Items tagged with Will.i.am

As vaccines for COVID-19 start to roll out, face masks are not withering away, but apparently becoming high-tech. Enter a concept called Xupermask, a $299 face mask conceived by Will.i.am, the lead member of Black Eyed Peas. That's an expensive price tag, sure, but like Will.i.am, who is also a record producer, songwriter, and technology investor, there are multiple layers to Xupermask. At its core, Xupermask (pronounced super mask) is a face mask with a silicone seal, secured by an adjustable elastic strap for comfort. It also has HEPA filters and dual three-speed fans for enhanced breathability, It makes a fashion statement (as you can see in the image above) while serving to mitigate the spread... Read more...
Founding member of The Black Eyed Peas Will.i.am has been a rapper, singer, singer-songwriter, actor, and record producer among other things. But his latest appearance on stage at Dreamforce in San Francisco wasn’t for a musical performance, but to unveil a new device called the Puls. The Puls is a smart “cuff” that Will.i.am has been working on with his consumer electronics company i.am+. It is a wearable wristband that displays the time, but, according to the Black Eyed Peas singer, is “not a watch.” The new device is voice-controlled, can make phones calls, and access online services by using a 3G radio without the aid of a smartphone. In addition, the wearable... Read more...
Not every superstar has a great singing voice, so Simon Cowell and Will.i.am are starting a project that will highlight heroes who are more at home in a lab or a garage than on stage. So says Will.i.am, who described the new TV show as a place where young people can express themselves and cited mathematics and sciences as ways people might show their talents. Given that Will.iAm referred to the project as “X Factor for tech,” it seems likely that the new show’s science and mathematics whizzes will be putting their talents in front of a judge or judges. Details about the show are hazy at the moment, including some important details, like whether the show will even be in the U.S.,... Read more...