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11.09.16
Twinkl is a friendship bracelet for the 21st century
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Twinkl is a friendship bracelet for the 21st century

Push a button on your device and your friend will get a vibration to know that you're thinking about them.

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12.14.14
Spiders are the key to ultra-sensitive wearable devices
12.14.14

Spiders are the key to ultra-sensitive wearable devices

Spiders might creep you out, but don't dismiss them too quickly -- they may well be the ticket to...

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08.04.14
Visual microphone can pick up speech from a bag of potato chips
08.04.14

Visual microphone can pick up speech from a bag of potato chips

You may want to be careful about the conversations you hold in the future; if you're near a window...

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07.09.12
MIT researchers develop chip that can harvest energy from multiple sources
07.09.12

MIT researchers develop chip that can harvest energy from multiple sources

We've seen a number of different devices that can harvest energy from various sources, but none qu...

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06.15.12
'Free form' lens over mobile display could improve audio and haptics, says Motorola patent filing
06.15.12

'Free form' lens over mobile display could improve audio and haptics, says Motorola patent filing

It's hard to tell exactly what Motorola is thinking of here, but it probably isn't a billowing she...

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03.25.12
AT&T Labs, Carnegie Mellon research haptic-feedback steering wheel for turn-by-turn directions
03.25.12

AT&T Labs, Carnegie Mellon research haptic-feedback steering wheel for turn-by-turn directions

A force-feedback steering wheel. It's quite literally the stuff of racing games, and AT&T labs,...

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