Remote diagnostics is part of everyday medicine, although there are certain things that can’t be done with a camera. But MediaTek genius means that taking the patient’s heart rate is no longer one of them.
In Taiwan, there are 15 million scooters – most of them used every day. This genius idea is means anyone can rent an electric scooter for the day. Behold the Skuromoto – a rented electric scooter revolution for scooter-mad Taoyuan.
For most, the internet is an everyday necessity. But some of us need an extra bit of genius to get online and use technology to make life better. For anyone with severe disabilities, connecting car and home, getting the most of social and other media, and generally being in touch, is essential.
If you’ve ever tried to make home-brewed wine, cider or vinegar, you’ll know how quickly it can spoil and how hard it is to make the perfect brew. The team at Alchema have come up with a home-brew kit that not only turns the barrel or flask for you every few hours, it monitors those critical levels and tells you when something is about to go wrong.
Every day we look at the weather forecast and wonder whether it’s right. Examining conditions in the oceans has long been known to yield good results in weather prediction. A team of three at National Taiwan University has harnessed data from ocean currents and sea temperature fluctuations to help predict extreme weather – using a robotic clown fish.
Geniuses the world over are working every day to make using a computer more ergonomic, more intuitive and more fun. Four students at National Taiwan University have made the gesture control technology envisaged in sci-fi movies a reality. Their HandTie innovation isn’t just fun – it could make all of us much more productive.