Near error-free wireless detection made possible
(Phys.org) —A new long-range wireless tag detection system, with potential applications in health care, environmental protection and goods tracking, can pinpoint items with near 100 per cent accuracy over ...
Engineer explores use of Google Glass to enable better health care
Google Glass Explorers are using the novel wearable computers for applications ranging from wildlife preservation and museum tours to precision sports training and on-the-go language translation.
Silk leaf maker says material could aid space journeys (w/ Video)
Microsoft Research turns 2D camera into depth sensor
By using optical equipment in a totally unexpected way, MIT researchers have created an imaging system that makes light look slow.
SoftWheel system signifies wheelchair relief (w/ video)
Intelligent Traffic System Predicts Future Traffic Flow on Multiple Roads
Stretchable lithium-ion battery can twist, bend, return to normal shape (w/ Video)
(Phys.org)—Northwestern University's Yonggang Huang and the University of Illinois' John A. Rogers are the first to demonstrate a stretchable lithium-ion battery—a flexible device capable of powering ...
GE and partners developing undersea pipeline x-ray technology
Researchers build Quad HD TV chip
It took only a few years for high-definition televisions to make the transition from high-priced novelty to ubiquitous commodity—and they now seem to be heading for obsolescence just as quickly. At the ...
Researchers enable robots to see through solid walls with Wi-Fi (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Wi-Fi makes all kinds of things possible. We can send and receive messages, make phone calls, browse the Internet, even play games with people who are miles away, all without the cords and wires ...