The second in a series. We've already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the "internet of things"—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.
How many of you think it would be cool to have an industrial robot arm on your desk?.. Well…now you can! UFactory based in Shenzhen China, have created and Kickstarted the uArm, an Arduino-controlled desktop 4 axis parallel-mechanism robot arm.
Microsensors in your shoes compile data on where you go and what you do. Your workout clothes track your daily progress at the gym and tell you when to slow down or speed up. And as you sleep, a headband monitors your REM patterns.