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Wearable sensors don't tend to do much; they're usually limited to health data like EKG readings or your heart rate. If BeBop Sensors has its way, though, they'll be useful for just about anything that comes in contact with your body. Its new smart fabric sensor tracks virtually every aspect of

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At its mobile developer conference in San Francisco, Twitter just announced Digits, a brand-new way to log in to apps with just your phone number. Instead of going through the tedious process of signing up with an email and password or using one of many different social logins, all you need is to

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When we think about robotics, we don't typically think about a lump of inert foam -- but with the right clothing, it counts. Researchers at Purdue University are developing a robotic fabric that can be used to make so-called \"soft\" robots out of foam and other lightweight materials. The team has e

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We'll spare you our feelings on non-QWERTY layouts, but one thing's for sure -- Maurin Donneaud's Carpet 'board would certainly stretch the mind and leg muscles if used for any length of time. It isn't the first fabric keyboard to grace the phalanges of eager typists, but this DIY concoction is def

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If you're fairly confident that you've seen an iJacket from Zegna before, you'd be right, but the case-sensitive iJACKET is upping the ante by including Bluetooth along with Eleksen's ElekTex smart fabric controls. Dubbed \"communication clothing,\" the coat will reportedly enable users to \"use their

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There's a plethora of techno-inspired alarm clocks available to wake you up with your own tunes, and there's even renditions that force you to play games with it in order to shut its yap, but Lupus Sabene has designed an alarm clocks that breaks the mold of existing models by adding a dash of pizazz

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So Maxtor and Valley startup Fabrik are up to something together, which they're calling Project Fusion. It sounds very cloak and dagger and whatnot, but it's actually pretty transparent and literal: they're building a personal server (i.e. a big external hard drive) that connects up to the Internet

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