You know what they say, it’s better to keep things simple than try to reinvent the world. These awesome yet brilliant inventions put a simple twist on everyday things in an attempt to make your life easier and / or more comfortable. Continue reading to see them all.

5. Bladeless Fan

The Air Multiplier uses an airfoil-shaped ramp to amplify the airflow 15 to 18 times to create a cool blast of smooth air without the unpleasant buffeting caused by spinning blades. The energy-efficient motor draws in more than 5 gallons of air per second using the same technologies used in jet engines.

4. Sixth Sense Technology

The conference TED the guys from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology revealed something unbelievable, a working prototype of a multifunctional device that can become part of our lives in five years to ten. Set named “sixth sense” consists of only wearing colorful caps, perceived by a multifunctional device.

3. Airless Wheel

Michelin claims its “Tweel” has load carrying, shock absorbing, and handling characteristics that compare favorably to conventional pneumatic tires. Automotive engineering group of mechanical engineering department at Clemson University is developing a low energy loss airless tire with Michelin through the NIST ATP project.

2. Auto-lacing Shoes

Finally power laces are here; AUTOLACE ‘one touch lace tie and release’ powerlaces! Patent & trademark now available for license or sale – seeking a manufacturer/buyer to bring to market. Touch button & the mini battery powered hi-torque motor hidden in the heel sole winds in the single ended powerlace through guide tubes/eyelets. Small sprung clasp releases lace.

1. Martin Jetpack

To demonstrate flight high above the ground and the concept of the ballistic parachute as an emergency safety system, the Martin Jetpack was flown to around 1500m (5000ft), brought down from this height and an off-the-shelf ballistic parachute was deployed.The aircraft was flown by James via radio control in a chasing helicopter – also demonstrating the ability of the technology to apply to UAV applications.