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PaperPhone and Snaplet provide glimpse into flexible gadgets future

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments8 May 2011

paperphone-1An advanced “thin-film” flexible paper computer has been developed in collaboration between the researchers of Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada, and Arizona State University, USA. Two variations of the flexible paper computer are going to be unveiled on May 10 at the Association of Computing Machinery’s CHI 2011 (Computer- Human Interaction) conference in Vancouver, Canada…. »


Interface from AIST enables you to touch virtual 3D images

By Damir Beciri
27 August 2010

aist-tangible-virtual-system-1Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) announced the i3Space – a system that provides a feeling of touch when users interact with a 3D image. Unlike the Airborne Ultrasound Tactile Display we described in one of our previous articles, the i3Space recognizes the movement of fingers and coordinates the Virtual Reality… »

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Brother Incorporated improve their Retinal Imaging Display

By Damir Beciri
9 November 2009

brother-rid1In our previous article where we wrote about NEC Retinal Imaging Display, we announced we’re going to write about several other examples of that technology. Brother Industries, Ltd, a company actively working on Retinal Imaging Display (RID) technology, announced that they succeeded in development of a mobile prototype. RID is a projection technology that focuses… »

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Robo-fish from MIT

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments25 August 2009

robofishA team of MIT researchers has built a school of swimming robo-fish that slip through the water just as gracefully as the real ones, but not quite as fast. Real fish are exquisitely adapted to moving through their watery environment, and can swim as fast as 10 times their body length per second. So far,… »