Futuristic projection technology could be used anywhere
Projections that display clearly on non-ideal surfaces such as room corners, and interact naturally with the presenter could transform not only business meetings, but gaming and simulation.
Flexible electronics could transform the way we make and use electronic devices
(Phys.org) —Nearly everyone knows what the inside of a computer or a mobile phone looks like: A stiff circuit board, usually green, crammed with chips, resistors, capacitors and sockets, interconnected ...
Apple patents iPhone with wraparound display
Apple is seeking a patent for an iPhone that has a display that wraps around the edges of the device, expanding the viewable area and eliminating all physical buttons.
Facebook News Feed becomes personal newspaper (Update 2)
Facebook doesn't want to be dismissed as an Internet has-been before its social network even enters its adolescence.
Cebit Innovation Award for wireless networking of display screens
Alexander Löffler, computer scientist from Saarbrücken, was honored with the Cebit Innovation Award. He developed software through which several displays can be wirelessly connected as a screen wall, despite ...
Sniff, sniff. What did you say? New form of animal communication discovered
When animals like dogs or rats sniff one another, there might be more going on than you'd think. Research reported in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, on March 7th finds in rats that those sniffi ...
All-in-one PC with detachable tablet: ASUS Transformer AiO
ASUS today announced ASUS Transformer AiO, the world's first All-in-One PC with a detachable display that can also be used as a standalone tablet around the home. ASUS Transformer AiO consists of a desktop ...
Security card with a one-time password and LED display
Infineon Technologies AG and Bundesdruckerei GmbH have developed a new security smart card with an LED display and a one-time password. This new technology is centred around a security chip in the card which ...
Sharp announces $111 mn tie-up with Samsung
Sharp on Wednesday announced a $111 million capital tie-up deal with South Korean rival Samsung, in a rare move for a Japanese firm that underscores the fading fortunes of its electronics giants.
3D printer wows world's top high-tech fair
Of all the futuristic gadgets on show at CeBIT, the world's top high-tech fair, few drew bigger crowds Tuesday than a 3D printer creating solid objects in plastic from a computer display.
Pixels guide the way for the visually impaired
(Phys.org)—Images have been transformed into pixels and projected onto a headset to help the visually impaired in everyday tasks such as navigation, route-planning and object finding.
TED SpaceTop presenter is redefining hands-on computing (w/ video)
Future science: Using 3D worlds to visualize data
Take a walk through a human brain? Fly over the surface of Mars? Computer scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pushing science fiction closer to reality with a wraparound virtual world ...
Physicists test highly flexible organic semiconductors
Rutgers University physicists have demonstrated extremely flexible organic semiconductors that withstood multiple bending cycles in which the devices were rolled to a radius as small as 200 micrometers. The technology holds ...