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.
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.
If you think having your phone identify the nearest bus stop is cool, wait until it identifies your mood. New research by a team of engineers at the University of Rochester may soon make that possible.
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.
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.
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.