Plastic products could easily become electronic with first moldable all-carbon circuits
3-D Air-Touch display operates on mobile devices
Researchers develop disposable paper-based touch pads
Barrier to faster graphene devices identified and suppressed
These days graphene is the rock star of materials science, but it has an Achilles heel: It is exceptionally sensitive to its electrical environment.
After touch screens, researchers demonstrate electronic recording and replay of human touch (w/ Video)
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego report a breakthrough in technology that could pave the way for digital systems to record, store, edit and replay information in a dimension that goes ...
Fujitsu unveils device that lets printed paper become interactive (w/ video)
Review: Stir Kinetic smart desk makes you stand up
You may want to sit down for this. Then get up. Then sit down again. That's because there's a desk out there that tells you to do exactly that.
Piezoelectric 'taxel' arrays convert motion to electronic signals for tactile imaging
Using bundles of vertical zinc oxide nanowires, researchers have fabricated arrays of piezotronic transistors capable of converting mechanical motion directly into electronic controlling signals. The arrays ...
Qeexo screentouch experience puts knuckles and nails to work (w/ video)
Paddle turns a Rubik's puzzle into a mobile device (w/ Video)
Recently, major electronics manufacturers displayed new types of screens that are thin and flexible for integration in mobile devices and e-readers. Looking one step further, a team of researchers from Hasselt ...
Laptops go up against tablets at Consumer Electronics Show
Pity the poor laptop. The darling of the tech world just a couple of years ago, laptops have become one of the biggest casualties of the tablet phenomenon. For consumers enamored of touch-screen tablets, laptops suddenly ...
Knife-wielding robot trains for grocery checkout job using new coactive learning technique (w/ Video)
Cornell University engineers have taught a robot to work in a mock-supermarket checkout line, modifying a Baxter robot from Rethink Robotics in Boston to "coactively learn" from humans and make adjustments ...
Review: Samsung Galaxy Note a too-big phone, too-small tablet
When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note in September, the South Korean tech giant pitched the Note as a gadget that offers the best of a smartphone and a tablet in one groundbreaking new category of device.
Acid, not bubbles, responsible for distinctive 'bite' of carbonated beverages, researchers reveal
New research from the Monell Center reveals that bubbles are not necessary to experience the unique 'bite' of carbonated beverages. Bubbles do, however, enhance carbonation's bite through the light feel of ...