Organic electronics will transform the way society interacts with new technology
Smartphones that can be folded to fit in your pocket and video displays that roll up and down like a window blind are the future of new technology, according to a joint report by the RSC and four other major chemical societies.
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.
Physicists test highly flexible organic semiconductors
Rutgers University physicists have demonstrated extremely flexible organic semiconductors that withstood multiple bending cycles in which the devices were rolled to a radius as small as 200 micrometers. The technology holds ...
VivoTab Smart Tablet with Intel Atom processor introduced
ASUS last week launched the VivoTab Smart tablet with 10.1-inch HD display and full Windows 8 experience.
Sony introduces ultra-high-definition video player
"The Amazing Spiderman," ''Taxi Driver" and "The Karate Kid" are getting some real resolution.
Biomimicry: Science inspired by nature could feed the hungry, reduce impact of technology
A wind turbine designed to incorporate the bumps on a whale's tale. A fast-growing rice that needs half the normal amount of water to grow, thanks to observation of a hot-spring fungi. A video display inspired by the iridescent ...
Google becomes online advertising king: study
Google has become the US market leader in online display ads, and now leads all categories for Internet advertising including search and mobile, a market research firm said Wednesday.
'Minority Report' software hits the real world
The software behind the film "Minority Report" -- where Tom Cruise speeds through video on a large screen using only hand gestures -- is making its way into the real world.
Tech review: New iPad an all-around upgrade
Apple used to be good at keeping secrets, but when you start building millions of "something new," details are bound to start trickling out. Such was the case with Apple's new iPad, which was announced just ...
Harnessing plasmonics, engineers weld nanowires with light
At the nano level, researchers at Stanford have discovered a new way to weld together meshes of tiny wires. Their work could lead to exciting new electronics and solar applications. To succeed, they called ...
New Vizio HD-TV breaks wide-screen barrier for movies, apps
The shape of TVs to come might be even wider than wide-screen. Today's high-definition sets evolved to a rectangular 16-by-9 shape from the more square analog TVs. But a wider 21-by-9 display standard is in ...
New technique maps twin faces of smallest Janus nanoparticles
(PhysOrg.com) -- New drug delivery systems, solar cells, industrial catalysts and video displays are among the potential applications of special particles that possess two chemically distinct sides. These ...
AOL, Microsoft, Yahoo! in ad deal: WSJ
AOL, Microsoft and Yahoo! are proposing to offer space on each other's sites to advertisers in a bid to take on Google, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
Paris airport tests 'virtual' boarding agents
An airport in France is experimenting with "virtual" boarding agents in a bid to jazz up its terminals with 21st century avatars who always smile, don't need breaks and never go on strike.