smart Grower Supports Up to 16 Plants
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73
Ergonomic Garment Care Devices
Ergonomic Garment Care Devices
The Conceptual Evergreen Lint Remover is Inspired by High-End Tech
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72
AR Sneaker-Coloring Zines
AR Sneaker-Coloring Zines
'Create with Air Max' Digitally Customizes Nike Sneakers
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71
Bone-Inspired Tool Designs
Bone-Inspired Tool Designs
Henrik Balzer Leveraged Generative Design to Create Cutting-edge Tools
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70
Antique-Style Camping Accessories
Antique-Style Camping Accessories
The Barebones Living Vintage Flashlight Has Modern Components
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69
Touch-Sensitive Tile Lights
Touch-Sensitive Tile Lights
The POLYGON Light Tiles Have a Modular, Customizable Design
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68
Solar-Powered Adventure Smartwatches
Solar-Powered Adventure Smartwatches
The Garmin Instinct Solar Delivers Up to 50 Days of Use
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67
Bespoke 3D-Printed E-Bikes
Bespoke 3D-Printed E-Bikes
Superstrata's Unibody Carbon Fiber Bike is Custom 3D-Printed
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66
Weatherproof Illumination Tools
Weatherproof Illumination Tools
The Promier Lighting Kodiak Kube Delivers Light Support Anywhere
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65
Smartphone-Cooling Accessories
Smartphone-Cooling Accessories
The 'Direwolf Pro' Smartphone Cooler Keeps Devices Operational
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64
Health-Enhancing Pet Water Dispensers
Health-Enhancing Pet Water Dispensers
The 'Alvinoo' Smart Pet Water Fountain is Dynamic
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63
Digital Fashion Houses
Digital Fashion Houses
The Fabricant Explores the Intersection of Fashion & Technology
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62
Opulently Accented Computer Mouses
Opulently Accented Computer Mouses
The Conceptual Asus Artone Mouse Has a Luxurious Design
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61
Wearable 5K Cinema Headsets
Wearable 5K Cinema Headsets
The Cinera Edge Headset Creates an Immersive Viewing Experience
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60
Low-Contact Dining Experiences
Low-Contact Dining Experiences
Allset's Free Contactless Ordering Solution Supports Restaurants
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59
Sterilizing UVC Washing Machines
Sterilizing UVC Washing Machines
The Moyu XPB08-F1S Foldable Washing Machine is Travel-Friendly
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58
AI-Equipped Smart Bags
AI-Equipped Smart Bags
The Stealth Smart Bags Use a Camera to Monitor for Danger
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57
Generative Design Vans
Generative Design Vans
Volkswagen Used Generative Design Software to Improve Its 1962 VW Microbus
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56
Highly-Portable Prosumer Laptops
Highly-Portable Prosumer Laptops
The ASUS ZenBook 14 UM425 Laptop Offers Impressive Performance
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55
Solar Off-Grid Power Supplies
Solar Off-Grid Power Supplies
The Bluetti AC200 Portable Solar Power Station Charges 17 Devices
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54
Wearable AC Units
Wearable AC Units
The Reon Pocket Fits into Specially Designed Shirts for a Cooling Effect
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53
Gamified Bus Stop Billboards
Gamified Bus Stop Billboards
Malibu's A Bit of Sunshine Ads Integrate an AR Snapchat Game
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52
Bot-Proof Raffles
Bot-Proof Raffles
Klarna's High Tech Smoooth Raffle Proves to Be a One-of-a-Kind Experience
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51
Step-Through Frame Electric Bikes
Step-Through Frame Electric Bikes
The Daymak Maxie Large Fat Tire Foldable Electric Bike is Comfy
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50
Smartwatch Headphone Carriers
Smartwatch Headphone Carriers
The ELFRhino AirPods Holder Secures the Earphones on the Wrist
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49
Multipurpose Hand Gesture Controllers
Multipurpose Hand Gesture Controllers
The 'Pero' Gesture Controller Works with Many Solutions
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48
Continuous Treatment Wearables
Continuous Treatment Wearables
sam by ZetrOZ Systems Accelerates Healing & Reduces Pain
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47
Zen Stone-Inspired IoT Devices
Zen Stone-Inspired IoT Devices
The Conceptual 'Wepoom' Cameras Look Like Relaxing Pebbles
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46
UVC Disinfection Robots
UVC Disinfection Robots
The Z4E0 Disinfection Robot Vacuum Cleaner is Compact and Versatile
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45
Water-Integrated Smart Speakers
Water-Integrated Smart Speakers
The Conceptual 'Vibrato' Interactive Speaker is Soothing
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44
Shoppable Content Experiences
Shoppable Content Experiences
Verishop's Experience Fuses AI, Entertainment & Online Shopping
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43
Screen-Free Story Time Speakers
Screen-Free Story Time Speakers
The 'StoryPod' Smart Speaker Plays Stories, Music and More
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42
Discreet Biometric Security Locks
Discreet Biometric Security Locks
The LockPax 'Lola' Biometric Door Lock Can be Accessed Four Ways
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41
Anti-Distraction Smartphone Capsules
Anti-Distraction Smartphone Capsules
The 'Yuman.Case' Puts Devices Away and Out of Sight
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40
Instantaneous Hot Water Dispensers
Instantaneous Hot Water Dispensers
The Xiaomi JMEY M2 Water Dispenser Simplifies Beverage Brewing
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39
Modular Keyboard Peripherals
Modular Keyboard Peripherals
The Lyka Modular Keyboard by Jonathan Welch is Stylishly Functional
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38
Generative-Designed Construction Tools
Generative-Designed Construction Tools
Stanley Black & Decker Pushed the Envelope with New Design
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37
Multi-Device Charging Docks
Multi-Device Charging Docks
The Belkin Special Edition Boost Wireless Chargers are Stylish
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36
Photography Optimization Smartphone Cases
Photography Optimization Smartphone Cases
The 'SmartPhoto Case' Reduces Glare and Reflections
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35
Smart Detection Hair Dryers
Smart Detection Hair Dryers
MODA ONE Adjusts Heat in Response Hair Moisture Levels
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34
Modular Medication Organizers
Modular Medication Organizers
The 'O'kase' Smart Pill Organizer Has a Customizable Design
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33
Mountable Minimalist Air Purifiers
Mountable Minimalist Air Purifiers
The KOMMA 'Löv' Air Purifier Works in Four Different Positions
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32
Pop-Up Laptop Stands
Pop-Up Laptop Stands
The Tesmo Kickstand Increases Ergonomics and Airflow
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31
Senior Citizen Smart Objects
Senior Citizen Smart Objects
The 'Familia' Solutions Bridge the Gap Between Generations
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30
Minimalist Silicone Toothbrushes
Minimalist Silicone Toothbrushes
The 'PomaBrush' Silicone Electric Toothbrush is Antimicrobial
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29
Smartphone-Sanitizing Appliances
Smartphone-Sanitizing Appliances
The Samsung ITFIT UV Sterilizer Eliminates 99% of Bacteria
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28
Reimagined Next-Gen Gaming Consoles
Reimagined Next-Gen Gaming Consoles
This PS5 Concept Console by Alexandre Touguet is Stylish
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27
Folding Dual-Mode Electric Bikes
Folding Dual-Mode Electric Bikes
The HIMO Z20 eBike Offers Riders a Dynamic Experience
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26
UV-Powered Toothbrush Sanitizers
UV-Powered Toothbrush Sanitizers
The Conceptual 'Oclean Bloom Slim' Kills Germs in 30 Seconds
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25
Digital Fashion Showrooms
Digital Fashion Showrooms
Diesel’s Hyperoom Introduces a New Fashion Buying Experience
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24
Ergonomic 3D-Printed Footwear
Ergonomic 3D-Printed Footwear
The Conceptual 'Armis' Slide Shoe Can be Printed in a Single Cycle
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23
Origami-Inspired Technology Organizers
Origami-Inspired Technology Organizers
The 'Pocket for Smartphone' Carries Headphones and More
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22
Collapsible Smartphone Sanitizers
Collapsible Smartphone Sanitizers
The 'Cell' UV Sanitizer Cleans and Charges Devices Quickly
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21
Preschool-Friendly 3D Printing Pens
Preschool-Friendly 3D Printing Pens
The 3Doodler Build & Play is Easy for Little Ones to Use
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20
Modernized Aesthetics Hearing Aids
Modernized Aesthetics Hearing Aids
The Conceptual 'Amplify' Hearing Aid is Stylishly Functional
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19
Infant-Tracking Smart Socks
Infant-Tracking Smart Socks
Owlet Baby Care's Smart Sock 3 Tracks Heart Rate & Oxygen Levels
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18
Customizable Handheld Printer Peripherals
Customizable Handheld Printer Peripherals
The EVEBOT 'PrintPods' Allow for Printing on Any Surface
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17
Handheld Wellness-Supporting Devices
Handheld Wellness-Supporting Devices
The 'Melo' Breathing Device Guides Users Through Stress
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16
Hidden Cooktop Exhaust Fans
Hidden Cooktop Exhaust Fans
This Conceptual Downdraft Kitchen Exhaust Prevents Odors and Smoke
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15
3D-Printed Custom Face Masks
3D-Printed Custom Face Masks
LuxMea Studios & Shapeways Revolutionize the Mask Production Process
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14
Powered Bathroom Cleaning Devices
Powered Bathroom Cleaning Devices
The Good Papa Smart Toilet Brush Makes Quick Work of Dirty Jobs
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13
Speech-Transcribing Face Masks
Speech-Transcribing Face Masks
The Donut Robotics C-FACE Smart Mask Translates Eight Languages
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12
Workstation-Optimizing Desk Mats
Workstation-Optimizing Desk Mats
The Orbitkey Desk Mat Hides Notes Under the Surface and More
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11
Autonomous Transportation Pods
Autonomous Transportation Pods
The Conceptual 'Autonomous LDR' Safely Transports Passengers
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10
Dual-Position Off-Road Bikes
Dual-Position Off-Road Bikes
The Kuberg Ranger Hybrid Dirt Bike Scooter Has an Adjustable Design
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9
Smart Shopping Carts
Smart Shopping Carts
The Amazon Dash Cart Knows What Shoppers Purchase
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8
Nonelectric Feline Water Fountains
Nonelectric Feline Water Fountains
The KittySpring Fountain Uses Gravity to Keep the Bowl Filled
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7
Next-Gen Virtual Fashion Shops
Next-Gen Virtual Fashion Shops
The Yeezy Supply Site Offers a New Vision for Online Shopping
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6
Connected Aerobic Breathing Devices
Connected Aerobic Breathing Devices
The Airofit Breathing Trainer Tracks Athletic Performance
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5
Home Fitness Acquisitions
Home Fitness Acquisitions
Lululemon Acquired the Mirror Home Fitness Platform in a Lifestyle Move
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4
Smartphone-Mounted UV-C Sanitizers
Smartphone-Mounted UV-C Sanitizers
The 'UVLyzer' Sterilizes Any Surface in Mere Moments
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3
Light-Powered Purification Masks
Light-Powered Purification Masks
The 'UVMask' Uses UVC Light to Sterilize the Air
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2
Ultra-Thin Hot Water Bottles
Ultra-Thin Hot Water Bottles
Undu is a Revolutionary Hot Water Bottle Design for Menstrual Cramps
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1
VR-Enhanced Virtual Events
VR-Enhanced Virtual Events
Igloo Vision Works with Its Clients to Provide Memorable Experiences
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