Use your butt to identify yourself

To prevent car theft new technology relies on people’s rear end to verify that they are authorized to drive the car. With 98% reliability this security device with 360 biometric sensors is being developed by a team of Japanese engineers from the Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology in Tokyo. It should reach the market in […] Read more »

New test to predict heart attacks in advance

  Major medical breakthrough: “The ability to diagnose an imminent heart attack has long been considered the holy grail of cardiovascular medicine,” study researcher Eric Topol from the Scripps Research Institute says in a release. Scientists have identified a marker that could apparently be used to predict circulatory problems. A commercial test could be available within 2 […] Read more »

Kissing over the internet

If hugging with a roid is not enough try kissing over the internet. With the Kiss Transmission Device, a new invention, people can now kiss remotely and enjoy the sensations. Amongst the proposed applications proposed by the inventors is the possibility to remotely kiss  a star who would have recorded the experience in a computer […] Read more »

New technology to give yourself a hug

  The ultimate do-it-yourself device: thanks to Sense Roid you can hug and cuddle as much as you want. It is a wired torso-shaped device that you can hug and that hugs you back. And it does not argue or talk back… As explained in Physorg.com “the “Sense-Roid” looks like a tailor’s mannequin with silicon skin and […] Read more »

Can one really do it faster in the real world with better preparation?

One reader of “Winning Opportunities, proven tools for converting your projects into success (without a business plan)” sent the following message with a challenging question. As it may be of interest for other readers I am sharing the exchange below: On 08/12/11 4:53 AM, Dikran Antreasyan wrote: ——————– I just read your excellent book and […] Read more »

Mice as a foolproof system to detect explosives and drugs

With the right know-how low-tech mice can be trained to sniff out terrorists or drug dealers. Israeli  Bioexplorers has developed this unique way to detect explosives and drugs. Once again low-tech. sometimes combined with high-tech, can be a huge source of opportunities. For more details read the article in Israel21c Read more »

New era in publishing and innovation

New era in publishing and innovation with the launch of “Winning Opportunities, proven tools for converting your projects into success (without  a business plan)” Big day for the publishing industry: the launch of my new book with the innovative “set your own price” pioneers a new business model for writers. I hope to demonstrate that […] Read more »

Smart Startup Funding

Would you have decided to go for a startup, here are some tips to fund it. In addition to the well known traditional sources of funding: The 3 F’s (Family, Friends and… Fools) Business angels Venture capital firms there are other less known options that can be considered. A recent approach is crowd funding. This […] Read more »