Piezoelectrics

10.05.11
Murata Tactile Controller TV remote hands-on (video)
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Murata Tactile Controller TV remote hands-on (video)

What's that, you're not into changing the channel with that boring old remote, or even with your vo...

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09.25.11
Murata wants to take couch potatoes by the hand and do the remote control twist
09.25.11

Murata wants to take couch potatoes by the hand and do the remote control twist

We've seen Murata's marketing future, and it involves either Chubby Checker or that '90s Helen Hu...

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07.25.11
Apple patent application takes the hard keys out of the keyboard, promises a flat surface solution
07.25.11

Apple patent application takes the hard keys out of the keyboard, promises a flat surface solution

Apple's giving us a patent application peek into its post-PC future, and it looks like hard keys...

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06.22.11
Thin film coating makes everlasting energy a piezoelectric possibility
06.22.11

Thin film coating makes everlasting energy a piezoelectric possibility

Let's be honest, it's no big secret that we're running out of dead dinosaurs to fuel our lives. A...

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04.06.11
NASA makes longer, straighter piezoelectric nanowires in microgravity, no flat iron needed
04.06.11

NASA makes longer, straighter piezoelectric nanowires in microgravity, no flat iron needed

Piezoelectric nanowires are the stuff that make power-generating pants a possibility, and that prod...

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07.21.10
UK defense firm pumps data through solid submarine walls
07.21.10

UK defense firm pumps data through solid submarine walls

Wireless power may still be on the drawing board, but wireless data is here today, and a UK defense...

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07.13.10
MIT's piezoelectric fibers can act as speaker or microphone, don't mind auto-tune
07.13.10

MIT's piezoelectric fibers can act as speaker or microphone, don't mind auto-tune

Piezoelectric materials work quite simply, in theory -- motion in, electricity out, or vice versa -...

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03.08.10
Nokia wants patent on self-regenerating phone batteries, piezoelectrics and much magic involved
03.08.10

Nokia wants patent on self-regenerating phone batteries, piezoelectrics and much magic involved

In Nokia's own words, what we're looking at is a "piezoelectric kinetic energy harvester." Working...

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03.02.10
Scientists to bring piezoelectrics and rubber together to form flexible, wearable energy harvester
03.02.10

Scientists to bring piezoelectrics and rubber together to form flexible, wearable energy harvester

Piezoelectrics are nothing new -- though most applications, they've proven to be far more theoretic...

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