Your Life, Recorded for Posterity

By  |  Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at 12:11 am

Last Gadget Standing Nominee: Looxcie

Price: $199

When I was a kid, I freaked out my sister by theorizing that human beings would someday be able to use miniature cameras to record their entire lives for later playback. I believe that the cameras I envisioned would be implanted in the user’s forehead–but except for that tiny detail, Looxcie (great name!) ┬áis the invention I had in mind.

Looxcie looks like a rather oversized Bluetooth headset–and can, in fact, work as one. But it’s also a video camera that’s continuously buffering thirty seconds’ worth of footage. What you see, it sees–and if you push a button, it’ll save the last half-minute and keep on recording. You can transfer the video it captures to your Android phone for saving and sharing; an iPhone app is on its way.

I still like the idea–and I bet it would still freak out my sis.

 
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  1. Dave Says:

    Would be great if it could stream video to be recorded on your hard drive at home.

  2. David Hamilton Says:

    Ummm – any reason why the product link actually goes to a GMail account?

    Shurely Shome Mishtake?

  3. Shaju Fernandez Says:

    cool and seems good