Posts Categorized: Chile

Smart, connected bra monitors hearts in real time

Bloomer tech’s smart, connected bra features washable, flexible circuits that monitor the user’s heart health in real time.

Renewable energy powers Chile’s subway system

A wind and solar power collaboration will soon provide Chile’s Metro de Santiago with 60 percent of its energy requirements.

Solar lamp fits onto endless 3D printed accessories

SULI is a personal, modular, solar lighting system which is designed to fit easily with any number of 3D printed accessories.

This self-locking bike is impossible to steal

The YERKA Project has designed a two-wheeler whose frame functions as a lock, requiring thieves to saw the frame — rendering the entire bike useless — if they want to steal it.

Skateboard is made of debris trawled from the sea

California’s Bureo Skateboards is working with the Chilean government to create Minnow, a skateboard whose deck is made entirely from abandoned fishing nets from the country’s coastline.

In Chile, sports goods are paid for with exercise

Colun Light’s Así da gusto pagar campaign has seen customers at its pop-up sportswear shop pay with exercise, rather than money.

System enables users to 3D print their thoughts

Chile-based ThinkerThing connects users’ brains directly to a 3D printer through neurosensory tech, to create a physical manifestation of their imagination.