TECHNOLOGY ON DISPLAY

The following technology is currently on display in the showcase!

PHONESOAP

“ People are just as likely to get sick from their phones as from the handles of the bathroom” – Dr. Cain, WSJ

  • How it Works
    UV-C Lamps inside the PHONESOAP produce a special wavelength of light that allows the light to go through the cell wall of the bacteria or viruses and damage their DNA, so they will die off and not cause infections.
  • Effectiveness
    The UV lights cleans your phone in 4 minutes and the blue light on the front will turn off when it your phone is clean
  • Built-in Charging
    With built-in charging you can clean and charge at the same time!

Sphero 2.0

  • App-Enabled Ball
    This waterproof sphere can play golf, run over zombies, or jump a ramp all from the control on your smartphone or tablet
  • Customizable
    Change colors, earn tricks and complete challenges on the Sphero app
  • Learn with Sphero
    With the SPRK app you can take lessons and learn the basics of programming. The more you play, the smarter you get!

Ozobot

  • Learn Programming
    Learn basic programming using a tiny robot.
  • Gaming
    Experience the world of gamification through physical and digital games.
  • Portable
    The worlds smallest robot that combines digital and physical components to create new gaming experiences
  • Learn Valuable Skills
    While playing with these tiny robots you can also gain life skills of programming through creative play
  • Confidence Builder
    Allows a student to use their imagination to explore coding concepts using sequential and visual programming to gain computational thinking
  • Application or DIY Based
    Use Ozobot Bit to control the movement of the robot or play racing, arcade, or puzzle games on a tablet or your own surface

sprout by HP

  • Revolutionary All-in-One Computer with Touch Screen and Projected Work Surface
  • Intuitive and Natural Work
    All-in-one computer with touch screen and a projected work surface\

  • Learn how to Play the Piano
    Learn how to play the piano or be a DJ with Pianotime or Crayola DJ apps. These are just a few of the applications that you can find on the Sprout Marketplac

  • Add a New Dimension to 3D
    3D scan an object, design it, and then print it on a 3D printer

     

     

     

Osmo

Play Beyond the Screen with 4 Apps

  • Masterpiece
    After placing a piece of paper in front of the iPad, choose an image that you want to draw and start making your own masterpiece
  • Words
    Play solo or with a friend and be the first one to spell out the on-screen hidden work by using the real-life letters
  • Tangram
    Arrange puzzle pieces so that they match the image show on the screen
  • Newton
    After you place a piece of paper in front of the iPad, use your creativity to invent objects to guide the falling balls into target zone

Iris Pen

  • Portable Scanner
    Text reader that scans printed text or numbers and will automatically be retyped in your computer
  • Highlighting Text-books to a New Level
    Makes it easier to transfer your highlighted notes to any application with one scan
  • Lighter and Faster
    New optical lens makes it much faster scanning and light weight makes it very portable

Google Glass

Leap Motion

MakerBot Replicator 2 and 2x - 3D Printers

Learn more about 3D Printing at GVSU by visiting the Makerspace page.

Oculus Rift

  • Virtual Reality
    Use a computer, game system, or phone in virtual reality  
  • Create your Own
    Use the Oculus API to make your own games or apps
  • Positional Tracking
    Track head movement with a camera to increase realism

Swivl

  • Personal Cameraman
    Robot Automatically Follows with 360° Pan and 20° Tilt
  • Presentation Capture
    Capture Lectures, Presentations, Meetings, and Demonstrations
  • Video Projects
    Use for Flipped Classroom, Distance Learning, or Student Projects
  • 7 Things about Swivl

Double Robotics

littleBits

  • Introduction to Circuits
    Fun and Interactive way to Learn the Basics of Circuit Construction  
  • Millions of Combinations
    Diverse Connectable Parts allows for a Variety of Designs
  • Design your own Inventions
    Combine with Crafts for Endless Possibilities
  • Learn from Others
    Community Projects and Shareable Inventions 

3Doodler

  • 3D Printing Pen
    Create and Doodle with Plastic in 3D  
  • Portable
    Compact 3D Printing to take with you Anywhere
  • Adaptable
    Freehand 3D Design to create Objects and Designs 

Epic Mobile Projection Keyboard

  • Laser Projected Keyboard
    Device Emits and Detects Infrared Light to Track Keystrokes
  • Portable
    A Keyboard for your Pocket
  • Adaptable
    Use with nearly all Computing Devices
  • Wireless
    Bluetooth provides Wireless Keyboard Operation

PowerUP Paper Airplane

  • Powered Paper Airplane
    Power Paper Airplanes with Propeller and Rudder
  • Smartphone Control
    Mobile Control of Flight via Bluetooth
  • Create Your Own
    Build Homemade Airplanes
  • Basics of Aerodynamics
    Learn about Flight with Experimentation and Fun!

SMART Board 8070i Interactive Flat Panel

  • Interactive Flat Panel
  • Select, Write, Draw, and Erase with Digital Ink
  • Open, Close, and Interact with Applications via Touch

Google Cardboard

  • Mobile Virtual Reality
    Use your Smartphone for a Virtual Reality Experience
  • Gesture Controls
    Control your Experience through Movements, not Buttons
  • Create Your Own
    Do-It-Yourself Guides are available Online for Free

aircharge

  • Clutter Free Wireless Charging
    Charge your Smartphone without the Wires
  • Qi Integrated
    Supports the Qi Standard without need for Adapters or Chargers
  • Magnetic Field
    A Magnetic Field transfers Power to a Receiver (Embedded in Devices or within an Adapter)

Puzzlebox Orbit

  • Mind Controlled
    Brain-controlled helicopter
    EEG Headset
    Mind control using brainwaves by focused concentration
  • Brain-Computer Interface
    Realtime tracking of brainwaves communicate over Bluetooth to operate helicopter

Equil Smartpen

  • Paper to Digital
    Convert all of your hand written notes to digital copies with ease
  • Works with All Devices
    Download the free apps for iOS, Android, Windows, and Mac OSX
  • Share Easily with Friends
    Easily send copies of notes to your friends

adonit Jot

  • A Touchscreen Pen 
    Styluses make it easier to use your touchscreen when fine detail isimportant
  • Draw on Mobile Devices
    Use the stylus for more accuracy and precision, pressure sensitivity, and fluid workflow
  • Note-taking Made Easier
    Using a stylus, hand written notes on iPads and mobile devices is faster and easier

Brown Innovations SonicBeam SB-47

  • Directional Speaker
    Creates a tightly focused beam of sound

Aurasma - Augmented Reality

  • Live Real-world Objects with Computer-generated Overlay
    Using a Camera on a Mobile Device, Real-world Objects are Augmented by Computer-generated Information
  • Metadata for Real-life Objects
    Enhances the current Perception of Reality with Information and Media
  • Interactive
    Optical Sensors, Accelerometers, GPS, Gyroscopes, and Wireless Sensors provide Interactivity

Thalmic Myo

  • Wearable and Hands Free
    Comfortable armband allows for hands free electronic control

  • Gesture Computing
    Link Myo to a computer or mobile device and control applications with a flick of the wrist

  • EMG Sensor Technology
    Myo sensors read muscle movement in the forearm

Structure Sensor

  • Measure Entire Rooms with Ease
    Capture dimensions of rooms in a fast, accurate, user-friendly way

  • Recreate 3D Shapes
    Scan geometry in real-time and apply real world physics to 3D models
  • Interact with 3D Models
    Play games that integrate real world objects with virtual objects – merging reality and imagination

Seek Thermal

  • See the Unseen
    Mobile thermal sensor
  • Mobile Thermal Imaging
    Convert your mobile device into a thermal imaging camera to get heat readings from anywhere and anything

  • Safety
    See people or animals in the dark by their heat signature

  • DIY
    Use seek to see a clogged drain, how much heat escapes around doors and windows, and other home improvement projects

zSpace

  • Interactive 3D
    Move, Scale, Animate 3D models in virtual space
  • Active 3D Glasses
    Glasses are tracked via infrared sensors to give the best 3D viewing experience
  • Virtual Tours
    Take a virtual tour around 3D modeled buildings to get a first person experience without actually being there.
  • 3D Modeling
    Use CAD software to model in a 3D environment to get a more immersive design experience.

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More technology to come to the showcase soon!

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Technology Previously Showcased

The following technology has been highlighted in the showcase.

GeLo Beacons

  • Precise Mobile Positioning Technology
  • Proximity Detection
  • Integrates with Mobile Apps
  • Automatically Triggered Actions
  • Bluetooth LE

More Information via gelosite.com

Microsoft Lync

  • Instant Messaging and Presence Detection
  • Virtual Meetings including Video and Audio
  • Live HD Video and Desktop Sharing
  • Real-time Internet Communication

IMRSV CARA

  • Web camera based intelligent sensor
  • Real-time audience data such as gender, age, and attention time
  • Trigger events based on audience to connect online and offline worlds

More information via imrsv.com

Laser Spirograph

  • 2013 Art Prize Entry – “Persistence Too”
    Artist Joe Simon from Wyoming, MI
  • Hands-on Laser Spirograph
    Create an Array of Visual Patterns
  • Mirrors, Lasers, and Motors
    Adjust the Controls to Change Motors and Mirrors
  • GR Makers – Grand Rapids Makerspace
    Display by GR Makers, an Open Community Lab incorporating Elements of a Machine Shop, a Workshop, and a Design Studio.

Vizidef Giant Smartphone

Coin Mining

A cryptocurrency is a medium of exchange designed around securely exchanging information, which is a process made possible by principles of cryptography.  Mining refers to running cryptocurrency software on a computer to be a part of the banking system.

  • First in the World Scrypt ASIC
    Scrypt is the name of the encryption algorithm.  ASIC is an application-specific integrated circuit.
  • Coins Mined by the Devices
    Anoncoin (ANC),  Digitalcoin (DGC), Dogecoin (DOGE), Lottocoin (LOT), Litecoin (LTC)
  • Supercomputer
    Crypto coin mining is made up of distributed networks which surpasses the largest supercomputers.

 

MakerBot Digitizer

  • Desktop 3D Scanner
  • Scan Objects to Create 3D Models
  • Create a Digital Copy of an Object