Blind lead the way in brave new world of tactile technology
Imagine feeling a slimy jellyfish, a prickly cactus or map directions on your iPad mini Retina display, because that's where tactile technology is headed. But you'll need more than just an index finger to ...
From the lab to your digital device, quantum dots have made quantum leaps
(Phys.org)—Outside his career as a noted nanochemist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) director Paul Alivisatos is an avid photographer. To show off his photos, his preferred device ...
Breakthrough in augmented reality contact lens: Curved LCD display holds widespread potential
The Centre of Microsystems Technology (CMST), Imec's associated laboratory at Ghent University (Belgium), announced today it has developed an innovative spherical curved LCD display, which can be embedded ...
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 ...
Amazon takes on iPad with larger Kindle Fire (Update 3)
Amazon unveiled four new Kindle Fire tablet computers on Thursday, including ones with larger color screens, as the online retailer steps up competition with Apple ahead of the holiday shopping season.
Researchers receive $2.4 million ARPA-E grant to improve solar cell efficiency
Graphene and graphExeter combine to create a new flexible, transparent, photosensitive device
Smart electronics are taking the world by storm. From techno-textiles to transparent electronic displays, the world of intelligent technology is growing fast and a revolutionary new device has just been added ...
LG Display will release HD panel for smartphones
Researchers tune the strain in graphene drumheads to create quantum dots
Researchers have shown that they can tune the strain in graphene suspended like drumheads over microscopic holes in a substrate of silicon oxide using the tip of an advanced scanning probe microscope and a ...
Research team develops high performance flexible solid state battery
The Korean team of Professor Keon Jae Lee from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST has developed a high performance flexible all-solid-state battery, an essential energy source for flexible ...
Samsung's curved OLED TV boasts immersive viewing experience by creating panorama effect
Today at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Samsung Electronics unveiled Samsung's Curved OLED TV, breaking the barrier of innovation in home entertainment.
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.
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.
Nanostructures filter light to order
Arrays of nanoscale pillars made to reflect light of a selected color could find application as optical filters in digital cameras.