JBL’s Everest Elite 700 and Series
Lets start with JBLS’ extraordinary Everest series a line of fivewireless headphones –including the flagship Elite 700–with new active noise cancellation which strives to give music lovers an unparalleled blend of topflight audio technology and ergonomic design. All models within the JBL Everest wireless headphones series–including around-ear, on-ear and in-ear styles–connect wirelessly to any smart device to allow listeners to immerse themselves freely in their favorite song and in a world of hi-fi sounds while moving around without wires Not only that, but the ergonomics–developed through extensive research–were conceived to provide contoured ear cushions and earpiece shapes for all listeners. Crown jewel of the serie is the JBL Everest ELITE 700–which JBLS’ publicity alerts me will not be on sale in Italy (but they don’t know to what extent Italians can go when they have to get their techn iology fix) offers one the most innovative and inclusive set of features currently found into wireless headphones. Bluetooth 4.1 provides listeners the ease of wireless connectivity, while the new NXTGen Active Noise Cancelling Technology pairs the immersive experience of noise-cancelling with the ability to control the amount of outside noise let in, creating each user’s ideal balance of ambient sound and music. The Pro Audio sound technology’s cushions provide users with an unmatched fit around the ears. Maximizing the lifespan of the batteries the ELITE 700 wireless headphone’s provides consumers with 15 hours of iuninterrupted playtime, while the headphones’ TruNote technology adjusts the sound based on the fit around the ears, personalizing the user’s experience. The free, downloadable My JBL Headphones App allows users to customize headphone settings and features to their liking. Fro more informationwww.jbl.com/Everest-Headphones.
Canary, too fool any home intruder
“Having a home security system with video is essential because it will alert you if there’s an intrusion or problem in your home, and give you detailed information about what’s happening,” says Ira Weiss, a retired New York Police Department detective. “A security system is not only a strong deterrent to thieves, but if you’re unfortunate enough to experience a burglary, it can provide excellent evidence after the fact.” and in terms of system that are unobtrusive, functional, easy to install and to manageCanary’s all in one security system set a new bar. It lets you see and hear what’s happening using wide-angle HD video monitoring, high-quality audio, motion detection, and temperature, humidity, and air quality readings. With Canary, you have all the information you need to choose the right response, whether it’s calling the authorities or sounding the alarm. For more information
The Muse of Meditation to keep you on the Happiness Path
Ever wondered what happens to your brain while meditating and how thta contributes to you being happier? Studies show meditation can make the brain more resistant to distractions. According to psychologists at Harvard University, people spend 47% of their day thinking about something other than what they’re currently doing. That distraction can have a negative impact on our overall happiness. Muse Take the guess work out of meditation and makes meditation easy. Muse. the brain sensing headband (as the headband maker defines it) It’s easy to use: 3 minutes a day, anywhere, anytime and you are set. Muse is the first tool of its kind that can give you accurate, real-time feedback on what’s happening in your brain while meditating. It has been compared to a personal meditation trainer providing challenges to keep you motivated, and rewards that encourage you to build a regular practice. For more information go to www.choosemuse.com
Roominate, connected toys for kids seeking to play house
Roominate™ is an award-winning and customizable line of wired building systems that inspire open-ended,hands-on play through the use ofcircuits, modular pieces and universal joints. Kids (the maker addresses it to girls but evidently they have missed something of the debate on sex and gender in the US) can build and create their own unique and originalstructures or vehicles that can bejoined together or taken apart and remade into something completely new and different. According to its maker Roominate’smission is to inspire the next generation of kids (and what about the cuurent?) to have fun with STEM subjects: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, and to help developspatial and fine motor skills, engage hands-on problem solving skills, boost self-confidence and teach basic circuitry. This year, the Roominate line expands with kits that feature more building pieces, vehicles and new accessories. For more information go to www.rominatetoy.com
Beddit, tracking your sleep patterns with no wearable sensors
Are you familiar with this new trend of keeping a tab on ones’ own sleeping habits? Beddit another solution sensor free. According to the makers-tried personally it works–Beddit makes any bed a smart bed. In syntesi the invention connects an ultra-thin sensor placed under the bed sheet with Android, iOS and Watch OS devices over Bluetooth. There is nothing to wear and nothing to do but go to sleep. Sleep tracking begins automatically at bedtime, tracking heart rate, respiration, movement, snoring and sleep cycles. In the morning a personalized SleepScor–a trademarked binomial invented by the maker of the innivators– indicates overall sleep quality and delivers tailored coaching for better sleep in the future.
At night, Beddit Smart automatically logs and compiles sleep data. To ensure a better start to the day, the smart alarm monitors sleep patterns and awakens the person when they have achieved the optimum duration of sleep and are in a light stage of sleep.
In the morning, an intuitive SleepScore is instantly available on Apple Watch and iPhone or Android device.
During the day, do more with the Beddit app and Apple Watch. Track a nap for a well-timed rejuvenation. Using Apple Watch, set the duration of the nap and choose how to be awakened. Now it’s easy to catch up on any sleep deficiency with a short nap and see the benefit reflected in the SleepScore. For more information: www.beddit.com
BacTrac, for a safe and alcoholic holiday season
Nothing better than a pocketable breathalyzer during the Christmas holiday, so you can make sure–before the police does–that your blood alcohol levels are within norm. “Our goal is to shed light on alcohol consumption habits so consumers can make smarter decisions when drinking,” said Keith Nothacker, President of BACtrack. Last yearBACtrack’s published a Consumption Report comprised of the answers of nearly 300, 000 anonymous BAC users. December through March is the peak drinking season in the United States. Nearly 75 percent the respondents during this time of the year had an average BAC above 0.06%, which is higher than any other time of the year. Additionally, the days with the highest average BACs include December 6th and 7th (0.087% and 0.088%); New Year’s Eve (0.094%). The full results, including interactive data, can be viewed here.With holiday festivities, many people celebrate more than usual and those celebrations often include alcohol. The full results, including interactive data, can be viewed here For more information: www.bactrack.com
Ring Video door bell: you’ll never miss another visitor: wanted or unwanted.
Never worry about missing a visitor again thanks to the Ring™ Video Doorbell. The device streams live audio and video of a home’s front doorstep directly to a smartphone or tablet, allowing homeowners to stay connected to their homes whether in the kitchen or across town. The Ring Video Doorbell installs in No need to wonder if something is going on outside your home, see for yourself. No need to wonder if something is going on outside your home, see it for yourself. Built-in motion sensors detect activity on your property and trigger instant mobile alerts. Fior more information:
Martians! Not only in the theater but soon on the wrist next to you.
Martian Watches, a California-baseddeveloper of award-winning analog smartwatches that sport classic watch designs, bring the best of two very distinct worlds, fashion and technology, and putsthem together in a smart, singular, timepiece.Martian Watches debuts two new models inthe Martian Electra series of smartwatches designed with a feminine touch in mind.Martian Electra is part of the recently announced Martian Active Collection, itsnewest contemporary, classic and retro inspired designs based on award-winning Analog-design, Voice Command and Smart Notifications smartwatches which debuted worldwide at Bloomingdale’s on September 12th. The Active Collection features theMartian Envoy, Martian Aviator, Martian Alphaand Martian Electra series smartwatches.