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Title The New Inventors
Published Australia : ABC, 2010
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Summary Hosted by James O'Loghlin, The New Inventors is home to the brightest breakthroughs in technology, innovation and invention.Deciding the winner of these three inventions are: designer & inventor Sally Dominguez, inventor & journalist Christine Kininmonth, and wood worker & teacher Richard Vaughan.Inventions featured on the program: MEYHOFFER - by inventor Mark Kelly from NSWSurfers want to get the most out of the water, but they have to deal with the conditions on any given day. More time on the wave equals more experiences and having more fun, but sometimes that is easier said than done. If only we had a surfboard that gave us the manoeuvrability of a short board but the weight and buoyancy of a long board. Short boards are fun but you can't really move around on the board or perform tricks, and long boards lack the manoeuvrability to adapt quickly to changing conditions on a wave. The Meyerhoffer is a hybrid surfboard which combines the best of both long board and short board features. The board is made using light weight epoxy technology. The invention is possibly the most radical design innovation in long boarding for a generation. By incorporating elements of a long board and a short board, each section of the board is optimised for maximum performance, ultimately making the design an incredibly complex and refined shape.OYSTER SAUNA - by inventor Mike Chambers from QLDOysters have been enjoyed throughout history. Current methods of preparing oysters include fresh, steamed, baked, fried or most popularly grilled with flavoured toppings. These methods have existed for many years and there have been no recent advances in the preparation of oysters. As one of the most relished delicacies today, oysters should be prepared and presented as an exciting experience. The Oyster Sauna is a device to deliver oysters to your restaurant table as well as infusing them with flavours. The invention uses dry ice and a heating element that is placed on a stand. Oysters cook and steam in the sauce, while the sauce aromatics are injected into the room for everyone, including people up to 30 feet away, to smell and enjoy.PEG IT - by inventor Ross Merkel from VICThroughout history people have always had problems hammering in their tent pegs. It's enough to ruin a family holiday. There must be a better way to insert and remove tent pegs without parents making fools of themselves in front of their giggling children.The Peg It is a tool to insert tent pegs with ease and to remove them from the ground easily and safely. The hand-held tool incorporates everything you need to insert and remove tent pegs, from a lever hook, to a removal bar, a striker bar and more
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2010-08-11 at 20:00:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Clothespins.
Oyster culture.
Surfboards -- Design and construction.
Form Streaming video
Author Chambers, Mike, contributor
Dominguez, Sally, contributor
Kelly, Mark, contributor
Kininmonth, Christine, contributor
Merkel, Ross, contributor
O'loghlin, James, host
Vaughan, Richard, contributor