30 Jan '15, 5pm

A shark-detecting buoy, 3D printed prosthetic limbs changing lives in Sudan, and a "thinking" music player were…

A shark-detecting buoy, 3D printed prosthetic limbs changing lives in Sudan, and a “thinking” music player were among the finalists for the South By Southwest (SXSW) Innovation Awards , to be presented for innovative developments in the Internet of Things , wearables, art, security, and more on March 17 in Austin, Texas. The awards themselves received a redesign this year, with 14 new categories and a new name – they were previously labeled the SXSW Interactive Awards. Finalists are as follows: Health, Med & BioTech finalists are Alvio, the CareCycle Navigator, a fly-inspired hearing device developed at the University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering, the LIM Innovations Infinite Socket, and VocaliD, a databank of voices designed to make synthetic speech sound more human. In the Innovation in Connecting People category, SXSW named FireChat, Stream, Talki...

Full article: http://www.wirelessdesignmag.com/news/2015/01/sxsw-names-...

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hackaday.com 27 Jan '15, 3am

You whippersnappers these days with your 3D printers! Back in our day, we had to labor over a blank for hours, getting all...

Meet the winners of the 2014/15 EcoChic Design Award

Meet the winners of the 2014/15 EcoChic Design ...

ecouterre.com 29 Jan '15, 8pm

Ecouterre is a media sponsor of the 2014/15 EcoChic Design Award Britain's Kévin Germanier emerged victor of the 2014/15 E...