Physician, glove thyself: Med Sensation has exam tool (w/ Video)
The shock of separation
The BepiColombo mission to Mercury has undergone a series of shock tests at ESA's test facilities to replicate conditions it will experience during its intense ride into space. This video shows tests to mimic the moment it ...
App detects potholes, alerts Boston city officials
The next time your car hits a pothole, a new technology could help you immediately tell someone who can do something about it.
Ukraine team wins Imagine Cup with gloves that convert sign language to speech
Tech review: Nike FuelBand keeps motivation close at hand
I have to admit, I'm overweight. My weight tends to fluctuate depending on my mood and motivation.
Researchers create the first GPS for the blind
A new application for devices with Android operating systems, called OnTheBus, helps people find their way and move around in large cities. The application is based on universal design principles and is therefore ...
Power-generating knee strap hints at end for batteries
Battery-powered devices could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a group of UK researchers who have created a novel energy harvester to power some of the latest wearable gadgets.
ShakeID tracks touch action in multi-user display
Rice students invent slingshot-driven test for Air Force
What do you get when you combine a slingshot, a fish tank, a stack of 2-by-4s and five engineering students determined to help the United States Air Force?
Scientists design indoor navigation system for blind
University of Nevada, Reno computer science engineering team Kostas Bekris and Eelke Folmer presented their indoor navigation system for people with visual impairments at two national conferences in the past ...
Students invent device for the perfect bicep curl
To achieve buff biceps, proper form for strength-training exercises is key, and people often turn to professional trainers to correct them and prevent injury. Cornell student engineers have developed an alternative: ...
How to corner the MEMS market
In the last decade, MEMS (microelectromechanical devices) have wrought revolutions in several industries: Arrays of micromirrors, for instance, enabled digital film projectors, and accelerometers like those ...
Ultracold matter technology licensed to Boulder’s ColdQuanta
ColdQuanta Inc. of Boulder and the University of Colorado have finalized an agreement allowing ColdQuanta to commercialize cutting-edge physics research developed by CU-Boulder and SRI International. The licensed ...
Tracking pedestrians indoors using their smart phones
The next generation of smart phone could combine the data from its gyroscopes with a built-in compass to allow you to track your movements when indoors even without GPS. Such a system could be useful for shopping mall managers, ...