Inventions are very necessary for the progress. Scientists and designers always busy to invent and design to help the human race to advance. Inventions always make human life easier either they are big or small. Here I am listing top 5 inventions 2011.
1. The Straddling Bus :-
As world is becoming alarming populated so traffic crowd also increased on roads. Some solution is needed to overcome traffic problems on roads. Engineers designed Straddling Bus, its high, wide and cars can go through under it. Its attractive, speedy and functional too. 1200 passengers can go at the same time. Most important it has sun panels at the roof. So it is rated as the best invention for 2011.
2. Glare Blocking LCD Sunglasses:-
Chris Mullin designed unique electronic screen glasses to stop sunlight while we are driving. Day time driving with glittering sun light can cause headache. To avoid headache use these glare blocking LCD sunglasses. Liquid crystals are used to design these seen-through glasses, but it blocks sun light. A micro-controller along with a sensor is placed in it. Sensor detects the light strength and sends it to the controller which reacts according to the strength.
3. The Medical Mirror:-
Ming Zher Poh has found a very cheap way to find the heart rate. Ming Zher Poh is an electrical and medical engineer. He designed a software supporting medical mirror. The patient needs to stand infront of the medical mirror. His heart rate will be displayed in the mirror. Its a very cheap way for such tests.
4. The Print Brush:-
The device is designed by an engineer named Alex Breton. The print brush is able to get images or text from computer. These images or text can be transferred to any other art surface like wood, paper etc. Sensors keeps the the device in line while a laser is used to throw the light on the paper to design. This invention took over 10 years to become a reality.
5. The Armored Sleeve:-
The device is for security purpose and designed by David Brown. The Armored Sleeve is a arm protecting high tech gadget, it will allow law enforcement agencies to fight with crimes more efficiently and securely. Armored sleeve consists of high voltage stunner, a video camera and a laser pointer. It took over seven years to get the right design.