Physician, glove thyself: Med Sensation has exam tool (w/ Video)
HIRO III lets you feel what you see on screen (w/ Video)
Hand study reveals brain's distorted body model
Our brains contain a highly distorted model of our own bodies, according to new research by scientists at UCL (University College London). A study published today, which focussed on the brain's representation ...
Why Do We Have Fingerprints?
How You Feel the World Impacts How You See It
In the classic waterfall illusion, if you stare at the downward motion of a waterfall for some period of time, stationary objects -- like rocks -- appear to drift upward. MIT neuroscientists have found that ...
Hacker group develops method to circumvent iPhone Touch ID system (w/ Video)
iPhone 5S fingerprint scanning: Thumbs up or down?
Technology to acquire and use biometric data such as fingerprints has been around for several decades and has made its way from forensic investigation to laptop computers – and now, with this week's introduction ...
Pirate-like flies connect symbiosis to diversity
(Phys.org)—After a year of studying up close the symbiotic relationship between a mosquito-sized bug and a fungus, a Simon Fraser University biologist has advanced the scientific understanding of biological ...
TapSense touchscreen technology distinguishes taps by parts of finger (w/ video)
Smartphone and tablet computer owners have become adept at using finger taps, flicks and drags to control their touchscreens. But Carnegie Mellon University researchers have found that this interaction can ...
Wearable device that vibrates fingertip could improve one's sense of touch
A little vibration can be a good thing for people who need a sensitive touch.
Let your fingers do the driving: If you don't hear directions, you can feel them (w/ Video)
If drivers are yakking on cell phones and don't hear spoken instructions to turn left or right from a passenger or navigation system, they still can get directions from devices that are mounted on the steering ...
Polish bank claims Europe's first biometric cash point
Poland's cooperative BPS SA bank claimed Tuesday to be the first in Europe to install a biometric cash point allowing its clients to use their fingertips rather than a bank card to withdraw money.
Travel guidebooks ride digital wave
The world of travel guidebooks keeps spinning, although it must weather changes in format and distribution in order to spread the word about vacation destinations.
Review: Schlage Touchscreen Deadbolt lets you in without a key
As a child, I watched "The Jetsons" on TV every Saturday morning. I wasn't as enamored of the flying cars as I was the push-button home automation.