Robots are cool and the next big platform. Robotics company Vincross is looking to bring the world of hardware and software programmable robots into your home with Haxa, a 6-legged robot that is highly agile and adaptable. The robot comes with a 720P camera complete with night vision, a 3-axis accelerometer and several sensors including ones to measure distance and proximity to objects. Hexa also includes a full software stack built on the Linux Kernel called MIND, that allows you to create movements and applications that can bring your robotics to life. It connects via an integrated wi-fi adapter and a 4-hour battery life. Hexa is perfect for the first time enthusiasts that don't need to know underlying hardware and complex mechanics to learn and create interesting robotics functionality.
Hexa 6-Legged Programmable Robot
Mophie Powerstation AC - 22,000 mAh
Packing a 22,000 mAh cell, the Powerstation AC from Mophie can charge all of your devices: from your Macbook Pro to your Android phone to non-'smart' devices requiring a traditional AC (the kind in your wall) plug. The charger can regulate the power output and provide 110V and 100W AC outlets, perfect for your laptop or camera as well as a USB A port with a capacity of 2.4A and USB C at 22,000 mAh. Built in safety features make sure the right output pairs with each device so you won't have to worry about any compatibility issues. The power brick is small and portable, weighing almost 1.7 lbs and slips conveniently into a standard backpack or laptop case.
Lumen Metabolism Tracker
Athletes have long been tracking and using the ratio of carbon dioxide to oxygen to modify their diets and achieve optimal performance, however, its been a costly process thats required expensive tools and use of a medical center. The Lumen Metabolism Tracker, which is now funding on Indiegogo, aims to bring this cutting edge tech into consumers' hands for real-time and on the go tracking. Using your breath as the measure, the device can tell you whether you are currently burning carbs or fat and ways to adjust your diet accordingly. This will make sure that you are always performing optimally and have enough energy for later workouts and expenditures. It can also give you insights on how the food you eat affects your performance as well as the right mixture of macro and micro nutrients. The device needs to be charged only once every few weeks and comes with a soft travel case so you can bring it with you everywhere.