Patent talk: Making car pillars seem transparent explored by Toyota
Aug 17, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Big pillars may be a safety benefit for cars but what about driver visibility? "Since cars were first invented in 1886, the A-pillars have become wider, to help protect the cars in the instance of a crash. ...
Computer scientists use music to covertly track body movements, activity
Aug 16, 2017
As smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and other smart devices become more prevalent in our lives, computer scientists have raised concerns that these network-enabled devices, if not properly secured, could be co-opted to steal ...
Patent talk: Car can respond to potential collision by altering car surface rigidity
Aug 15, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Google has already emblazoned brand recognition to the phrase "driverless cars" but what about a new twist in soft driverless cars if and when applicable for safety sake?
Phone app, 3-D printed lens belong to teenager's system to screen for an eye disease
Aug 10, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—A teenage student has presented a system that is designed to diagnose an eye disease. Kavya Kopparapu, together with her 15-year-old brother, Neeyanth, and her high school classmate Justin Zhang, have come ...
Panasonic finds comfort paths to drowsiness control
Aug 04, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Panasonic has developed technology to help keep drivers safer from risks of drowsiness at the wheel. Cool air and louder music are engineered as remedies, for example, to keep the driver not only awake but ...
OptiTrack shows new advances in wide-area VR tracking at Los Angeles event
Aug 02, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—New signs that the techies are keen on getting the VR parties started on better levels: A multi-layer virtual reality experience is possible with OptiTrack's news of technology advancements.
Intelligent camera app from Microsoft useful for people with visual impairment
Jul 14, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—For the blind and low vision population, technology can help them toward greater independence and quality of life. Microsoft researchers recognized the kinds of questions they might try to address with a ...
Hyperloop One team celebrates Nevada desert track test
Jul 13, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Hyperloop One has accomplished a full systems test and it has reported that the test was successful.
Event-goers check in with audio data from their phones
Jul 07, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—If you hate the hassles associated with long lines at events, technology can make your event arrivals easy going. Something that has to do with audio tones will enable easy passage through the gates and to ...
Researchers explore how a desk surface can serve as a touchscreen
Jul 05, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—The digitally augmented desk is a focus area for Carnegie Mellon's Future Interfaces Group and they are on to something quite interesting.