You’ve slaved over pen and paper, written like a demon and shot through eighteen cups of coffee in an afternoon. That’s it – your inspiration’s gone; unless you’ve got a few gadgets to help you along the way.
Indeed, if your creative spark is on the wane, there’s a ton of tech that could help you stoke the flames. Here are just a few.
Being creative isn’t a solitary exercise. Inspiration can come from the strangest of places, whether it’s in the landscapes of nature or the inane jabberings of your nearest and dearest.
And capturing sounds to inspire you has never been easier. Listening devices are available from a number of reputable stores and, thanks to increases in storage space, can record for hours before your SD card is full.
Use these listening devices in the correct way and you’ll find snatches of conversation or little noises to keep those synapses sparking.
The intelligent notebook
Scribbling ideas into a notepad is a great way to store your little epiphanies throughout the day. But having to transcribe those notes and doodles onto your computer can be little more than a pain the backside.
Enter the Moleskine Smart Notebook, a digital pad that instantly turns any sketches or handwritten pieces into files on your computer.
Using Creative Cloud technology, you can convert your notepad files into any format you please, no matter where you are. So you won’t have to waste your time on the rigmarole of transcription ever again.
Wear it to work it
Wearable tech is the in-thing this year, and it could help you in your endeavours for an orderly creative schedule.
Watches with the Google Android operating system allow you to schedule meetings, pencil in brainstorming sessions and make sure you don’t neglect your personal life for your professional.
A piece of Panono
The Panono is a fascinating idea for video recording. Essentially a sphere with 36 cameras built-in, you’ll be able to roll it downhill or throw it in the air and set every camera to record.
You’ll then be able to cut between each camera on the fly in an editing suite. You’ll also be able to throw the Panono in the air and, when it reaches its highest point, set each camera to activate. Who could think of a better way to be creative?
Do you want to capture extreme angles without footage shakier than an over-caffeinated student one hour from their deadline?
Then find a camera designed specifically for extreme sports. The Garmin VIRB Elite Camera is one perfect example, fully attachable to your cycling helmet for some rad shots. You’ll get a breath of fresh air and be able to record some super creative footage.
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