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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News and Articles About Far Out Tech

Gold? Silver? Pffft. This Necklace Is Pure Illumination.
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Gold? Silver? Pffft. This Necklace Is Pure Illumination.

This high-tech necklace is made out of light and morphs with your every move. You have to see it to believe it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Amazon Launches Echo, a Speaker You Can Talk To
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Amazon Launches Echo, a Speaker You Can Talk To

This is a speaker you leave on all day and give it voice directions, like Siri on an Apple iPhone.
This 'Smart' Yoga Mat Has a Built-In Instructor
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This 'Smart' Yoga Mat Has a Built-In Instructor

Pair the SmartMat with your phone and it can guide you through different yoga poses while monitoring your position and balance.
Emily Price
Bat-Like Technology Is Giving the 'White Cane' a Much-Deserved Upgrade
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Bat-Like Technology Is Giving the 'White Cane' a Much-Deserved Upgrade

These ‘smart' canes use high-tech echolocation to help the visually impaired get around even better.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Is Developing an Ingestible Cancer-Detecting Pill
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Google Is Developing an Ingestible Cancer-Detecting Pill

The idea is that nanoparticles will continuously monitor your body for disease triggers so they can be detected and treated as soon as they appear.
Laura Entis
This Mighty Exoskeleton Can Give You Superhuman Strength (Sort Of)
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This Mighty Exoskeleton Can Give You Superhuman Strength (Sort Of)

Anyone who wears this rugged exosuit will be able to lift heavy tools and objects like they're feathers.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The U.S. Military Wants to Inject People's Brains With Painkilling Nanobots That Could Replace Medicine
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The U.S. Military Wants to Inject People's Brains With Painkilling Nanobots That Could Replace Medicine

Ever wish you could heal yourself like a superhero? The government is making it happen. Sort of.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
It's a Bird. It's a Plane. No, It's a Flying Car (Finally)!
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It's a Bird. It's a Plane. No, It's a Flying Car (Finally)!

Fasten your seat belts and forget about tray tables. This driving-flying machine is ready for takeoff.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Smart Skin-Scanning App Could Save Your Life
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This Smart Skin-Scanning App Could Save Your Life

Wonder if that mole that keeps morphing might be cancerous? This cool app can help you find out.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Hate Flying? This Dreamy (or Dorky) Virtual Reality Helmet Could Help You Escape the Experience.
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Hate Flying? This Dreamy (or Dorky) Virtual Reality Helmet Could Help You Escape the Experience.

Virtual reality, take me away. Because overpriced in-flight cocktails and noise-cancelling headphones aren't enough anymore.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Self-Healing Phones? Try Roads That Fix Themselves.
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Self-Healing Phones? Try Roads That Fix Themselves.

What if a road existed that never had a crack or a pothole? Science might have a solution.
Jason Fell
Protect Your Privacy With These Strange Anti-Surveillance Frocks and Fashions
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Protect Your Privacy With These Strange Anti-Surveillance Frocks and Fashions

Big Brother is watching you, but you don't have to take it lying down. Don these stealthy countersurveillance frocks and styles to fool the all-seeing eye.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Want to Run Faster? This Old-School Concept Might Hold the Answer.
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Want to Run Faster? This Old-School Concept Might Hold the Answer.

You have to see this new take on the traditional jetpack.
Jason Fell