The Green Toaster is a smartphone cleaning device placed in cafes, so users can sanitize their phone while they await their drink.
Dot is a digital braille smartwatch for the blind that displays real-time info and messages via changing, pop-up braille characters.
WAY is a personal skincare monitor that can analyze the user’s skin condition and offer personalized skincare tips.
Better Re is an up-cycling power pack that enables consumers to use the left over energy in old batteries to charge their new devices.
The Life Tech jacket from Seymourpowell is designed to double as an extreme survival kit that uses smart tech to help wearers in a variety of dangerous situations.
The KLEM project helps those in Malawi use available local resources to create their own shoes following a simple design.
Hailing from South Korea, the 5aver helps evacuation from fire by providing breathable air, light and an alarm within 5 seconds of activation.
Yobosayo is a large sculpture that records the opinions of passersby and relays it over speakers in City Hall.
Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have developed the OLEV, an electric bus designed for mass transit that can be charged wirelessly, while stationary or moving.
The Here campaign uses a simple system whereby a balloon automatically rises up to let drivers instantly know when a parking lot space is free.
The Emart supermarket has created a wifi-based flying store, enabling those within its range to buy products online.
The Seoul National University Bundang Hospital now offers a number of core services through patients’ smartphones.
T’s LTE Data Gift plan enables customers with leftover data allowance at the end of the month to donate it to a contact.
Advertising agency Cheil has created movie posters which enable passersby to connect to the internet, watch the trailer and book tickets.
South Korea-based Moneual has created the SCS1000 wristwatch, which could help those who are hard of hearing become more aware of their surroundings.
Korean Emart recently placed 3D QR code sculptures throughout the city of Seoul that could only be scanned between noon and 1 pm each day — consumers were given discounts at the store during those quiet shopping hours.
A spa within the Ritz-Carlton hotel now offers “anti-aging” packages for visitors.
South Korea’s Live Park taps both RFID and Kinect to create what it calls the world’s first 4D avatar theme park.
Waffle is a Korean platform that lets cafes and other small businesses give their customers free public wireless in exchange for checking in with Facebook or Twitter or answering a short quiz or survey.
Between is a mobile social network that aims to offer a “secret place” in which couples can privately communicate and share.
SK Telecom is testing a Smart Cart service in China that synchronizes with consumers’ smartphones to offer position-relevant information in real-time.
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