Scale to serve fuller reality check on your body
May 11, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Ages ago, it seems, people who wanted to lose weight or stay fit thought raw numbers via a bathroom scale were adequate. Times and expectations have changed. People trying to look good, better, or feel great, ...
Carnegie Mellon team hones tap concept for IoT items, shows prototype phone
May 10, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Lights, washing machine, fridge, thermostat, alarms. Just a few of a growling list of smart items that will be able to obey instructions and relay information. Consumers will get deeper enmeshed in the Internet ...
A touchable tablet to guide the visually impaired
May 05, 2017
Researchers at EPFL have developed a tablet to help people with a visual impairment find their way around unfamiliar places. The device very quickly forms shapes and relief maps that users can then explore with their fingers, ...
Magic Calendar has e-ink display that evokes paper
Mar 26, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—We generally see paper as something you wrap stuff in. Or paper is what you use in the form of towels to wipe up a mess. We also see paper as the material for print.
Laptop to smartphone: I feel like an empty shell without you
Mar 25, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—In patent news, what are all these Apple-centric headers about this week? Something about turning an iPhone and iPad into a laptop? A phone-powered modular MacBook? A superdock?
Hayo will enable magical moves to control your connected home
Mar 22, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—What if you had some virtual remote control for your home, no screen, physical remote, no yelling across the room?
Laid-back browsing, or work, it's all reasonable with Samsung Chromebook Pro
Feb 14, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Whoa, whoa, steady Windows fans, Apple loyalists. Here comes a real threat to your belief system.
Brilliant Control sports smart lighting, can work with other smart home devices
Feb 10, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—A California-based tech company Brilliant on Wednesday announced Brilliant Control, and in so doing showed its ambitions in the smart home marketplace.
Solowheel Iota wants to go places with wheels between your feet
Jan 28, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—A self balancing scooter has turned to crowdfunding on Kickstarter. The rideable is called the Solowheel Iota.
New techniques allow greater control of smartwatches
Jan 25, 2017
Smartwatches aren't the easiest things to control, with their small screens and owners' bulky fingers. Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have invented new ways to interact that provide a little more control.