News tagged with production technology

Objects that sculpt light

Researchers at EPFL have found a way to make images by controlling the reflections that are produced when light passes through a transparent object. This technology is now being marketed by the startup Rayform. Researchers ...

dateJul 27, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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Why hoverboards explode

On Thursday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission addressed a letter to "manufacturers, importers, and retailers of self-balancing scooters," or hoverboards. The agency warned that hoverboards that didn't meet the ...

dateFeb 24, 2016 in Consumer & Gadgets
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