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Organic sensors increase light sensitivity of cameras

By Damir Beciri
One Comment4 February 2013

tum-spray-on-coating-organic-sensor-1Analogous to way old camera films recorded light exposition onto photographic film, image sensors in digital camera convert the light from the lens to our digital photos. Researchers at the Technische Universität München (TUM) have developed image sensors that consist of electrically conductive plastics which are more sensitive to light compared to their conventional silicon… »

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LG Hom-Bot – a smart vacuum cleaning robot

By Damir Beciri
One Comment26 June 2011

lg-hom-bot-smart-vacuum-cleaning-robotIn one of our mini-series we started a while ago, we wrote about robotic vacuum cleaners that could take the throne from the ruler of that niche. In this article we’re going to write about LG RoboKing’s successor named Hom-Bot Smart Vacuum Cleaning Robot. The robot is developed for the European market, and it’s much better… »


Celluon evoMouse and Magic Cube offer alternative for input peripherals

By Damir Beciri
9 Comments15 March 2011

celluon-evomouse-1The computer mouse was invented in 1960s and it went through many revisions regarding its functionality and features since then. According to folks from Celluon who came up with evoMouse, it is the evolution of the computer mouse which allows you to emulate the mouse with gestures of your hand. They also came up with… »

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Mint – floor sweeping and mopping robot from Evolution Robotics

By Damir Beciri
7 Comments13 January 2010

mint-robot-cleans-floorsThe company which designed facial recognition and location awareness systems for some of the best known consumer robotics in history, including the now-departed Sony AIBO robot dog and WowWee’s line of toy robots, introduced their competitor for the robotic cleaning market at CES 2010. Evolution Robotics presented their cleaning robot named Mint which differs from… »

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WowWee’s robotic toy – RS Wrex the Dawg

By Damir Beciri
15 May 2009

wowwee-wrex2.jpgWowWee was founded in 1988 as an independent research, development and manufacturing company, focused on cutting-edge technologies. Although they produced many different robotic toys since 2004, we are going to focus on one of their most humoristic creations – RS Wrex the Dawg. RS Wrex the Dawg is a mid-priced toy robot which can bring… »