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05.12.11
ZeroTouch 'optical multi-touch force field' makes a touchscreen out of just about anything
05.12.11

ZeroTouch 'optical multi-touch force field' makes a touchscreen out of just about anything

The rise of tablets and smartphones has made the touchscreen a rather ubiquitous interface, but t...

By C. Trout,   05.12.11
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05.11.11
Touch pad prototype works without movement, makes fingertips feel like they're sliding (video)
05.11.11

Touch pad prototype works without movement, makes fingertips feel like they're sliding (video)

This comes from the same touchy-feely Kajimoto lab in Japan that brought us the tactile kiss tran...

By S. Sakr,   05.11.11
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05.10.11
Bee venom used to create ultra-sensitive explosives sensor
05.10.11

Bee venom used to create ultra-sensitive explosives sensor

We knew that well-trained bees were capable of sniffing out dynamite and other explosives, but re...

By A. Toor,   05.10.11
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02.19.11
Apple patent shows new "smart bezel" for tablets
02.19.11

Apple patent shows new "smart bezel" for tablets

An Apple patent was published this week that details a touch sensitive, smart bezel for its tablet...

By K. Hodgkins,   02.19.11
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12.08.10
NASA's shuttle PCs sold with sensitive data intact, insert WikiLeaks joke here
12.08.10

NASA's shuttle PCs sold with sensitive data intact, insert WikiLeaks joke here

Let this be a warning for John and Jane Q. Public (always a cute couple, those two) to always wipe...

By R. Miller,   12.08.10
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11.11.10
Robo-nurse gives gentle bed baths, keeps its laser eye on you (video)
11.11.10

Robo-nurse gives gentle bed baths, keeps its laser eye on you (video)

When they're not too busy building creepy little humanoids or lizard-like sand swimmers, researcher...

By Vlad Savov,   11.11.10
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02.03.10
Apple granted patent for touch-sensitive bezel
02.03.10

Apple granted patent for touch-sensitive bezel

The Patently Apple website is reporting that Apple has been granted patents dealing with tablets and...

By Mel Martin,   02.03.10
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11.15.06
Leo Burnett's rain-sensitive cosmetic billboard
11.15.06

Leo Burnett's rain-sensitive cosmetic billboard

Advertising agencies are trying everything from window shopping to fiber-optic cement walls to LEDs...

By D. Murph,   11.15.06
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