In future, these services and products could give us more control over our digital world

Screening out

San Francisco outfit IRL is working on special sunglasses that will render blank the digital billboards that bombard us with ads.

Facing the issues

To fight addiction among young gamers, Tencent is testing facial recognition tech to verify the ages of those who play its mobile games.

Band practice

Hong Kong tech and wellness company Silentmode’s Powernap mask wraps around the wearer’s head and plays “soundscapes” to induce relaxation.

Photo by Silentmode