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Eyes-On Glasses System – vein detection eyewear

By Maja Bosanac
10 Comments1 December 2013

eyes-on-glasses-system-1Evena Medical, a company developing innovative imaging technologies, has introduced Eyes-On Glasses System – a novel vascular imaging system which provides augmented reality information on a set of smart glasses. This vein detection device uses multi-spectral 3D imaging and wireless connectivity to detect patients’ veins through the skin. With Eyes-On Glasses System, even hard-to-locate veins… »

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V-chip pocket test measures 50 things in a drop of blood

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments30 December 2012

v-chip-blood-testUp until recent years, blood tests have been performed on large, complex, and expensive equipment such as mass spectrometers, or require fluoroscopy analysis which must be done in a lab, but various groups of researchers are developing low-cost and portable solutions. Researchers at The Methodist Hospital Research Institute and MD Anderson Cancer Center developed V-chip… »

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NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight enables reading in the dark

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments12 April 2012

nook-simple-touch-with-glowlight-1A while ago I was out for a drink with some friends,  and among other conversation we had a debate about e-readers and tablets where we concluded that there should be a version of an e-reader with a controllable backlight. The folks from Barnes and Noble had the same idea and came up with NOOK… »

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Stopping bleeding with nanoscale biological coating

By Damir Beciri
12 January 2012

thrombinMIT engineers have developed a nanoscale biological coating that can halt bleeding nearly instantaneously. Although such materials exist for nearly a decade, their success was in creating an easily portable version where thrombin – a clotting agent found in blood – is coated on sponges. The coating could be easily stored and carried for application… »

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NOOKcolor is a logical step for new e-readers

By Damir Beciri
One Comment27 October 2010

nookcolor-1Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced the launch of NOOKcolor, their version of a full-color touch Reader’s Tablet that delivers digital books, magazines, newspapers and children’s books in color, and all in one nicely designed, thin and highly portable device. Instead classifying it as just another tablet, it is rather a logical and advanced step of… »

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MIT researchers developing portable solar-powered desalination system

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments16 October 2010

mit-water-desalination-1Although systems that remove salt from saltwater (desalination systems) have existed for decades, they are typically large-scale installations that require lots of energy to operate.  A team of researchers from MIT has designed a solar-powered desalination system that could be rapidly deployed in remote areas, such as desert locations or farms and small villages in… »

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MIT researchers develop a new approach for water desalination

By Damir Beciri
4 Comments2 April 2010

mit-desalination-deviceA new approach to desalination being developed by researchers at MIT and in Korea could lead to small, portable units that could be powered by solar cells or batteries and could deliver enough fresh water to supply the needs of a family or small village. As an added bonus, the system would also remove many… »

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PURE Sensia – fancy touch screen DAB/WiFi radio player

By Damir Beciri
6 January 2010

sensia-lifestyle-whiteIf you wanted to own a fancy, yet practical, radio player you’ll be pretty happy to read the rest of this article. The PURE Digital Sensia is an eye-catching gadget capable to tune into FM, Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) and Internet stations, and streams MP3s from your PC or some MP3 player. The gadget distinguishes… »