THE Times made a selection of the 250 greatest inventions of the year 2022. In an article published in West, journalist Dagomir Marquezi took advantage of the North American magazine’s list and selected some of the most creative and fun discoveries of the year. While some run the risk of falling by the wayside, others tend to be incorporated into the routine of thousands of people around the world.
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🇧🇷They give an idea of the speed of technological change at the beginning of the second decade of the 21st century. Some seem futile, others completely fundamental, like “how did I live without this until now?”. Political crises come and go, and these people keep working to make our lives better.🇧🇷
Check out some inventions:
It is a “companion robot” for seniors, especially those who live alone. Running on artificial intelligence, it initiates conversations, helps maintain healthy habits, monitors health conditions and can communicate with family members and emergency services.
You go to the garage and feel that something has happened to the car. Did someone knock? Shaved? Ravin answers for you. You shoot with your cell phone camera (or use a security one). The app tells you everything that went wrong and calculates the repair price. This company also sets up a permanent surveillance scheme, with four or more cameras installed in the vehicle, with real-time transmission.
Viture One XR Glasses
A “monitor in glasses”. You connect the display to your cell phone and watch a movie as if it were playing on a 120-inch screen (3 meters by 3 meters) in front of you. Or play a game, or lie down and watch your favorite series, as if it were being projected onto the ceiling. HQ picture quality (1080p).
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