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TransWall – transparent glass as interpersonal communication medium

By Maja Bosanac
10 October 2013

transwall-1A group of researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has developed a novel multi-sensory game media named “TransWall”, which utilizes both sides of the transparent glass wall as the touch medium. It enables people to see, hear, or even touch other people through the wall while enjoying gaming and interpersonal… »

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STATINA uses vibration to enable information interaction on solid flat surfaces

By Damir Beciri
One Comment22 July 2013

statina-1We already wrote about various new ways for information interaction, and a group of researchers at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) developed a low cost system which allows conversion of virtually any flat solid surface around us into a touch sensitive surface. The system relies on the principles of vibration and imaging, and it is… »

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Novel use of ultrasound in medicine and for brain stimulation

By Maja Bosanac
One Comment19 July 2013

brain-1Researchers at the University of Arizona (UA) have discovered that ultrasound vibrations applied to specific areas of the brain may affect patients’ moods. This finding could lead to new treatments for various psychological and psychiatric disorders, such as depression and anxiety. It could pave the way for a broad range of new applications of ultrasound… »

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Electronic read-out of quantum spin states achieved

By Damir Beciri
18 March 2013

carbon-nanotubes-and-magnetic-molecules-quantum-vibration-1Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and French colleagues from Grenoble and Strasbourg have found a way to combine carbon nanotubes and magnetic molecules on the atomic level in order to build a quantum mechanical system with novel properties. This vibrating system offers new opportunities in quantum computing by adding a vibration variable to spin… »

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Mobile Music Touch glove aids in touch sensation recovery

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments20 July 2012

mobile-music-touch-gloveAfter a year of sustained injury or illness, most of the individuals with limited feeling or movement in their hands due to quadriplegia see very little improvement in recovery for the remainder of their lives. Georgia Tech researchers have created Mobile Music Touch (MMT) – a wireless, musical glove that may improve sensation and motor… »

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Longevity of light bulbs and how to make them last longer

By Damir Beciri
15 Comments8 June 2012

light-bulb-longevity-robaidEverybody would like to buy a light bulb which lasts at least as long as the box you bought it in claims it will. However, as I mentioned in the definite guide for declaration found on light bulb packages, the longevity of light bulbs is usually much shorter than it is declared on their package…. »

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Math study for visually impaired made easier with tablet app

By Damir Beciri
9 March 2012

haptic-math-appIn their effort to study the effectiveness of haptic technology – technology that takes provides feedback to user’s sense of touch by applying forces, vibrations or motions – researchers from the Vanderbilt University designed an application that could assist visually impaired students to master algebra, geometry, graphing and other subjects that are particularly hard to… »

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A wearable device that vibrates fingertip could improve wearer’s touch

By Damir Beciri
4 August 2011

georgia-tech-wearable-stochastic-resonance-glove-1Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a glove with a special fingertip which employs stochastic resonance in order to improve the wearer’s sense of touch and motor performance. The technology could be used to assist individuals whose jobs require high-precision manual dexterity or those with medical conditions that reduce their sense of… »