Far Out Tech

Far Out Tech

It seems like every other day we read about some far-out, new technology that makes us scratch our heads and say, "What the heck?" In this series, we'll take a look at all types of crazy new gadgets, apps and other technologies -- and the entrepreneurs dreaming them up.

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Want a 3-D Printed Selfie? There's an App for That.
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Want a 3-D Printed Selfie? There's an App for That.

People can take a picture using their smartphone or tablet, then send the picture to a 3-D printing company and receive a 3-D version of their face.
Arjun Kharpal
Look Ma, No Hands: Drones You Can Pilot With Your Mind
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Look Ma, No Hands: Drones You Can Pilot With Your Mind

A Portuguese aeronautics company is testing out the technology right now.
Nina Zipkin
Why This Entrepreneur Dreams of Living on Mars
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Why This Entrepreneur Dreams of Living on Mars

Entrepreneur Jaymee Del Rosario has been selected among the 100 candidates to possibly colonize the red planet as part of an initiative called Mars One. Here's what she has to say about her ambitious plans.
Jason Fell
In Japan, a 'Strange Hotel' Will Be Staffed Almost Entirely By Robots
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In Japan, a 'Strange Hotel' Will Be Staffed Almost Entirely By Robots

Guests will be welcomed to the property by three 'actroids' -- robots with an uncanny human likeness and an ability to engage in intelligent conversation.
Geoff Weiss
This Startup Wants to Control Your Brain With an App
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This Startup Wants to Control Your Brain With an App

Wearable tech that can alter your mood is a thing now, apparently.
Clay Dillow
OMG Yes: A Smart Mattress Cover That Can Brew Your Morning Coffee
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OMG Yes: A Smart Mattress Cover That Can Brew Your Morning Coffee

Meet Luna, which connects to your home's wireless network and can control other connected devices such as lights, locks or even a coffee pot.
Emily Price
This Company Is Squeezing an Entire Computer Into a Mouse -- All You Need Is a Monitor
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This Company Is Squeezing an Entire Computer Into a Mouse -- All You Need Is a Monitor

A Polish tinkerer has created the ultimate compact PC - one that's small enough to fit inside a conventional mouse.
Dave Smith
A 'Smart' Belt Automatically Adjusts to Keep Your Pants Up
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A 'Smart' Belt Automatically Adjusts to Keep Your Pants Up

More than just a belt, Belty keeps your pants at the optimal comfort level and serves as a fitness tracker.
Emily Price
Your Snowboard Is About to Get Smarter
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Your Snowboard Is About to Get Smarter

The XON SNOW-1 bindings connect to your iOS or Android operating system to provide powerful data about your latest run.
Emily Price
Nvidia Just Unveiled a Super Smart Chip for Cars
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Nvidia Just Unveiled a Super Smart Chip for Cars

The Tegra X1 will be available in early 2015, helping drivers detect and read road signs, detect breaking vehicles and more.
This Shopping Cart of the Future Creepily Follows You Around Stores
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This Shopping Cart of the Future Creepily Follows You Around Stores

Two engineering students in Israel have developed the ultimate shopping cart for the lazy shopper.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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These High-Tech Jeans Protect You From Wireless Identity Theft and Credit Card Fraud

Tech-savvy pickpocketers beware: These jeans were made for blocking you, and that's just what they'll do.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Future Is Here: Double Amputee Is Outfitted With Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arms
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The Future Is Here: Double Amputee Is Outfitted With Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arms

That's right – he can control the bionic limbs with his thoughts.
Laura Entis