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47 Examples of Predictive Gadgets

From Face-Recognizing Ads to Future-Predicting Motorbikes

— November 19, 2014 — Tech
Predictive technologies run the gamut from technology that quite literally predicts what's coming and helps you prepare for it to gadgets that help you navigate around your physical environment to devices that automate simple tasks to make life easier for you.

Unsurprisingly, a lot of predictive technologies are nestled within the easily usable and accessible confines of mobile apps. We all know about apps that give us directions or find places of interest in our physical vicinity. But did you know that there are apps out there than predict health-related parameters and help you nip problems in the bud?

Whether they manifest in the form of apps, wearable devices or larger gadgets, all predictive technology products have one thing in common -- they are designed to make life easier by either helping you spot problems before they spiral out of control, or by taking care of tasks you'd rather not be bothered with.
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Route-Optimizing Predictive Tech
Route-Optimizing Predictive Tech
Ford Uses the Google Prediction API to Customize One's Route
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Breathalyzing Smartphone Add-Ons
Breathalyzing Smartphone Add-Ons
The Breathometer Lets Drinkers Play and Drive Safe
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Demise-Predicting Apps
Demise-Predicting Apps
The Deadline App Can Predict Your Death
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Predictive Biochemical Apps
Predictive Biochemical Apps
Hormone Horoscope Provides Forecasts for a Woman's Monthly Cycle
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Comprehensive Navigation Apps
Comprehensive Navigation Apps
The Nokia Here App and In-Dash System Includes 3D City Maps
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Portable Weather Trackers
Portable Weather Trackers
These Crowdfunded Weather Instruments Collect Environmental Data 24/7
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Cellphone Signal-Controlled Cars
Cellphone Signal-Controlled Cars
Hyundai's Genesis Blue Link System Makes an Apperance at CES 2014
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Dementia-Detecting Apps
Dementia-Detecting Apps
A New App Helps Doctors Predict Onset Dementia
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Extremely Efficient SMS Tools
Extremely Efficient SMS Tools
Siine Writer Simplifies Texting with Personalized Emoticons
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Predictive Preference Apps
Predictive Preference Apps
The Alfred App for iPhone Anticipates What You Will Love
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Online Flu Predictors
Online Flu Predictors
The Columbia University Influenza Forecast Could Be Broadcasted on TV
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Personalized Weather-Predicting Apps
Personalized Weather-Predicting Apps
Poncho Sends Weather Report Text Messages to Keep You Safe
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Retweet-Predicting Websites
Retweet-Predicting Websites
'Twouija' Predicts How Many Retweets a Tweet Will Get
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Pollution-Measuring Air Monitors
Pollution-Measuring Air Monitors
The Alima Air Quality Monitor is Showcased at CES 2014
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Death-Predicting Blood Tests
Death-Predicting Blood Tests
This Blood Test Predicts When Users Will Die
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Customizable Map Apps
Customizable Map Apps
The Viago Mapping App is Incredibly Advanced and Intuitive
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Autonomous Filming Drones
Autonomous Filming Drones
The HEXO+ Drone is Perfect for Filming Outdoor Sports and Stunts
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Smart Umbrella Sensors
Smart Umbrella Sensors
A Device Collects Crowdsourced Rain Data for More Accurate Weather Reports
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Red Light-Predicting Cars
Red Light-Predicting Cars
Audi Traffic Light Assist Brings Safety to CES 2014
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Vehicle-Navigating Tablets
Vehicle-Navigating Tablets
The Innovative Audi Android Tablet Debuted at CES 2014
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Predictive World Simulators
Predictive World Simulators
Microsoft's Madingley Model World Simulator Studies Global Organisms
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Moodswing-Detecting Apps
Moodswing-Detecting Apps
The PRIORI App Predicts Moodswings Associated with Bipolar Disorder
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Predictive Ordering Apps
Predictive Ordering Apps
The Square Order App Improves User Experience
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Predictive Proposal Apps
Predictive Proposal Apps
TIME's Facebook App Answers 'Is It Time I Got Married?'
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Indoor Navigation Apps
Indoor Navigation Apps
The Inside App Makes Directories a Thing of the Past
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Weather-Predicting Sprinklers
Weather-Predicting Sprinklers
The Skydrop Sprinkler Controller Saves Your Water
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Weather-Predicting Probes
Weather-Predicting Probes
The SMOS Probe May Pinpoint Floods and Droughts
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Menstruation-Tracking Apps
Menstruation-Tracking Apps
The Groove App Keeps You Informed About Your Bodily Patterns
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Weather-Predicting Underwater Drones
Weather-Predicting Underwater Drones
These Deep Sea Drones Will Help Predict Weather Better
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Futuristic Driving Gadgets
Futuristic Driving Gadgets
Volvo's Project 360°Aims to Eliminate Car Accidents
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Crime-Predicting Robots
Crime-Predicting Robots
Knightscope is a Police Robot That Predicts and Prevents Crime
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Heads-Up Holograms
Heads-Up Holograms
True3D, a Virtual Interface System, Wins Munich's Top Navigation Prize
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Anxiety-Tracking Underwear
Anxiety-Tracking Underwear
The Stress-Monitoring Bra by Microsoft Research Pinpoints Moodswings
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Emotion Predicted Playlists
Emotion Predicted Playlists
Ghostly Discovery App Offers iPhone Users Mood-Based Music Listening
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Smartphone Driving Assistants
Smartphone Driving Assistants
The Jeane Navigation System Makes Driving Much Easier
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Braille Mobile Phones
Braille Mobile Phones
The Voim Smartphone is Designed for the Visually Impaired
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Predictive Health Apps
Predictive Health Apps
The Nurse App for Health Makes Disease Predictions for a Patient
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GPS Glasses
GPS Glasses
The iPhone ARider is the Future of Navigation
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Intelligent Moto-Helmets
Intelligent Moto-Helmets
'Skully Helmet' is Making 'Smart' Motorcycle Helmets
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Futuristic Windshield Displays
Futuristic Windshield Displays
The Continental AR-HUD System Displays Information on Windshields
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Magic Text-Predicting Apps
Magic Text-Predicting Apps
The Fleksy Touchscreen Keyboard can Even be Used by the Blind
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Epileptic Episode Trackers
Epileptic Episode Trackers
Dialog by Artefact Helps Monitor and Manage Chronic Seizures
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Handheld Directional Aids
Handheld Directional Aids
'Touch & Go' by Natalia Ponomareva Gives the Blind Sight Beyond Sight
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Innovative Navigation Cams
Innovative Navigation Cams
The Travelling Companion Panorama Camera is Optimal Tourist Technology
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Baby Physiological Trackers
Baby Physiological Trackers
The Sproutling Monitor Predicts Babies' Habits for Parental Awareness
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Face-Recognizing Rides
Face-Recognizing Rides
Toyota's Smart Insect Prototype Uses Kinect Technology to Identify Owners
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Weather Predicting Mobiles
Weather Predicting Mobiles
The Window Phone Displays the Conditions Outside
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