Step into the ring with smart punching gloves, Ep. 164
Step into the ring with smart punching gloves, Ep. 164
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Step into the ring with smart punching gloves, Ep. 164

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[MUSIC] Hey guys, my name is Stephen Beacham, and here's what's happening this week on CNet's crave blog. [MUSIC] Have you ever wondered what youre life would be like if you could experience the world in third person like a video game? Well, so did the folks at Polish 3D tech education company called mepi. Using an oculus rift and a couple of GoPros mounted to a pole that you wear on your back, you too can experience your own life in third person perspective. The cameras mounted on the back pack unit are remote controlled, so the wearer can look around much like the camera positions in a video game. According to [INAUDIBLE] CEO BCO Barog Barlowski is an interview with 3dprint.com. Our goal is to develop third person perspective view for use in virtual reality devices, and solve real world problems by using it to help users be more aware of their environment. [MUSIC] The happiness blanket was recently tested by British Airways on flights between London and New York in an limited experiment to see how the airline could help make travelers more happy. The happy blanket is loaded with fiber optics and connects to a neuro sensor device. Made by the company mind play which sends signals to the blanket via bluetooth. The embedded fibre optic in the blanket turn blue when the person is relaxed, and red when a person is anxious giving flight attendants an immediate visual cue as to the passenger's comfort level. The airline noted that it did detect anxious passengers during take off and landing, but once settled travelers usually calmed down especially when the in flight meal was being served. Now you can visit South Park by way of virtual reality or web browser thanks to the good people at the production company Tool. The employees at Tool are obviously big South Park. Fans have recreated the animated town in an effort to hone their cross-platform game engine, Unity. As well as their Occulus Rift development skills. While, at the same time, paying homage. To the beloved television series South Park. Click on the link to take your own personal tour of South Park, but beware of motion sickness. And if you like to partake in extracurricular smoketivities, and you're looking for a girl or guy who share the same love for 420 Scooby Snax, then sign-up for the first dating site created specifically for 420 friendly couples. My 420mate.com will match you with a weed toking friend, so you can fall in love while inhaling massive amounts of herb smoke. My 420mate's mission statement puts it very eloquently, with the tagline. We connect people. Plant your seed and watch your love grow. IPunch are possibly the world's first smart combat gloves that can measure the power of your punch. The gloves contain sensors that work together to measure the force of your punches. Real data via bluetooth to your Android or iPhone device. The gloves have two types of sensors in them. One that measures punch impact and a three axis motion sensor that analyses the type of punches you throw, and they're overall impact force. The data can be sent in real time, so your coach can provide instant feedback during a training session. The accompanying iPunch app contains a few training programs for users to train themself. It also has a versus mode so you can compete against your friends and see who can deliver the most powerful punch. The I punch gloves are currently seeking funding on Indiegogo, and can be yours for the low price, of $139. All right guys that's the show, thank you very much for watching. As always you can find all these news stories as seen as crave blog at crave.cnet.com. Make sure you pull up Crave on Twitter @CRAVE, and check out this week's Crave giveaway. This weeks Crave giveaway is the Grovemade wooden MacBook or iPad sleeve. Dress your gadget in a sleek handcrafted sleeve from Oregon based Grovemade. Go to the blog and enter to win. Water pistols, are awesome, but what if they're even more awesome, [UNKNOWN] [MUSIC]

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