Popular Science Radio
Summary: POPULAR SCIENCE RADIO brings you all the newest discoveries and emerging technologies, cutting-edge innovations in science and technology each week. Presented in an interactive, entertaining and easy to understand forum with host, Alan Taylor. Broadcast weekly from out Los Angeles studio and "on the road", Popular Science Radio brings you behind the scenes coverage from technical and scientific events around the country. Get the latest on time travel, warp factors, reprogramming your mind, artificial intelligence, and the current innovations in automobiles, gadgets, food science, technology, health and lots more. Join host Alan Taylor with an exciting a mix of scientific experts, bold inventors, tech geeks, dreamers, innovators, tinkerers, thinkers and celebrity guests. This is your source to uncover scientific and the technical treasures on nationally syndicated radio, podcasts, and more.
Are you trying to be more active? Alan Taylor brings on Jeff Holove of Basis to talk about their product, the Basis Band. What’s a Basis Band? Similar to a watch, it has sensors to determine how active you are, what your heart rate is, how many calories you’ve burned and more! It keeps track of this data so you can see how you’re doing and you can improve your health.
We’re finding out more on the Basis Band! Basis understands that you’re busy, you get sick and you don’t always have time to work out. Jeff Holove, the CEO of Basis, is on the line talking about healthy habits and how he came up with the band. The Basis Band goes beyond your standard health tracking devices and determines what your activity is doing for your health and gives you reminders to get up and move.
Did you hear about the world’s first bionic eye to receive FDA approval? We’ve brought on Brian Mech, the Vice President of Second Sight, to talk about the bionic eye and how it works. Listen now to find out the details!
We’ve got 3D TV’s and now a 3D pen? Yes! 3Doodler is an exciting new product that allows you to draw in the air or even on a piece of paper, take it off and build a structure. Host Alan Taylor brings on Daniel Cohen from 3Doodler to talk about how they came up with the product and how they got started with the help of Kickstarter.
We were so impressed with the 3Doodler, we thought we’d keep Daniel Cohen on for another segment! Alan Taylor talks with Daniel about what they’ll be able to do after their success on Kickstarter.com.
This episode of Popular Science Radio is brought to you straight from the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. Alan Taylor’s co-hosts for the day are Dr. Cort Stoskopf and Karl Champley from DIY Live. To start off the show, we visit with Laura Jakosky of iRobot. Next up is Robert Fust with a gadget for your car from Delphi. Pom Malhota steps into the mix to talk about the connected car. Patrick O’Neil of Olloclip tells us how he thought up the idea to create a removable lense for the iPhone. Kal Takru visits with Alan, Karl and Cort and talks about a USB style plug in that offers private browsing. Speaking of USB’s, John Maier from Blue Mic finishes up the show by talking about the new microphone called Nessie.
In January, Popular Science Radio was part of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. To start off the show, host Alan Taylor and co-hosts Dr. Cort Stoskopf and Karl Champley chat with Laura Jakosky from iRobot. Laura sits in to talk about the iRobot Looj Gutter Cleaner and additional robots to do those dull, dirty and dangerous tasks for you.
During the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show, host Alan Taylor sits down with Robert Fust from Delphi. Robert talks about their new product that has been branded by Verizon. The device plugs into the OBD connector in your car and allows you to enhance the range on your key fob by using your mobile phone or use geo-fencing to track the route of the car.
Did you see iRobot with Will Smith? The Audi from that movie has fantastic features that are now coming to an Audi near you. Pom Malhotra from Audi talks about the new connected car and everything you can do with it. Features ranging from finding a restaurant with spicy chicken on the menu to parking itself and letting you know on your phone where it’s at.
Alan Taylor takes a moment to talk to Patrick O’Neill about his invention: the Olloclip. What’s the Olloclip? It’s a Fisheye wide angle macrolense for the iPhone. Patrick shares how he came up with the idea for the lense and how it’s impacting the world of photography.
Popular Science Radio broadcasts live from the Consumer Electronics Show so it can give the outside world a look inside the show. Host Alan Taylor and co-hosts Dr. Cort Stoskopf and Karl Champley sit down with Kal Takru from iTwin. The benefit to using iTwin Connect is that it gives you the option to do private browsing when you’re using wifi in the public. Additionally, it allows you go around geo-restrictions while you’re outside the country.
Host Alan Taylor and co-hosts Dr. Cort Stoskopf and Karl Champley wrap up the show by talking with John Maier from Blue Mic. John talks about their new USB microphone called Nessie. Find out how you can afford a great quality microphone here!
Alan Taylor is out of the office today, so Steve Natt is taking over! To start off the show, Steve Natt and Dr. Cort Stoskopf chat about an intriguing cheese article on PopSci.com. Kevin Van Hook, a special effects artists for Rizzoli and Isles, sticks around for a few segments to talk about the work that he does. Later on Eric Charleton of Nest Thermostats is on the show talking about the benefits to using their product in your home. To wrap up the show, Steve and Cort chat with data acquisition and traction control guru Ammar Bazzaz.
Steve Natt is filling in for Alan Taylor in this hour of Popular Science Radio. Steve visits with Dr. Cort Stoskopf and talks about an article at PopSci.com called "What Does Cheese Really Taste Like?" Kevin Van Hook comes in at the end of the segment to talk a little about green screens.
Kevin Van Hook uses green screen technology to work on the show Rizzoli and Isles, and has a background working on other shows and movies such as Law & Order and iRobot. Filling in for Alan Taylor is Steve Natt who discusses with Kevin the details of what his job entails.