Piezoelectric

11.20.12
Researchers harness static electricity from your twitchiness to charge batteries
11.20.12

Researchers harness static electricity from your twitchiness to charge batteries

If you're the fidgety type, new research from Georga Tech may one day turn your nervous energy int...

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10.03.12
Murata Walking Measurement System hands-on
10.03.12

Murata Walking Measurement System hands-on

Sure, Nike+ will track your gait and help you tell your friends just how that couch-to-2K training...

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08.19.12
Georgia Tech develops self-charging battery that marches to the owner's beat
08.19.12

Georgia Tech develops self-charging battery that marches to the owner's beat

One of the last times we saw the concept of a self-recharging battery, it was part of a high-minde...

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07.07.12
Georgia Tech scientists developing biology-inspired system to give robot eyes more human-like motion
07.07.12

Georgia Tech scientists developing biology-inspired system to give robot eyes more human-like motion

Having difficulty getting your robot parts to work as planned? Turn to nature -- or better yet, lo...

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05.15.12
Researchers use virus's rogue traits to create electricity from motion
05.15.12

Researchers use virus's rogue traits to create electricity from motion

Viruses are the swarming bullies of biology, but it turns out their alarming self-replication coul...

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02.23.12
Hands-on with Immersion HD Integrator hi-fi haptics
02.23.12

Hands-on with Immersion HD Integrator hi-fi haptics

It was just over a year ago when we met with the folks from Immersion, and they showed us a prototy...

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01.05.12
Mogees uses contact microphone and gesture recognition to create music on any surface (video)
01.05.12

Mogees uses contact microphone and gesture recognition to create music on any surface (video)

The piezoelectric effect is an interesting phenomena. Capable of turning vibrations into electric...

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10.05.11
Murata Tactile Controller TV remote hands-on (video)
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Murata Tactile Controller TV remote hands-on (video)

What's that, you're not into changing the channel with that boring old remote, or even with your vo...

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10.05.11
Piezoelectric system turns your balmy breath into pungent power
10.05.11

Piezoelectric system turns your balmy breath into pungent power

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have come up with a way to produce electricity fr...

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