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The Kogeto Dot lets you make homemade 360 degree movies

The Kogeto Dot is a neat clip-on lens for your iPhone 4 or 4S that turns your device into a panoramic video recorder. After filming, you upload the clip to the company's Flash-based player that lets you pull and drag the video so you can view it from all angles. You get a new experience every time you watch the video. Why it's innovative: There's a ton of potential for a device like the Dot: surveillance, music videos, art projects, legal proceedings, even sporting events. It's a simple, affordable way to capture everything around you.

The 15 Most Innovative Gadgets

Tech moves fast. Even we have trouble keeping up with the latest and greatest stuff. With every new smartphone, every new computer, every new chip, we get closer and closer to what will become the standard in the future. Wireless high-speed Internet everywhere? We're getting close thanks to LTE. Cars that drive themselves? Google is working on it. Appliances that sync with your smartphone? Android has you covered. We put together what we think are the best gadgets and technologies that are setting the stage for tomorrow's tech.