Piezoelectric

04.24.15
The US Army's testing clip-on ray gun attachments for its rifles
04.24.15

The US Army's testing clip-on ray gun attachments for its rifles

The energy-blasting G.I. Joe future that we've all been waiting for is steadily getting closer. No...

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04.05.15
Despite its looks, this 3D printed violin (probably) won't kill you
04.05.15

Despite its looks, this 3D printed violin (probably) won't kill you

It might not be a Stradivarius, but the violin you see above is pretty impressive on its own merit...

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02.09.15
Smart body panels will let you know when someone dents your car
02.09.15

Smart body panels will let you know when someone dents your car

Ever come back to your car to find that someone dinged it while you were away? You might have a b...

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09.22.14
Researchers create a headset to turn your jaw into a tiny power plant
09.22.14

Researchers create a headset to turn your jaw into a tiny power plant

We're no strangers to projects that try to capture the power of the human body, but here's one wit...

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01.23.14
Tiny power plant can charge a pacemaker through heartbeats
01.23.14

Tiny power plant can charge a pacemaker through heartbeats

Pacemakers and other electronic implants are a pain to keep running -- patients need surgery to re...

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08.29.13
Kyocera piezoelectric film speaker delivers 180-degree sound to thin TVs and tablets (update: live photos)
08.29.13

Kyocera piezoelectric film speaker delivers 180-degree sound to thin TVs and tablets (update: live photos)

The thinner our devices become, the less room there is for speakers and other thicker components....

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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...

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02.24.13
Kyocera Smart Sonic receiver transmits call audio through cranial vibrations (video)
02.24.13

Kyocera Smart Sonic receiver transmits call audio through cranial vibrations (video)

Kyocera's Smart Sonic receiver and tissue conduction technology have been around for some time, bu...

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02.01.13
Fujifilm's flexible Beat speaker diaphragm lets us roll up the rhythm
02.01.13

Fujifilm's flexible Beat speaker diaphragm lets us roll up the rhythm

While there's been no shortage of rollable displays, rollable speakers are rare -- the softness ne...

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