[TILS 2018] Waldens Released Fanscool and Fanaway Ceiling Fans

It’s not only absolutely close to Taiwan’s environment and climate but suitable for being home ceiling fans. All ceiling fans of Fanscool series are specialized in 1 kWh, meaning that using 24 hours a month, even less than 1 kWh! In 2004, innovator Joe Villella had a vision to create a ceiling fan that had blades concealed within the confines of a light pendant and only transformed into a ceiling fan when it was switched on. Neil Waldbaum, Industrial Designer was commissioned to come up with a working prototype of Joe’s vision. After a busy year the first working prototype was created. It consisted of a very unique synchronized retraction mechanism and a uniquely shaped aerodynamic blade design capable of stacking over each other in retracted mode and generating significant airflow when the blades were deployed. Fanaway appeared on the ‘New Inventors’ TV show on ABCTV on October 5th 2005, and won the People’s Choice in that episode. Soon after, negotiations were entered into with Beacon Lighting to develop the product to the manufacture and production stage, and further market and distribute Fanaway to the global market place. The Fanaway range is available exclusive...

Amazon Ring product warning issued by consumer groups after hack

Following a string of highly publicized hacks on Amazon Ring devices, a number of consumer and privacy groups, led by nonprofit advocacy group Fight for the Future, issued a product warning for Ring cameras on Tuesday. The joint warning by groups including the Electronic Privacy Information Center and Mijente asserts that Ring devices are not secure, that they expose personal information like device locations and wifi passwords, and that they’re “easier than ever” to hack and share video without your permission. The most recent incident involved a person who accessed a Ring camera in the room of an 8-year-old Mississippi girl. The stranger was able to view footage of the girl and yell the n-word at her. At one point, he says, “I’m your best friend. I’m Santa Claus. Don’t you want to be my best friend?” This is only the latest controversy for Ring, which has faced criticism over its close relationships with police and its potential use of facial recognition technology. Other similar incidents have happened in Georgia, Connecticut, and Florida; security researchers have also found that Ring devices could allow hackers to steal wifi passwords. Ring did not immediately respond to Vo...