Machine perception lab reveals robotic one-year-old (w/ video)
(Phys.org)—The world is getting a long-awaited first glimpse at a new humanoid robot in action mimicking the expressions of a one-year-old child. The robot will be used in studies on sensory-motor and social ...
PaperTab goes on show as flexible paper-thin tablet (w/ video)
Tobii's eye tracker REX will showcase at CES (w/ video)
Qeexo screentouch experience puts knuckles and nails to work (w/ video)
Disney's magical vision calls for 3-D printed optical elements (w/ Video)
In-place: Interacting with large displays by combining pen and touch technology
Computing in the 21st century increasingly is embracing touch interaction. Whether it be on mobile handhelds, large electronic displays, or something in between, such user interfaces are becoming commonplace.
Encoding collagen: Program defines stable sequences for synthesis
(Phys.org)—The human body is proficient at making collagen. And human laboratories are getting better at it all the time.
Researchers develop prototype of 3-D display screen that physically tilts (w/ Video)
Imagine a mobile device that visually displays a street map and whose screen physically mutates to show the hilly terrain and buildings. A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, have developed ...
Teaching tree-thinking through touch
A pair of new studies by computer scientists, biologists, and cognitive psychologists at Harvard, Northwestern, Wellesley, and Tufts suggest that collaborative touch-screen games have value beyond just play.
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 ...
Smartphone users develop new concepts of privacy in public spaces: study
With endless applications, high-speed wireless Internet access, and free messaging services, smart phones have revolutionized the way we communicate. But at what cost? According to researchers at Tel Aviv University, the ...
Scientists show how social interaction and teamwork lead to human intelligence
Scientists have discovered proof that the evolution of intelligence and larger brain sizes can be driven by cooperation and teamwork, shedding new light on the origins of what it means to be human. The study appears online ...
Teamwork made Man brainier, say scientists
Learning to work in teams may explain why humans evolved a bigger brain, according to a new study published on Wednesday.
Iowa State's METaL lab develops multiple ways to experience virtual reality
Iowa State University doctoral students Leif Berg and Ryan Pavlik handed over a Wii Remote and a pair of 3-D glasses.