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05.05.11
Ultra-thin handheld microscope could sniff out skin cancer, forged documents
05.05.11

Ultra-thin handheld microscope could sniff out skin cancer, forged documents

It may not look like it, but that sleek black thing pictured above is actually a microscope. Design...

By A. Toor,   05.05.11
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04.20.11
Eye-tracking microdisplay delivers Terminator vision, distracts joggers
04.20.11

Eye-tracking microdisplay delivers Terminator vision, distracts joggers

The folks at Fraunhofer IPMS have done it! After years of tireless research and promises of Borg-li...

By T. O'Brien,   04.20.11
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02.10.11
Researchers steal iPhone passwords in six minutes (video)
02.10.11

Researchers steal iPhone passwords in six minutes (video)

Losing your smarpthone is bad enough. But if you lose your iPhone and don't issue a remote wipe com...

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01.29.11
German researchers prototype 6mm thick pico projector
01.29.11

German researchers prototype 6mm thick pico projector

Pico projectors just keep shrinking, and a new prototype developed at the Fraunhofer Institute for...

By L. Dziuban,   01.29.11
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12.22.10
'Trilobite' compound eye puts a Paleozoic spin on mobile camera design
12.22.10

'Trilobite' compound eye puts a Paleozoic spin on mobile camera design

Extinct marine arthropods make for great design references -- just ask Andreas Brückner. The Fr...

By R. Miller,   12.22.10
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12.13.10
Fraunhofer IIS uses Awiloc indoor positioning magic to guide museum patrons
12.13.10

Fraunhofer IIS uses Awiloc indoor positioning magic to guide museum patrons

If you've been to a museum in the past year and change, chances are you've been coerced into ponyin...

By D. Murph,   12.13.10
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08.30.10
Fraunhofer working to make HD video conferencing a little less laggy
08.30.10

Fraunhofer working to make HD video conferencing a little less laggy

The early days of VOIP calling required a lot of patience, as the half-second or more delay between...

By T. Stevens,   08.30.10
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07.21.10
Fraunhofer FIT touch-free gesture-control for multiple users (video)
07.21.10

Fraunhofer FIT touch-free gesture-control for multiple users (video)

It seems like everyone is cooking up their own touch-free gesture-based control technology, just li...

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06.03.10
Fraunhofer developing bike helmets (and other products) that stink when damaged
06.03.10

Fraunhofer developing bike helmets (and other products) that stink when damaged

We're glad you're using a bike helmet (and we're glad you've opted for that really scary one we fir...

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