News tagged with remote controller

Glove-friendly touchscreen goes on exhibit

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new screen has been designed that can work with gloved hands, and it comes from Japan-based SMK. The target application will be car-navigation systems which drivers can operate while wearing ...

dateOct 26, 2011 in Hardware report
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Insulin pump maker identified after hacking talk

(AP) -- When Jay Radcliffe revealed three weeks ago that he'd found serious security holes in a popular type of insulin pump that diabetics wear, he kept two important details secret: the pump maker's name, ...

dateAug 25, 2011 in Other
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Lockheed Martin develops maple-seed-like drone

The seeds that drop from maple trees each fall, whirring softly to the ground like silent one-winged helicopters, are the inspiration for a new kind of flying machine that could be useful for military information-gathering.

dateAug 15, 2011 in Robotics
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Small remote control for hearing aids with bluetooth

A tiny remote control now enables people who wear Siemens hearing aids to transmit audio signals from a television, phone, or MP3 player directly to their hearing devices. They hear the sound much more clearly ...

dateMar 17, 2011 in Health
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Preview of what's to see on Google TV

Google revealed new details about its Google TV system last week with the launch of a new Web site, and Logitech showed off the first piece of hardware running the Internet-TV system, a gadget called the Revue. ...

dateOct 15, 2010 in Internet
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YouTube wants viewers to 'leanback,' stay longer

(AP) -- YouTube is trying to become as brainless and painless to watch as the boob tube. In the process, the Web's leading video site hopes to learn enough about its viewers to replace their remote control.

dateJul 08, 2010 in Internet
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Turning remote control into intimate support

(PhysOrg.com) -- All the remote controls lying around our houses or fixed to our walls can be combined via new standardised middleware. Combined control enables new levels of home support to the elderly and ...

dateJul 05, 2010 in Engineering
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Google TV may be on the way

(PhysOrg.com) -- Google is planning to launch Google TV later this month according to news reports, with the Google I/O conference on 19-20 May tipped to be the most likely date for the big announcement. There ...

dateMay 03, 2010 in Internet report
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Monuments monitored from a distance

A team of engineers from the University of Seville (US) has created a system for monitoring historical monuments by remote control and detecting possible damage. Five years ago the researchers placed various ...

dateMar 05, 2010 in Engineering
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