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MIT researchers develop fibers that can detect and produce sound

By Damir Beciri
One Comment13 July 2010

mit-functional-fibers-sasha-stoyarov-yoel-fink-and-noemie-chocatResearchers from MIT announced a new milestone on the path to functional fibers – fibers that can detect and produce sound. Yoel Fink, an associate professor of MIT’s Department of Materials Sciences and Engineering, and his associates have been working to develop fibers with more sophisticated properties, in order to create fabrics that can interact… »

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Skinput uses sound to turn your body into an input device

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments8 March 2010

skinput-1In our previous article we wrote about a new material which gives the sense of touch, and here is an invention with a different twist. Since devices with increasingly larger computational power and various capabilities are becoming much smaller, they can be easily carried on our bodies. However, their small size typically leads to limited… »