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Top 100 Tech Ideas in July

From Sight-Restoring Goggles to Haircut-Suggesting Robots

— July 31, 2016 — Tech
From goggles that can help the visually impaired regain their sight to robots that suggest the most flattering haircut, the July 2016 tech trends reveal that technology is changing our lives in a myriad of unexpected ways.

On the one hand, technology continues to be used to change the lives of those who are most in need. For instance, there are now non-invasive wearable devices that help those with diabetes access real-time glucose readings. Similarly, there are smart feeding bottles that help mothers feed infants more easily.

On the other hand, there are many technological advancements that are changing our lives in unexpected ways. As the July 2016 tech trends reveal, the fields of robotics, virtual reality and 3D printing are currently paving the way for the future of technology. Some of these futuristic tech products include VR fitness platforms, 3D-printed lawn mowers and haircut-suggesting robots.
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Aquatic Filtered Camera Cases
Aquatic Filtered Camera Cases
The SANDMARC for GoPros Offers Filters to Contrast the Water Hues
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Wearable Hiking Devices
Wearable Hiking Devices
Microsoft's Band 2 Now Features the 'Explore Tile' for Outdoor Adventures
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Educational Electronics Kits
Educational Electronics Kits
Play Lab's Kits Encourage Children to Explore and Enjoy Electronics
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Contactless Payment Accessories
Contactless Payment Accessories
These Topshop x bPay Items Make Next-Gen Payment Tech Accessible
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Speedy Wireless Device Chargers
Speedy Wireless Device Chargers
The Maxin Wireless Fast Charging Charger is for Qi-Enabled Devices
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95
Socially Present Shoes
Socially Present Shoes
Anatomic & Co Created Shoes That Disconnect You from Your Cell Phone
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94
Smart Ceiling Fixtures
Smart Ceiling Fixtures
AI Build's Home Hub Prototype Provides AI at Home from a Ceiling Mount
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93
Elevated Solar Canopies
Elevated Solar Canopies
These Solar Panels are Specially Designed for Tiny Urban Roofs
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92
Counterfeit-Fighting Gadgets
Counterfeit-Fighting Gadgets
This Technology Prevents the Sales of Counterfeit Goods
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Trailblazing 4K Projectors
Trailblazing 4K Projectors
Optoma's New Projector Can Project a Huge Screen From Two Inches Away
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LEGO Remote Controls
LEGO Remote Controls
This Remote Control Aims to Make Creations Move Faster
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Sight-Restoring Goggles
Sight-Restoring Goggles
Pixium Vision's System Stimulates the Nervous System to Restore Vision
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3D Camera Smartphone Add-Ons
3D Camera Smartphone Add-Ons
The 'Eye-Plug' Camera Device is a Light-Field Camera for Smartphones
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Telecom-Connected Multimedia Projectors
Telecom-Connected Multimedia Projectors
The ZTE Spro 2 is Now Available from T-Mobile
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Independent Fitness Wearables
Independent Fitness Wearables
The Samsung Gear Fit2 Works Separately from Smartphones
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Smartphone-Charging Storage Trays
Smartphone-Charging Storage Trays
The Layer Design Charge Trays Offer Power and Organization
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Conductive Charging Kits
Conductive Charging Kits
The Fli Charge Offers a Wireless Rebooting Station for Multiple Devices
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Weather-Resistant Smartwatches
Weather-Resistant Smartwatches
The Lunatik Epik H20 Band Converts a Digital Watch for Outdoor Use
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Modern Digital Radios
Modern Digital Radios
These Tivoli Audio Radios Combine Retro With Modern Features
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Travel Security Systems
Travel Security Systems
'TripSafe' Introduces a Portable Security System for Use Away from Home
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Secure Outdoor Slings
Secure Outdoor Slings
The Pak-Rat Quick Clip Allows For Hands-Free Gear Hauling
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Continuously Recording Cameras
Continuously Recording Cameras
This Smart Camera Shares Moments in Real-Time with Minimal Editing
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Hair Loss-Stopping Helmets
Hair Loss-Stopping Helmets
The iRestore Laser Hair Growth System Invigorates Hair Follicles
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Action Cam Shot Glasses
Action Cam Shot Glasses
The Polaroid Cube Shot Glass Captures a POV of Drinkers
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Educational Children's T-Shirts
Educational Children's T-Shirts
This Circuit Board Helps Students Learn Electronics and Computing
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Printed Robot Salamanders
Printed Robot Salamanders
Thsi 3D-Printed Animal Replicates the Movements of an Amphibian
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Open-Ear Headphones
Open-Ear Headphones
The AfterShokz TREKS Audio Buds Sit Outside the Ear Lobe for Easy Listening
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Ice-Breaking Interactive Bars
Ice-Breaking Interactive Bars
The Icebreaker Machine Customizes Drinks to Start Conversations
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Interactive Speaker Controls
Interactive Speaker Controls
These Speakers Use a Unique Method to Control Volume
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Autonomous IoT Vehicles
Autonomous IoT Vehicles
'Olli' is a 3D-Printed Local Motors Car That's Powered by IBM Watson
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Combination Tool Kits
Combination Tool Kits
This Kit from Black & Decker Features a Single Tool with Six Attachments
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Astrophotography Cameras
Astrophotography Cameras
TinyMOS' 'Tiny1' Camera Shoots Detailed Pictures of the Night Sky
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Stylus Pen Cases
Stylus Pen Cases
This Chic Stylus Pen Case Protects the Apple Pencil
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Directional Compass Implants
Directional Compass Implants
The Cyborg Nest 'North Sense' Implant Device Connects Users to Naure
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Race Car-Inspired Drones
Race Car-Inspired Drones
Vantage Robotics Designed a Drone That's Based on a Formula 1 Race Car
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Tennis Ball Speakers
Tennis Ball Speakers
HearO Gives Championship Tennis Balls New Life as Portable Audio Players
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Touchscreen Computer Projectors
Touchscreen Computer Projectors
The 'PaperLight' Computer Projector Turns a PC into a Smart Board
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DIY Airplane Headphones
DIY Airplane Headphones
These Newly Proposed Airplane Headphones are Extremely Compact
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Speedy Solar Notebook Chargers
Speedy Solar Notebook Chargers
The 'POWERBOOK' Solar Charging System Works as Fast as an Outlet
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Electric Carbon Fiber Bicycles
Electric Carbon Fiber Bicycles
The 'All-Go' Bike is a Powerful Yet Lightweight Commuting Option
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Printable Ring Clocks
Printable Ring Clocks
This 3D-Printed Clock Design Embraces an Exposed Gear-Powered Design
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Circular Smartphones
Circular Smartphones
The Runcible by Monohm Also Doubles as a Pocket Watch
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LEGO Laptop Covers
LEGO Laptop Covers
'BrikBook' Allows People to Customize Their MacBooks With Legos
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Anti-Theft Smart Bikes
Anti-Theft Smart Bikes
VanMoof's New Smartbike Offers a New Bike Recovery Process
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Printed Musculoskeletal Masks
Printed Musculoskeletal Masks
Björk Created a 3D-Printed Mask Using Her Facial Structure
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Cosmic Bluetooth Speakers
Cosmic Bluetooth Speakers
Jay Hyun Kim's 'Cosmos' Speaker Celebrates Galactic Imagery
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Modular Lamp Devices
Modular Lamp Devices
The Clover Lamp is the Perfect Multi-Functional Device for Camping
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Wearable Technology Voice Assistants
Wearable Technology Voice Assistants
The Amazon Alexa Voice Assistance is Now Part of Pebble Core
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Precision Fit Wireless Earbuds
Precision Fit Wireless Earbuds
The ELWIN Fit In-Ear Earphones Comes with 48 Earbud Pieces
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Smart Jump Ropes
Smart Jump Ropes
This LED Jump Rope Aims To Increase Motivation While Exercising
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Infant-Analyzing Bottles
Infant-Analyzing Bottles
The 'NFANT' Feeding Bottle Detects if Neonates are Ready for a Bottle
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Luxury 3D Printers
Luxury 3D Printers
Pollen's Advanced 3D Printer Pam Can Print Multi Materials Simultaneously
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Smartphone-Charging Wallets
Smartphone-Charging Wallets
The Nomad Leather Wallet for iPhone Keeps Devices Charged All Day
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Handbag Authentication Tags
Handbag Authentication Tags
Maria&Donato Uses NFC Tags to Ensure Originality
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Autonomous Robotic Gardeners
Autonomous Robotic Gardeners
The 'FarmBot' Farming Machine Plants and Foster Gardens
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Tattooing Prosthetic Limbs
Tattooing Prosthetic Limbs
A French Artist Created a Supremely Precise Prosthetic Tattooing Arm
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Dual-Purpose Floating Shelves
Dual-Purpose Floating Shelves
This Floating Shelf Makes Space to Charge Smartphone Devices
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Portable Compact Printers
Portable Compact Printers
This Printer is Highly Functional and Designed to Look Good in Any Room
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3D-Printed Lawn Mowers
3D-Printed Lawn Mowers
Summit Mowers' Monster Lawnmowers Use 3D-Printed Parts
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Timber Smartwatch Straps
Timber Smartwatch Straps
'Ottm' Wood Watch Straps are Designed for the Apple Watch and More
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Foldable Solar Device Chargers
Foldable Solar Device Chargers
The EnerPlex 'Kickr' IV USB Solar Panel Keeps Devices Charged
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VR Fitness Platforms
VR Fitness Platforms
Holodia is Using VR Technology to Make Fitness More Fun and Accessible
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Pixelated Superhero Portraits
Pixelated Superhero Portraits
This French Artist Creates Adorable Pixel Superheroes
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Powerful Bike-Upgrading Kits
Powerful Bike-Upgrading Kits
The 'Bikee' Bike System Transforms Standard Bicycles into E Bikes
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Sophisticated Dive Watches
Sophisticated Dive Watches
These Timeless Watches Would Suit Any Occasion
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Phone-Charging Smart Bags
Phone-Charging Smart Bags
These Lorna & Bel Bags Introduce Women's High-Fashion to Technology
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Tattoo Database Technology
Tattoo Database Technology
The FBI is Working to Accumulate Tattoos for Semiotic Research
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Smart Bike Helmets
Smart Bike Helmets
This Smart Helmet Ensures the Safety of Avid Bikers
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Haircut-Suggesting Robots
Haircut-Suggesting Robots
At 'PERCUT,' Pepper the Robot Suggests Hairstyles for Men
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Fashion-Forward VR Glasses
Fashion-Forward VR Glasses
'Dlodlo Glass V1' is a Pair of VR Glasses for the Modern Gamer
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Pizza-Making Chargers
Pizza-Making Chargers
BioLite's 'PizzaDome' Can Charge Mobile Devices
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Millennial Money-Managing Apps
Millennial Money-Managing Apps
Finance Coach Penny Uses Easy to Understand Emojis and Graphs
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Stair-Climbing Suitcases
Stair-Climbing Suitcases
The 'TraxPack' Carry-On Cases Feature Tank-Inspired Tracks for Stairs
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Adhesive Hands-Free Cameras
Adhesive Hands-Free Cameras
'Podo' is a Stick and Shoot Camera That Can Be Attached to Any Surface
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Touchscreen Keyboard Peripherals
Touchscreen Keyboard Peripherals
This Conceptual Apple Magic Keyboard Features an OLED Display
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Branded Wallpaper Deals
Branded Wallpaper Deals
This Wallpaper Advertising Scheme Uses Your Phone Background for Deals
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Cooling Helmet Fans
Cooling Helmet Fans
The Tajima Seiryo Offers a Wearable Ventilator Solution for Hot Climates
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Technological Music Festivals
Technological Music Festivals
The Panorama Festival Combines Art, Technology and Music
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Micro-Detailed 3D Printers
Micro-Detailed 3D Printers
This New 3D Printer Can Handle Extremely High-Resolution Printing Tasks
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Mask Filter Headphones
Mask Filter Headphones
The Digicare Anti-Pollution Mask is Packed with Bone Conduction Headphones
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Digital Necklace Faces
Digital Necklace Faces
This Necklace Uses Technology to Become Completely Customizable
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Smart Safety Rings
Smart Safety Rings
Nimb is a Wearable Safety Device That is App-Enabled with GPS Capabilities
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Earphone-Headset Hybrids
Earphone-Headset Hybrids
The Jabra Halo Smart Headphones Go Around the User's Neck
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3D-Printed Home Concepts
3D-Printed Home Concepts
This 3D-Printed Freeform House Maximizes Curb Appeal
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Multipurpose Fish Tools
Multipurpose Fish Tools
The Kombo's Sleek Design Hides a Fully Functional Fishing Kit
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Outdoor Security Robots
Outdoor Security Robots
The 'ATOM AR3' Bot Interacts with People and Uses Facial Recognition
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VR Gaming Cafes
VR Gaming Cafes
This Partnership Will Bring VR Content to China's Gaming Cafes
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Camera Beer Caps
Camera Beer Caps
This Beck's Beer Bottle Comes With a 360-Degree Camera Lens
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Ultra-Efficient Toothbrushes
Ultra-Efficient Toothbrushes
GlareSmile Claims to be the First Automatic Toothbrush
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Digitally Animated T-Shirts
Digitally Animated T-Shirts
These T-Shirts Have Customizable Digital Animations When on Camera
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Affordable Electric Bikes
Affordable Electric Bikes
The Lectro Bike Mixes Affordability with Style
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Chinese Livestreaming Platforms
Chinese Livestreaming Platforms
Yizhibo is a Popular Live Video-Streaming App in China
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Autonomous Indoor Gardens
Autonomous Indoor Gardens
'Véritable' Grows Herbs and Vegetables with No Effort Required
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IoT Hydroponic Systems
IoT Hydroponic Systems
'Gro.io' is a Fully Automated Hydroponic Garden System
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Digital Dome Installations
Digital Dome Installations
teamLab's Immersive Installation is Set in an Ethereal Enviroment
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Non-Invasive Diabetes Wearables
Non-Invasive Diabetes Wearables
Glucowear by Malvin Gonzales Checks Glucose Levels Comfortably
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Slim Power Banks
Slim Power Banks
These Portable Power Banks Are Highly Convenient
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3D-Printed Body Braces
3D-Printed Body Braces
WASP Medical's Printed Corsets Support Patients with Scoliosis
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Intuitive Dinosaur Toys
Intuitive Dinosaur Toys
The CogniToys Dino Combines Fun and Learning in a High-Tech Way
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Immersive Fashion Installations
Immersive Fashion Installations
This Digital Fashion Show Was Inspired by The Natural World
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