Find out more about the gadgets that will help you endure the wretched dreadfulness that is shopping.

Egg Minder

Egg Minder

Links to your IOS or Android device, allowing you to keep a track of how many eggs you have left and how fresh they are when out shopping.

Provides storage for up to 14 eggs.

LED lights indicate which is the oldest egg and will send notifications to your phone to remind you when you are running low.

RRP:£30 Approx

quirky.com


Luxeed U7 LED Keyboard

Luxeed U7 LED Keyboard

Customisable keyboard with individual key colour coding.

Each key has it's own independent light so you can create your own fully customised lighting scheme.

Built-in wrist support for more comfortable typing.

RRP:£103

kustompcs.co.uk


Microsoft Surface 2

Microsoft Surface 2

Tablet computer featuring gesture recognition, rear-facing camera, front-facing camera, two microphones, dual stereo speakers and virtual surround sound.

Charges in 2-4 hours for up to 10 hours video playback.

RRP:From £359

microsoft.com


Fitbit Flex

Fitbit Flex

All-day activity trackers with Bluetooth 4.0, so you to see your activity stats in real-time.

Five white LED indicator lights show you how close you are to achieving your personal fitness goals.

Each light represents 20% of your goal.

RRP:£79.99

fitbit.com


Hiku

Hiku

Hiku is designed to make the weekly grocery shop easier. It scans barcodes and recognizes your voice and then instantly adds the items to a shopping list.

When linked to its app, Hiku enables the user to create and modify a shopping list that can be easily shared.

RRP:£47 approx

hiku.us


iWallet

iWallet

Uses a fingerprint security system to keep cards and cash safe.

Can be tethered to a compatible smartphone so that a proximity alarm sounds on both devices if separated by more than five metres.

RRP:£356 approx

iwalletusa.com


iSafe Back Pack

iSafe Back Pack

Alarmed backpack and personal security device.

Two high decibel sirens and high intensity strobe light can be activated simultaneously to attract attention.

The alarm is louder than most car alarms.

RRP:£54 approx

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The BOXX Bike

The BOXX Bike

Electric, two-wheeled commuting vehicle.

Capable of travelling 60 to 100 miles on a single charge, with a top speed of 30 mph.

Has two storage bays, one under the seat and one behind the headlight.

RRP:£2355 approx

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Budgee

Budgee

Developed to help with common everyday tasks, and uses tracking technology to follow you.

Folds to a small compact size for easy carrying.

Comes with a locking mechanism to help keep your bags, packages and valuables secure.

RRP:£825 approx

5elementsrobotics.com


TR Truoni DA Meter (53500)

TR Truoni DA Meter (53500)

Portable ripeness tester that provides accurate information on the ripeness of apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, plums or mangoes.

Works by measuring the chlorophyll content of a fruit.

Used by farmers, cold room workers and retailers to ensure fruit put on sale is just right.

RRP:£2,789

trturoni.com


The Lambent Shopping Trolley Handle

The Lambent Shopping Trolley Handle

Designed to clip onto a regular supermarket trolley.

Incorporates a display connected to a scanner to provide shoppers with nutritional, ethical and environmental product information.

The display consists of 16 multi-colour LEDs that display the product information visually through changes in pattern and colour.

foodminder.co.uk


Biyo

Biyo

Credit card terminal and register with a built-in biometric palm reader.

Inside the reader is an infrared Fujitsu camera that photographs your vein pattern and then pairs it with the credit card you’ve swiped.

Once your palm is paired with a credit car, you can hold your hand over any PulseWallet terminal to make a payment.

RRP:£1,200

biyowallet.com


Feetz Bike

Feetz Bike

Innovative cargo trike designed in Holland.

Features a 250 Watt electric motor to assist on uphill rides.

Has 20L storage capacity.


RRP:£1,151

feetz.nl


Gig Pack

Gig Pack

The Gig Pack is a scooter backpack – a commuter-friendly holdall that folds out into a scooter.

Can support passengers up 14 stone.

Designed by Gustavo Brenck, and soon to launch into production.

coroflot.com


Reel

Reel

Designed to transport items such as sports equipment, groceries or the everyday essentials within a bike frame.

Wraps are with held in place by sticky rubber dividers.

Can adapt to different frames and sizes.

areumjeong.dothome.co.kr


Urb-E Commuter

Urb-E Commuter

The world's most compact electric vehicle.

The three-wheeled trike design gives stability and manoeuvrability at low speeds so it's ideal for navigating pedestrian traffic.

It can reach 15 mph with a 20 mile range on a single charge.

RRP: £530 Approx

urb-e.com


Hook & Go Shopping Cart

Hook & Go Shopping Cart

Features eight hooks that allow shopping bags and other groceries to be easily transported.

Rubber wheels roll smoothly on rough pavements, with a rubber stopper to keep the shopper upright. It also folds up for compact transport and storage.

RRP:£36

hookandgo.com


Hubsan Q4 Nano Quadcopter

Hubsan Q4 Nano Quadcopter

One of the smallest quadrocopters in the world.

An integrated gyroscope gives stable flying.



RRP:£26.50

hubsan.com


Bagalight

Bagalight

Designer wanted to create a product using an everyday item that normally wouldn’t be considered to have any real value.

Simple cut-outs on the inside of the bag give the unusual lighting shapes.

The lamp is made entirely from paper and card.

RRP:£35

liquidesign.co.uk


Designworks' O2 Walkie Talkies

Designworks' O2 Walkie Talkies

This fully functional phone shoe was created as part of the O2 phone recycling campaign.

Both of these shoes can be worn.

Created by the Designworks Group in the UK.


designworksgroup.net


Afterglow Prismatic Headphones

Afterglow Prismatic Headphones

Connects to your phone so you can enjoy your music on the move.

The design features colour changing LED lights.

Rechargeable battery lasts for over 10 hours of play time.

RRP:£58.90 Approx

pdp.com


Footdisc Measuring Device

Footdisc Measuring Device

Determines your foot type and correct shoe size in just 15 seconds.

Place your feet on the foot disc and the contact areas change colour, indicating your foot type and length.


RRP:£490

mar-systems.co.uk


Currexsole Insoles

Currexsole Insoles

Insoles that use compound materials and dynamic arch technology to cushion feet and give dynamic propulsion with each step.

Comprised of three layers that result in less sweat and odour, improved air circulation and reduced blister formation.

The company specialises in creation of in-soles for high performance sports.

RRP:£34.95

currexsole.com


Double' Telepresence Robot

Double' Telepresence Robot

A remotely controlled, mobile teleconferencing system that enables conversations to happen anywhere and anytime.

Takes video calls from an iPad and puts them on a mobile base at conversational height.

RRP:From £1485

doublerobotics.com


Engage Fashion 3D

Engage Fashion 3D

Full length, augmented reality, virtual mirror that allows users to try on clothes, jewellery and even hairstyles.

Using a life-size screen mirror, and Microsoft Kinect camera, the augmented reality software overlays the user’s image with realistic 3D renders of clothing.

RRP:From £19,000

engageproduction.com


Fits.Me FitBot

Fits.Me FitBot

A shape shifting mannequin that can alter its physical size and dimensions at the touch of a button.

Fashion labels use the robot to photograph their clothing ranges on different body shapes and sizes to get an idea of how the garment might look.

Widely used by internet retailers in the clothing industry.

fits.me


AR-RIFT

AR-RIFT

Augmented reality prototype developed by a team at University College London.

The design is based on an Oculus Rift with two cameras positioned over the users’ eyes.

This allows the real world to be seen with an overlay of computer graphics over the top.

willsteptoe.com


Shopping Delivery Drones

Shopping Delivery Drones

These modified octocopters were developed, designed and piloted by teams at University of Lincoln, First Person View and UAV Aerial Services.

In total, eight drones were used to create this sequence.

Each of these drones was able to lift in excess of 1 kilogram.

lincoln.ac.uk

firstpersonview.co.uk

uavaerialservices.co.uk

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