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03.05.14
This robotic prosthesis gives drummers a third arm
03.05.14

This robotic prosthesis gives drummers a third arm

For many drummers, losing part of an arm could represent a career-ending tragedy. Not Jason Barnes...

By J. Fingas,   03.05.14
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11.29.13
Georgia Tech's Tongue Drive wheelchair proves quicker than traditional breath controls
11.29.13

Georgia Tech's Tongue Drive wheelchair proves quicker than traditional breath controls

Georgia Tech researchers believed that tongue-controlled devices could help the disabled, and now...

By J. Fingas,   11.29.13
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08.13.13
Nanowire sensor converts pressure into light, may lead to super-sensitive touch devices (updated)
08.13.13

Nanowire sensor converts pressure into light, may lead to super-sensitive touch devices (updated)

Outside of pen input, pressure sensors don't get much love these days. However, Georgia Tech has j...

By J. Fingas,   08.13.13
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08.01.13
Apple says iOS 7 will patch exploit that lets rogue chargers install malware
08.01.13

Apple says iOS 7 will patch exploit that lets rogue chargers install malware

Recently, Georgia Tech researchers discovered an unusual way to attack iOS: a third-party charger...

By J. Fingas,   08.01.13
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06.25.13
AT&T to open Foundries in Atlanta and Dallas that focus on home automation, device-to-device tech
06.25.13

AT&T to open Foundries in Atlanta and Dallas that focus on home automation, device-to-device tech

AT&T launched its first Foundries primarily as mobile app incubators, but the carrier is switc...

By J. Fingas,   06.25.13
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04.26.13
Artificial sense of touch gets smarter, lets robots really feel
04.26.13

Artificial sense of touch gets smarter, lets robots really feel

The verdict's still out on whether or not androids dream of electric sheep. But their ability to f...

By J. Volpe,   04.26.13
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03.27.13
Recyclable organic solar cells: a clean fuel future made possible by trees
03.27.13

Recyclable organic solar cells: a clean fuel future made possible by trees

You don't have to know Shel Silverstein to know that trees are exceptionally giving. They're respo...

By J. Volpe,   03.27.13
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12.14.12
SuperPop Project develops game for children with motor skills impairments, aided by Microsoft's Kinect (video)
12.14.12

SuperPop Project develops game for children with motor skills impairments, aided by Microsoft's Kinect (video)

The tools available to therapists tasked with helping children with motor skills impairments impro...

By B. Steele,   12.14.12
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12.11.12
Access4Kids input device allows disabled children to control touch-centric tablets (video)
12.11.12

Access4Kids input device allows disabled children to control touch-centric tablets (video)

The innovation world at large has been crafting ways for handicapped individuals to interact with...

By D. Murph,   12.11.12
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