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Smartphones become mini medical labs

Imagine your smartphone becoming a mobile medical laboratory that records and sends data for a range of research. That will soon be a reality thanks to the expertise and impatience of a University of Sydney PhD candidate.

Posted: Dec 5th, 2012

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Breakthrough in augmented reality contact lens (w/video)

Researchers announced efforts to embed a spherical LCD display into contact lenses for use in medical and cosmetic applications. Unlike LED-based contact lens displays, which are limited to a few small pixels, this innovative LCD-based technology uses the entire display surface.

Posted: Dec 5th, 2012

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3D printed optics and light bulbs (w/video)

Printed Optics is a new approach to creating custom optical elements for interactive devices using 3D printing. Printed Optics enable sensing, display, and illumination elements to be directly embedded in the body of an interactive device. Using these elements, unique display surfaces, novel illumination techniques, custom optical sensors, and robust embedded components can be digitally fabricated for rapid, high fidelity, customized interactive devices.

Posted: Nov 23rd, 2012

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Jawbone's all new fitness tracking bracelet

Jawbone today announced UP, a new wristband and app system that helps you discover things about yourself that you never knew. UP tracks how you sleep, move, and eat, and gives you personalized insights to help you make smarter choices to feel your best.

Posted: Nov 13th, 2012

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Vuzix smart glasses to compete with Google Glass

Vuzix Corporation announced today that its new Vuzix Smart Glasses M100 was selected as an Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering BEST OF INNOVATIONS honoree and picked as the best new technology in the Wireless Handset Accessories product category.

Posted: Nov 13th, 2012

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Star Wars holiday lights

These holiday light strings will be the stars of the show for your Intergalactic Holiday Tree. Each strand of lights is 11.5 feet long and features 10 injection molded plastic lights in the shape of either Yoda or R2-D2.

Posted: Nov 12th, 2012

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Tetris stackable LED desk lamp

Tetris piece shaped lamps that you can stack. Of course, you're going to have to be sure to stack them non-optimally. If you make a straight line, sure, you'll get points, but then your lamp will disappear!

Posted: Nov 11th, 2012

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