5 Funky Technologies You Don't Yet Know



MaKey MaKey

By using alligator clips and a small computer chip, MaKey MaKey allows you to turn almost anything into your own personal keyboard or remote control.


Speech Jamming

This device, which plays back a person’s voice at a slight delay, can completely inhibit their ability to speak clearly.

You can try it yourself!   -   Android App   -   Apple App



An aid to the blind that’s only recently been developed, Brainport creates electrical pulses that your tongue helps translate into images.



Lytro is the first consumer camera that records the entire light field of a scene, allowing you to refocus a picture even after you take it.

Start here. Get to know the basics. from Lytro on Vimeo.


Word Lens

Using your phone’s camera, Word Lens is able to translate written text in real time, allowing you to instantly read other languages right on your phone.

You can already buy Word Lens   -   Android App   -   Apple App


What do you think? Would you use any of these products? What other funky technology have you seen that should be added to the list?

Let us know in the comments and we'll check it out.

Looking for something a little more serious?

Check out our list of 5 Futuristic Technolgies That Already Exist for some inventions so innovative that you won't believe they're real.



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