ICYMI: Trekkie well being scanner, automotive merchandising machine and extra
At the moment on In Case You Missed It: A merchandising machine for automobiles (by Carvana) simply launched in Nashville, eradicating the need of speaking to a automotive salesman — or anybody, actually — earlier than driving off in a brand new journey. Stanford engineers made a well being scanner gadget that may detect a tumor in your physique based mostly on the power vibration that it sends out. And two crowdfunded units goal to assist loud night breathing sleepers put a sock in it. The primary, Nora, comes with a pillow that deflates or in any other case strikes, to reposition the offending sleeper’s head. The opposite, Silent Companion, is a nostril wearable that allegedly creates a quiet zone across the sleeper by sending out canceling sound waves.
Lastly, there are two bits of tech we additionally touched on in at the moment’s episode. Grocery store robots from Simbe Robotics are being examined in precise shops, and are designed to scan cabinets for gadgets that have to be restocked. And beekeepers could also be into this new product from Keltronix. It is a video plus algorithm system that tracks your bees flight patterns, condensing the info in app type to let you realize when new tendencies are noticed, which ought to maintain bees more healthy in the long term.